Session Contract

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Entire Agreement:

This contract contains all agreed upon services to be performed by MaeWood Photography for the clients. Any stipulations or specific requests for the photographing of the clients have been agreed upon by both client and photographers, and set forth in their entirety in this contract. This contract is for a gift session, meaning the session fee is waived as a gift from MWP, but any additional prints or digitals are not included, unless otherwise stated.

Copyright Law:

The copyright of the photographs taken during the session/event with the photographers’ equipment is the property of the photographers.  The photographer(s) grant the clients permission to make copies of the images under the following conditions: the images taken by the photographer are for personal use by the clients and their families or friends. If the client is obtaining a print for newspaper announcement of the wedding, editorial use or website, MaeWood Photography authorizes the client to reproduce the print in this manner. In such event, the client shall run a credit for MaeWood Photography adjacent to the photograph. The sale, publication, editing, or commercial use of the photographs is not allowed without prior permission from the photographer. If photos are used on social media, MaeWood Photography must be tagged or otherwise credited.

Model Release:

The clients grant the photographer(s) and the photographers’ legal representatives, heirs and assigns the irrevocable and unlimited consent to use the photographs of the clients for editorial, competition, advertising, or any other purpose including social media, and the authority to, in any manner, alter the images without restriction and also to own the copyright to any altered image. The clients hereby release the photographer(s) and the photographers’ legal representatives, heirs and assigns from all liability and claims in connection with the original or altered images.

Limit of Liability:

MaeWood Photography strives to ensure the comfort and safety of its clients to the best of the photographers’ abilities; however, there may be certain poses/photographic opportunities that involve some level of risk. It is the client’s right to decline any poses that he/she feel undesirable and/or dangerous. If the client agrees to execute poses, he/she will not hold photographers or the owner of the property liable for any injury/harm that may occur during the session.

MaeWood Photography has specific working methods in place to prevent loss or damage to the images of the client.  However, there does exist the possibility that images may be lost, stolen, damaged or deleted due to reasons beyond the control of MaeWood Photography. In the event MaeWood Photography 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.

Client is aware that color dyes in photography may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes. Additionally, DVD or CD media may deteriorate due to inherent delamination and oxidation. In such instances, the client releases the photographer(s) from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon deterioration due to such inherent qualities.

Charges:

The session fee is standard. Any extra photographs or prints shall be billed in addition in accordance with the Standard Price List. In addition to either the session fee, the extra charges set forth below shall be billed if and when incurred. This price list is adjusted periodically and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed. If the client’s chosen location requires a fee, the client will be responsible for paying the fee in full.

Prints/Digital Photographs:

MaeWood Photography will provide client with a personal viewing gallery within five to seven days. Emails collected through the viewing gallery login will be automatically added to MWP’s email list. Fine art gallery prints and wall art will be delivered within 30 days of purchase; however, timelines may vary based on the discretion/availability of the print shop. The photographer(s) will communicate any delay in delivery of printed images should they occur.

Payment:

All money paid from client is non-refundable unless otherwise agreed upon in writing by both parties. MaeWood Photography accepts payments via cash, check, credit card, or PayPal. An invoice will be sent by email via PayPal for any agreed upon purchases.  If the client chooses to pay via a check, the check should be written out to MaeWood Photography and mailed to:

13020 Pacific Promenade, Unit 203

Los Angeles, CA 90094

Miscellany:

This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications to this Agreement must be made in writing and approved by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. The laws of the State of Pennsylvania and Maryland shall govern this Agreement.

Client Agreement and Signature:

As a client of MaeWood Photography, I have read, understand and agree with the contract as stated in this document.  I have reviewed all the contents and consent with the terms in full.  I recognize that by signing this contract, I am agreeing to the above terms for my session.

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