PhotoSnaps Photography Terms and Conditions - photosnaps


 PHOTOGRAPHY AGREEMENT – PHOTOSNAPS PHOTOGRAPHY ENTIRE AGREEMENT:

This agreement contains the entire understanding between PhotoSnaps Photography and the CLIENT. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous 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 that does not mean that any other provision is also waived. The party against whom a waiver is sought to be effective must have signed a waiver in writing.

RESERVATION: A signed contract and reservation fee are required to reserve the specified coverage.

PRE-EVENT CONSULTATION: The parties agree to a pre-event consultation two to three weeks before the event date in order to finalise the actual shooting times, locations, and CLIENT'S request list (in writing) if specific photographs required.

COOPERATION: The parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this assignment. PhotoSnaps Photography recommends that CLIENT designate an "event guide" to point out important individuals for informal or candid photographs to the photographer during the photography session that they wish to have photographed. The photographer will not be held accountable for not photographing desired people if there is no one to assist in identifying people or gathering people for photograph's. PhotoSnaps Photography is not responsible if key individuals fail to appear or cooperate during photography sessions or for missed images due to details not revealed to PhotoSnaps Photography.

SHOOTING TIME / ADDITIONS: The photography schedule and selected methodology are designed to accomplish the goals and wishes of the CLIENT in a manner enjoyed by all parties. CLIENT and PhotoSnaps Photography agree that cheerful cooperation and punctuality are therefore essential to that purpose. Shooting commences at the scheduled start time.

HOUSE RULES: The photographer is limited by the guidelines of the ceremony official or venue or reception site management. CLIENT agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on the photographer. Negotiation with the officials for moderation of guidelines is CLIENT's responsibility; However,  PhotoSnaps Photography will offer technical recommendations and assist in explanations to venues and or officials as required.

DESIRED SCENES: The Client will provide PhotoSnaps Photography with a list of suggested photographs that they desire in advance. While every attempt is made to accommodate the Client’s desired list of photographs and create the best images possible, no particular image is guaranteed. PhotoSnaps Photography is equipped to handle most low-light situations. In situations where flash photography is prohibited or is deemed to be unsafe, the Client agrees to accept the Digital Images as-is, given the technical limitations of low-light photography.

FILM and COPYRIGHTS: Until final payment for services rendered is made, the photographs produced by PhotoSnaps Photography are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may not be reproduced in any manner without PhotoSnaps Photography explicitly written permission. Upon final payment by the CLIENT, limited copyright ownership of the resulting images will be transferred to the CLIENT under the following conditions: The digital, film negatives and or slides are the property of CLIENT for personal use and for the purposes of the reproduction and giving of photographs to friends and relatives. The Client must obtain written permission from and compensate PhotoSnaps Photography prior to the CLIENT or its friends and relatives publishing or selling the photographs for profit.

EXHIBITION: CLIENT grants PhotoSnaps Photography permission to display selected images resulting from this assignment as an example of PhotoSnaps Photography work and for entrance into photographic competitions and release all claims to profits that may arise from use of image.

MODEL RELEASE. The CLIENT hereby grants to PhotoSnaps Photography and its legal representatives and assigns, the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the CLIENT or in which the CLIENT may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. The CLIENT hereby releases PhotoSnaps Photography and its legal representatives and assigns from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.

LIMIT OF LIABILITY: If PhotoSnaps Photography cannot perform this agreement in whole or in part due to a fire or other casualty, acts of God or nature or terror, or other cause beyond the control of the parties or due to Photographer's illness or injury PhotoSnaps Photography 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 payments received for the event package. PhotoSnaps Photography takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, transportation, and processing the photographs. However, in the unlikely event that photographs have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond PhotoSnaps Photography, PhotoSnaps Photography liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.

CANCELLATION POLICY: The initial deposit fee is transferable to another time, subject to the photographer/videographers availability, but is however non-refundable. If for any reason CLIENT cancels their event entirely within 60 days of the event date, CLIENT will be charged 100% of your total photographic services.  If for any reason CLIENT cancels their event entirely 60 to 90 days prior to the wedding date, CLIENT will be charged 50% of total photographic package price.  If for any reason CLIENT cancels their event entirely 90 days or earlier prior to the event date, CLIENT will be charged 40% of total photographic package price.  These cancellation fees shall be liquidated damages to PhotoSnaps Photography in the event of a breach of contract by CLIENT. Upon completion of the assignment (i.e. wedding day captured by PhotoSnaps Photography and nominated photographer), there will be NO REFUND of any monies available from PhotoSnaps Photography.

COMPLETION SCHEDULE: Digital post processing and web gallery and/or USB or CD creation takes approximately three weeks. During busy time of the year this can extend up to ten weeks after which album design can take place. CLIENT will then select photos to be placed in the album. Album preview will be available online for CLIENT approval prior printing. Album printing and delivery takes approximately 2 to 6 weeks.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE: Security deposit due as per the quote provided. Balance payable in full at time of event or otherwise agreed.

PHOTO BOOTH:

PHOTO BOOTH CLIENTS REPRESENTS THERE IS: (1) Good access (no stairs); (2) A 240V electric power outlet within 5 meters of the desired booth location; (3) That client will be responsible for any malicious damage done to the photo booth by any of Client’s guests. (4) The photo booth location must be under cover and away from moisture or liquid. Water proof marquee is acceptable Photosnaps Photography: (1) Provide a photo booth that does not require money to operate and to provide sufficient film and supplies. (2) Provide a qualified technician on site or with a mobile phone availability or not more than 60 minutes away to maintain the unit in operating condition. (3) Install and remove the photo booth in a timely manner.

PHOTO BOOTH OTHER: 1. Client and Photosnaps Photography agree that in the event of a mechanical failure or for any reason or inability to perform such that Photosnaps Photography cannot provide a functioning photo booth, that Photosnaps Photography maximum liability is the return of any payments received. Client agrees that Photosnaps Photography will not be responsible for consequential damages. If only partial services can be provided due to conditions beyond Photosnaps Photography reasonable control then the rental charges are to be refunded on a prorated basis. 2. Access to the desired location of the photo booth must be (or similar to) a paved walkway and the actual area on which the photo booth will be located must be solid (concrete or similar) and level. Exceptions can be made only with the inspection and approval of a Photosnaps Photography staff member. 3. If the event is outdoors the client must provide a tented water proof area for the photo booth. A site visit must be conducted prior to the event. 4. For events longer than 4 hours the client will provide non-alcoholic drinks and a service staff meal. 5. Client to inform guests that all photographs are saved and all rights are owned by Photosnaps Photography Some photos may be used for marketing and promotional opportunities. Being photographed in the booth is considered agreement to these terms.

By placing an order {paying your deposit} with Photosnaps Photography, you are forming a legally binding contract for products and services, and you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions.If you do not agree to the below terms and conditions you must immediately cease using PhotoSnaps Photography. Booking PhotoSnaps Photography constitutes acceptance of the below terms and conditions.


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