A. Session Fees
Client agrees to pay photographer a retainer of $75 at the time of booking to secure their appointment date and time. This is a non-refundable retainer fee that goes toward your session. The balance is due 48 hours prior to your session. The session fee covers the time and talent of photographer, and basic retouching and creative editing of images, as determined by the photographer.
In the case of photography equipment failure, inclement weather, or any other unforeseen incident that prevents the photographer from shooting on a scheduled date, the client will receive a full refund of their deposit. If the client fails to attend the photo session on the scheduled date and time, no refund will be given. If you need to cancel a photo session, please contact me as soon as possible and I will be more than happy to reschedule a different date and time for your session. There will be NO REFUNDS of your deposit if you cancel your session. Session fee deposits are paid in advance to secure your chosen date and time. It is non-refundable should you cancel, but can be transferable to another date within 30 days of the previouslyy scheduled date. Client will only be allowed to reschedule twice before forfeiting deposit.
C. Re-shoots / Refunds
Re-shoots and refunds will not be given for poor choices of wardrobe, make-up, hair or nature (example: lack of sunset that evening), or by not following the recommendations of the photographer. Re-shoots are given solely at the discretion of the photographer.
All payments are due in full 48 hours before the session date and time. If payment is not received, session date and time will be forfeited.
E. Model Release
I hereby give to Amanda Lynn Photography 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 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.
G. Copyright & Penalty
Amanda Lynn Photography retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. A print release will be included with digital files to print portraits for personal use up to designated size listed on print release. 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. It is illegal to copy, scan, download, print, share, alter, or otherwise steal any image created by Amanda Lynn Photography during client’s photo session. This applies to "sneak peek" images, images posted in an online proofing gallery, blog, Facebook, or hard copy images. If client steals images via any method listed above, or any other method, client will be invoiced for the cost of EACH digital image client has stolen, at photographer’s current price per digital file.
H. Delivery of Images
A private online gallery will be available to view, share, download, and make purchases from a professional lab (prints, canvases, etc.) for 7 days after images have been delivered to client. After 7 days, the photos will be deleted from the online gallery.
Due to the time consuming nature of digitally enhancing images, the client understands that the photographer has up to 14 days from the session date to deliver images to client.
The photographer does not, in any event, provide or display raw or unedited images from the session to the client. The client understands that though the photographer may take many images during the session, the photographer alone reserves the artistic right to select the best images to enhance and present to the client. The client understands that this is industry standard and the nature of digital photography.
PLEASE NOTE: Amanda Lynn Photography is not responsible for poor print quality by print facilities such as Walmart, Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Snapfish, Shutterfly, etc.
Applicable Law This contract shall be governed by the laws of the Country of the United States in the State of Oklahoma and any applicable Federal Law.