Cupidcroft photography
GENERAL TERMS , CONDITIONS, AGREEMENT AND MODEL RELEASE

BOOKING, CONFIRMATION AND IMAGE DELIVERY

A. ALL STUDIO SESSIONS TAKE PLACE IN OUR BOWIE STUDIO, MD

B. THERE IS A 2-3 WEEK PERIOD FOR YOUR IMAGES TO BE EDITED AND DELIVERED TO YOU IN SOFTCOPY ONLY SO KINDLY PLAN YOUR SESSION APPRORIATELY

C. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY SELL, TRANSFER OR SEND TO YOU UNEDITED/RAW PHOTOS OR VIDEO FOOTAGES. DO NOT REQUEST FOR THEM, RESPECTFULLY.

D. WHEN YOU BOOK YOUR SESSION WITH US YOU ARE AGREEING THESE POLICIES,TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AND/OR AGREEMENT BELOW

PAYMENTS

A. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE OR NOT TRANSFERABLE; PHOTO-SESSIONS ARE ALSO NON-TRANSFERABLE. THIS IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR BOOKING. 

B. A DEPOSIT AMOUNT OF $150 IS INCLUSIVE OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE PACKAGE/SESSION YOU CHOOSE. E.G – YOUR SESSION IS $300, DEPOSITE OF $150 YOU HAVE AN OUTSTANDING PAYMENT OF $150

C. ALL PRICES AND FEES ARE PROVIDED IN AGREED UPON CURRENCY AS OF THE TIME OF BOOKING

RESCHEDULES, CANCELLATIONS AND LATENESS

A. NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR RESCHEDULE THAT OCCUR 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE BOOKED DATE THE FIRST TIME. A FEE OF $35 WILL BE CHARGED ON THE 2ND AND SUBSEQUENT RESCHEDULING FOR THE SAME SHOOT TO ANOTHER DAY OR DATE.

B. CANCELLATION OF APPOINTMENTS WITH MORE THAN 3 DAYS NOTICE WILL NOT BE CHARGED  A NON-REFUNDABLE FEE OF $150 WHICH IS THE DEPOSIT. NO SHOWS OR CANCELLATION WITHIN 3 DAYS OF SHOOT DATE WILL RESULT IN FULL FORFEITURE. AGAIN, CALL TO CANCEL BEFORE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR SESSION. NOTE : WE ARE UNABLE TO REFUND THE FULL FEE DUE TO THIRD PARTY FEE CHARGED AFTER PAYMENT BY THE CLIENT. REFER TO DISCRETION AND LIABILITY SUB-HEADING (F) BELOW

C. LATE ARRIVAL MAY RESULT IN LESS SESSION TIME PREVIOUSLY BOOKED.

D. THE CLIENT MUST MAKE FULL PAYMENT OF THE PHOTO SESSION BOOKED BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE PHOTO SHOOT.

COPYRIGHT, USAGE AND MODEL RELEASE

A. IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY RESERVES THE RIGHTS TO ALL RAW IMAGES AND/OR REPRODUCTIONS FOR ADVERTISING, DISPLAY, PUBLICATION OR OTHER PURPOSE, NOT RESTRICTED TO USE ON THE WEB, SOCIAL MEDIA , BUSINESS CARDS OR POSTERS.

B. THE CLIENT GRANTS THE CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY THE IRREVOCABLE AND UNRESTRICTED RIGHT

C. I HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO INSPECT OR APPROVE ADVERTISING COPY, ACCOMPANYING TEST OR OTHER PRINTED OR VISUAL MATTER THAT MAY BE USED IN CONJUCTION THEREWITH. NEITHER THE PHOTOGRAPHER OR CLIENT MAY USE THE IMAGES FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES OUTSIDE OF PROMOTING STUDIO AND PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES AND WORK WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM CLINET AND/OR PHOTOGRAPHER

D. AS REGARDS ENGAGEMENT, MATERNITY, NEW BORN , FAMILY OR PORTRAIT PHOTO SESSION CLIENTS, I GIVE MY CONSENT THAT MY IMAGES CAN BE USED BY CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY, HER SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, DESIGNEES AND THOSE ACTING WITH THE PERMISSION AND AUTHORITY OF CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY OF ALL PHOTO IMAGES AND VIDEO FOOTAGES OF ME THAT THE PHOTOGRAPHER CREATES/CREATED AND MAKES/MADE ON FOR ALL PURPOSES, IN ANY FORM, AND IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IF PHOTOGRAPHER CHOOSES FOR PROMOTING CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY

