Frequently asked questions
How do I get to SAGA?
The closest airport to SAGA is Trondheim International Airport. From the airport, take the northbound train, which stops at the airport terminal about every two hours, towards Steinkjer. You will disembark the train at Røra Station (about a one hour and ten minutes ride from the airport) where our van will be to greet you and transport you to SAGA (5 minute drive). Estimated traveltime to SAGA (times include direct flight to Trondheim + local train to SAGA): Oslo - 2 hours, Bodø - 2 hours, Copenhagen - 3 hours, Stockholm - 3 hours. New York City - 12 hours (NYC+Oslo+Trondheim).
You will disembark the train at Røra Station where our van will be to greet you and transport you to SAGA (5 minute drive). Estimated travel time to SAGA by train from: Oslo - 9 hours, Trondheim - 2 hours, Bodø - 9.5 hours, Storlien (Sweden) - 3.5 hours. Search train schedule.
Follow E6 to Røra, then RV 755 to Straumen.
How and when to register for a workshop?
How do I pay for the workshop?
Shortly after registration for a workshop you will receive an invoice via e-mail for the deposit to be paid within two weeks. You will also receive an invoice for the rest of the tuition at the same time as the deposit. This invoice is to be paid no later then one month before the workshop starts. All fees are to be paid in Norwegian Kroner.
For our International students there are two ways to pay for the workshop. Please list your preferred way as a comment when registration for the workshop.
We offer Pay Pal’s invoice service, which means you will receive a e-mail with a link to a Pay Pal invoice shortly after registration. For Pay Pal service there is a handling fee of 5% that will be added to your invoice.
You will receive an invoice from NORDphotography with all the information needed for a bank transfer. The transaction fee for a foreign transfer is the participant’s responsibilities. Be sure to cover all the cost for the transaction so your trasnfer match the amount on the invice.
What do I bring to the workshop?
Specific requirements are listed on individual workshop pages.
- a monopod or a trypod can be useful
When can I book my ticket to the workshop location?
We ask that you do not book your ticket until we have confirmed that the minimum number of participants have signed on. This confirmation will be sent out no later then a month before the workshop start, or as soon as the minimum number is reached.
Who covers the travel expenses to the workshop?
Do I need a travel insurance?
We suggest that you always have traveler’s insurance when travelling.
Can a workshop be cancelled, and what happens then?
What is the max number of participants on a workshop?
There will be a maximum of 10 students in each workshop, unless otherwise noted in the workshop description.
What is the minimum number of participants on a workshop?
We run workshops with a minimum of 4 participants.
What happens if I cancel my seat on a workshop?
Withdraw more than 60 days before the start of class and we will refund all monies paid, minus an administration fee of NOK 1500,-.
What happens if I get sick and can't attend a workshop?
If you get sick and there is less then 60 days before the workshop takes place, you are liable for the full workshop tuition.