THE CLIENT UPON BOOKING A SESSION AGREES TO THE FOLLOWING-

  1. The Booking/Session Fee is not refundable but may be transferable if stated.
  2. I/we have received, read and understand the Studio’s price list, which has been confirmed for our session unless a custom mini or other session has been booked.
  3. The booking of and any additional costs incurred for booking venues, photography locations, additional props etc, are the client’s responsibility and may be invoiced unless paid separately.
  4. Damage to any studio property by the client or their children will be the liability of the client. The client will be charged in full to replace any property willfully broken or damaged during the session.
  5. I/we give permission for Stelle Studio to use my/our name/s and photographic likeness in all forms and media for advertising, trade, promotional and any other lawful purposes such as promotion and marketing material.
  6. The details and times of booking form part of this agreement and I/we agreed to make every effort to cooperate in order for the Studio to fulfil its contracted photographic duty. I/we acknowledge the Studio cannot accept responsibility for the ‘extent of the photographic coverage if these details are incorrect or if I/we choose not to follow the agreed-upon schedule.
  7. To avoid disruption to the photographic coverage and to allow the Studio to fulfil its contracted duty; other photography by family/friends at this time is not permitted.
  8. I/we agree the Studio owns the Copyright in all photographs. I/ we give permission to the Studio to use any image of our sitting for industry competitions and as required subsequent usage and for reasonable general promotional advertising for the Studio. The usage for any other purpose is to be renegotiated between the parties and requires specific permission by us.
  9. As the Studio owns the Copyright, I/we agree not to copy, cause to be copied or allow anyone else to copy, photocopy, laser copy or computer scan these images. To do so is in breach of this agreement. I/we will use these photographs as agreed and understand they may not be copied or reproduced unless written approval is granted by the Studio.
  10. The negatives/digital files remain the property of the Studio and will be kept on file for a period of one year for re-orders.
  11. Orders must be placed within seven (7) days, otherwise, prices current at the time of order will apply and I/we will pay all reasonable freight and postage that I/we request
  12. All orders must be confirmed in writing and accompanied by full payment unless a prior arrangement with the Studio has been made. Telephone orders require written confirmation with payment before the order can be processed.
  13. All orders shall remain the property of the Studio until full payment has been made. Orders cannot be separated for collection unless paid for in full.
  14. Should I/we fail to pay and collect any order within fourteen (14) days of notification of completion, the order shall be in default and the Studio shall charge a default charge of 1.5% per month (18% annual rate) on the unpaid balance (minimum monthly charge of $5.00). In addition, I/ we acknowledge that no future orders will be processed until the Order is paid in full.
  15. The Studio has no control over the environment in which the photographs are kept and that colour photographs, in common with all sensitised material and colour dyes, have limited life expectancy which is minimised when exposed to strong and prolonged sunlight, heat or fluorescent light sources. Photographs will last longer if displayed under better lighting conditions.
  16. The client is responsible for meeting all public health orders and presenting valid documentation of such if requested by the studio.

THE STUDIO

  1. Should the nominated photographer not be available for any reason, the Studio will notify the Client of the change as soon as it is known and provide another photographer with equivalent skills or reschedule to a time that the photographer is available.
  2. The price quoted will be guaranteed for seven days otherwise the current price will be confirmed when the deposit on the order is paid. Any additional costs will be advised and confirmation is required before proceeding.
  3. The purchased negatives/digital files remain the property of the Studio and will be kept on file for a period of one year, after which time the Studio may negotiate the release of the negatives/digital files. The studio does not hold the responsibility to retain digital files after the period of one year.
  4. The Studio shall carry out this assignment with due and professional diligence. Elements beyond the Studio’s control include faulty material, equipment failure, damaged and faulty memory cards, loss of digital files in transit between the Studio and professional laboratories employed by the Studio, loss or damage to digital files during processing and development either by the Studio or professional laboratories employed by the Studio, industrial disputes, civil disturbances, pandemics or public health crisis or weather conditions which may inhibit or prevent the Studio completing in whole or in part this assignment. In this case, the Studio shall not be liable for its complete performance of the assignment. It is agreed that the liability of the Studio shall be limited to a refund of any money paid under this agreement which shall be in full & final satisfaction of any damage or loss suffered.