Lewis K Smith Photography Terms and Conditions
Where photography has been commissioned, the client and the photographer agree that copyright is retained by Lewis K Smith Photography unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Note: For more information on copyright please visit www.copyright4clients.com
LICENCE TO USE
A Licence to Use will be granted to the client and comes into effect from the date of payment of the relevant invoice. No use may be made of the Photographs before payment in full of the relevant invoice without the express permission of Lewis K Smith Photography. Any permission which may be given for prior use will automatically be revoked if full payment is not made by the due date.
Jpeg file types will be provided to client on final image edit or another format we discussed prior to shoot date. We will not provide RAW images to any clients.
QUOTES AND ESTIMATES
If a fee has been quoted on the basis of completion of the commission, it is understood that the figure quoted is an estimate, and accordingly Lewis K Smith Photography reserves the right to charge for all work done, including incurred expenses, if for any reason, the work commissioned takes longer than the time originally anticipated at the date of the estimate.
Confirmation of booking, either verbal or written, confirms the client’s acceptance of these terms and conditions. Once the Client has made a booking for a specific time and date, Lewis K Smith Photography will not accept any other work from other clients for those times and dates. As a result, if a book- ing is subsequently cancelled or postponed, Lewis K Smith Photography reserves the right to charge the client a cancellation fee according to the schedule below.
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A booking is considered firm as from the date of confirmation and accordingly Lewis K Smith Photography will, at his discretion, charge a fee for cancellation or postponement. This fee would normally be charged at the following rate: When a client cancels a booking within 7 days of any confirmed date, a fee of 50% of the booked time rate will be charged. When a client cancels photography within 2 days of any confirmed date, a fee of 100% of the booked time rate will be charged. In the event of the job being rescheduled 50% of this fee will be credited to the invoice when the assignment is completed.
Lewis K Smith Photography reserves the right to cancel any photoshoot 24hrs prior to the shoot start.
Note: Any cancellation fee payable may include additional cancellation charges incurred or payable by Lewis K Smith Photography in respect of model fees, stylist charges, prop searches and purchase expenditure etc.
PAYMENT OF INVOICES
Invoice payment is due on the date received. Lewis K Smith Photography reserves the right to charge an
not paid in full within 30 days Lewis K Smith Photography also reserves the right to charge interest at the rate prescribed by the Late Payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998 from the date payment was due until the date payment is made.
Unless a rejection fee has been agreed in advance, there is no right to reject on the basis of style or composition.
Lewis K Smith Photography will keep confidential and will not disclose to any third parties or make use of material or information communicated to him/her in confidence for the purposes of the photography, save as may be reasonably necessary to enable the Photographer to carry out his/her obligations in relation to the commission
These terms and conditions shall not be varied except by agreement in writing.
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