Do you have any looks that inspire you? Are there any special requests / photos you'd love to have? Anything else Claire should know about you and your family?
Who will Claire be photographing at your session? What is their role in the family? (For example: Karin, Mom. Tim, Dad. Brayden, newborn. Hayle, sibling age 3. Donna, Grandma.)
In the event of an illness or need to reschedule please do so as soon as possible. Scheduling fills a few weeks in advance. Claire Ryser maintains the right to reschedule if needed due to severe inclement weather, severe illness, emergency, etc. and will work with the client to find an agreeable time.
The client is responsible for covering additional fees and costs related to location choice (admission fees, parking, etc.). Travel up to 35 miles from 64081 is included. There is an additional $2 per mile beyond the 35-mile radius. Time and travel above this will be invoiced (contact me for pricing).
3. ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Cameras, cell phone cameras, and camcorders are not permitted during the photoshoot while Claire is actively photographing subjects.
Session or Design work will begin and orders will be placed once payment has been made in full.
Negatives, digital files and previews remain the property of Claire Ryser. The client will be given a copyright consent document allowing them to print with third-parties or use the images for personal use. A client cannot use these images for profit, commercial endeavors, advertising display, or in competitions without written permission from Claire Ryser. NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT: It is ILLEGAL to redistribute these photographs for profit or use other than private consumption without the photographer’s permission, and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
Client is aware that the quality of the end result print of the digital files delivered is not under the control of the photographer if client uses a lab, photo kiosk, etc. other than Claire Ryser to make personal prints. Color and quality from 3rd party sources cannot be guaranteed.
7. HOLD HARMLESS
If the photographer cannot fulfill this Contract due to fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to the Photographer’s illness or emergency, then the photographer shall return any deposit or sitting fee, or undelivered product fees to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the contract. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or media 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, of which the client will be issued a full refund.
All images taken at the photo session will be edited and enhanced for color, skin tone, contrast, brightness, exposure, white balance, basic distracting element removal, and proper cropping. These edited photos will be presented as “proofs” or “digital files” to the client.
9. All prints, albums, and other tangible product ordered through Claire Ryser will have additional editing such as extensive blemish removal, body adjustments or enhancements, or other by-hand adjustments as requested by the client. This is included in the cost of the products ordered. If the client should wish to purchase a digital file with by-hand retouching, please inquire about the specifics of your requested retouching for a price quote.
10. MODEL CONSENT AND RELEASE
The client grants that Claire Ryser may use some images taken at the session for promotion of business or services. The right to approve for public use is granted to the client, and
names of minors will not be publicized in the photos.
11. QUALITY AND ARTISTIC LICENSE
Claire Ryser will be the sole judge and hold artistic license to deem a photograph a high quality and good photograph. If the photo is of a good quality, it will be included in the client’s gallery. The client acknowledges that they have seen images on her blog, social media accounts, and website and feel comfortable with her shooting style.