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Terms and Conditions

Session fee (+hair styling/makeup if booked) is due prior to session, session dates shall not be held until full payment is made. Full payment is required after selections have been made from the online proofing gallery, photographic packages shall not be delivered until full payment is made. Payment plans are available if required. Online gallery shall be available around 2 weeks from session. 

If the Client cancels a booked session, any fees paid to the Photographer & makeup/hair artist will be forfeited or returned at the Photographer’s discretion.

The Photographer owns the copyright of all images created and the Client is given a license to reprint the supplied print resolution images as required for personal non-commercial use. For optimal quality do not exceed 240dpi. Print photographs must not be edited in any way other than to be re-sized or press optimised by a professional. Web photographs are provided for your personal online applications (eg. social media, personal blogs). Commercial use is not permitted, please contact the photographer to discuss your commercial needs.

The Photographer shall edit the photographs as they see fit. The photographer shall not be held accountable should the client be dissatisfied with the hair and makeup service booked through the photographer – this is a third party service.

If the Photographer cannot perform this Agreement due to natural disaster, strike, force majeure, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to the Photographer’s illness, then the Photographer shall return the fees paid to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event the Photographer fails to perform for any other reason, the Photographer shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.

The Photographer may only retain digital copies of the images for a period of 1 year. The client is encouraged to make backups of any digital files licensed.

The photographers price list is adjusted periodically and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed.

Colour variation may occur when viewing the same photographs on different computer monitors, between a computer monitor display and a printed photograph, or between different printed products.

The photographer shall endeavour to ensure the privacy of the password protected online gallery, which features the clients photographs from the session, but shall have no liability should the privacy of this gallery be breached and/or photographs become held by a third party. Photographs will be available in the online gallery for two weeks, if  additional time is required there may be a gallery re-posting fee of $50.

If the photography session is held away from the photographers home studio, travel charges beyond 30km from Adelaide CBD shall apply ($1 + GST  per additional kilometre traveled).