Terms & Conditions
When you purchase a session, you are agreeing to the following terms:
Entire Agreement This agreement contains the entire understanding between Portraits of Poochies and the client. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the parties. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing and signed by all parties involved.
Payment & Prices All Package costs are as stated at the time of booking & will remain once booking is confirmed. The full amount is due on the day of the photoshoot unless otherwise stated. Upon your reservation, Portraits of Poochies will reserve the time and date agreed upon, and will not make other reservations for that time and date. For this reason, please be on time for your photoshoot.
Reschedule Clients may reschedule a photoshoot with Portraits of Poochies within 1 week of the photoshoot date & time. Please either send an email, a text message, a message on Instagram or reschedule the shoot using the booking confirmation email.
Requested Coverage Portraits of Poochies will honour requested photographs but does not guarantee any specific photographs.
Artistic Style Client acknowledges that she/he has viewed examples of previous work and is satisfied with the overall style of photography that is presented. Client understands that differences in dogs breeds, fur colours, props, subjects and lighting allow for variations in the final outcome of the Session. There is no knowing what photographs will be produced from this endeavor simply because this is an event in the future. Photographer reserves the right to artistically interpret how to photograph a particular dog and results may vary. Client also agrees that by booking in a photoshoot with Portraits of Poochies, Client will not edit, alter, add filters, change colours or in any way alter the final photographs that are delivered to you. Only the Photographer has the right to edit the photographs.
Cooperation & Physical Liability All parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this Assignment. Photographer is not responsible for missed images due to any dog’s failure to cooperate during the Assignment. If there is any threat to the Photographer or their equipment by any subject, Photographer reserves the right to end coverage immediately with no further liability to finish the Assignment, with no refunds given. Additionally, Client is responsible for their own conduct and the conduct of all participants in the Session, including dogs. Any damage to equipment or studio components caused by the Client are the sole financial responsibility of the Client. Client agrees to hold Photographer harmless for any injuries or damages sustained preceding, during, and immediately following the Assignment.
Copyright & Reproductions The Photographer owns the copyright to ALL images created from the Session and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions. The Photographer maintains the right to make reproductions for the Client or for the Photographer’s portfolio, self-promotions, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, editorial use, websites, courses & programs, prints, products, YouTube, Instagram and all other social media platforms and for display within or on the outside of the Photographer’s studio. Client does not have the rights to sell the photographs, Client has the rights to use the photographs for personal use only. Client also agrees not to screenshot any photographs provided in the gallery which is used for viewing purposes. These photographs are the property of the photographer and you do not own the rights to screen shot them.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY In the unlikely event that the Photographer cannot perform this Agreement due to a medical or natural emergency, or other cause beyond the control of the Photographer, then the Photographer shall return the full amount to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event the Photographer fails to perform for any other reason, the Photographer shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.
Inherent Qualities Client is aware that color dyes in photographs and photography products may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes, and Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities.