A. Session Fees
Client agrees to pay photographer session fees in full at the time of booking to secure their appointment date and time. This fee is non-refundable and goes toward your session time and incusions as listed above. The session fee covers the time and talent of photographer, basic retouching, use of Harvest Moon Studio or private property, and any inclusions as outlined in the packages. Prints and/or digital images will be available for purchase at your viewing and ordering appointment after your session
B. Being Late for Session
Please be considerate of Harvest Moon Photographys time and ensure to arrive on time to begin promptly. Beginning late due to Client's tardiness, will deduct from the time set aside for your family. We will not be held responsible for missed images due to being late. More than 15 min late may require rescheduling. No refunds will be given if a reschedule is not possible.
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. The photographer will not guarantee or arrange payment on any location. Session fee covers travel within 20 minutes of Lloydminster AB/Sask. 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, client may reschedule their session at least 24 hours prior to their shoot without penalty. Should 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, or by not following the recommendations of the photographer.
Harvest Moon Photography is not responsible for long term archived images and will not be responsible for loss or damage to the original digital files due to circumstances beyond photographer’s control. The Client understands and agrees that all orders are expected to be placed within 30 days of their session and Harvest Moon Photography has the right to purge all sessions that have not placed their print order within 30 days of their session.
All payments are due in full unless payment arrangements have been made. Print orders will not be processed until payment in full is received. If client has arranged a payment plan, order will be proccessed after the final payment has been received.
Harvest Moon Photography is not responsible for the damage of portraits after delivery to client. It is the clients responsibility to carefully care for their portraits and store/display in a safe manor. Harvest Moon Photography will guarantee workmanship of all their print products for 12 months. This does NOT guarantee from scratches, dents, damage from poor handling/poor displaying.
H. Model Release
I hereby give to Harvest Moon Photography complete and irrevocable right and permission with respect to the photographs that she has taken of myself and/or my minor child in which she may use the said images:
a) To print/display any images obtained for studio and tradeshow display useage.
b) To use and publish any images obtained for marketing, advertising, social media, banners, billboards, newspaper and any other marketing useage required.
c) To use any images for photography competition & magazine publication and the client agrees that they will receive no monetary gain if their image receives recognition.
I hereby release and discharge Harvest Moon Photography from all and any claims and demands ensuing from or in connection with the use of the 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 from any claims against their person or their business.
J. Copyright & Penalty
Harvest Moon Photography retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. A print release will be included with digital files to print portraits for personal use up to designated size listed on print release. 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, or otherwise steal any image created by Harvest Moon 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.
Note from photographer: I work very hard to create images that reflect you and your family, while keeping in line with my artistic vision and creativity. I know you will be excited to share them and I try to include a sneak-peek for that very reason. However, I ask that you simply link back to my website/facebook page instead of saving, and sharing the image via your own page. I hope that you will respect not only my hard work, but the time, money, and dedication that I have put into training and equipment to capture these images for you. Please do not screen shot or scan them.
K. Print Fees
Prints are available A'la Carte after your session. All prints include standard retouching and protective lamination. In house produced prints are generally ready 2-3 weeks after client's order has been paid in full. Album orders please allow 2-3 weeks for designing plus 2-3 weeks for shipping after clients order is paid in full. All print fees are subject to 5% sales tax.
L. Viewing Images
Image proof gallery will be emailed to you within 1 week to view and order in the pleasure of your home. The gallery will remain open for 30 days. Requesting the gallery to be reopened after your 30 days is subject to a fee, payable prior to reopening. The content of the gallery is in discretion of Jeannine Zeschuk of Harvest Moon Photography. Jeannine will select the best images that best represent her business and her previous work. It is the clients responsiblity to place their order within 30 days of their session. Any sessions that have NOT ordered within 30 days of the session, the session files may NOT be archived and the files may be destroyed at Harvest Moon Photography's discretion. It is the clients understanding that all orders are to be placed within 30 days of their session.
M. Digital Images
All digital images released by Harvest Moon Photography will be retouched and sized for self printing up to 8x12in. We highly encourage our clients to purchase professional prints and wall art through Harvest Moon Photography exclusively and as such, when requested, full resolution digital images are priced at $99/image. Digital images are intended for personal use only, and may not be used for corperate usage unless an agreement is made with Harvest Moon Photography. Once digital images are released, Harvest Moon Photography will not be held responsible for resolution, colour, exposure and print quality unless printed at their professional print lab.
Entire Agreement : This agreement contains the entire understanding between Harvest Moon Photography and Client. It supersedes all prior agreements between the parties. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all the parties. If the parties want to waive one provision of this agreement, it does not mean that any other provision is also waived. This contitutes an order for one portrait session with Harvest Moon Photography by Jeannine Zeschuk.