Terms & Conditions
Payment Terms: 100% of the Shoot Fee is payable at the time of booking (Reservation Deposit) and the balance is due upon collection of the order.
Cancellation: In the event that the Shoot is cancelled within 48 hours prior to the scheduled date, the Reservation Deposit shall be forfeited. There is no additional charge for postponements.
Alteration: In the event that any additional shots are required or there is any alteration in the job description or creative brief for the Shoot or any editing required (besides basic touching up which may be provided at the discretion of the Photographer) or other additional work is required to be done, additional charges may be payable. The Photographer shall inform the Client of such additional charges and any impact on timelines and shall not be obliged to carry out these changes or additional work until written agreement is reached on the additional charges. The Client shall pay all quoted and agreed expenses and charges arising from any alteration of the original job description.
Copyright: All photographs taken remain the property of the Photographer. The Client shall have no right to reproduce, or to authorise the reproduction of, by any means whatsoever, any photographs and images created by the Photographer, other than for personal non-commercial use and for printing copies for families and friends and their own personal non-commercial use. Images may be used on personal web sites as long as a copyright notice appears near the images stating that they were taken by the Photographer. The Client shall have no right to sell the photographs or submit them in a contest. Infringement of the Photographer’s copyright is unlawful and may be a criminal offence.
Permission to Use: The Photographer may display and use the photographs taken for advertising, display, website and internet promotion, photographic contests, trade exhibitions, public display such as in malls, photography books, photography instructional books, store fronts, window displays, studio display, television advertising, magazine advertising and any other purpose thought proper by the Photographer for the marketing of its business and services. The Client releases the Photographer and its legal representatives and assigns from all claims and liability relating to said photographs, UNLESS the Client has made a request for privacy prior to the Shoot, in which case the Photographer shall not use such photos of the Client for publicity, promotion or, presentation purposes.
Limit of Liability: The Photographer warrants and declares that every effort will be made to provide high quality photographic services. In the event that the Photographer has to cancel the Shoot due to any medical, natural, or other emergencies, the Photographer’s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the Shoot. In the unlikely event of the Client’s photographs being lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons within or beyond the Photographer’s control, the latter’s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the Shoot. The limit of liability shall not exceed the Fees stated in the contract. The limit of liability for a partial loss of digital images shall be a prorated amount of the images lost based on the percentage of total number of originals. Further the Photographer shall not be liable for any loss, damage or personal injury suffered by the Client or any other person accompanying the Client during the Shoot.
Weather contingency: Cost of weather contingency is NOT inclusive of the quote. Similarly, when delays occur due to circumstances outside the Photographer’s control, an additional fee for the extra time involved will be charged at the hourly rate of S$120.
Client’s Indemnity: The Client shall fully indemnify the Photographer in the event of any loss or damage to the fixtures, fittings or any parts of the Photographer’s studio or any equipment, items, property of the Photographer caused by the Client or any person accompanying the Client during the Shoot.
Non-guarantee: Although every possible care will be taken to produce photographs of all important and special events during the Shoot, the Photographer cannot place an unconditional guarantee on the above. The Photographer will not be held responsible for any ruined photographs due to the weather, the non-cooperation of any person during the Shoot or other cause beyond the Photographer’s reasonable control.
All the rights that are released and quoted are only given subject to payment in full by Client.
All terms & conditions will be deemed to be accepted by and binding on the Client once the Shoot is carried out even if the Client fails to sign a Portrait Agreement prior to the Shoot. Any dispute or changes will have to be made with signed amendments prior to the commencement of the Shoot.