TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT FOR ANDREW COPLEY PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES
In the following terms & conditions "the photographer" shall mean Andrew Copley or any agent/employee of Andrew Copley Photography. "The client(s)" shall be those persons defined in the booking. It is agreed that the following terms set out the total agreement made between the parties and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless agreed by both parties in writing.
The Client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to The Photographer/s but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid. Cancellation less than 48 hours before the photoshoot will result in the payment in full becoming due. All cancellations must be in writing, either via text message or email.
All images will be adjusted for exposure, brightness, contrast, sharpness, etc. The Photographer's judgement regarding these corrections and the number of images put forward to the Client for preview shall be deemed correct. Retouching and artist finishing is also included.
Prints / Reorders
All prints not included in the chosen package shall be treated as an extension of this contract and will be billed separately
The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to the photographer. Any images or copies of images whether stored digitally or otherwise and any computer program including any source or object code, computer files or printed documentation relating to such images are protected by the Copyright and Design Act 1988. It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically/electronically or by any other means an image created as part of this contract without the permission of The Photographer/s in writing.
The Photographer/s shall be granted artistic licence in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. The Photographers judgement regarding the locations/poses and number of images taken shall be deemed correct. Due to the vagaries of the weather and the willingness of subjects it may not be possible to capture all the images requested.
Any directions issued to clients during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
This agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer(s) to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, Tumblr, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums and prints, venue and other vendor samples, and other such material, providing that the images used are used lawfully and without damage to the client(s).This list is not exhaustive.
COPYRIGHT LAW: English Copyright Law declares that the copyright remains with the photographer. The photographer grants the client(s) permission to make copies of the images under the following conditions: The images taken by the photographer are for personal use by the client and their friends or family; selling the photographs is not allowed without permission from the photographer. The client(s) will not have access to any unedited raw image files. The Photographer has unrestricted use of these images and can use them wholly or in part in any publication (commercial or otherwise), portfolio or public display with any retouching or alteration without restriction. At events, it is the client’s responsibility to notify guests of this unrestricted use; that attending the event acts as a model release. The client(s) hereby assigns the photographer the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the client(s) or in which the client(s) may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising, educational and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same without restriction. The client releases all claim to profits that may arise from use of images. Buyer may not resell, relicense, redistribute without express written permission from photographer. Use as a derivative work, and reselling or redistributing such derivative work is prohibited. Images may not be edited or have filters applied to them. Images may not be used in a pornographic, obscene, illegal, immoral, libellous or defamatory manner. Images may not be incorporated into trademarks, logos, or service marks. Images may not be made available for download.