Terms and Conditions
Photography consent: The Client consents to be photographed by Stephanie Paterson from Stephanie Paterson Photography.
Session fee: A session fee is required to make a booking. This secures the time & date specified in the contract provided by Stephanie Paterson Photography. Booking fees are non refundable. Session fee prices can be found on my price list.
Payment: Payment of all packages and products must be paid in full before products are ordered. If this is an issue, a payment plan can be offered subject to terms and conditions.
Order Cancellation or Variation: Orders confirmed by the Client with Stephanie Paterson Photography are binding and cannot be cancelled, altered or otherwise changed, without the express, written agreement of Stephanie Paterson Photography. All changes, additions and variations are subject to additional charges.
Vouchers: Vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or voucher and are not redeemable for cash or any other goods, and may only be used as described there on. Vouchers are non transferable.
Image Files: All photographic image files remain the property of Stephanie Paterson Photography at all times.
Copyright: English Copyright Law states that the copyright of photographs remains with the photographer.
Personal Benefit: The Client shall not personally benefit from the use of photographs copyrighted to Stephanie Paterson Photography, including entering competitions organised by third parties,
Printing Rights: Stephanie Paterson Photography retains the exclusive right to make prints and reproductions of images it produces.
Marketing & Promotion: Stephanie Paterson Photography may reproduce images from a client’s session for its own marketing, advertising, promotion and exhibition, both internally and externally.
No Commercial On-Sale: Stephanie Paterson Photography shall not make any commercial sale of the images without the written permission of the Client.
Client’s Usage and Reproduction: All prints and image files provided to the Client by Stephanie Paterson Photography are licensed for personal use only, and cannot be sold or reproduced without written consent.
Image altering: To preserve our brand and the integrity of our work the client agrees not to alter any original images provided by Stephanie Paterson Photography. If the client requires any further cropping, altering, black and white adjustments or photo shop they will need to contact Stephanie Paterson Photography for permission or a quote for it to be done professionally. Screen shots are strictly prohibited and must not be displayed on social media unless it is the original copy of the image untouched or cropped.
Attendance: In the unlikely event that the assigned Photographer is unable to attend your photo shoot due to unforeseen circumstances, Stephanie Paterson Photography reserves the right to appoint another photographer to attend on her behalf to undertake the photography to his / her best ability, or to reschedule the photo shoot to another agreed date.
Photography of minors: For subjects under the age of 18 at least one Parent or Guardian must be present at all times, and the Parent or Guardian must maintain a visual contact with the minor.
Physical activity: Photo sessions involve physical activity. This is undertaken at the client’s own risk.
Failure to cooperate: This applies to babies and children. Should the child fail to cooperate for his/her photo shoot, the photographer takes no responsibility for lack of or no image captures. The client will still be accountable for the session fee.
Inherent Qualities: Stephanie Paterson Photography prides itself on the very highest standards of printing, mounting, framing and reproduction. However, the manufacturing processes and use of third party suppliers may from time to time result in minor blemishes appearing on products that are beyond our ability to avoid or remove. An attempt to have these fixed will always apply. The client therefore agrees to accept such blemishes or faults that are deemed to be within reasonable tolerances by Stephanie Paterson Photography.
Limit of Liability: Stephanie Paterson 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 Clientʼs photographs being lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Stephanie Paterson Photographyʼs control, the latterʼs 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 pro-rated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.
Miscellany: This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom.