The client shall assist and cooperate with the photographer in obtaining the desired photographs, including but not limited to:
Specifying persons and/or scenes to be photographed; taking time to pose for photographs at the photographers discretion; attending a pre-shoot consultation if required; reading any information sent to the client by the photographer
(such as session preporation and information documents). Photographer shall not be responsible for photographs not taken as a result
of clients failure to provide reasonable assistance or cooperation.
The photoghrapher retains permanent copyright to any photographs taken.
The photographer may use images taken at your session for portfolio and networking purposes.
This includes (but is not limited to): The photographers website portfolio:
Business Facebook Page: The photographers portfolio album: Printed products and samples (both at the photographers studio and also to fill wall space with relevant associates
(including but not limited to: midwives, scanning clinics, business cards and printed information for clients) that the photographer uses to present their services. The client will be able to access and share these images as they so wish.
If your photographer uses your images on printed materials (such as business cards) they will endeavor to provide you with a physical copy to keep for your personal records/memory box.
Images the photographer posts online as a preview or blog must NOT be downloaded, screenshot, cropped or otherwise tampered with - to do so is breaching your contract and may
lead to the photographer taking further action. The images shared online are the final art piece created and are not to be edited or altered in any way by the client or the clients family/friends: This constitutes image theft and breach of copyright.
The actions the photographer may take includes (but is not limited to):
Termination of future sessions due to breach of copyright and contract/deletion of clients images from the photographers system due to cntract being terminated.
You are encouraged to share or tag Facebook images, which is in line with your contract, but these images remain the copyrighted
property of the photographer and are not to be tampered with.
The photographer retains copyright to the photographs, and hereby grants Client unlimited (but non-exclusive) rights to use or reproduce the digital photographs for which the client
purchases only. Purcahsed prints are not to be scanned or replicated, doing so is in breach of this contract agreement.
Photographs shall be delivered to the client in the form/ package arranged at the booking of session (or from gallery orders) The client will have full print release of images purchased after their session,
meaning they are able to reproduce these images in any format they wish for personal use (including: Prints, wall art, gifts, cards, online use, mobile phone cases and
any other printed goods for personal use).
Due to the nature of the product, digital images cannot be refunded once the client has left the gallery. Under no condition is the client allowed to edit, crop, filter or tamper with their purchased digital images, to do so is a breach of copyright.
The final are pieces created are a representation of the photographers work and must not be altered in any way. If you would like a photograph edited a certain way (ie black & white converstion of a colored image) please speak directly with the
photographer who will be able to assist you.
Any persons that starts a photography business within 12 months of attending of a session with MLB Photographic, will be liable to pay the photographer a training fee of £500. This includes anyone who came to the session alongside those being photographed.
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COVID19 STUDIO GUIDELINES
In preparation for the possibility of being able to open the studio at the end of July 2020 providing the Government guidelines don't change, I have created this page to clarify in detail how I will be working to keep myself and you safe.
This page will be updated regularly with any new information or procedures on which I will have to enforce to ensure I am following the Government COVID19 guidelines properly.
I appreicate this is a very unusual time for us all, and not being able to work in the same way as before will be very hard, as the type of photography session will also be very limited, as will the amount of people I can have in my studio at any one time, due to my studio being in my home. Availability will also be a lot less so I would like to thank you in advance for your patience during this time.
STUDIO GUIDELINES AND PRECAUTIONS FROM END OF JULY 2020:
BEFORE - Handwashing before and after a session has always been essential, as was washing props such as outfits and fabrics between each session, and a good clean of the studio.
ADDITONAL PRECAUTIONS - Hand sanitizer available for clients and myself to use, face masks and only one client per day.
Please read the following before coming to the studio, as this page might be updated regularly with new information. To keep myself and you safe the following must be strictly followed.
ILLNESS - If someone in you're household has been unwell in the last 72 hours, please rearrange you're session (no extra charge unless you have had to rearrange a cake smash booking, please contact me for details). Please note, I will also postpone a session if myself, or a member in my household also has been unwell.
PAYMENT - To book a session, a non-refundable booking fee must be made, and this is done via bank transfer. Going forward, all remaining balances MUST be paid via bank transfer a few days (or once your little one has arrived, for newborn sessions) before you're session is due (even if you have to re-schedule, remaining balance MUST be paid please see my T&C about booking fees/session fees) no cash will be exchanged.
LIMITED SESSIONS - Sessions will be limited for studio sessions, I can't safely social distance a family in my studio for family portraits unfortunately, I will be in touch when I can safely have large families in the studio again. For now I am focusing on doing location sessions for these types of sessions which can easily keep us 2 metres apart. Alternatively, if you are happy to wait for your family studio session you can and I will let you know as soon as I can safely do this for you.
NEWBORN SESSIONS - Only mum & baby will be allowed in the studio during the session. If you would like sibling/family shots done, these will be done at the end of your session and I ask that dad or a close family member/friend brings siblings.
PORTRAITS - From the above, you can appreicate that the sessions I can offer, especially in my studio are very limited. I mainly photography newborn, sitters, cake smashes and young children in the studio. Providing I can open from the end of July, I will only be able to have one child and one parent in to be able to follow social distancing safely.
- STUDIO ARRIVAL -
- I will take everyone's temperature at the door before you come in. If you have a temp of 37.8C or higher, you will politely be refused entry and asked to re-schedule your session for after 14 days.
- Please only bring in the absolute essentials to you're photoshoot, for example, nappies, towel, soother. Please do NOT bring toys, extra electronics, shopping...
- If possible, wear footwear that is easy to get on and off, as you will be asked to leave you're shoes outside the door. If possible, leave jackets / coats in the car.
- You will need to hand sanitize on entering the studio. Seating area will be available for you to sit on.
- Only one parent with one child will be allowed in the studio at any one time. If older siblings come in at the end of the session for sibling shots, they must not be allowed to run around or touch any props etc... (I know this may be difficult but it's very important!)
- NO DRINKS WILL BE OFFERED BUT PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR OWN BUT NO SNACKS OF ANY SORT, AND PLEASE TAKE YOUR RUBBISH HOME WITH YOU.
- Gloves & face masks will be worn by Linzi.