TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT FOR PERSONAL/ OCCASIONAL PHOTO SESSIONS, WEDDINGS/ EVENTS PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES
By booking your session you agree with the terms and conditions below.
This terms & conditions are between photographer shall mean Evelina Skersyte trading as “Evelina Eve Photography” and customer, shall be those persons defined as the person making and agreeing on the bookings. It is agreed that the following terms set out the total agreement made between the parties and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless agreed by both parties in writing. None of the third parties should be involved, unless agreed differently between customer and photographer.
*Confirmation of your Booking/ Retainer Payment
Confirmation fo your booking shall only be accepted once the non-refundable deposit payment been made.
A non-refundable booking fee of £100 from the package chosen, either 50% deposit should be made if the session is before 30 calendar days or less, as full acceptance of terms and conditions secures the time and services of the Photographer for the event. Retainer is non-refundable or transferable in the event of cancellation it being agreed loss suffered by the photographer due to cancellation. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the client’s photo package when calculating the final balance due.
The balanced owed for the photo session/ photography services should be paid in full a week before the session commences. Payment for all extra items ordered must be made at the time of ordering. Prices for the prints, extra digital images, mounts and framing are available upon request.
*Session Timing and Editing Scales
The details of the photo session arrangement are to be agreed beforehand in writing (email/ messenger is acceptable). The Client shall notify the Photographer of any changes to these details in writing. The Photographer cannot be held liable for delays or disruption in their delivery of the services until any changes are received and acknowledged in writing. Final images will be produced between 2 – 8 weeks depending on the agreement and on Photographers engagements.
The Client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to the Photographer but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.
*Total Cancellation by Client
In the event that you need to cancel or postpone your entire booking cancellation charges will be levelled:
Over 100 days before the photo session: 30% of the booking value (deposit paid).
Over 50 days before the photo session: 75% of the booking value.
Over 30 days or less before the photo session: 100% of the booking value.
The Client hereby allows the photographer to display any photograph taken at the client’s session to promote business in advertising, brochures, social media, magazine articles, website, sample albums or competitions etc.
The Copyright Act protects all professional photographers by giving us the exclusive rights to reproduce photographs from the session. “Evelina Eve Photography” retains all copyrights to all session images and reserves the right to us for promotional or competitive purposes. All images are property of “Evelina Eve Photography” and are also protected by copyright laws, therefore may not be copied, scanned, downloaded, emailed, reproduced, retouched in any way without photographer’s permission. A print release NOT copyright release is included with the high -resolution digital files.
“Evelina Eve Photography” reserves the right to refuse services to those who violate the copyright policy.
The Photographer shall be granted the artistic licence in relations poses photographed and the location used. The Photographer’s judgement regarding the location/ poses, editing style and a number of images taken shall be deemed correct. This is the Photographer’s responsibility to choose and select the best images captured in the photo session. Due to the inconsistency of the weather or the willingness of the client it may not be possible to capture all the images requested.
The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration and cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their control. Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the Photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure or adverse conditions.
*Images Storing/ Distribution to Client
The Number of agreed edited images (subject to photography package chosen) will be provided to the Client via download or USB (if requested/ or included into photography package chosen). ONLY EDITED FILES WILL BE PROVIDED (no RAW files supplied). The edited final images are stored and held at an external drive for 6 months from the session date held, subsequently will be permanently deleted. Every extra download will cost extra £50 (UK pound sterling).
In the unlikely event of the Photographer being unable to attend the photo session due to unforeseen circumstances, arrangements will be made for a full refund of monies paid and a recommendation will be made for an alternative photographer to attend.
If the Client is late to the photo session more than 30 min and the Photographer hasn’t been informed, the Photographer has right to cancel the session and forfeit any monies paid, due to the Clients incompetence to show up at the session. If due to bad weather conditions session could not take place, other day would be suggested for the session.
*The Personal accident during a photo session
Any directions issued to the Client/ their guests during the photographic shoot are deemed to be at said person’s own risk. The Photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
*Photo Session Expenses
If the Client’s requested photo session location which requires any permit/ entry fee/ travel charges, it is the Client’s obligation to cover all these expenses for The Photographer. By hiring photographer to a destination abroad, it is the Client’s obligation to cover any travel and accommodation expenses for the Photographer.
Gift certificates are available upon requests. All certificates must be used within 6 months from the issue date. It is only permissible to use for the person identified on the certificate. No refunds available for the certificates purchased and failed to use with “Evelina Eve Photography” during the time nominated.
Gift certificates are non-refundable or cannot be exchanged.
Any complaints should first be raised by the Client with the Photographer in writing within 21 days from the date of images been received.
This agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the Worldwide. The terms and conditions of this contract are accepted by booking the session with “Evelina Eve Photography”.