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Photography Contract

This Agreement is made effective for all purposes in all respects as of ____________ (current date) by and between FERNANDA BHUTANI PHOTOGRAPHY, hereinafter referred to as “the COMPANY” and _____________, hereinafter referred to as “The CLIENT” relating to the event(s) detailed below, hereinafter referred to as “The EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION".

ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This agreement contains the entire understanding between the COMPANY and the CLIENT. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the parties. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all parties. In the event that any part of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this agreement shall remain valid and enforceable. Any agreement to waive one or more provisions of this agreement or any failure by one or both parties to enforce a provision of this agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any other portion or provision of this agreement.

 

RESERVATION: A signed contract and retainer fee are required to reserve the dates and times of the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION. If the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION are rescheduled, postponed, or cancelled; or if there is a breach of contract by the CLIENT, the retainer fee is non-refundable and shall be liquidated damages to The COMPANY. The CLIENT shall also be responsible for payment for any of the COMPANY’s materials charges incurred up to time of cancellation.

 

EVENT/PHOTO SESSION SCHEDULE: The client agrees to confirm the schedule one-week prior to the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION. Notification of any changes in schedule or location must be made in a timely manner and confirmation of receipt must be obtained from the COMPANY by the CLIENT.

 

SAFETY: The COMPANY reserves to right to terminate coverage and leave the location of the EVENT(S) if the photographer from the COMPANY experiences inappropriate, threatening, hostile or offensive behavior from person(s) at the EVENT(S); or in the event that the safety of the photographer from the COMPANY is in question.

 

SHOOTING TIME / ADDITIONS: The CLIENT and the COMPANY agree that cooperation and punctuality are essential to accomplish the goals and wishes of all parties. Shooting commences at the scheduled start time and ends at the scheduled end time. If the CLIENT does not arrive at the appointed time for the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION, shooting will commence at the scheduled start time and end at the scheduled end time. All additional time beyond the scheduled end time will be billed to the CLIENT.

 

EXPENSES INCURRED: When applicable, the CLIENT is responsible for all travel, accommodation, meal and transport costs unless provided by the CLIENT

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: The COMPANY is not responsible for compromised coverage due to causes beyond the control of the COMPANY including but not limited to obtrusive guests, lateness of the CLIENT or guests, weather conditions, schedule complications, incorrect addresses provided to the COMPANY, rendering of decorations, or restrictions of the locations. The COMPANY is not responsible for backgrounds or lighting conditions which may negatively impact or restrict the photo coverage. The COMPANY is not held liable for missed coverage of any part of the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION. The COMPANY will not be held accountable for failure to deliver images of any individuals or any objects at the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION.

 

VENUE AND LOCATION LIMITATIONS: The COMPANY is limited by the rules and guidelines of the location(s) and site management. The CLIENT agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on the COMPANY. Negotiation with the officials for moderation of guidelines is the CLIENT’s responsibility; the COMPANY will offer technical recommendations only.

 

PERMITS: The CLIENT is responsible for acquiring all permits and necessary permission for all locations on which the COMPANY will be performing services.

 

FILM and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by the COMPANY are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may not be reproduced in any manner without the COMPANY’s explicitly written permission. If the CLIENT has purchased an “Image DVD” from the COMPANY, upon final payment by the CLIENT, limited copyright ownership of the resulting images will be transferred to the CLIENT. If the CLIENT has purchased an “Image DVD” from the COMPANY, the COMPANY grants the CLIENT permission to share the images on social networking websites, with family and friends, and on vendor websites as long as the images remain unaltered and textual credit is explicitly given to the COMPANY. The CLIENT must obtain written permission from the COMPANY prior to publishing or selling the photographs.

 

MODEL RELEASE: The CLIENT hereby assigns the COMPANY the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the CLIENT or in which the CLIENT may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising, educational and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same without restriction. The CLIENT releases all claim to profits that may arise from use of images.

 

LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event that the assigned photographer from the COMPANY is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to an injury, illness, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond the control of the COMPANY, the COMPANY will make every effort to secure a replacement. If the situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION.

 

In the unlikely event that digital files have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons beyond the COMPANY’s control, including but not limited to camera, hard drive, or equipment malfunction, the COMPANY liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the EVENT(S)/PHOTO SESSION. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals. The COMPANY is not liable for the loss of images beyond the lesser of the final delivery of all products included in the package or one year.

 

CAPTURE AND DELIVERY: The COMPANY is not liable to deliver every image taken at the event. The determination of images delivered to the CLIENT is left to the discretion of the COMPANY.

CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING: If your date needs to be changed once you have booked your session, you have one reschedule allowed. You must contact us via email at least 48 hours in advance to reschedule your session. If any cancellation occurs within  the 48 hours before your session, you lose out on the session fee and need to start the rebooking process over in addition to paying a new session fee. For weather cancellations, you will receive an email to let you know your session needs to be cancelled. The COMPANY has the ultimate decision on if the session needs to be rescheduled due to weather conditions. If your session is cancelled due to weather, you will receive an email with a list of dates that she is available to reschedule your session. 

 

POST PRODUCTION AND EDITING: The final post production and editing styles, effects, and overall look of the images are left to the discretion of the COMPANY.

 

PAYMENT SCHEDULE: The aforementioned 50% non-refundable retainer fee is due at the time of signing of agreement. Another 30% shall be paid prior to the event or photo session or on the day of the event or photo session. The remainder 20% shall be paid once photos/album are ready. DEPOSITS SHALL BE MADE TO THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNT: MAYBANK ACCOUNT - 164801071220 - Fernanda Horta Ribeiro Bhutani

 

ANY EXTRA REQUIREMENT BY THE CLIENT TO BE CLARIFIED UP TO 2 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EVENT/PHOTO SHOOT

 

Any extra hour worked during the event/photo shoot will be an extra RM400 - Extra half hour will be an extra RM250

 

Photos are archived after 6 months from the session date. To unarchive its RM200.

 

Photos are deleted after 1 year from the session date.

PRICING: Services or merchandise not included in this initial contract will be sold at the current price when the order is placed. All prices are subject to change at any time without notice. Credit vouchers have no intrinsic cash value and may only be applied toward merchandise purchased from the COMPANY.