Client Waiver

 (This form MUST be filled out and signed before your session takes place. Please read through it carefully.) 

Session Fees

Client agrees to pay photographer a deposit of $40.00 at the time of booking to secure their appointment date and time. This is a non-refundable retainer fee that goes toward your session.  The remaining balance is due at the time of the session.  Additional digital images may be available for purchase at $10.00 per image.

Rescheduling/ Late

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.  Any Client that is late arriving to the session will have the amount of time late deducted from the time allotted for the session.

Archive

After (2) months, all images will be purged from photographer’s hard-drive, except as needed for promotional purposes, to be determined by photographer at photographer’s sole discretion. Photographer is not responsible for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances beyond photographer’s control.

Payment

All payments are due in full unless payment arrangements have been made. Images will not be edited until payment in full is received. If client has arranged a payment plan, Images will be delivered after the final payment has been received.

Artistic Rights

The Photographer retains the right of discretion in selecting the photographic materials released to the client.

Digital Images

 To ensure the best print quality, avoid altering the images before printing. The photographer is not responsible for printing errors or for quality of prints or products printed elsewhere. Client is aware that the quality of the end result print of the digital files delivered is not under the control of the photographer and frees the photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon discolouration in the end result print. 

MODEL RELEASE:  The undersigned hereby grants Ella Rose Photography (“ERP”) the right and permission to use and publish images and photographs taken at your photography session to further promote its service, including portfolio, print, web site, display, and advertisement. ERP agrees to limit the use of these images and photographs to promotional use only. ERP agrees to only use first names of baby, and will leave any Social Media “tagging” up to the parents. 

COPYRIGHT AND REPRODUCTION The client agrees that all copyrights and/or intellectual property rights for all photographs taken at the session shall be held exclusively by Ella Rose Photography. The client will receive images via Shootproof, and may print at their discretion. The client may also post images online and to social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, etc.) but must note Ella Rose Photography as the photographer and include a tag where feasible. The client is encouraged to back up their images upon receiving them. Your purchase of the original files releases ERP from any liability due to loss or damage of the images, and also releases ERP from any obligation to maintain copies of any digital file, image, or photograph. 

You understand that you are granting ERP the right to use and publish images and photographs taken at your photography session to further promote its service, including portfolio, print, web site, display and advertisement.

I have read through and understand the terms of this copyright release with Ella Rose Photography.

By typing my name below, I understand that I am digitally signing this agreement.