E. I RELEASE AND DISCHARGE THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND THOSE ACTING UNDER HIS/HER AUTHORITY FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS AND DEMANDS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO ANY BLURRING, DISTORTION, OR ALTERATION, WHETHER INTENTIONAL OR OTHERWISE, THAT MAY OCCUR OR BE PRODUCED IN CONNECTION WITH IMAGES, OR IN CONNECTION WITH PROCESSING, ALTERATION, TRANSMISSION, DISPLAY, OR PUBLICATION OF IMAGES

F. TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE I DO NOT REPRESENT ANY MODEL AGENCY OR HAVE AN AGREEMENT OR IN AFFLIATION TO ANY MODEL AGENCY WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL PERTAINING TO THE CREATION AND USE OR PUBLICATION OF IMAGES TAKEN BY CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY. I DO UNDERSTAND THAT IMAGES ARE BEING CREATED FOR PERSONAL USE OF THE CLIENT AND ANY COMMERCIAL USE BY THE CLIENT OR ANY OTHER VENDOR OR ENTITY IS SUBJECT TO PERMISSION AND APPROVAL BY CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY

G. I UNDERSTAND THAT THE PRINT SESSION PRICE INCLUDES DIGITAL IMAGES WITH CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY LOGO – MEANT ONLY FOR DISPLAY ON WEB , THAT CAN BE DOWNLOADED. THE DIGITAL SESSION PRICE INCLUDES FULL RESOLUTION PICTURES WITH NO LOGO. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT PHOTOGRAPHER MAY PROVIDE PRINTING RELEASE FOR THESE IMAGES BUT DOES NOT PROVIDE DIGITAL NEGATIVES FOR LARGE FORMAT COPYRIGHTING, PRINTING OR PRINT RELEASES FOR SUCH, AND IF PHOTOGRAPHER PROVIDES ME WITH ANY DIGITAL IMAGES, AND I DISPLAY THEM ON THE INTERNET, I AGREE TO CREDIT THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S WORK BY DISPLAYING WWW.CUPIDCROFTPHOTOGRAPHY.COM AND BRAND ON THE IMAGES. I UNDERSTAND THAT PRINT PRODUCTS UNLESS SPECIFIED IN THE PACKAGE ARE NOT INCLUDED AND ARE ADDITIONAL AND MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH THE PORTRAIT GALLERY PROVIDED OR PAID FOR ON REQUEST AND DELIVERED ELECTRONICALLY BY DOWNLOAD ON LINK GIVEN OR THROUGH A USB.

H. I UNDERSTAND THAT I CANNOT SUBSTITUTE ONE SESSION FOR ANOTHER IN ORDER TO GET A CHEAPER PRICE OR DISCOUNT. IF I AM VISIBLY PREGNANT OR EXPECTING, I MUST BOOK A MATERNITY SESSION AND NOT A FAMILY SESSION. IF I HAVE A BABY, I MUST BOOK A NEWBORN SESSION FOR MY BABY WITH A FAMILY ADD-ON INSTEAD OF A FAMILY SESSION. I UNDERSTAND THAT I WILL BE INVOICED FOR THE APPROPRIATE SESSION SHOULD THIS HAPPEN.

I. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND UNDERSTAND THAE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN IT. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT PHOTOGRAPHER AS DEFINED HEREIN RELIES ON THE ACCURACY OF MY PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION AS OF THE TIME THE IMAGE IS TAKEN AND DO NOT EXPECT TO IMAGES TO BE MANIPULATED TO AN IMAGE OF WHAT I INTEND TO BE OR LOOK LIKE.

J. BESIDES, I RELEASE PHOTOGRAPHER FROM ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES OR LIABILITIES RESULTING FROM THIS PHOTOSHOOT. I UNDERSTAND THAT CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY USES SEVERAL PROPS INCLUDING FABRICS, FLOWERS AND OTHER ITEMS AND RELEASE THE PHOTOGRAPHER FROM ANY INJURIES, FALLS OR ANY SORT OF DAMAGE(S) THAT MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF USING ANY PROP OR ITEM TO TAKE CREATIVE PHOTOS.

K. I UNDERSTAND THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY SELL UNEDITED OR RAW PHOTOS. I SHALL NOT ASK THEM FOR ANY RAW IMAGE OR FOOTAGE

I. RUSH CLIENTS, YOUR SESSION IMAGES WILL BE COMPLETED NO MORE THAN 2 WEEKS AFTER THE DATE OF THE SHOOT. IF YOU REQUIRE THE IMAGES TO BE PRIOR TO 1 WEEK AFTER THE DATE OF THE SHOOT, A FEE OF $100 WILL BE CHARGED. IMAGES ARE THEN ACCESSIBLE WITHING 72HRS. RUSH DELIVERY MUST BE DISCLOSED OR COMMUNICATED TO THE PHOTOGRAPHER AT THE TIME OF BOOKINGTE

