Photography Terms & Agreement

THE CLIENT

  1. I/we have received, read and understand the Studio’s price list, which has been confirmed for our assignment on payment of the deposit/ booking fee provided I/we order within seven (7) days after the assignment.

  2. I/we hereby give permission for Alnat Pty Ltd to use my/our name/s and photographic likeness in all forms and media for advertising, trade, promotional and any other lawful purposes such as promotion and marketing material.

  3. The details and times listed here from part of this agreement and I/we agreed to make every effort to cooperate in order for the Studio to fulfil its contracted photographic duty. I/we acknowledge the Studio cannot accept responsibility for the 'extent' of the photographic coverage if these details are incorrect or if I/we chose not to follow the agreed to schedule.

  4. To avoid disruption to the photographic coverage and to allow the Studio to fulfil its contracted duty; other photography by family/friends at this time is not permitted.

  5. I/we agree the Studio owns the Copyright in all photographs. I/ we give permission to the Studio to use any image of our sitting for industry competitions and as required subsequent usage and for reasonable general promotional advertising for the Studio. The usage for any other purpose is to be renegotiated between the parties and requires specific permission by us.

  6. As the Studio owns the Copyright, I/we agree not to copy, cause to be copied or allow anyone else to copy, photocopy, laser copy or computer scan these images. To do so is in breach of this agreement. I/we will use these photographs as agreed and understand they may not be copied or reproduced unless written approval is granted by the Studio.

  7. Orders must be placed within 7 days, otherwise prices current at the time of ordering will apply and I/we will pay all reasonable freight and postage that I/we request

  8. All orders must be confirmed in writing and accompanied by full payment unless prior arrangement with the Studio had been made. Telephone orders require written confirmation with payment before the order can be processed.

  9. All orders shall remain the property of the Studio until full payment has been made. Orders cannot be separated for collection unless paid for in full.

  10. Should I/we fail to pay and collect any order within fourteen (14) days of notification of completion, the order shall be in default and the Studio shall charge a default charge of 1.5% per month (18% annual rate) on the unpaid balance (minimum monthly charge of $5.00). In addition, I/ we acknowledge that no future orders will be processed until the Order is paid in full.

  11. The purchase of a digital collection is not compulsory, but please note that there is a $500 minimum order if choosing from the a la carte menu. Individual product purchases do not include digital files

  12. Enlargements will carry the studio logo/signature.

  13. The client understands the unpredictable and non-posed nature of photojournalism and; natural photography styles (assumption of risk) and waives any right to any civil action due to missed or lost photographs (including but not limited to unintentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence).

  14. The Studio has no control over the environment in which the photographs are kept and that colour photographs, in common with all sensitised material and colour dyes, have limited life expectancy which is minimised when exposed to strong and prolonged sunlight, heat or fluorescent light sources. Photographs will last longer if displayed under better lighting conditions.

  15. The Studio expects all visitors to their website and all interactions via social media and/or email to remain professional and polite.

THE STUDIO

  1. Should nominated photographer not be available for any reason, the Studio will notify the Client of the change as soon as it is known and provide another photographer with equivalent skills.

  2. The price quoted will be guaranteed for seven days otherwise the current price will be confirmed when the deposit on the order is paid. Any additional costs will be advised and confirmation required before proceeding.

  3. The Studio shall carry out this assignment with due and professional diligence. Elements beyond the Studio’s control include faulty material, equipment failure, damaged and exposed film, loss of film/photos/negatives/digital files in transit between the Studio and professional laboratories employed by the Studio, loss or damage to film, negatives/digital files and proofs during processing and developing either by the Studio or professional laboratories employed by the Studio, industrial disputes, civil disturbances, or weather conditions which may inhibit or prevent the Studio completing in whole or in part this assignment. In this case the Studio shall not be liable for its complete performance of the assignment. It is agreed that the liability of the Studio shall be limited to be a refund of any money paid under this agreement which shall be in full & final satisfaction of any damage or loss suffered.

  4. The Studio will always work to produce the best images according to their capabilities and surrounds. The Supplier and any of their agents or third party associates will not be liable in the unlikely event that a problem arises, whether due to traffic, accident, human error, loss of materials, acts of god, equipment, location, weather, uncooperative partners or family members or other failures.

  5. The Studio is not responsible for loss of, or interference with, the photography due to restrictions on the location, including but not limited to, interference from surrounding devices, access limitations, flash restrictions, weather and the like.

  6. The Studio is not responsible for any uncooperative family members, guests or friends etc. Whilst all reasonable effort is made to capture friendly and; happy photographs, the photographer is not responsible for “forcing” subjects to smile, enjoy or pose for shots where they are unhappy to do so.

  7. The Studio will not photograph Fine Art Portraits or extended family sessions as part of a newborn booking.

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