A. Model Release
I hereby give to Megin Hatch/Meg Hatch Photography the absolute and irrevocable right and permission with respect to the photographs that she has taken of myself and/or my minor child(ren) in which he/she may be included with others:
a) To copyright the same in the Photographer’s name or any other name that she may select;
b) To use, re-use, publish and re-publish the same in whole or in part, separately or in conjunction with other photographs, in any medium now or hereafter known, and for any purpose whatsoever, including (but not by way of limitation) illustration, promotion, advertising and trade, and;
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 agrees to waive, release, and discharge from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for personal injury to Client and/or child(ren), including disability, death, property damage, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur as a result of participation in a photo session by Photographer Megin Hatch and/or Meg Hatch Photography. Client(s) are solely responsible for their children and for themselves and release Photographer from any claims against their person or their business.
C. Copyright & Penalty
Megin Hatch/Meg Hatch Photography retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. A print release may be purchased 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, alter, or otherwise steal any image created by Megin Hatch/Meg Hatch Photography.
Client is permitted to share watermarked sneak-peek photos as long as the watermark is not cropped out and Client links back to Photographer's blog/website/facebook page (instead of right-clicking, saving, and sharing the image on their own).
Digital packages include the rights to use images in online and in print. Altering the images is not permitted without written permission from the photographer.
D. Session Requests
*No cameras/camcorders/any type of recording device (including cell phone cameras) are allowed during the session unless prior arrangement has been made between Client and Photographer, including a written agreement. The Photographer reserves the right to discontinue the session if there are other cameras or video taping during the session. Refunds will not be given.
*Please do not bring anyone not being photographed to the session unless prior arrangements have been made with Photographer.
STRONG portraits are offered at no charge to accepted participants. To thank you for your participation, products will be offered at a 25% discount.