Event photography booking agreement policy
Personal cameras are not allowed in the studio during the session or event
You will be able to view your portraits online in the client gallery with in 1-2 weeks of your session, unless other arrangements are made
Galleries will be open for sales of prints and digital files for at least four weeks unless other arrangements are made
All print sales will go to the lab at one time so there will be a deadline put into place so that this can happen.
It is a requirement that the event photography is advertised regularly leading up to the day of the event and also after the event while the galleries are open to maximise sales and commissions and to alert buyers of the print sales discounts and deadline
While Marina does capture many images during your session, you will see only those images selected by her, the artist, for previewing. She carefully renders each image to ensure maximum artistry and technical perfection. Images with eyes blinking, heads turned, duplicates, etc. will not be shown and are removed from my archives permanently after the artist rendering is complete.
Rights to Ownership of digital files
Marina Birch retains the rights to the commercial Copyright of all the images captured, and may have use of any the images of the client for display with social media, promotional material and website portfolio.
Marina Birch does not take responsibility for any printing that is not carried out by her, all printing carried out by Marina Birch is taken care of by a professional printing lab that works exclusively with professional photographers
A copy of the digital files will be provided to you with a licence that includes for you to use them on your website, social media and marketing, this licence excludes the rights of ownership so they cannot be given away or sold. Marina Birch Photography retains all ownership rights over the images and all sales are strictly & exclusively through Marina Birch photography only
Any images that you choose to use either online including website and social media and or printed marketing must display a photo credit for Marina Birch Photography
Specified images Marina Birch will endeavour to capture all requested images but cannot guarantee every specific request
Personal safety If the photographers safety ever comes in to question, or is threatened in anyway, whether it be physically, verbally, or sexually or finds that from extenuating dangerous circumstances with in close proximity to the session, that they cannot continue with the session, then the photographer will have the right to leave the location and will only return if the circumstances have been deemed or guaranteed to be safe by the photographer and all the persons involved with the session. If the situation does not change, then the photographer has the right to terminate the contract, and Marina Birch will not be liable for a claim of refund of payments made
Please feel welcome to ask for clarification on any of these subjects if unsure