A $100 deposit of the session fee is required to secure your session date. This fee is non-refundable and is a retainer for your session date. The balance of session fee is due at time of session. Your session fee covers the time and talent of photographer, basic retouching and creative editing of images, as determined by the photographer, and a select number of images (based on which type of session you've chosen). Prints, digital images, and other products are not included with session fee. There is a $500 minimum purchase required on prints & products available after your session. There are no refunds or exchanges of any kind due to the custom nature of portrait photography.
Location Costs & Fees:
If there are any additional costs/fees associated with the location or an add-on location the client has chosen for their session, you, the client, will be responsible for those fees. Session fee covers travel within 15 miles of Kirkland or Prescott. Any location outside of these limits could be subject to an additional fee as determined by photographer.
If an illness or situation prevents a photo session from taking place, client may reschedule their session at least 24 hours prior to their shoot without penalty. Should client fail to give 24 hours notice the session fee is forfeited and will not be refunded. Photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control. Your Session Most sessions are conducted at my home, "the ranch," located at 18325 Kirkland-Hillside Road, Kirkland, Arizona 86332. All other sessions outside the ranch will be agreed upon via email or phone prior to the session date to determine the location. Please be prompt for your session. I schedule around the best lighting times. Arriving late to your appointment will result in lost session time. If you are running late, please let me know. Your session may need to be rescheduled if you arrive over 30 minutes after our scheduled start time. If you fail to show for your scheduled appointment or your session has to be rescheduled due to lateness, an additional $50 fee will be required to reschedule.
Session fee must be paid in full at time of session. Orders will not be processed until payment in full is received. If client has arranged a payment plan, order will be placed after the final payment has been received. DeEtte Photography accepts cash, check or credit card via my website. Returned checks are subject to a $35 return check fee. Client assumes responsibility for any and all collection costs and legal fees incurred by DeEtte Photography in the event of enforcement of this contract becomes necessary.
Digital Images Ordering:
Approximately 2 weeks from session date, client will be presented with their personal on-line gallery and will receive a password to enter the gallery. The gallery is accessible via Www.DeEtteViterboPhotography.com under the Clients Tab and navigating to your personal gallery. The online gallery will be available for viewing for 4 days. Your print order will be due at this time. Should you need to extend the viewing and extension of 3 days will be provided. Any further extensions will require a $45 extension fee for a period of 3 days.
The digital negatives of purchased images will be retained for 1 year should you need to order additional prints. All other images will be purged after 3 months of gallery reveal. Photographer is not responsible for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances beyond photographer’s control.
Photographer is not responsible for the damage of portraits after delivery to client, including damage caused during transit by US mail. Client assumes all responsibility for the safety of all portraits upon receipt. Photographs, including any and all claims for libel and invasion of privacy.
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, the location and/or property from any claims against their person or their business.
Due to the nature of photography, refunds will not be provided.
Copyright & Penalty:
DeEtte Photography retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. Any digital images included or purchased will come with a print release for said digital files to print portraits for personal use only. The print release does not allow publication of your portraits (i.e. entering in contests), selling or altering of your images without the photographer’s written permission. It is illegal to copy, scan, download, print, share, alter, created by DeEtte Photography during client’s photo session. This applies to "sneak peek" images, images posted in an online proofing gallery, blog, Facebook, or hard copy images. If client uses images via any method listed above, or any other method, client will be invoiced for the cost of EACH digital image client has stolen, at photographer’s current price per digital file.