This agreement is between the Client, whose name is listed above, and Light by Iris Photography
A. Session Fees
Client agrees to pay photographer the mini-session fee of $125 which is due at the time of the session with $60 as a non-refundable deposit required to reserve your time-slot of the session. The remaining $65 is due at the time of the session. The $125 covers 15 minutes time with Santa, professional retouching of images, as determined by the photographer, and 5-10 images available for download from online gallery.
Photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control.
C. Re-shoots / Refunds
Re-shoots are determined at the discretion of the photographer. Re-shoots and refunds will not be given for poor choices of clothing, make-up, hair or weather related issues, child behavior, or by not following the recommendations of the photographer.
D. Digital Files
Digital Files: Upon receipt of the digital photos, the Client accepts all responsibility for archiving and protecting the photographs. The Photographer does not permanently archive image files. Any images printed by the Client over the provided size may lose image quality. Digital images provided in private online gallery will be in JPG format.
E. Model Release
The Photographer may only make reproductions for the Client or for the Photographer’s own portfolio, samples, or self-promotions, or for professional competition and review.
I hereby release and discharge photographer from all and any claims and demands ensuing from or in connection with the use of the photographs.
Photographer is not responsible for any injuries inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for their children and for themselves and release photographer from any claims against their person or their business.
While every reasonable effort will be made to produce and deliver outstanding photographs of the shoot, the Photographer’s entire liability to the Client for any claim or loss arising from the Photographer’s performance is limited to a refund to the Client of the amount paid for services. Because a shoots are an uncontrolled event, the Photographer cannot guarantee delivery of any specifically requested image(s). The Photographer cannot be held responsible for missed shots, or if insufficient time is allocated for photography. Care will be taken by Light by Iris Photography to ensure safe keeping of digital files taken at the event, but in an event out of our control our entire liability is limited to a full refund. And backups of images given to the Client are the Client’s responsibility.
It is understood that the Photographer owns and retains the copyright to all of the digital images. Upon receipt of final payment and delivery of images, the client is granted a license to use the digital images for their own non-commercial purposes such as printing, electronic messaging, exchange with friends and relatives, or display on the Internet; however, the images may not be edited or altered in any way.
H. Session Requests
*No cameras/camcorders/any type of recording device are allowed during the session unless prior arrangement has been made between client and photographer.
*Session starts at the agreed upon time. It is strongly encouraged that client arrives 5-10 minutes prior to the start of session. This allows for any last-minute feeding, changing, and relaxing before session begins.
*Please do not bring any children not being photographed to the session.
*Please make sure hair is combed and face is clean and free of runny noses or eyes.