Studio Policies

STUDIO POLICIES
Deposit:

$150 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking to secure session date and time.

Session Investment:

The full session balance is due at the time of the session. Session fee covers the time and talent of photographer, basic retouching and creative editing of images, as determined by the photographer. Prints & digital images are available separately through the portrait investment.

Portrait Investment:

2-3 weeks after portraits are captured, an in-studio ordering session with be held. The existing $150 deposit is applied to the minimum portrait investment.

Location Costs & Fees:

If there are any costs/fees/fines associated with a location the client has chosen for their session, you, the client, will be responsible for those incurred charges. The photographer will not guarantee or arrange payment on any location. The session investment covers travel within 40 miles of Peoria, Arizona (85382). Locations outside of these limits may be subject to an additional charge of $.50/mile as part of this agreement.

Rescheduling / Re-shoots / Refunds:

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, the existing deposit is forfeited and will not be refunded. Forfeited collection sessions are still due as a part of the overall agreement to a collection. If a collection is cancelled entirely, client agrees to a prorated charges equal to the individual session plus product/digital costs. Photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control. Re-shoots are determined at the discretion of the photographer. Re-shoots and refunds will not be given for poor choices of clothing, make-up, hair or weather related issues, or by not following the recommendations of the photographer.

Archives:

After three (3) months, all images will be archived from photographer’s hard-drives & online galleries, 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 or as installments with collections. Orders will not be processed until payment in full is received. If client has arranged a payment plan, order will be placed after the final payment has been received.

Damages:

Photographer is not responsible for the damage of portraits after delivery to client, including damage caused during transit by US mail. Client assumes all responsibility for the safety of all portraits upon receipt.

Liability:

Photographer is not responsible for any injuries or damages inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for their children and for themselves and release photographer from any claims against their person or their business.

Copyright:

KSL Photography retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. A print release will be included with all digital files to print portraits for personal use up to designated size listed on print release. The print release does not allow publication of your portraits (i.e. entering in contests), selling or altering of your images without the photographer’s written permission. It is illegal to copy, scan, download, print, share, alter, or otherwise steal any image created by KSL Photography during client’s photo session. This applies to “sneak peek” images, images posted in an online proofing gallery, blog, Facebook, or hard copy images.