1. Creative License
Images are edited at the Photographer's discretion. The Photographer reserves the creative rights to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the photographer's artistic standards. Photographing any specific moment cannot be guaranteed. The Photographer is granted creative and artistic license to the photographs taken and their judgement on photographic style and number of images captured shall be deemed correct.
All images will be adjusted for exposure, brightness, contrast, sharpness, etc. The Photographer's judgement regarding these corrections and the number of images put forward to all Parties for preview shall be deemed correct. The Photographer does not show or give unedited images, nor involve any other party in the process of choosing which images will be chosen for the final gallery.
All parties consent to politely cooperating and communicating with everyone present on the Styled Shoot, to achieve the best possible result within the understanding of this contract. All parties understand that the Photographers style of working is designed to achieve a great set of images.
I/We the parties involved, Release the photographer from all liabilities that may arise as a result from this session. I/We the parties involved also understand that any props used in the sessions or locations used or suggested pose/ideas are agreed to by myself/us and are only suggested in order to create a beautiful set of images. I/We have the rights to refuse the ideas/poses/locations/props at any time if you feel unsafe. All care is taken but sometimes accidents do happen and we the parties involved understand this. Any directions issued to any individual party on site during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
4. Withdrawal & Zero Tolerance Policy
The Photographers discovery of new information, changes to agreed circumstances, or other factors which tend to circumvent its policies may result in its withdrawal. Non-cooperation; changes in locations, facilities or available times; missed appointments and harassment, hostility, untoward behaviour and an uncomfortable or unsafe environment are also examples of contributing factors. If any party exhibit signs of threatening or untoward behaviour in person, or other forms of communication on the day of the Photoshoot they will be asked to leave immediately and without hesitation.
The Photographer follows a zero tolerance policy towards discriminatory behaviour, personal/sexual harassment, bullying and abuse of authority during the photoshoot and thereafter. If any party involved presents this behaviour all previous agreement(s) made and any image use release(s), will become void.
5. Copyright of Photography
The copyright of the photograph(s) remains with the Photographer. The Photographer grants the parties permission to make copies of the images under the following conditions only: The images taken by the Photographer are released for personal use and promotional use by all parties. Sale, Publication or any Commercial Use outside of promotional use, requires written permission from the Photographer.
All parties agree under these copyright terms and conditions that they must not alter, edit, manipulate the colour grading or make other editing adjustments or place filters on top of images resulting from the photoshoot. All parties involved must not remove any Copyright metadata on the digital image files. If any of the above is evidenced, all previous image use release(s) will become void.
Image resizing is acceptable, however the Photographer requests that all parties share the files in high-resolution wherever it is possible to do so. Low quality image formats do not reflect the overall high quality of the images delivered by the Photographer, and can tarnish the Photographer's reputation as a professional. The Photographer has also requested that all parties involved to avoid cropping the images and consider how the images are framed.
All parties agree to credit suppliers involved when sharing online and will be provided with this information alongside the final images.
Any and all costs involved with the shoot is taken on freely by the participating parties and understand that any monies out laid by any individual will NOT be reimbursed by any other party involved with collaborative shoot, unless otherwise agreed to between participating parties in writing. Any outside individual costs are the responsibility of the individual. All parties will receive the high resolution images once they've been published, in exchange for their time and use of services/products.
8. Receival of Images
All parties involved understand that the photographer will edit the images in an ASAP time frame. The parties involved also accept that all paid work for the photographer is prioritised and delays in receiving the final images from the collaborative session can happen.
The final images will be sent via an online preview gallery where all parties may download the final images in high-resolution format, as long as they have agreed to these Styled Shoot Terms and Conditions, by signing the Styled Shoot Rules document.
The Photographer cannot guarantee that the online gallery will be available indefinitely, therefore it is the responsibility of each individual party to download the images upon delivery and back them appropriately. The online gallery is guaranteed to be available for a minimum of six weeks.
If any party does not download all of the images before the online gallery has expired, their image use agreement(s) will expire and become void. It is the responsibility of each party to download the images within the above time frame. All parties involved will be given sufficient time to download the files and will be reminded via email when the online gallery is about to expire. The only exception to the above, is an evidenced medical or personal emergency scenario.
9. Publishing Images in the press, magazines, etc.
All parties understand that the final images will be be sent to a magazine or blog for publication. I/We understand that may not be able to receive any images from the styled shoot until they have been published. This is a common term and condition for most magazines and blogs and We/I understand this.
I/We understand that we must contact the Photographer prior to submitting any of the final images to other magazines/blog/Instagram Page(s) that are not managed by Collaborator(s). Similarly all parties must contact the Photographer if they are approached by other venues/wedding/blogs/magazines/press suppliers for the use of the images.
Please note that all parties contributing to the shoot, are granted permission to use the final images in their advertising. However the Photographer requires accreditation wherever this is possible.
All parties involved understand that We/I must not publish the final images on sites that allow the general public to download the images in high-resolution, such as "Unsplash" or "Pexels" or any other stock photography websites. All parties are forbidden to sell the final images for profit in any format, including as physical products for retail.
If you have any queries or questions, please get in touch prior to signing the "Styled Shoot Rules".