COPYRIGHT. All photographs taken by Sarah Collins Photography are copyright protected. It is a violation of federal copyright law to alter or reproduce work created by Sarah Collins 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 Sarah Collins Photography. Sarah Collins Photography reserves all rights to all raw files, and finished images. Sarah Collins Photography will offer print release to paid customers. Sharing images online and/or on social media is allowed when credit to Sarah Collins 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 Sarah Collins Photography are edited at their discretion. Delivered proofs may not include all captured photographs. Sarah Collins Photography reserves the right to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the Sarah Collins Photography’s artistic standard. Client(s) may request editing that may be done if possible to complete.
INVESTMENT. Session prices established by Sarah Collins Photography are final. A 50% retainer is required to book all sessions as outlined in this client contract. Retainers are non-refundable and non-transferable. The remaining balance for the session is required on the day 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 Sarah Collins Photography are required to be paid at the time the order is placed. Accepted payments include cash, check, or credit.
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 Sarah Collins Photography is required. Sarah Collins Photography will make the appropriate changes if available.
MODEL RELEASE. Sarah Collins Photography holds ownership of any images they have produced and have the right to use them in their portfolio, in promotion, and in advertisement in various forms of mediums. Mediums may include print, website, blog, and social media. Sarah Collins Photography strongly believes in respecting the rights and privacy of their client(s) and client(s) may choose how much exposure their photographs receive. A model release will be provided to clients at their request which will allow the client to specify when, how, and if their photographs may be used.
IMAGE PROOFING. All sessions will be delivered to the client by an online viewing gallery 7-14 days following your session date. The online viewing gallery will expire after 60 days and move into archive mode. Clients may download their full resolution portraits as many times as they would like to as many devices as they would like when purchasing the full high resolution session.
PRINTING SERVICES. Sarah Collins Photography has tested several professional printing labs and has chosen a select few labs to trust with clients’ orders. Recommended labs for digital file client(s) is www.unitprints.com. Print ordering will also be available online in the client’s viewing gallery.
TURNAROUND TIMES. Delivery of all products included or ordered will be delivered to the client in timely matter. Sarah Collins Photography promises to have finished images from portrait sessions delivered within two weeks of the clients order date. All print orders are expected for delivery three-seven business days from the date ordered.
CANCELATION & RESCHEDULING. In the event that you need to reschedule due to sickness, injury, or other unforeseen events, please contact Sarah Collins Photography as soon as possible and your session will be rescheduled at the next available time. Respectfully, Sarah Collins Photography also reserves the right to reschedule a session due to sickness, injury, or other unforeseen events beyond one’s control. In this event, Sarah Collins 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 discression.
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 Sarah Collins Photography.
ARCHAVIAL RECOVERY. Sarah Collins Photography values the safety and storage of your images and keeps them for 1 year past your session date. Beyond that date, they are archived. In the event that a client needs their images recovered from Sarah Collins Photography’s archive, there will be a fee of $50. Sessions are moved to the archive after one year.