Terms Of Business

BOOKING FEE

A booking fee is required when the client enters the contract verbally. Dates are reserved only when the booking fee is paid. The booking fee is £20 unless other wise stated, this will be returned to the client in the form of a free 7”x5” print when other purchases are made.  Any special offer or discounts provided by Philip Charles Photography Ltd or Third party providers will only be honoured with an additional purchase.  Any discounts or special offers can only be applied per photoshoot.

PAYMENTS

All orders are final and non-refundable. The balance is payable at time of order. Returns are only accepted if the product is faulty. All major credit and debit cards are accepted. Any bank charges incurred due to returned cheques will be debited to the client.

CANCELLATION

In the event of the Client cancelling a booking with Philip Charles Photography no part of the booking fee shall be refundable.

WEATHER AND/OR DELAYS

Weather permitting the photographs will be taken as agreed. In the event of inclement weather the photographer, in co-operation with the client will make the necessary changes to the schedule and will do his best to produce coverage within the time allocated to him. Similarly, when delays occur due to circumstances outside his control, the photographer will stay on beyond the agreed time.

REQUESTED PHOTOGRAPHS

The photographer will honour requests for specific photographs subject to the following: weather and time permitting; availability and the co-operation of the person(s) concerned. All such requested photographs must form part of the client’s final order.

COPYRIGHT

The copyright in all photographs created by Philip Charles Photography shall remain the property of Philip Charles Photography in accordance with the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988. The Client(s) shall have no right to reproduce, or to authorise the reproduction of, by any means whatsoever. This includes photocopying, scanning into computer, photographing with a film or electronic camera, including a video camera, and producing either a hard copy on paper, film, or similar medium, and also recording an electronic image on a computer hard disc, or any tape, disk or other recording medium. Nor is it permitted to transmit or allow to be transmitted such images by cable, radio waves or the internet. The Client(s) hereby acknowledges that infringement of copyright is unlawful and may be a criminal offence. The photographer accepts no responsibility for the quality and colour reproduced from third party printers of images taken from Copyright free images supplied, due to variations in paper and third party printing processes and profiles.

NEGATIVES and ELECTRONIC IMAGES

All negatives and electronic images created by Philip Charles Photography shall remain the property of Philip Charles Photography who undertakes to store all such negatives safely and make them available for future reproduction. Photographic prints will become and remain the property of the Client(s). However the Client(s) specifically acknowledge that ownership of prints does not imply ownership of the copyright in the images on them, or any right to reproduce, or authorise the reproduction of, such images.

MODEL RELEASE

The CLIENT hereby grants to Philip Charles Photography and its legal representatives and assigns, the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the CLIENT or in which the CLIENT may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. The CLIENT hereby releases Philip Charles Photography and its legal representatives and assigns from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.