Mini Session Terms and Conditions
SESSION FEE / PAYMENTS
Due to the limited slots and back to back booking, mini session fees are non-refundable and are due at the time of booking. Your session fee includes 1 photography session, basic retouching of the selected images, hosting of the online gallery, and digital download of high resolution images with print release for your use. The price of the session and number of images included depends on the individual mini session being promoted. Additional digital images can be provided at an additional cost of $25.00 per image and multiple printing options are available at at 10% discount.
Basic retouching includes light blemish/scratch and stray hair removal, teeth whitening, softening of under eye area where necessary. Complex retouching includes but is not limited to removal of scars and heavy blemishes, excessive tan line removal, tattoo removal, subtle face or body slimming are not included in mini-sessions but can be provided for an additional fee at the client's request.
CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING
Please note that your session fee is non-refundable. In the event that you cancel your portrait session after it has been scheduled, no refund of your session will be made to you. However, as we understand that schedules may change, in the event that you need to reschedule your session and you provide at least twenty-four (24) hours advance notice of same, your session fee may be applied to the next mini-session event (date to be determined).
If the Photographer is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to fire or other casualty, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond control of the parties, or due to a grave illness of the Photographer, 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.
Your images will be ready to view 3 business days after each session via an online gallery hosted through pixabay. Once the images are uploaded to the online gallery, the client will have a 14 day window to make selections for further edits. Your finished images will be available via the online gallery to download along with print options. The gallery will be available for a minimum of 60 days. The client will be responsible for downloading their images to a device for personal use. If the client requests the images to be reposted, a $25 re-posting fee will be issued and the gallery will be resent via email link for an additional 30 day period. After this, all sales are final. There are no returns on files, no exceptions.
MINI-SESSION DETAILS AND POLICIES
Mini-Sessions are scheduled back-to-back, any client that is late to their session, will lose that time from their session. To avoid this, Clients should intend to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to their session start time.
Sonderful Design and Photography will use this time wisely and try to capture the best possible images in the allowable time frame. This will include entire family images, images of siblings together, and images of children individually, as long as time allows and children are willing to be photographed. The session schedule will indicate if pets are welcome and again will be contingent on time and if the pet is willing to be photographed. Sorry, there will be no time for clothing changes. As mini-sessions and their inclusions are offered at a discounted rate, no other offers or discounts apply, and re-shoots are not offered.
It is the Client's responsibility that any children involved in the photography session arrive in the following condition:
- Healthy (free of illness)
- Full belly (Hunger = unhappy children)
- Well rested (Fatigue = unhappy children)
- Clean (Face, clothing, etc.).
It is illegal to use, copy or scan images in any way or manner without written permission of Sonderful Design LLC. Sonderful Design LLC retains all copyright. Please note for digital sessions, you do receive a Right of Reproduction which will allow you to make prints of all digital images. Only the Client(s) named on the print release are authorized to download and print images. If sharing images on social media, the Client will credit the images to Sonderful Design and Photography.
Photographs taken at all sessions and presented by this photographer may be used by Sonderful Design LLC. for the purpose of display, portfolio, advertising, website or any publication to promote the business name and the images can be used without additional compensation to the client.
Photographing or videotaping is prohibited. Please do not bring your own camera, camcorder or recording device to the session. (This includes cell phone cameras and video recorders).