RAW/Unedited Images: RAW and/or unedited images (excluding events) will not be provided under any circumstance.
Proofs: After session, client will book a proofing/ordering appointment within 2 weeks. These images are soft edited and selected at photographer's discretion. Photographer reserves the right to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the photographer's artistic standards. Photographer does not, provide or display raw or unedited images from the session to the client. Though photographer may take many images during the session, the photographer alone reserves the artist right to select the best images to show and present to the client via their proofing gallery. The client understands that this is industry standard and the nature of digital photography.
Online Digital Gallery: If client orders digitals their online gallery will remain active for 2 weeks after emailed. All orders and downloads must take place within this timeframe. A $35 re-load fee will apply to any gallery that has to be resent after the 2 week timeframe. Online galleries will only be sent to the client that has signed contract and paid for session.
Prints: Color quality and size can only be guaranteed if provided by photographer. Photographer assumes no responsibility for prints made outside their professional lab.
Watermarked Photos: Client will receive high definition photos with no logo after purchasing digital images from their gallery.
Payment/Retainer: Payment in full is due to Photographer at the time of service. Photographer shall have no obligation to perform any services for Client pursuant to this Agreement unless and until payment in full is received by Photographer. All rights to digital images or reproduction of images shall be charged according to Photographers standard price list in effect at the time of purchase by Client. Client understands and agrees that Photographer will not book other sessions during this time. In the event that Client cancels the session or fails to attend the session on the session date, for any reason, Photographer shall suffer losses that are difficult to determine.
Cancellation: Cancellations made by Client result in the loss of arranged date and time. Photographer maintains the right to reschedule if necessary, due to inclement weather, illness, emergency, etc .If ill, please contact Photographer as soon as possible. In the case of illness, rescheduling is left to Photographer's discretion.
Deposits: All deposits are non-refundable. Deposits may be transferred to another session at the photographer's discretion. If client does not notify photographer of a cancellation deposit is not transferable.
Travel Fee: A travel fee may be incurred for location shoots done over 5 miles from zip code 48197. Please speak with photographer about exact location to see if this applies.
Extra Edits: If an extra edit is requested upon delivery of final images, there will be a $25 charge per edit being requested.
Copyright and Reproduction: Photographer shall own the copyright in all images created and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions of such images. Photographer may provide Client with a limited copyright release for the private, personal use and enjoyment of images created by Photographer. Client shall not, at any time, use or sell Photographer’s images in a commercial context without the express written consent of Photographer. Client shall not re-edit or alter the photos in any way as this misrepresents the work of Happy Owl Photography.
Reservation of Rights: Photographer reserves the right to use all images created by Photographer for marketing and advertising purposes including, but not limited to, the use on business cards, displays, internet website, blog and portfolio.
Miscellaneous: This Agreement is made and entered into in Michigan and shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the state of Michigan. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed illegal or unenforceable, then the remaining provisions shall nevertheless be binding with the same force and effect as of the illegal or unenforceable provisions were removed.
Model Release: For valuable consideration received, I hereby grant to Lindsey Hall, of Happy Owl Photography, and her legal representatives and assigns, the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish the photographs taken during our scheduled session for editorial, trade, advertising, and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. I hereby release Lindsey Hall and her legal representatives and assigns from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.