Contract and Release
Sneak Peaks: If any sneak peaks posted are to be shared directly from (Facebook.com/LeslieCarbajalPhotography). No saving them, and posting onto your own page. If you choose to have a sneak peak the image(s) used will also be part of your picked images.
Exclusivity: It is understood that the Photographer is the exclusive official photographer retained to perform the photographic services requested in the Contract. Unless a second shooter is hired by the Photographer, there shall be no other photographers invited by the Client.
Retainer Fee/Payments: The Client agrees that a 50% retainer is required at the time of contract acceptance. This retainer applies to your session package purchase. The retainer reserves your spot on Photographers schedule and covers Photographers time before session, time at the session, time processing images, and hosting of online gallery. The remaining balance for your session package is due a week before the scheduled session. The invoice should be paid within 24 hours or a $75 late fee will be added. Retainers are NON refundable, only transferable in the event of a cancellation. No part of any order, including editing or "sneak peeks" will be delivered until the balance is paid in full. Payments may be made in cash, paypal, personal/travelers check, or credit card via Square.
Picking Your Images: You have up to 7 day’s to narrow down your favorites in your proof gallery. If after 7 days a choice isn’t made you will be invoiced for extra images or the photographer will choose them for you.
Payment Plans: Clients under a payment plan must provide the card information wanting to make payments with. Their will be a 10% fee added to payment plans, and $75 late fee added. If a card is declined a late fee will be added unless payment is made that same night by 6pm HI time. Clients are allowed ONE payment after scheduled session. No images will be editted or delivered until the last payment is recieved. Payment plans start 2-4 weeks after retainer is paid.
Cancellation/Late Policy: If the Client cancels this agreement before the session, retainer fee paid to Leslie Carbajal Photography. Reatiner will be transferable to a newly scheduled date, within 30 days. If a new date is unable to be set the retainer is NON refundable, and considered canceled in total. Canceling the day of your session forfits 75% of your whole payment. A session is deemed cancelled if the Client will arrive 15 minutes past the scheduled session time. The photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond her control. Cancellations made by the Photographer will result in a refund of the retainer fee. I reserve the right to get sick, take a vacation, attend a funeral and have personal emergencies.
Weather Conditions: If, in the opinion of the Photographer, inclement weather or other adverse conditions prevent the creation of the photographs to meet the artistic standards of the Photographer, Photographer may elect to use an alternate location or to reschedule the session.
Liability: The Photographer is not responsible for any injuries incurred by the photographic parties. Clients will be responsible for their children and themselves, and release the Photographer from any claims. I am not liable to damages to wardrobe or personal belongings. CLIENT agrees to hold harmless Leslie Carbajal, her representatives, assistants, and Leslie Carbajal Photography from any dispute in the event CLIENT or any member of CLIENT'S family or party become injured during the session in Leslie Carbajal Photography, CLIENT's own home, or while on location. If photographing children CLIENT understands that they, as the parent are fully responsible for their children's safety and well being at all times. Leslie Carbajal Photography and it's representatives will not be held liable for any injury to CLIENT, CLIENT's children, or any member of CLIENT's family or party, or for any damage to CLIENT's property during the session or while on location.
Travel: Travel time is included in the session fee unless over 15 miles from the 96818 area code. Travel fee will be processed as $.50/mile round trip. Session location will be agreed upon during booking and if location is farther than 10 miles, a travel fee will be incurred. If location changes after contract is signed and is out of the 10 mile radius, a fee will be charged. Travel fees will be added to the final invoice. Client is responsible for covering additional fees and costs related to location choice (admission fees, parking fees, etc.)
Image Turnaround: Images will be delivered within 4-5 weeks. That includes proof galleries. Once final images are picked it will be up to an additional week for final images to be delivered. Leslie Carbajal has the right to be sick, vacation, attend a funeral, etc that can effect this turnaround. If it will take longer than advised client will be notified immediately.
Cooperation: Client agrees to positive cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this session. Photographer is not responsible for key individuals’ failure to be present or cooperative during the session. Photographer will not tolerate verbally or physically abusive behavior, nor will Photographer share her time or compete with guest photographers for the attention of the subjects, unless a second shooter is hired by the Photographer. If the Client fails to cooperate, resulting in an unacceptable degree of misconduct, or damages the equipment of the Photographer, it will result in early or immediate departure of the Photographer. The Client understands that in such an event, no refunds will be given. Photographer reserves the right to leave the session at any time.
