Sol Photography Terms and Conditions
1/ This constitutes an order for photography. It is understood that any and all samples, prints and digital images remain the property of SOL PHOTOGRAPHY. You may not authorize for them to be used for advertising purposes unless otherwise agreed. If your suppliers would like photos for marketing purposes please ask them to email us – firstname.lastname@example.org. You may print or reproduce them either as hard copies or online (such as facebook) for your own personal use only. You may provide prints for family and friends.
2/ Upon payment of deposit, SOL PHOTOGRAPHY reserves time and date agreed upon. If a cancellation is made 4 weeks or less prior to the photography date, all monies paid are non-refundable, cancellation made greater than 4 weeks only incurs the loss of the original deposit made.
3/ It is understood that no other professional photographer will be allowed to photograph at the same time as our photographer. Any breach of agreement will constitute a reason for non-completion of the agreed upon job with no liability to SOL PHOTOGRAPHY. We also specifically request that no other photographer, professional or amateur, be allowed to take photographs during the location shoot on your wedding day.
4/ SOL PHOTOGRAPHY takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, transportation and processing of photographs; including using professional grade equipment and professional grade backup equipment. However, in the unlikely event of THE CLIENT’S photographs being lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons within or beyond SOL PHOTOGRAPHY’S control, the latter’s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. The limit of liability shall not exceed the contract price stated herein. 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.
5/ LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event of severe medical, natural, or other emergencies, it may be necessary to obtain an alternative photographer. SOL PHOTOGRAPHY will make every effort to secure a replacement photographer able and willing to provide a similar package as chosen in this contract at the same/similar tariff. If such a 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 package.
6/ Under no circumstances will abuse or assault, either physically or verbally, towards the SOL PHOTOGRAPHY photographer be tolerated. Any breach of this will constitute a reason for non-completion of the agreed upon job with no liability to SOL PHOTOGRAPHY.
7/ A deposit of a minimum $300 (non refundable) is required to secure your booking with SOL PHOTOGRAPHY, with the balance paid 30 days before the wedding date.
8/ SOL PHOTOGRAPHY provide enhancement of photographs including but not limited to:
colour enhancement, saturation changes (eg black and white), creative finishes, sharpening, exposure and cropping. We do not provide photo manipulation or air brushing of the subject(s) within the photographs as part of the package (eg: teeth whitening, removal of facial lines and blemishes, removal of tattoos and changing body shapes).
9/ Your online gallery will kept online until 4 months after your wedding unless you otherwise request for it to be kept there until another specified date.
ALBUM Procedures (applies to packages 2, 3 & 4)
a/ Sol Photography allows one round of changes within the package price, followed by a proof of these changes. The proofing stage is only for clarification of those changes already proposed and approval of final pages for printing. If you would still like additional changes they will incur extra costs – these will be given as a quote via email. Payment of extra changes must be made before the album is printed.
b/ No more than 9 images can be placed on any one page as more than this interferes with Sol Photography’s creative style.
c/ Sol Photography reserves the right to refuse a change if we feel it does not suit our creative style however we will explain the reason and make a suitable suggestion.
d/ Extra pages and size upgrades are available. If you request these, payment must be made prior to printing of the album unless otherwise agreed.