The Terms and Conditions
The Special Package
(please read before book this package)
What is it?
I like it when clients come back to me more than few times a year.
So I decided to create the special package for that.
3 separate photoshoots (1 hour each) for the cost of 2 photoshoots within year. Open dates.
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. Images are edited and chosen by the photographer such as brightness, contrast, exclusive color correction and retouch of temporary skin defects (temporary skin defects, e.g. an occasional pimple, redness).
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.
1.4 Maximum duration of a session makes 5 hours and minimum is no less than 1 hour.
2. PRICE and SERVICE
2.1. Full price - $1200 (3 separate photoshoots (1 hour each) for the cost of 2 photoshoots). Open dates within 1 year.
2.2. Pricing includes discussion before work, photo shooting time, editing time, transportation time, professional equipment, including cleaning and repairs, professional development, the cost of programs/apps and devices for processing, saving photos (drive disks).
2.3. The Client will get a link to a personal online gallery of high-resolution images for sharing and downloading. The link will be available for 3 months. Please, make 2 copies of the 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 hours of photography are available for $600.
2.6. The client can buy all raw photos ($100) for 4 months. RAW files will be deleted after 4 months after the client will get the link with photos.
2.7. In case the client wants to ask for any extra image editing changes, the request shall be made within 5 days after the ready photos have been received by the client.
2.8. 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. Additional editing photos - $20 per photo.
3.1. The photographer takes a deposit ($1200 - 100%) for booking a photoshoot via Zelle, Venmo, Paypal or pay in Cash (personal meeting).
3.2. After receiving the deposit, the photographer reserves 3 slots for the client within a year from the date of the deposit.
3.3. No refund. The Client acknowledges and agrees the deposit is non-refundable.
3.4. 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.
Cancellation terms and conditions:
4.1. If the client cancels all photoshoots within 1 year deposit will be refunded (only 50% of the full price).
4.2. If the client cancels 1 or 2 photoshoots the deposit is non-refundable.
4.3. If the client forgets about all photoshoots and doesn't text to the photographer within 1 year the deposit is non-refundable.
4.4. If the photographer forgets about all photoshoots and doesn't text to the client within 1 year the deposit will be refunded.
5. RESCHEDULING/ LATE ARRIVALS
5.1. The rescheduling of the photo shooting is possible 2 times and no more than within 6 months. After that, the photo shooting will be canceled without the refund of the deposit.
5.2. Friendly reminder: this is New York. Here the traffic is worse than you think especially the subway.
5.3. 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.
5.4. 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.
5.5. 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.
5.6. 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.
5.7. None of the sides is liable for failing to perform its obligations under the agreement in the event of force majeure circumstances, namely: serious illness, death, natural disasters, war and military actions of any kind, strikes, decisions of state authorities, and management. If they directly affected the parties' performance of obligations under the agreement, as well as on the conditions when all the photo materials that were shot on the shooting day are spoiled during processing, lost, or stolen at fault of the third parties.
6.1. The Client acknowledges and agrees that: 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
6.2. 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.
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).
7.4. The client does not receive all the raw materials, only the edited photos.
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.
If you have any questions let me know!