TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. It is understood that Tiffany Carr is the exclusive, official photographer retained to perform the photographic services requested on this Contract.
2. The Photographer may substitute another photographer to take the photographs in the event of her illness or unforeseeable conflicts in scheduling. In the event of such substitution, Tiffany Carr Photography warrants that the photographer taking the photographs shall be a competent professional.
3. Session fees must be paid on or before the portrait session date. Preview images will not be available until the session fee has been paid in full (with the exception of Facebook sneak peaks picked by the photographer)
4. No part of any order, including digital images, will be delivered until the order balance has been paid in full.
5. Tiffany Carr Photography reserves the right to use images created under this contract for advertising, display, publication or other purposes. The Client signing this contract warrants that he or she has actual authority to agree to the use of the likeness of all persons included in the portrait in this manner and shall indemnify and defend Tiffany Carr Photography in the event of litigation arising out of such use. If client prefers for photos to be completely private, Tiffany Carr Photography must be made aware of this prior to session. Please email TiffanyCarrphotography1@gmail.com stating that you would prefer to keep your images private prior to your session date.
6. Photos typically take 1-2 weeks to edit (with the exception of events & weddings which take between 4-6 weeks at a minimum). Any additional editing time is at the discretion of the photographer. Editing time verbally agreed upon is an approximate time frame.
7. Upon signature or verbal agreement made by social media messenger or texting, the Photographer shall reserve the time and date agreed upon.
8. All session fees and deposits are non-refundable, even if the portrait is rescheduled or canceled for any reason other than inclement weather.
9. If, in the opinion of the Photographer, inclement weather or other adverse conditions prevent the creation of a portrait meeting the artistic standards of Tiffany Carr Photography, the Photographer may elect to use an alternate location or to reschedule the session.
10. If Tiffany Carr Photography cannot perform this Contract due to fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to the Photographer ’s illness or emergency, then the Photographer shall return any deposit or sitting fee to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Contract. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or media malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event that Tiffany Carr Photography fails to perform for any other reason, Tiffany Carr Photography shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.
11. Client is aware that color dyes in photography may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes, and Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities. The Client is responsible for protecting and caring for his/her printed and/or digital products. Tiffany Carr Photography is not responsible for any damaged products after successful delivery of said products.
12. The charges in this Contract are based on Tiffany Carr ’s Standard Price List. This price list is adjusted periodically, and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed. Sales tax will be added to all printed orders. Labor and digital purchases are free of sales tax.
13. NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT: It is ILLEGAL to copy or reproduce negatives, digital images and printed photographs elsewhere Tiffany Carr Photography ’s permission, in the form of a Print Release, and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
14. REGARDING DIGITAL IMAGES: Client may purchase raw images at the rate of $20 per digital image, if and only if the Client purchases a minimum of $100 in session fees. Raw images will not be converted to JPEG and will be delivered in a full capacity format. It is the client’s responsibility to convert images for social media use. Additional *edited* photos may be added to gallery for $2 per image. These images are photographer’s choice and can not be chosen individually, but rather will be added to the client’s gallery. Digital images purchased will be delivered either via web-based digital download, email or custom USB drive. If the Client looses or damages his or her digital images, Tiffany Carr Photography will not by liable for such loss or damage and will not replace lost or damaged files. It is highly recommended, by the Photographer, that clients immediately back-up any digital files on an external drive or via online cloud storage. Digital images purchased by the Client still remain the property of Tiffany Carr Photography and may not be altered in any way, shape of form, including but not limited to editing the overall style of image, color/contrast/exposure changes, cropping portions of the images, adding objects/persons/graphics and deleting objects/persons/graphics. Digital images purchased by the client may not be shared with other persons and may not be resold. Violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
15. REGARDING VIEWING & PRINTING IMAGES: Please note that all images produced by Tiffany Carr Photography have been done so with the use of color calibrated monitors. Monitors used by the Photographer have been calibrated to meet printing standards, thus color changes may occur when images are viewed on non-calibrated monitors. Also note that images viewed in non-professional editing programs will appear less sharp than if the same images are viewed using a professional program. Printed images will be correct in color, sharpness and other variables that may be affected by non-calibrated monitor and non-professional programs, that is, if the printed images have been produced by a professional imaging lab. In order for printed images to meet the quality of the original digital files, they must be printed on high-quality photographic paper or on other professional photographic mediums and done so by a professional lab. It is highly recommended that the Client order printed images from a reputable, professional lab to ensure that the quality of his or her digital images is met. Tiffany Carr Photography is not liable for the quality of images printed by any imaging lab, both professional and non. Please do not screen shot images for printing or social media. This will affect the quality and editing of a professional image and will not be accurate to Tiffany Carr Photography’s work.
16. This Contract incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.
This contract shall be governed by the laws of the Country of the United States in the State of New Jersey and any applicable Federal Law.
Thank you for reading! I know that a photographer’s contract can be long and boring, but it is super important to know the rights & regulations of the photographer & their work. As a photographer, this contract helps me organize my business and protect the images that I put so much heart into creating. If any questions arise after reading this, please feel free to call/text (908)601-7427 or email Tiffanycarrphotography1@gmail.com