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Terms & Conditions
The client(s) hereby allow(s) Bill Farnham Photography to display any photograph covered by this contract to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc.
The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to the the photographer.
All digital negatives (computer files) remain the property of the photographers. On occasion, the photographers may supply a copy of the edited digital negatives to the client(s) for their own non-commercial use. Unless otherwise agreed as part of the package.
Photographs taken during the event will be at the discretion of the photographer, although every effort will be made to comply with the Clients requirements.
The photographer shall be granted artistic license in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. The photographer’s judgement regarding these matters shall be deemed correct.
The photographer shall endeavour to photograph all individuals as requested by the client(s) at some point, but no responsibility will be taken by the photographer on leaving somebody out.
The photographer reserves the right to leave before the end of the booked coverage if any of the wedding party show aggressive behaviour, physical or verbal abuse towards the photographer with no financial repercussions on the photographer.
For a booking involving a church ceremony or at certain venues, the photographer’s movements are sometimes restricted by the official in charge. The area from which the photographers can cover the ceremony may not be the photographer’s choice and the photographers cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view or angels and viewpoints should this be the case.
The Photographers cannot be held accountable for lighting quality, due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, ability to use flash photography may not be permitted by the officials in charge, some colours may alter throughout a set of photographs or Videos.
Weather can impact outside images, the photographers will not be held accountable for acts of god stopping or reducing the chance of outside shots. It will be the client’s choice if they wish to stand in the rain, snow or hail for shots. The photographers will give their opinions on options on the day for clients to choose from.
Due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some colours may alter throughout a set of photographs.
Although all equipment is checked regularly, and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographers will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure.
All images supplied to client are post processed and edited for white balance, exposure and cropping and adjustments at Bill Farnham Photography's discretion. Retouching and digital manipulation i.e removal of unwanted items, etc are not included in packages and are available at additional cost.
Images are processed and edited on a colour calibrated monitor. If viewed on anything other than a properly calibrated monitor the colours may not be rendered accurately as intended, likewise if printed by a non professional photo processing lab with calibrated printers the colours may not be printed accurately and may have in-accurate colour casts. All packages and additional goods specified on the booking form are supplied at the prices ruling on the date of booking.
Goods not specified on the booking form are supplied at the prices ruling at the time of receipt of the order.
A non-refundable booking fee of £150 will confirm your booking, as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the Bill Farnham Photography website. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the clients chosen package when calculating the final balance that is due.
Full payment of the remaining balance will be due no later than one calendar month before the wedding date.
Additional goods ordered must be paid for in full at the time of ordering.
For packages including albums, the client must agree album design for printing and binding within 6 months of receiving their gallery of images, if not any increase in cost from supplier may be charged to client as additional cost.
If the client(s) should have to cancel a booking the following cancellation fees will become due immediately upon said cancellation of photography: Deposit plus 10% fee to be retained or paid more than 12 months before the day of the wedding date, Deposit plus 50% if within 12 months of the wedding date.
Cancellation with less than 6 months to go until the wedding date will result in a fee of the full price for the complete photographic coverage booked. Where no package has been specified on the booking form, it will be deemed that the client(s) have chosen a package to the value of £995. The client(s) are hereby advised to take out an appropriate insurance policy to cover any expenses incurred in the event of cancellation.
Where Bill Farnham Photography is able to re-book the date with an equivalent booking then the cancellation fee will be reduced to the booking fee of £150
Force Majeure, the photographers will endeavour to put the client(s) in touch with another photographer in the unlikely event they are unable to attend on the wedding date due to any cause beyond their reasonable control e.g. sudden illness, injury, victim of crime, flooding etc.
In the event of a cancellation by Bill Farnham Photography, or in the unlikely event of a total photographic failure or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential loss." Bill Farnham Photography has full professional indemnity liability insurance.
Any directions issued to the clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. Bill Farnham Photography cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
Images are generally stored by myself for a year, but once the Images are given to the client it is their responsibility to make back up copies of the images supplied and take care of them.