Terms and Conditions of Service
When you purchase a session, you are agreeing to the following terms:
Entire Agreement : This agreement contains the entire understanding between Art of Brio and the client. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing and signed by all parties involved.
Social Media: All images posted online must have a clickable tag to @artofbrio. Images without a clickable tag are subject to US copyright infringement laws.
Scheduling: Please do not schedule your photography session on a date surrounding doctor or dental appointments for anyone in the group. Please notify the photographer if anyone in your group has been ill with any contagious diseases within 2 weeks prior to your selected session date.
Payment & Prices: All Package costs are as stated at the time of booking & will remain once booking is confirmed. The full contract amount is due at the time of booking unless otherwise stated. Upon your purchase, Art of Brio will reserve the time and date agreed upon, and will not make other reservations for that time and date. For this reason, the payment is non-refundable.
Rescheduling: Due to the time specific nature of this service, clients may not reschedule under any circumstance, in the event of an emergency, the final balance is due upon cancelling and rescheduling the session. The full session balance is due on the day of your session, a $50 late fee is charged for each day of non-payment. Collection activity begins on the 7th day of non-payment with fees billed to the client. Attorney fees, court costs will also be billed f the client accordingly.
Torrential Weather: If the weather is torrential and Photographer determines shoot is not possible, the session will be rescheduled for another day.
Personal Camera: Client may not bring their own camera or recording equipment to the session. If a camera is present, Photographer will have to request that it be put away.
Requested Coverage: Art of Brio will honor requested photographs but does not guarantee any specific photographs.
Artistic Style: Client acknowledges that she/he has viewed examples of previous work and is satisfied with the overall style of photography that is presented. Client understands that differences in locations, subjects and lighting allow for variations in the final outcome of the Session. There is no knowing what photos will be produced from this endeavor simply because this is an event in the future. Photographer reserves the right to artistically interpret how to photograph a scene.
Cooperation & Physical Liability: All parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this Assignment. Photographer is not responsible for missed images due to any individual’s failure to appear or cooperate during the Assignment. If there is any threat to the Photographer or their equipment by any subject, Photographer reserves the right to end coverage immediately with no further liability to finish the Assignment, with no refunds given. Additionally, Client is responsible for their own conduct and the conduct of all participants in the Session. Any damage to equipment or studio components caused by the Client are the sole financial responsibility of the Client. Client agrees to hold Photographer harmless for any injuries or damages sustained preceding, during, and immediately following the Assignment.
Copyright & Reproductions: The Photographer owns the copyright to all images created during the Session and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions. The Photographer maintains the right to make reproductions for the Client or for the Photographer’s portfolio, self-promotions, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, editorial use, or for display within or on the outside of the Photographer’s studio. All images are subject for social media and website advertisement by the photographer’s studio.
Photographer: The Photographer may substitute another photographer to take the photographs in the event of Photographer’s illness or personal crisis. In the event of such substitution, Photographer warrants that the photographer taking the photographs shall be a competent professional.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event that the Photographer cannot perform this Agreement due to a medical or natural emergency, or other cause beyond the control of the Photographer, then the Photographer shall return all money paid to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event the Photographer fails to perform for any other reason, the Photographer shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.
Inherent Qualities: Client is aware that the photographer will make suggestions on the time of day, outfit choices and locations. The photographer is not liable for issues with imagery if the client decides to choose alternative locations at times with poor lighting. The photographer is also not liable for poor choices of makeup, hairstyles, clothing or other choices made solely by the client.