Terms of Service – HOWARD MACDONALD Jr
This agreement contains the entire understanding between “YOU” the client mentioned above and Howard MacDonald Jr. Here after refereed to as THE CLIENT. This agreement is made in good faith between the parties. The payment of deposit paid to the photographer binds a contractual agreement for the reserved time and date booked. For this reason, the Reservation/Booking Deposit of 50% is non-refundable, even if the date is changed or cancelled for any reason; including acts of God, fire, strike and/or extreme weather. The Reservation/Booking Deposit is applied towards the contracted event photography package. THE CLIENT understands and agrees that the entire amount owed for the photography package described in the contract is due before 3 days of your originally booked date unless otherwise agreed in writing with photographer.
Copyright & Usage
All images are copyrighted by The Photographer. It is illegal and unlawful to scan, copy or reproduce The Photographer’s physical prints in any manner or medium. Digital images purchased by clients are for their own personal use and the client has the right to reproduce those images as they wish for personal use. Thank you for respecting The Photographer’s work and livelihood by choosing not reproduce purchased prints or copying images from online slideshows, viewing galleries, Facebook, and blog.
Session Participants and Viewing Devices
Please only bring the people that will be photographed to the session.
Please do not bring your own camera, camcorder, or recording device. Outside flashes and distractions will most certainly take away from your images.
Due to the custom nature of photographic prints and digital media, all sales are final.
If you purchase items that require design work it will be a separate cost, agreement and invoice.
The Photographer would love to include their favorite images from your session in our sites, portfolio and other methods of advertising or sharing. By agreeing to this optional model release, you grant The Photographer permission to use images from this session in Howard’s portfolio, website, marketing materials, magazine ads, and displays. The Photographer will contact you if any image from this session is used for any purpose other than her website portfolio.
Cancellation Due to The Photographer
If The Photographer is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to a fire or other casualty, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, and if the photographer is unable to provide another photographer that is agreeable to the client, then all fees paid by the client will be returned in full. The Photographer shall have no further liability with respect to the agreement. If the photographer is unable to perform to the obligations in this contract for reasons outside the sole control of the photographer, he will not be liable for costs in excess of the amount the client has paid. This limitation of liability will also apply in the event that negatives or digital images are lost through camera malfunction, damaged in processing, lost in the mail, or otherwise damaged or lost without fault of The Photographer.
By submitting this form, I acknowledge that I have read the Business Policies and understand everything stated above, and agree to all terms on each page of this agreement. I also understand that all images are copyrighted by Howard MacDonald Jr and it is unlawful to reproduce images without written consent unless the digital images are purchased for personal use.