The Terms and Conditions (film photography)
Yuliya Zakharava (photographer)
1. PHOTOGRAPHER’s WORK
1.1. Discussion of a photoshoot with the client, help with location, outfits (if you need a stylist it’s additional service), plan of photo shooting, poses.
1.2. Photographer's work during a photoshoot (taking photos). Photographer doesn't take videos, backstage, keep and secure client's belongings.
1.3. Send and pick up all film rolls to lab.
1.4. Film stocks (company, color and black and white), scanned photos are chosen by the photographer based on the photographer's experience, depending on the location and time of shooting and the client's wishes.
1.5. Photographer doesn't retouch the appearance of the client, such as figure, wrinkles, scars and incorrect make-up, and hairstyle. In addition, photographer does not retouch locations.
1.6. The duration of a session makes 1-2 hours. Depending on how fast we take all films.
2. PRICES and SERVICES
2.1. You can check all prices and services here https://www.zakharava.com/services
2.2. Pricing includes discussion before work, photo shooting time, film stock costs, lab services, transportation time, professional equipment, including cleaning and repairs, professional development, the cost of programs/apps and devices for processing, saving photos (drive disks) and etc.
2.3. The Client will get a link to a personal online gallery of digital images for sharing and downloading. The link will be available for 3 months. Please, make 2 copies of the photos. Also, the Client will get negatives and print photos.
2.4. Storage of the photoshoot (electronic form) in the archive of the photographer within 4 months for possible restoration in case of loss by the client of its copy. This service is free for the client.
2.5. Additional film roll $100 (up to 3 film rolls).
2.6. The photographer is not responsible for client’s belongings (clothes, bags, phone, etc.).
The photographer can hire an assistant at the request of the client.
The assistant working costs $50 per hour. The client pays the assistant, not the photographer.
2.9. Additional services: at the request of the client, the photographer can send the contact information of makeup artists, hairstylists, stylists (outfits). But the photographer is not responsible for their work. And the price of these services isn’t included in the photographer’s price.
2.10. If all film photos are damaged by the fault of the photographer, the photographer will refund full amount or take photos again (free).
If all film photos are damaged by the third side, the photographer will refund only the cost of film rools and delab services + 20%.
If the camera is damaged during the photoshoot, photoshoot will be stop and discuss refund full amount or reschedule the photoshoot (if it's possible).
3.1. The photographer takes a deposit:
for booking shot on film - $250
The client can pay via Zelle, Venmo, Paypal or pay in cash (personal meeting).
The photographer doesn't hold the photo shooting date without the deposit.
3.2. After receiving the deposit, the photographer reserves the time and date for the client.
3.3. No refund (except 2.10.). The Client acknowledges and agrees the deposit is non-refundable. But If the photographer cancels the shooting the deposit will be refunded.
3.4. The client has to pay the rest of the amount (full price excluding the deposit amount) after photo shooting on the same day. The client can pay in CASH, VENMO, ZELLE, PAYPAL.
3.5. If the client wants to take photos at the locations with entry fees (e.g. Top of the Rock), the ticket for the photographer should be purchased at the client’s expense.
3.6. If the client doesn't pay full price, the photographer doesn't send photos until the rest of the amount is paid.
Cancellation terms and conditions: if the client cancels the photo session, the deposit is not refundable (see 3.3.). If the photographer cancels the photo session, the deposit is returned to the client.
5. RESCHEDULING/ LATE ARRIVALS
5.1. The rescheduling of the photo shooting is possible 2 times and no more than within 8 months from first date of the photoshoot. After that, the photo shooting will be canceled without the refund of the deposit.
5.2. The client may be 10 minutes late, then the time after that is subtracted from the photo shooting time and the cost of services does not change.
5.3. If the client's late arrival time is equal to the shooting time, the client must pay 50% of the photo shooting cost. If the client did not come to the shooting and did not warn beforehand, the client must also pay 50% of the cost of the photo shooting.
5.4. In case the photographer is late for the photo shooting for more than 10 minutes, the photographer must either extend the shooting for the time of the delay or return the money part, equal to the time of the delay.
5.5. Covid situation. Sad to say, but we live and most likely will continue living with Covid. Covid is not the reason for the cancellation of the shooting and the demand for a refund. It is possible to reschedule the shooting on both the client's and photographer's sides.
The photographer has been fully vaccinated + booster. If the client or the photographer request to show the vaccination card, both sides should show the card.
6.1. The Client acknowledges and agrees that:
6.1.1. The client has reviewed the Photographer’s previous work and portfolio and has a reasonable expectation that the Photographer will perform the Services in a similar style.
6.1.2. Shot on film is not the same as digital photography. It's slowly process.
6.1.3. Price includes film rolls. The quantity depends on the selected package of services. The client will get all great photos (without defects).
6.1.4. Film cameras are old cameras. Both film stocks and film cameras can be damaged. In case of damage to the film, see 2.10.
6.2. The Photographer will use its artistic vision when providing the Services, and shall have the final say regarding the aesthetic vision and artistic quality of the Services.
6.3. Disagreement with the Photographer’s aesthetic vision or artistic ability are not valid reasons for termination of this Agreement or request of the refund after receiving results.
7. ARTISTIC RIGHTS
7.1. The client receives photos for unlimited non-commercial use for personal purposes.
7.2. Photographer has all copyright and proprietary rights to images and reserve the right to use all the photos (at the photo shooting day of the client) for the demonstration portfolio, in publications of their own advertising and on their own sites on the Internet).
7.3. If the client wishes to remain out of public view their photos on the Internet (photographer used them for their portfolio), in that case the client should request before the photo shooting. This is a paid option (10% of full price).
8.1. The client agrees that Yuliya Zakharava will act as the exclusive photographer.
Both sides agree to positive cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this assignment.
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