A. Session Fees
Mini Shoots must be paid in full to hold Client Session time. For all other sessions, Client agrees to pay photographer in full at the time of the session. The session fee covers the time and talent of photographer, basic retouching and creative editing of images, as determined by the photographer, and images to be viewed/ordered from an online gallery, number depending on session type.
B. Location Costs & Fees
If there are any costs/fees associated with the location the client has chosen for their session, you, the client, will be responsible for those fees. The photographer will not guarantee or arrange payment on any location. Creative fee covers travel within 20 miles of 80220. Any location outside of these limits will be subject to an additional charge of $2.00/mile as part of the agreement.
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No rescheduling for mini shoots. For all other sessions, if an illness or situation prevents a photo session from taking place, client may reschedule their session at least 48 hours prior to their shoot without penalty. Should client fail to give 48 hours notice, or decide to completely cancel the shoot, retainer is forfeited and will not be refunded. Photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control. Should session have to be rescheduled, rescheduling must be within 180 days. Should your session require a retainer, retainers are non-refundable and may not be applied to another session after 180 days from payment.
D. Re-shoots / Refunds
Re-shoots are determined at the discretion of the photographer. Re-shoots and refunds will not be given for tired kid, poor choices of clothing, make-up, hair or weather related issues, or by not following the recommendations of the photographer.
Photographer does not maintain any archive for RAW mini shoot images. The online gallery will remain for six (6) months.
For all other photoshoots... After one (1) month, all RAW images will be purged from photographer’s hard-drive, except as needed for promotional purposes, to be determined by photographer at photographer’s sole discretion. The online gallery will remain for six (6) months unless otherwise agreed. Photographer is not responsible for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances beyond photographer’s control.
All payments are due in full at time of session unless payment arrangements have been made. Orders will not be processed until payment in full is received. If client has arranged a payment plan, order will be placed after the final payment has been received. Cash, check, Venmo, PayPal and strike are all accepted.
G. Model Release
I hereby give to Rendition Studios the absolute and irrevocable right and permission with respect to the photographs that he/she has taken of myself and/or my minor child in which he/she may be included with others:
a) To copyright the same in the photographer’s name or any other name that he/she may select;
b) To use, re-use, publish and re-publish the same in whole or in part, separately or in conjunction with other photographs, in any medium now or hereafter known, and for any purpose whatsoever, including (but not by way of limitation) illustration, promotion, advertising and trade, and;
I hereby release and discharge photographer from all and any claims and demands ensuing from or in connection with the use of the photographs, including any and all claims for libel and invasion of privacy.
Photographer is not responsible for any injuries or illness inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for their children and for themselves and release photographer from any claims against their person or their business.
I. Copyright & Penalty
Rendition Studios retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. A print release will be provided to you with your gallery. The print release does not allow publication of your portraits (i.e. entering in contests), selling or altering of your images without the photographer’s written permission. If you would like to share images via social media, please provide proper credit to Rendition Studios (as opposed to right-clicking, saving and sharing without credit).
J. Session Requests
*No cameras/camcorders/any type of recording device (this includes cell phone cameras) are allowed during the session unless prior arrangement has been made between client and photographer, including a written agreement. The photographer will not continue if there are other cameras or video taping during the session.
*Session starts at the agreed upon time. It is strongly encouraged that client arrives 15 minutes prior to the start of session. This allows for any last-minute feeding, changing, and relaxing before session begins.
*Please do not bring any children NOT being photographed to the session.
*Please make sure hair is combed and face is clean and free of runny noses or eyes.
*Do not bring a pet unless previously discussed.