COPYRIGHT. All photographs taken by TP.Creations Photography are copyright protected. It is a violation of federal copyright law to alter or reproduce work created by TP.Creations Photography. This includes but not limited to cropping, applying additional editing past the photographer’s digression, coping for digital or print, or using in advertisement without permission of TP.Creations Photography. TP.Creations Photography reserves all rights to all negatives, raw files, and finished images. TP.Creations Photography will offer limited print release to paid customers. Sharing images online and/or on social media is allowed when credit to TP.Creations Photography is properly given. When sharing images, images must be presented as originally delivered to the client; this means no additional editing or “filters” may be used on the image.
CREATIVE LICENSE. Images taken by TP.Creations Photography are edited at their discretion. Delivered proofs may not include all captured photographs. TP.Creations Photography reserves the right to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the TP.Creations Photography’s artistic standard. Client(s) may request editing but TP.Creations Photography holds the right to decline if it takes away from our style or brand. Additional editing may require additional fee.
INVESTMENT. Session prices established by TP.Creations Photography are final. A retainer is required to book all sessions and will be outlined in the client contract. Retainers are non-refundable and non-transferable. The remaining balance for the session is required at the start of the session. For sessions that take place over multiple dates and times, the total investment is required at the first of the sessions. Print investments ordered through TP.Creations Photography are required to be paid at the time the order is placed. Accepted payments include cash, check, or credit.
EXPENSES. TP.Creations Photography has the right to charge for any fees or expenses that may occur during a session. This can include but not limited to admissions into locations, travel accommodations, special requests of client, etc. Mileage expenses are incurred for trips outside of Des Moines, Iowa at a rate of 50₵ per mile. Mileage is charged round-trip.
CONTRACT. A signed contract is required to book a session or package. Contracts will outline session information, client information, and payment information. In the event that the client needs to make changes to the contract in terms of locations, date, or time, immediate contact with TP.Creations Photography is required. TP.Creations Photography will make the appropriate changes if available.
MODEL RELEASE. TP.Creations Photography holds ownership of any images they have produced and have the right to use them in their portfolio, blog, promotional material, and/or on social. Client(s) may choose for their image not to be used in any way if they so choose.
MINOR CLIENT(S). In the event that a client is under the age of eighteen, a parent or guardian is required to sign the contract and model release along with them. All minors are also required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the session.
SPECIAL PHOTO REQUESTS. TP.Creations Photography is willing to entertain any special requests of images that you have however, TP.Creations Photography is not responsible if an image in unobtainable due the unwillingness of the session participants (including pets), unfavorable weather conditions, the unavailability of desired locations, etc.
LOCATIONS & PERMISSIONS. It is the client’s responsibility to schedule and receive permission to use their desired locations for their session that is not owned by the client. Some public properties may have photographic restrictions and it is the client’s responsibility to find that out and report results to TP.Creations Photography. TP.Creations Photography will not be held accountable if any violations occur in relation to this. A list of preapproved public places is already established by TP.Creations Photography for clients if needed.
IMAGE PROOFING. All sessions will be delivered to the client by an online viewing gallery. A gallery ID and optional password will be provided to the client once the session is ready for viewing. The online viewing gallery will never expire and clients may download their full resolution portraits as many times as they would like to as many devices as they would like. Your 4x6 proof prints will be shipped to you after your session is complete. If a client would like a DVD or a USB, one can be provided for an extra fee.
PRINTING SERVICES. TP.Creations Photography has tested several professional printing labs and has chosen a select few labs to trust with clients’ orders. All images are printed on archival paper with the best quality inks. Once the session is ready for viewing, the client will receive printing information sent to their email. Print ordering is available directly through TP.Creations Photography and through your online gallery. Your order can be shipped directly to you.
TURNAROUND TIMES. Delivery of all products included or ordered will be delivered to the client in timely matter. TP.Creations Photography will provide images as they get completed, with your entire gallery being complete within three weeks of your session. Your proof prints will be delivered to you after your gallery is complete. All print orders are expected for delivery 3-15 business days.
CANCELATION & RESCHEDULING. In the event that you need to reschedule due to sickness, injury, or other unforeseen events, please contact TP.Creations Photography as soon as possible and your session will be rescheduled at the next available time. Respectfully, TP.Creations Photography also reserves the right to reschedule a session due to sickness, injury, or other unforeseen events beyond one’s control. In this event, TP.Creations Photography will notify client(s) immediately and reschedule at the next earliest availability. In the event that you cancel and do not reschedule your session, your retainer is non-refundable and non-transferable. In case of inclement weather, either party has the right to reschedule based on their own digression.
TARDINESS. The session time outlined in your contract indicates the time the session is to start. If for some reason you are running late, please contact TP.Creations Photography as soon as possible so they are aware. Client(s) tardiness is taken out of their session time. If client(s) do not contact TP.Creations Photography by fifteen minutes after the session was indicated to start, TP.Creations Photography has the right to cancel the session and the client(s) will forgo their retainer. In the event that TP.Creations Photography is running late, TP.Creations Photography must contact the client(s) as soon as possible. Tardiness by TP.Creations Photography will not cut into the client(s) scheduled session time. If the delay is a hindrance to the client(s), compensation will be offered.
RETURNED CHECKS. Returned checks are subject to a $50 returned check fee. Client(s) will be responsible for any and all collection costs and legal fees incurred by TP.Creations Photography.
TECHNOLOGICAL FAILURE. In the event of camera malfunction, memory card obstruction, or a hard drive crash resulting in lost images, TP.Creations Photography will provide compensations for the inconvenience by providing another session or full refund. TP.Creations Photography promises to have a back-up camera, lenses, and memory cards in case an issue shall arise.
REFUNDS. In the event that you feel that TP.Creations Photography did not hold up to their end of the contract, you have the right to request a refund. If you feel that the quality of work you receive is in-line with your expectations you may request a refund as well. TP.Creations Photography may deny the request for a refund if the request is based off photographic style differences as it is the client’s responsibility to choose a photographer that matches their style and quality expectations.
ARCHAVIAL RECOVERY. In the event that a client needs their images recovered from TP.Creations Photography’s archive, there will be a fee of $50. Sessions are moved to the archive after one year.