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The document is a contractual agreement made between: Photos by Keshia (referred to hereafter as "Photographer")
Yukon, Oklahoma 73099
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and inquiring Client
PORTRAIT SESSION: Client is guaranteed up to 2 hours for a newborn and ordering session.
SESSION PROOFS & ORDERING: Photographer and Client will schedule on an agreed date/time to meet in studio for a proofing & ordering session. Typically 2-7 days after a session. This is the time ordering takes place. An online gallery is not mandatory for any session. Photographer retains the right to edit the photographs and omit any image.
CANCELLATION/POSTPONEMENT: Client understands that by entering into this agreement,
Photographer is foregoing other photographic jobs. In the event of a cancellation or postponement of the portrait session/agreement by Client, a $100 retainer is non-refundable. Monies paid are transferable if a date change is necessary. In the event of a postponement, a $100 rescheduling fee will be required. Forty-eight hours notice of postponements or cancellations is appreciated.
WEATHER: If it is not possible for a session to take place on a scheduled day due to weather,
Photographer and Client will reschedule on an agreed date at the earliest date possible, with no
COOPERATION/NO SHOWS: Photographer is not responsible if Client and/or key individuals
fail to appear or cooperate during portrait sessions, or for missed images due to details not
revealed to Photographer. If Client and/or key individuals fail to appear to a scheduled portrait
session, the $100 retainer is non-refundable.
RESHOOTS: In the unlikely event that Client is completely dissatisfied with the final results
based solely on personal preference, Photographer will reshoot at a 25% discount from the
original session fee. Client is then able to order prints from the second portrait session only. In the unlikely event that the finished product from a portrait session is unusable due to technical
problems, (camera failure or exposure problems), Photographer will reshoot at no additional
COPYRIGHT: All images are copyrighted to and remain the property of Photos by Keshia.
CLIENT’S USAGE: Client is obtaining prints for personal use only, and shall not sell said prints
or authorize any reproductions by parties other than Photographer. Prints for publication (such as
editorial, public relations or advertising use) require prior written consent from Photographer. A
credit line, which reads “Photos by Keshia” in type no smaller than that of the related text, must
appear adjacent to or within all permitted published photographs.
MODEL RELEASE: Client grants to Photographer and her legal representatives and assigns, the
irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of Client, Client’s child or
children, or in which Client may be included for editorial, trade, advertising and other purposes,
and in any other manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the
same. Client hereby releases Photographer and her legal representatives and assigns from all
claims and liability relating to said photographs. Boudoir sessions iexcluded and has a separate wavier.
EXHIBITION: Client grants Photographer permission to display selected images resulting from
this assignment as an example of Photographer’s work and for entrance into photographic
competitions and releases all claims to profits that may arise from use of images. Boudoir sessions are excluded and has a separate wavier.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY: We take the utmost care with respect to the exposure, retouching, and
transportation of digital captures, proofs, and prints. However, in the unlikely event that all the
originals are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed within or beyond Photographer’s control before client has had an opportunity to purchase,
Photographer’s liability is limited to the refund of all payments received, or a reshoot can be
scheduled at no additional cost. If client has had purchasing time and image are lost it is not the fault of the photographer for losing images. The limit of liability for partial loss or damage of originals shall
be a prorated amount of the total amount, based on the percentage of originals lost or damaged. In the unlikely event that Photographer is injured or becomes too ill to attend the portrait session,
Photographer will make every effort to reschedule to the earliest possible date. If the situation
should occur, and the portrait session must take place on the scheduled date, Photographer will
make every effort to secure a replacement photographer. If the situation should occur and a
suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all
PRINT LIFE: Client is aware that color dyes and inks in prints may fade or discolor over time
due to the inherent qualities of dyes and inks, and Client releases Photographer from any liability
for claims whatsoever based upon the fading or discoloration due to the inherent qualities.
CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT: There may be additional charges if changes are made to
this agreement. Client may increase the period of Photographer’s service on the portrait date,
provided Photographer is available during the time requested. Added expenses resulting from
such change, including additional service cost, digital capture costs, and change-related fees will
be added on to the final balance and will be paid in full by Client prior to delivery of the finished products. Client may not decrease the period of Photographer’s service on the portrait date. If the
period of Photographer’s service is cut short by reason of fire, casualty, death, act of God or other
cause beyond the control of the parties, Photographer shall still receive the total fees outlined
STANDARD EDITING AND RETOUCHING: Client agrees that post-production editing of all images are at the sole discretion of the Photographer. Any editing, altering, or other forms of modification of images by the client is expressly forbidden.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This agreement contains the entire understanding between
Photographer and Client. It supersedes all prior agreements between the parties. The only way to
add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all the parties. If the parties want to
waive one provision of this agreement, it does not mean that any other provision is also waived.
This constitutes an order for one portrait session with Photos by Keshia.
Your photos are backlogged up to a year, after that they are your responsibility.
Deposit is non-refundable if client does not show.