Portrait Agreement


This document is a contractual agreement made between Elisha Braithwaite (referred to hereafter as "Photographer" and Client.)
SESSION FEES: Client agrees to pay the mini-session fee of $150 which is due at the time of booking. The session fee reserves the Client's 20 minute photography time slot and 10-15 high resolution edited images. The start and end time for the 20 minute time slot must be selected at the time of booking and cannot be changed/adjusted.
DELIVERY: Hi-resolution digital files are delivered to the Client's provided email via an online gallery which can be downloaded for up to 90 days from the session date. After 90 days Photographer is not liable to deliver any digital files to the Client. Photographer is not liable for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances outside of Photographer's control. It is the Client's responsibility to download the digital files and create their own backups. Please allow up to 1-2 weeks for delivery of mini-session images. NOTE - mini-sessions do not include usb drives or disc drives. No physical devices will be included in the delivery of the edited hi-resolution digital files.
CANCELLATION: Client understands that by entering into this agreement, Photographer and Petersen Family Farm are foregoing other photographic jobs. In the event of a cancellation of the portrait sessions/agreement by Client, the amounts paid are non-refundable. Forty-eight hours notice of cancellation is appreciated.
WEATHER: If it is not possible for a session to take place at a scheduled time due to inclement weather it is up to the Photographer's discretion to reschedule the session.
COOPERATION/NO SHOWS: Photographer is not responsible if Client and/or key individuals fail to appear or cooperate during portrait sessions. Because mini sessions are scheduled on a very tight basis, any amount of time the client is late or unable to photograph will be deducted from the session time. client agrees to try to arrive 10 minutes before their time slot to prevent this.
MODEL RELEASE: The Client hereby grants to the Photographer and Petersen Family Farm the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs for editorial, trade, advertising, commercial, or any other purpose and in any manner and medium.
COPYRIGHT: Photographer retains all copyrights to all images created during Client's session. A print release will be included with digital files to print portraits for personal use. The print release does not allow publication of your portraits, selling or altering of your images without the photographer's permission.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY: Photographer takes the utmost care with respect to the exposure, retouching, and transportation of digital captures. However, in the unlikely event that all the originals are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed within or beyond Photographer's control, Photographer's liability is limited to the refund of all payments received, or a reshoot can be scheduled at no additional cost. The limit of liability for partial loss or damage of originals shall be a prorated amount of the total amount, based on the percentage of originals lost of damaged.
This agreement contains the entire understanding between Photographer and Client. It supersedes all prior agreements between the parties. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all parties.
This constitutes an order for one portrait mini-session with Elisha Braithwaite Photography at Petersen Family Farm.