Terms & Conditions

THE CLIENT

  1. I/we authorise the Studio to arrange the photography in accordance with the details overleaf. I/we are satisfied that these details are correct and I/we understand there is a three working day cooling-off period from the date of the signing this contract before the photography is commenced and for any orders placed.

  2. The Session Fee is not refundable and transferable.

  3. I/we have received, read and understand the Studio’s price list, which has been confirmed for our assignment on payment of the Session fee provided I/we order within seven (7) days before the assignment, Full collection fees required 1 week before assignment date. 

  4. The booking of and any additional costs incurred for booking venues, photography locations, additional props etc are our responsibility or maybe invoiced unless paid for separately.

  5. I/we hereby give permission for Amie Photography Studio 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.

  6. The details and times listed here form 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. The RAW/unedited digital files remain the property of the Studio and will be kept on file a period of one year for re-orders. Unedited raw images will not be released outside of the studio, or not included with the package.

  11. Orders /Selection must be placed within seven (7) days, otherwise, prices current at the time of order $100 will apply and I/we will pay all reasonable freight and postage that I/we request

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Enlargements will carry the studio logo/signature.

  16. 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.

  17.  (a) Once the Client has made a booking for a specific time and date, Amie Photography Studio will not accept any other work from other clients for those times and dates for the assigned Photographer. (b) As a result, once a booking is made, if it is subsequently cancelled, a cancellation fee will be charged to the client according to the following schedule. When a client cancels a booking within two weeks of any confirmed date, a fee of 50% of the booked time rate will be charged. When a client cancels photography within one week of any confirmed date, a fee of 100% of the booked time rate will be charged. In addition to this cancellation fee, the client will be charged for any expenses already incurred by Amie Photography Studio.

  18. Arrive on Time:  Allocated time will be considered in session time in case of late arrival. we ask all clients to be on time so please be respectful of us in time management. More than 30mins late needs to be rescheduled or may result in cancellation without refund depending on the circumstance.

  19. Please attend a photoshoot by people who will be in the photo to avoid overcrowding for a more convenient session.

  20. Kids must be supervised by adults at all time, as there are heavy-duty photography equipment that is hazardous for kids if they trip or fall over. I will not be responsible for accidents or injuries caused by unsupervised kids. Any damages to photography equipment and props caused by unsupervised kids will be your responsibility to replace. 

 

 

THE STUDIO

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

  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 is required before proceeding.

  3. As the photographs made by the Amie Photography Studio are manufactured with the finest materials currently available, the Amie Photography Studio unconditionally guarantees them. If in your opinion any photograph made by the Studio has lost its original colour, the Studio will replace the photograph for 50% of the current selling price. The original photograph must be returned and the reprinting charge paid in advance. This warranty will be valid for as long as the Studio has possession of the original files in a printable condition.

  4. The Unedited RAW digital files remain the property of the Studio and will be kept on file for one year, after which time the Amie Photography Studio.

  5. The Amie Photography 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.

  6. Taking pictures with your phone is NOT allowed.

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