These Terms and Conditions are agreed to by-and-between Ed Hineline Jr. Photography (the “Photographer”) and you (the “Client”). By booking a sessions, PHOTOGRAPHER and CLIENT herby acknowledge that they have read and understood all the terms and conditions herein and that they have the authority to bind themselves to the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement.
Session bookings and locations are made in collaboration between PHOTOGRAPHER and the CLIENT.
Session deposit reserves your booking with PHOTOGRAPHER. Session deposits that are taken for any portrait photography session are non-refundable except in the event PHOTOGRAPHER cancels the booking.
CLIENT may cancel a session at any time, but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid unless there is an agreement with PHOTOGRAPHER to apply the deposit towards another photographic session and/or request of a voucher.
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 $25 re-booking fee charged.
Upon booking a session with PHOTOGRAPHER please be sure to fully understand the deposit/cancelation/re-booking fees as outlined above.
REMAINING SESSION FEE
The remaining session fee is due in full at the time of your session with PHOTOGRAPHER and only includes the session fee and download of Digital Images. Extra products are available to purchase on viewing your online gallery.
Vouchers are non-refundable or non-exchangeable. Vouchers are not for resale or any kind of reproduction.
A new session is required to be booked in advance of receiving a voucher and is dependent upon the availability of PHOTOGRAPHER.
A voucher is only valid once the session is paid in full amount by the party who has purchased the voucher. Upon purchasing a voucher, the redeemer is bound to these terms and conditions of the photography sessions.
PHOTOGRAPHER reserves the rights to edit terms and conditions of the voucher at any given time.
FULFILLMENT OF OBLIGATIONS
PHOTOGRAPHER shall not be liable to the CLIENT for any failure, in whole or in part, to fulfill obligations where failure arises because of an event or circumstances beyond PHOTOGRAPHER control, which may include (but are not limited to) equipment failure, inclement weather, illness or injury.
The CLIENT understands and accepts that the photography techniques will be as PHOTOGRAPHER’s professional expertise determines.
Special requests are not binding instructions although every effort will be made to comply with the CLIENT’s wishes. In the unlikely event of total photographic failure by PHOTOGRAPHER, liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid.
PHOTOGRAPHER shall be entitled to use judgement regarding the style and artistic input in the production and editing of the pictures (color and/or B&W). 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 images requested, or images to the CLIENT’s full expectations. PHOTOGRAPHER will make every possible effort to meet CLIENT’s full expectations.
In the event of uncooperative children at a session of any kind, for any reason, PHOTOGRAPHER 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 during all sessions.
Images are fully edited before presenting to CLIENT. Additional edits are carried out at the discretion of PHOTOGRAPHER, and PHOTOGRAPHER reserves the right to charge the CLIENT for additional editing to cover time involved.
COPYRIGHT & REPRODUCTION
Copyright of images, digital and print, is always retained by PHOTOGRAPHER. No image can be copied, scanned, or reproduced in any form whatsoever without the prior written consent of PHOTOGRAPHER.
CLIENT may not alter, add to, or manipulate an image by any means or reproduce a picture in whole or in part as an element within, or as a montage with, another picture without PHOTOGRAPHER’s written permission.
Permission to reproduce a picture for personal use (not commercial) is granted to the CLIENT by PHOTOGRAPHER only when digital files are purchased and paid in full by the CLIENT to PHOTOGRAPHER. A print release form may be provided to the CLIENT at the time of purchasing digital files from PHOTOGRAPHER
USE OF DIGITAL IMAGES
PHOTOGRAPHER retains the right in all cases to use any image for the purposes of displays, advertising, portfolio, publication, or promotion, of its work.
PROOFS/VIEWING AND ORDERING ONLINE
PHOTOGRAPHER will make every effort to select and present a minimum of 30 images in your online gallery to view. Proofs will be available for CLIENT online viewing within 10 business days of the session.
All orders are due within 5 days of CLIENT gallery notifications. For all print and custom orders, payment is due in full at time of ordering.
Due to the use of professional lab services, all non-digital orders are final and cannot be changed or refunded for any reason.
RECEIPT OF PORTRAITS, WALL ART, OR PRODUCTS
All orders are presumed to have been received in good condition unless the CLIENT notifies PHOTOGRAPHER in writing of any discrepancy or error within 24 hours of receipt.
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 “cancellation” period. By placing an order with PHOTOGRAPHER, CLIENT is committing to buy the ordered products.
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.
All non-purchased images may be deleted 60 days after the photography session, unless the CLIENT has made special arrangements with PHOTOGRAPHER in writing prior to the end of the 60-day period
Cameras, mobile phone cameras and camcorders are not permitted during any session, in studio or on location.
By registering on this website and procuring the services of PHOTOGRAPHER, CLIENT hereby agrees and accepts the Terms and Conditions as described above.