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Photography Services Contract This agreement for photography services is entered into by you, the “Client”, and Sugarlove Studio, an independent business located in Haddonfield, New Jersey, referred to as “Studio.”
Booking your session Sessions are booked online. Payments are due in full to secure your spot on the calendar. The studio reserves the right to refuse services/products if the payment arrangements have not been met unless prior arrangements have been made.
Cooperation Studio is not held responsible for behavior of parties involved with the shoot, with the exception of studio personnel. If the desired outcome of your session is jeopardized by the behaviors of parties involved with the exception of studio personnel, studio cannot be held responsible.
Client Usage Rights/Copyrights There will be limited copyright ownership of purchased images delivered via digital download under these conditions: Commercial use of these photos is prohibited. These images are for personal use only, and may be reproduced for the purpose of sharing with friends and family. In the event that these photos will be published, sold for profit, used within marketing materials the client must obtain written permission from and compensate studio prior to the release. Additional contract will be needed at that time.
Studio Usage Rights/Copyrights Client grants studio unrestricted usage rights and copyrights to use and publish photographs in any manner or medium. Client grants studio permission to use images taken within this session in sample albums, marketing materials, editorial, online web presences, including but not limited to, website, social networks, blog, etc. Images may also be used in photographic competitions and for publication in which case the client will release all profits from images.
Reshoot Policy In the event that the weather conditions are inclement for the shoot based on studio recommendations, the session will be rescheduled. Due to liability and equipment damages this decision will be at studio discretion. If you have to reschedule your session, please give at least 48 hours notice.
Cancellation Policy The session credit may be transferred to another date, but is non-refundable if cancelled completely.
Image Selection Process The photographer will use their professional discretion in choosing from the images taken at your session for presentation in the gallery. All images in your gallery will be custom edited to represent to photographer’s style. Full sessions - approximately 20 images // Mini sessions - approximately 8-10 images
After Your Session Client will be contacted as soon as gallery is available, within 2 weeks of your session. Gallery will be up for 2 weeks.
Limit of Liability In the unlikely event that the photographer is injured or becomes too ill to photograph the session, studio will make every effort to secure a replacement photographer unless otherwise specified by the client. If the situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found or accepted, a reshoot will be scheduled for the next available time slot. In the unlikely event that photographs have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond studio control, studio liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the portrait session. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals will be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.
Applicable Law The laws of the State of New Jersey in Camden and any applicable Federal Law shall govern this contract.
Release of Liability for Communicable diseases
Sugarlove Studio is following these enhanced procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
By signing below, I agree to each statement above and release Mindy Sorasky and Sugarlove Studio from any and all liability for the unintentional exposure or harm due to COVID-19.
Force Majeure Provision
Neither party shall be liable for any costs or damages due to delay or nonperformance under this Agreement arising out of any cause or event beyond such Party’s control, including but not limited to Acts of God, fire, flood, explosion, earthquake, or other natural forces, war, civil unrest, accident, work stoppage, power or other mechanical failure, governmental action, or communication disruption. A Party claiming the benefit of this provision shall, as soon as reasonably practicable after or during the occurrence of any such event, (a) provide written notice to the other Party of the nature and extent of any such Force Majeure condition; and (b) use commercially reasonable efforts to remove any such causes and resume performance under this Agreement, as applicable, as soon as reasonably practicable.