TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

1) SESSIONS FEES


The session fee covers the photographers time and talent only, does not include any additional images or products and is due at booking. Session fees are taken for any portrait photography session are non-refundable except in the event Shutter Hire Photography cancels the booking. The Client may cancel a session at any time but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid. If you or your children are sick, please give 24 hours’ notice to reschedule your session. If 24 hours’ notice is not given or client is a no show, there will be a £50 rebooking fee charged.

 

2) PRICE OF PRODUCTS


Session fees do not include any images or products except for what has already been agreed. Upon booking a session with Shutter Hire Photography a full price list is available on my website under the pricing tab. It is presumed every Client is in receipt of and has read the price list. Shutter Hire reserves the right to change their pricing, price reviews will only be made yearly in the month of January!

 

3) FULFILLMENT OF OBLIGATIONS


Shutter Hire Photography shall not be liable to the Client for any failure, in whole or in part, to fulfil its obligations where failure arises as a result of an event or circumstances beyond its control, which may include (but are not limited to) equipment failure, inclement weather, illness or injury. The Client understands and accepts that the photographic coverage will be as Shutter Hire Photography’s professional expertise determines. Special requests are not binding instructions although every effort is made to comply with the Client’s wishes. In the unlikely event of total photographic failure or cancellation of the contract by Shutter Hire Photography liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid.

 

4) VOUCHERS

Vouchers are non refundable or exchangeable. Vouchers are not for resale or any kind of reproduction. Session to be booked in advance upon receiving voucher and dependent upon the availability of photographer.  Voucher is only valid once paid for in full amount by the party who has purchased the voucher. Upon purchasing a voucher, the reedemer is bound to our usual terms and conditions of photography shoots.  Shutter Hire Photography reserves rights to edit terms and conditions of the voucher at any given time.  

 

5) ARTISTIC INPUT


Shutter Hire Photography shall be entitled to use its judgement regarding the style and artistic input in the production of pictures. This includes but is not limited to poses, props and number of images taken. Due the willingness of subjects it may not be possible to capture all the pictures requested, or images to the client’s full expectations. In the event of uncooperative children at a session of any kind, for any reason, Shutter Hire Photography may not be able to capture any, or all the images the Client may have requested or expected. The Client is responsible for all children at all sessions.

Images are fully edited before presenting to Client. Additional edits are carried out at the discretion of Shutter Hire Photography, and Shutter Hire Photography reserves the right to charge the Client for additional editing to cover time involved.

 

6) COPYRIGHT & REPRODUCTION


Copyright is retained by Shutter Hire Photography at all times throughout the world. No image can be copied, scanned or reproduced in any form whatsoever without the prior consent of Shutter Hire Photography.  The Client may not alter or add to or manipulate a picture by any means or reproduce a picture in whole or in part as an element within, or as a montage with, another picture without Shutter Hire Photography’s written permission. 

 

7) USE OF PICTURES


Shutter Hire Photography retains the right in all cases to use any pictures for the purposes of displays, advertising, portfolio, publication or promotion, of its work unless stated otherwise.

 

8) RECEIPT OF PORTRAITS, WALL ART OR PRODUCTS


All orders are presumed to have been received in good condition unless the Client notifies Shutter Hire Photography in writing of any discrepancy or error within 24 hours of receipt.

 

9) COOLING OFF PERIOD


All portraits, books, albums, frames, etc. are non-refundable. Orders cannot be cancelled due to the custom nature of the products. Orders are made to the Client’s personal specification, (i.e. image number, print size, frame style, etc.), the Client does not have the right to a cooling off period. By placing an order with Shutter Hire Photography you are committing to buy the ordered products.

 

10) RETURNS POLICY


Incorrectly supplied items and items of poor quality can be returned and will be replaced at no extra charge to the Client. Returns will not be considered for incorrectly ordered items or items ordered in error.

 

11) DELETED IMAGES


All non-purchased images are deleted after your view and order session or 30 days after the photography session, whichever is sooner.

 

12) SESSION RECORDING

Cameras, mobile phone cameras and camcorders are not permitted during any session, in studio or on location.

 

13) PRINTING POLICY

Shutter Hire uses an external printing company, please be aware that you are purchasing the art produced by Shutter Hire and that our prices reflect the quality of our work. The choice of printing company is at the discretion of the company.

 

14) CONTRACTS

Studio Clients will be asked to sign an E-Contract at the time of their booking which states the terms and conditions of the agreement. Wedding Clients will be sent a paper contract to sign and this must be returned outlining details of the agreement.