This photography contract (the "Contract") is made effective as of Session Date(the "Effective Date"), by and between Client Name ("CLIENT") and Teresa Lopez Photography ("Photographer")
Consent: By signing this contract, the Client agrees to allow the Photographer to photograph the parties involved, including any adults or minors.
A. Retainer Fee
N/A Payment must be paid in FULL.
In the event that Photographer is injured or becomes too ill, or extreme weather that prevents the session from occuring, the Photographer will reschedule the event and the deposit shall be placed toward the new session. Photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control.
C. Digital retouching
The Photographer will use Lightroom 5 and Photoshop to digitally enhance images in the following manner: cropping, blemish removal, adjusting color, contrast, and brightness. Artistic effects *may* be applied to the images at the Photographer's sole discretion.
D. Location Costs & Fees
If there are any costs/fees associated with the location the Client has chosen for their session, Client will be responsible for those fees. The photographer will not guarantee or arrange payment on any location.
E. Re-shoots / Refunds
Re-shoots and refunds 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 by not following the recommendations of the photographer. Teresa Lopez Photography is not held responsible for behavior of parties involved with the shoot. This includes but is not limited to: arriving late, inappropriate dress, attitude and/or misconduct.
All payments are due in full unless payment arrangements have been made. Galleries will not be processed/delivered until payment in full is received. If client has arranged a payment plan, order will be placed after the final payment has been received.
G. Model Release
I hereby give to Teresa Lopez Photography the absolute and irrevocable right and permission with respect to the photographs that he/she has taken of myself and/or my minor child in which he/she may be included with others in all forms and media for advertising, trade, and any other lawful purposes. This includes but is not limited to: Social Media (facebook sneak peeks),Website Portfolio, Photography Contests, and Advertising Materials.
I hereby release and discharge photographer from all and any claims and demands ensuing from or in connection with the use of the photographs, including any and all claims for libel and invasion of privacy.
Photographer is not responsible for any injuries 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.
I. Copyright & Penalty
Teresa Lopez Photography retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. A print release will be given with digital files to print portraits for personal use. 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 Teresa Lopez Photography during client’s photo session.