A. 1- Session Fees/Mini Sessions
Client agrees to pay photographer the session fee upfront which is held as the deposit at the time of booking. This is to secure their appointment date and time. This is a non-refundable retainer fee that goes toward your session date. The balance is due at the time of the session. (if applies) The session fee covers the usage of props, time and talent of the photographer on the day of the session. It does not include any prints or digital files or packages unless you have purchased a mini session.
A. 2- Digital Print Packages
Once your gallery has been uploaded, you have 7 days to pick and pay for your digital print package. If you have not done so by the end of those 7 days, the photographer has the right to remove your online gallery. If you wish to re-upload the gallery, there will be a 75$ charge for doing so. Prices of the Digital packages are subjected to change without notice. Prices cannot be honored unless full payment is made prior to the change.
B. Location Costs & Fees
If there are any costs/fees associated with the location the client has chosen for their session, you, the client, will be responsible for those fees. Session fee covers travel within 5 KM of Nipawin, SK. Any location outside of these limits will be subject to an additional charge of $.50/km as part of the agreement.
If an illness or situation prevents a photo session from taking place, the client may reschedule their session at least 24 hours prior to their shoot without penalty. Should the client fail to give 24 hours’ notice, or decide to completely cancel the shoot, this 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.
D. 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, not liking the style of edit, Missed behave children/child/Newborn or by not following the recommendations of the photographer. Once your session fee is paid, there will not be any refunds. Session fee act as a retainer. It is at the photographer’s choice whether or not the retainer can be transferred to another session.
After six (6) months, all images will be purged from photographer’s hard-drive, except as needed for promotional purposes, to be determined by the photographer at photographer’s sole discretion. The photographer is not responsible for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances beyond photographer’s control.
All payments are due in full unless payment arrangements have been made. Orders will not be processed until payment in full is received. If the client has arranged a payment plan, the order will be placed after the final payment has been received. Once your session fee is paid, there will not be any refunds. Session fee act as a retainer. It is at the photographer’s choice whether or not the retainer can be transferred to another session.
Acceptable payments are as follows: Email money transfers, Credit card, PayPal, cheque or cash.
Session fees are due upon booking to secure your spot.
Digital print packages are due before gallery expires. If you check out with an offline payment, you are responsible for getting the payment to the photographer before you gallery expires. Otherwise, there is a fee of $75.
The photographer is not responsible for the damage of portraits after delivery to the client, including damage caused during transit by mail. Client assumes all responsibility for the safety of all portraits upon receipt.
If the client is not able to pick up final product at photographer studio, a postal fee will apply of $15.00 minimum, depending on your products. Prices may vary given the number of products you purchase.
No package includes Postage.
Changes to files or photos, once they have been completed, will be subjected to additional charges this included re-editing or touch ups of any kind requested by the client. Any extensive editing request by the client will also be subjected to an additional charge, such as changing hair color, skin tones, weight loss of gain etc…
J. Copy Rights
All Images taken by Paige Laro Photography are protected under the Copyright Act Law. Copyrights legally belong to the photographer until a print release is purchased. Use of Paige Laro Photography’s images without purchasing a digital print release is prohibited and in violation under the Canadian Copyright Act, and will be taken upon the law.
In other terms, you may not use, print or save any images that have not be purchased.
Any Changes to Paige Laro Photography's images after they are sent are also a violation of this law. The client may not make any changes to the images including; hiring someone to touch up images, filters and so on.
Newborns are best photographed at 0-14 days of age. At that age, they still have deep sleep and are more mouldable. Anything older I cannot guarantee the newborn photos are you have seen on my page. It is up to the clients to notify me as soon as the baby is born, as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the less chance you have getting in before that prime date. The photographer will give you a few dates to choose from. You must choose one of those dates, otherwise, you risk the chance or not having newborn posed photos.
If you fail to notify the photographer or simply do not pick a date, and baby is no longer 0-14 days olds, there will be an additional 50$ fee for the extra time and work it will take to handle baby over the prime age.
This contract shall be governed by the laws of the country of Canada in the province of Saskatchewan and any applicable federal or provincial laws.