DISCRETION AND LIABILITY

A. CLIENT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT CLIENT IS HIRING PHOTOGRAPHER TO PERFORM PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES IN PHOTOGRAPHER’S OWN DISCRETION AND STYLE. THE PHOTOGRAPHER WILL WORK WITH THE CLIENT(S) TO ACHEIVE WHAT THE CLIENT WANTS OR INTENDS TO CREATE. THE CLIENT IS NOT IN ANY WAY OR MANNER HAS THE CONTROL OVER HOW OR MANNER IN WHICH THE PHOTOGRAPHER CHOOSES TO TAKE THE PHOTOS. THE AGREEMENT CANNOT BE RESCINDED BY CLIENT IF THE CLEINT IS DISSATISFIED WITH PHOTOS. HOWEVER, CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY WILL MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ACHIEVE CUSTOMER’S SATISFACTION OR COMPENSATE FOR ADDITIONAL SHOOT AND TIME

B. IF A CLIENT IS BRINGING KIDS UNDER THE AGE OF 7 TO THE PHOTO SESSION, CLIENT AGREES THAT A THIRD PERSON WILL BE PRESENT TO MANAGE OR KEEP WATCH ON THE KID(S) IF THE FOCUS OF THE PHOTO SESSION WILL BE ON A NEWBORN, BABY, YOUNGER CHILD, PARENT OR MUM OR DAD AS IN METERNITY SHOOT OR FAMILY SHOOT. THE RAILS, CONCRETE AND TILED FLOOR, FURNITURE OR PROPS THAT ARE NOT CONDUCIVE FOR A CHILD RUNNING AROUND. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY A CHILD SUSTAIN BEFORE, DURING OR AFTER THE PHOTO-SESSION AND SHOULD ANY ITEM(S) BE BROKEN, IT WILL BE BILLED TO THE CLIENT.

C. CLIENT UNDERSTANDS THAT CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY CANNOT GUARANTEE OR MAKE ANY OFFER OF ABSOLUTE PRIVACY FOR ANY CLIENT. PHOTOGRAPHER DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY PRIVACY FOR PHOTO INCLUDING NUDE PHOTOS/FOOTAGE OR PARTIALLY NUDE PHOTOS/FOOTAGE. WHILE PHOTOGRAPHER WILL MAKE EFFORT TO CREATE THESE IMAGES AS DIRECTED BY THE CLIENT, ANY OF THESE PHOTOS/FOOTAGES CAN BE PUBLISHED ON PHOTOGRAPHER’S WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA AND IT’S AFFILIATE. CLIENT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES WITH THIS AND RELEASES PHOTOGRAPHER FROM ANY LIABILITIES RELATED TO THE PUBLISHING OF ALL PHOTOS/FOOTAGES.

D. CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY WILL EXERCISE REASONABLE CARE AND PROFESSIONALISM WHILE PERFORMING THE AGREED UPON SERVICE

E. IN THE EVENT OF UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING EQUIPMENT FAILURE, LOSS OR THEFT, CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY WILL MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION OR RESCHEDULE THE SHOOT AT NO COST TO THE CLIENT.

F. CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO A REFUND OF ANY FEES PAID BY THE CLIENT AFTER TAX AND FEE CHARGES DEDUCTION AT THE TIME OF PAYMENT BY ANY OF THE FINTECH PLATFORMS THE CLIENT CHOOSE TO PAY FROM. REFER TO BOOKING AND PAYMENTS ABOVE

G. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT NO EXTRA PEOPLE ARE ALLOWED IN YOUR SESSION AS ALREADY AGREED UPON DURING YOUR BOOKING OF THE PHOTO SESSION

FORCE MAJEURE

A. CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES CAUSED BY CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THEIR CONTROL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NATURAL DISASTERS, ACCIDENTS, OR ACTS OF GOVERNMENT.

GOVERNMENT LAW AND JURISDATION

A. THESE TERMS AND CONDITION SHALL BE GORVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH CUPIDCROFT PHOTOGRAPHY OPERATES

B. ANY DISPUTES ARISING FROM THESE TERMS AND CONDITION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS IN THE AFOREMENTIONED JURISDICTION

NOTE:

WE DO USE ABOUT 20-30 PERCENT OF PHOTOS AND VIDEO FOOTAGES ON OUR WEB PAGE AND SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES. IT IS A RANDOM SELECTION AND CLIENTS ARE NOT NAMED/TAGGED UNLESS THEY ASK US TO DO SO. THIS SESSION IS DISCOUNTED TO REFLECT THAT USAGE AMONG OTHER FACTORS. IF YOU DO NOT WANT YOUR IMAGES OR VIDEO FOOTAGE USED OR REQUIRE ANY DISCRETION KINDLY BOOK THE FULL PRICED DISCREATION PACKAGE.