By booking with me, the photographer, you have formed a contract and agree to the below Terms and Conditions.
1.1 The Copyright Act 1988 assigns copyright to the photographer, unless at the time of booking a release is negotiated. By purchasing images in either print or digital formats you are purchasing the right to the image, not the copyright and therefore have no rights to reproduce the image in or on any medium for commercial or online publications. You may not copy the photographs, or allow copies to be made photographically, electronically, or by any other means.
1.2 I will, however, grant permission for you to publish your digital copies to your own personal social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. However, any such publication must include accreditation to me, the photographer, on the image.
2.1 All digital negatives (as computer files) remain the property of me, the photographer. I will supply a copy of the edited digital negatives in Hi-Resolution JPEG format to you for your own use.
3.1 I have creative and artistic licence in relation to the choice of locations and poses used. My judgement on both the photographic style and the number of photographs taken shall be deemed correct. Some photographs may not be possible due to changes of the weather and the availability and willingness of subjects. I will do my best to honour requested photographs but I cannot guarantee any specific picture, background, location or group arrangement.
4.1. Unless agreed otherwise, in writing before the photo-shoot, you are agreeing for me to have the option to display any photograph in order that I can promote my business, which can include advertising and/or editorial articles in brochures, websites, sample albums etc.
4.2.The model release must be signed on the date of the photoshoot. Both the customer and photographer will keep a signed copy of the model release form. Model Release Form at the beginning of these terms and conditions.
4.3. Where photographs are taken of groups, such as, but not limited to, acting or dance groups, each individual being photographed will have to sign a model release form – or signed by the parent/guardian if under 16.
License Fees, Coverage and Reproduction:
5.1 Photographs taken during the photo-shoot will be at my discretion, although I will make every effort to accommodate your requirements.
5.2 Due to uncontrollable situations such as lighting conditions at outside locations, the colour finish and contrast of the photographs may alter during the course of photo shoot.
5.3 All photographic equipment is checked regularly. I will not be responsible for photographs that are unable to be produced due to technical failure. However, if technical failure does occur during a photo-shoot, then I will offer a replacement session at a mutually agreeable time and date.
5.4. Photographs can be licensed, subject to a contract being drawn up and payment plan negotiated.
5.5. Photographs taken by myself cannot be reproduced without my explicit consent in writing. See notes on Copyright above.
Cancellation or postponement:
7.1 Should I have to cancel the appointment for reasons beyond my control (injury, sickness, etc.), an alternative date will be offered which is mutually agreed.
7.2 If you cancel the appointment for reasons beyond your control (injury, sickness, etc.), an alternative appointment date will be offered which is mutually agreed.
7.3 If the appointment has to be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, a new, mutually agreed appointment will be made.
8.1 Any directions issued to you during a photo-shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. I cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
8.2 The control of all pets and/or children present during any photographic session are the responsibility of the owner/client/parents/guardians.
9.1 Full payment will be charged at time of booking.
9.2 I accept payment via direct bank transfer or PayPal. For other payment options please contact me.
10.1 By prior arrangement we can discuss where the photo-shoot is held. I will carry out any necessary risk-assessments with you.
11.1 Any aggression, verbal or physical abuse, will not be tolerated and will be reported.
11.2 If at any time I feel that my safety is compromised, I will leave without finishing the shoot.
11.3 I reserve the right to refuse to do a photo-shoot.
Please note: Hannah Kirk Photography is a trading name of Morning Coffee With Abba Ltd. Morning Coffee With Abba Ltd is a registered company in England and Wales. Company number: 11532057.