Terms & Condition

1. COPYRIGHT 

      i. The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to the photographer.  

  
2. DISPLAY
 

      i. The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display any photograph covered by this

      contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles,

      websites, sample albums etc. 


3. CREATIVE LICENSE, COVERAGE AND REPRODUCTION


     i. Photographs taken during the course of any event will be at the discretion of the photographer

     although every effort will be made to comply with the client's requirements. 
 

     ii. Special requests are not binding instruction, although every effort is made to comply with the client's       wishes. The Photographer/s will do their best to honour the requested photographs but do not                       undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background,

     location or group   arrangements due to changes in weather and the availability and willingness

     of subjects.


     iii. For a booking involving a Temple, church, National Parks, Museums Botanical Gardens ceremony or         at certain venues, the photographer's movements are sometimes restricted by the official in charge.

     The area from which the photographer is able to cover the shoot may not be the photographer's choice       and the photographer cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case. 
 

     iv. Due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some colours may

     alter throughout a set of photographs. 


     v. Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure

     backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are

     not produced due to technical failure. 


4. PAYMENT
 

      i. A non-refundable booking fee of $50 will confirm your booking, as well as full acceptance of

      the terms and conditions as published on the photographer's website. The booking fee will

      be  deducted from the cost of the client's chosen package when calculating the final balance due. 
 

      ii. Payment in full of the remaining balance will be due two days before the event day.


      iii. Additional goods ordered must be paid for in full at the time of ordering. 
 

      iv. Titles to all goods remain with the photographer until paid for in full by the client(s) 


5. FORCE MAJEURE

   

      i. In the very unlikely events of cancellation by the photographer or of total photographic failure,

      l liability  shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid only.

6. DIGITAL NEGATIVE FILES


       i. All digital negatives (computer files) remain the property of the photographer. All digital

       packages include a copy of the edited digital negatives to the client(s) for their own

       non-commercial use.


       ii. Should the digital negative files be lost, damaged or destroyed for the reasons beyond control,

       the  photographers' liability shall be limited to a full refund of any deposits and fees paid, but shall

       not include a refund for any goods already received.


7. ON THE DAY


       i. The photographer will be the sole professional (still) photographer at the venues specified.

       The  photographer does however positively encourage family, friends and other guests to

       take photographs throughout the day.
 

       ii. The photographer will not take photos during the breakfast and lunch and will use this time to

       take a break. A meal is not a requirement, however, one would be greatly appreciated.

8. PERSONAL ACCIDENT
     

      i. Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are

      deemed to be at said person's own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any

      personal accidents during a photographic shoot. 


9. CANCELLATION FEES
   

      i. If the Client shall cancel this Agreement more than six (6) calendar days before the photo

      shooting day, any booking fee paid to the Photographer shall be refunded in full if the Photographer

      is able to re-book the same date. If the Photographer is NOT able to secure another client for the

      date, or if the cancellation occurs less than six (6) calendar days before the portrait date, the

      Client forfeits the booking fee.

10. DELIVERY
 

      i. The photographer will endeavor to deliver digital negative files as quickly as possible. However,

      this could take up to 4-6 weeks during busy periods

 

      ii. Indohonkie Photography keeps client files for up to 2 months after the photography session and

      is not liable for any claims after this period. All client files will be deleted and backups will be

      purged after this period.