Client's Clothing/Personal Appearance/Uncooperative Subjects: Re-shoots and refunds will not be given for poor choices of clothing, make up, hair or the cooperation of Children and/or Adults, prep issues or by not following the recommendations of the Photographer. CLIENT's cooperation is required before and during any session held with Leslie Carbajal Photography.
Non-Guarantee: Although all possible care will be taken to produce photographs of all requested poses during session, Photographer cannot place an unconditional guarantee on the above. Photographer will not be held responsible for any ruined photographs due to shadows, lighting, flashes due to guests’ cameras; or any other ruined photographs due to any other cause in or outside of Photographers control. Neither party will be in breach of contract due to, flood, fire, warfare, government laws or regulations, equipment malfunction , and/ or conditions beyond their control.
Digital Files: Edited digital files will be presented on an online password protected gallery via Pixieset.com for viewing and download. No original "raw" files will be released to secure the integrity of the Photographer and uphold her editing style. Digital files delivered in the gallery are at the artistic discretion of the Photographer, and will be selected based on quality and style. Digital files will be delivered within 24 days of session date. Client has access to their online gallery for 30 days. After 30 days, a $50 fee will be applied to reopen your gallery. The client cannot edit/alter the images in any way (i.e. changing to black and white, cropping). It is understood that any duplication or alteration of original images is strictly prohibited without the written permission of the Photographer. Photographer asks that images uploaded to social media include a tag and/or mention of the Photographer and/or facebook page (Facebook.com/LeslieCarbajalPhotography).
Prints: A limited print release is supplied with the purchase of your digital files to print your portraits for your own personal use. The print release does not allow publication of your portraits (i.e. entering in contests), selling or altering your images without the Photographers permission. Professional printing options are provided by the Photographer through Pixieset.com at additional costs. Photographer is not responsible for prints purchased outside of Pixieset.com. Prints purchased outside of Pixieset.com are subject to discoloration, over or underexposure, and other deviations from the original digital file. Re-prints or refunds will ONLY be given to prints purchased through Pixieset.com in the event of flaws.
Copyright: Client agrees to and understands that all rights belong to the Photographer. All photographic materials, including but not limited to negatives, proofs, and previews, shall be the exclusive property of Photographer. Photographer shall own the copyright of all images created and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions and or alterations and edits. No RAW files wiill be shared. Client agrees to not crop, alter, or edit the digital files in any way. This is to include adding filters, or converting to black and white. It is understood that any alteration of original images is strictly prohibited without the written permission of the Photographer Only in the event of selecting a Facebook profile picture will cropping be accepted. Violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
Image Processing: Photographer reserves the right to edit and retouch images in a style and manner of their choosing, and that represents the photographers business brand. This includes creative and artistic conversions to black and white or vintage color tones. Any black and white edit may or may not include the color digital. It is based on the artistic representation for the photographer. Basic processing is included in all packages: color correction, facial touch-ups, cropping and exposure. Excessive editing at the clients request will be charged as $20-50 per photo, based on difficulty. I don't do extensive photoshop work like: slimming, removing, tucking etc INCLUDED:Included editing by Leslie Carbajal Photography:- Color Correction- Cropping- Horizon Correction- Basic facial clean up to remove blemishes- Basic skin retouching to remove scratches, bug bites, bruises Extensive additional editing for a fee:- Extensive clean up requiring more than 30 minutes to retouch- Extensive facial retouching such as removing braces- Head swapping-Removal of drool, crumbs, dirty hands and feet.
Raw/Unedited Images: Under no circumstances willLeslie Carbajal Photography give the CLIENT any raw or unedited images. Requests for such images will be denied.
Additional Time: CLIENT may request additional time during a session. Any additional time spent during session that is not otherwise accounted for under this contract shall be charged at an hourly rate. Leslie Carbajal Photography may elect to perform additional services or refuse them, at its sole discretion. CLIENT agrees to pay these services as invoiced, and may be required to pay these services ahead of their provision. Client agrees to pay in cash OR before additional hours proceed.
Sever-ability: If any provision of this agreement is held to be invalid or unforceable under the law, the validity of this agreement as a whole shall not be affected, and the other provisions of the agreement shall remain in full force and effect
Model Release: I hereby grant Leslie Carbajal permission to use the photographs of the names mentioned above for purposes, including but not limited to, advertisements and promotional uses, commercial and non-commercial clauses, social media sharing, and/or for personal uses of her own portfolio. I also grant the owner to re-use and/or republish the photographs as the photographer sees fit, including but not limited to, contests, exhibitions, galleries, and/or magazine entries. I also acknowledge that the photographs taken are the Photographers sole property and the Photographer maintains the full copyrights.
I don't want ANY of my images on social media.
I don't want certain images on social media.
Damages: While getting family portraits are a fun experience, our equipment and props are costly to ensure they are the best quality. We ask that all children are monitored to ensure that they are not touching props or equipment for their own safety. Any prop, or things belonging to Leslie Carbajal Photography that is broken by a child or anyone in attendance for the session will be the responsibility of the client to pay for.
Health and Safety: All subjects must be symptom free for 48 hours prior to a session. If a subject has had an infectious ailment within two weeks of the session, a doctor must declare the subject no longer infectious. If pets are to be included in the session, for the safety of young children, it is best to use Photoshop to composite images together- there will be an additional $50 editing fee to include pets in sessions with children aged 18 months and under.
Termination: Leslie Carbajal Photography reserves the right to terminate the relationship between themselves and the CLIENT should the Photographer feel threatened or harassed in any way. Termination will not result in any refunds of any kind.
WHEN POSTING ANYWHERE ON THE INTERNET PLEASE ALWAYS TAG AND GIVE CREDIT TO LESLIE CARBAJAL PHOTOGRAPHY.
Spouse (if applicable)
Due Date (if applicable)
Street Address Line 2
State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Type Of Session:
Sunset or Sunrise?
Open to both
Which package did you want to book?
THE MAGICAL PACKAGE- $1200 ALL IMAGES
THE MAGICAL PACKAGE + SHORT FILM - $1500
THE MAGICAL PACKAGE $1800 - All Images (TRAVEL SESSION)
THE MAGICAL PACKAGE + SHORT FILM $2100 - All Images (TRAVEL SESSION)
THE WORLD PACKAGE $850- 25 images
THE WORLD PACKAGE + FILM- $1250
THE WORLD PACKAGE $1500 - 20 images (TRAVEL SESSION)
THE WORLD PACKAGE + SHORT FILM $1800 - 20 Images (TRAVEL SESSION)
THE LAND PACKAGE + FILM $1000 15 images
THE LAND PACKAGE- $700 15 images
Will you be using any of my wardrobe? If ?yes- which piece(s)?
Would you like to add hair + make up at your choice of location? (lashes included)
Hair + Make up $150
Only Make up $90
Would you like to add a short 1 minute film of your session package?
Yes - $300 add on
Are you using a payment plan? If so please pick the desired one *I allow ONE payment a WEEK AFTER your session. Leave blank if you're not using a payment plan.
Please note your're welcomed to come try on any of my wardobe prior to your session!
Please tell me a little bit about yourself/individuals being photographed.
Tell me your story, and how you want others to see it through images.
(If applicable) Tell me the children's names, ages, favorites things etc. Let me get to know your family :)
Any special requests?
Have an instagram? What's your handle? I love to follow my clients :)
Location preferred? Beach? Fields? Woods/Forest? Mountains? A little of everything?
Any insecurities or concerns you have that you want me to know about?
On a scale from 1-10 how comfortable are you both in front of a camera?
Are we down to get wet (at the end of course) during your session?
Which package did you want to book?
If you choose to have a sneak peak via Facebook the image(s) used will also be part of your picked images. Would you like a sneak peak?
Only fill out if we're doing film.
What does a typical day look like for your family?
What are your fondest memories from your childhood?
How did you meet your partner?
What are 3 of your children(s) favorite physical characteristics?
What are some “sayings” your child says that you’d like to have audio of?
Are there any chorus you could leave to be done together while I’m there?
What are some everyday moments with your child that you want to hold onto forever?
What do you want to see/feel when you get back your film?
What is the least favorite part of your home or hotel?
What is your favorite thing about your home/hotel?
Are there any special items in your home/hotel that meaningful?
Why did you choose to work with me?
How did you hear about Leslie Carbajal Photography?
I have read the contract in its entirety, understand it, and agree to the above conditions as written. Please initial to acknowledge you've read and understood.
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