Terms and Conditions
(A) the Photographer (otherwise known as (Purple Stone Photography) is the Author of the photograph or the Photographer.
(B) the Client is the person or organisation to whom the invoice is addressed
Retainer (deposit) and Payment
The session must be paid in full at the time of booking (excpet weddings). Session fees secures the time and services of the Photographer for the sitting and is non-refundable or transferable in the event of cancellation, it being the agreed loss suffered by the photographer due to cancellation. Sittings that are postponed to a later date will retain the fee as long as the photographer can re-schedule for the new date and time.
Following payment of the retainer, balance of any fees due is to be paid on, or before the date of the sitting. No photographs will be delivered until all payments due have been paid in full. Payment for additional images and albums is to be made when they are ordered
All (only) weddings we will request a 50% retaining fee all other sessions will be required to pay in full to book the session. Or as otherwise specified by Photographer.
Copyright and Reproductions
All photographic materials, including but not limited to digital files, negatives, transparencies, proofs, and previews, shall be the exclusive property of the Purple Stone Photography. Purple Stone Photography shall own the copyright in all images created and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions.
The Client is obtaining prints for personal use only, and shall not sell said prints or authorize any reproductions thereof by parties other than the Photographer. Without permission from the Photographer, the Client shall not download, copy, print, screen shot, use as a basis for derivative works, manipulate in any way, or otherwise use the Photographer’s images.
If Client is obtaining a print for reproduction or publication, Photographer authorizes Client to reproduce the print only as agreed upon by Client and Photographer. In such event, Client shall request that a credit for the Photographer be placed adjacent to the photograph on publication, but shall have no liability if the publication refuses or omits to do so.
Photographer. The Photographer may substitute another photographer to take the photographs in the event of Photographer’s illness or scheduling conflicts. In the event of such substitution, Photographer warrants that the photographer taking the photographs shall be a competent professional.
Failure to Perform
If the Photographer cannot perform this agreement due to a fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to the Photographer’s illness, then the Photographer shall return the deposit to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or computer malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event the Photographer fails to perform for any other reason, the Photographer shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.
All images will be adjusted for skin blemishes, exposure, brightness, contrast, sharpness, etc. The Photographer's judgement regarding these corrections and the number of images put forward to the Client for preview shall be deemed correct.
Facebook Sharing and Other Social Media
It is understandable that the Client might want to post their new photographs on the Internet via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and/or any other social media outlets. This agreement will serve to allow posting low-resolution or high-resolution photos to social media sites, only in the case that Purple Stone Photography is credited and that photos are NOT altered with editing or filters. Additionally, it is understood that the client will NOT remove, or have removed, watermarks from internet images Purple Stone Photography has uploaded to Facebook or her website, or from the low-resolution images offered.
You are permitted to click the “share” button on any photos posted to Purple Stone Photography's facebook page. Sharing can NOT be done via screen shots of photos on Facebook or the Proofing gallery.
Any complaints should first be raised by the Client with the Photographers in writing within 15 days from the date of receipt of images.
This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Provence of Saskatchewan and Canada