Terms & Conditions
Retainer: A 50% nonrefundable deposit is due within 48 hours of booking your session. By paying your deposit, you agree/authorize you have the authority to approve and allow any/all minor child(ren) to be photographed during your session and approve the use of any images obtained during your session to be used for electronic database submission and viewing. Your paid deposit also confirms your agreement to the following Katching MoMents Photography, LLC Terms and Conditions.
Purchasing Additional Images: Additional images can be selected outside of the purchased package for $25.00/each. The additional balance will be invoiced to the client and must be paid upon invoicing. If the client elects to select their preferred images through the proofing gallery or if additional images are purchased outside of the package scope, the client may receive the final images later than specified to allow for appropriate editing time. Final selection of client proof photos must be completed within one month of the session date or the client may void the photo selection option and receive the final composites of the photographer’s choice.
Raw Images: Katching Moments Photography, LLC retains the rights to all RAW media and will only provide the final images to the client per their package details. Under no circumstances will any RAW data be provided to the client outside of the proofing gallery.
Responsibilities: Katching Moments Photography, LLC is not responsible for compromised coverage due to causes beyond the control of Katching MoMents Photography, LLC including but not limited to obtrusive guests, lateness of the client or guests, weather conditions, schedule complications, incorrect addresses provided to Katching MoMents Photography, LLC, rendering of decorations, or restrictions of the locations. Katching MoMents Photography, LLC is not responsible for backgrounds or lighting conditions, which may negatively affect or restrict the photo coverage. Katching MoMents Photography, LLC is not held liable for missed coverage of any part of the event(s). Katching MoMents Photography, LLC will not be held accountable for failure to deliver images of any individuals or any objects at the event(s).
Client Cooperation All parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication for the best possible result. Katching MoMents Photography, LLC is not responsible for missed images due to any individual’s failure to appear or cooperate during the session. If there is any threat to the Photographer or their equipment by any subject, Photographer reserves the right to end coverage immediately with no further liability to finish the session, with no refunds given. Additionally, Client is responsible for their own conduct and the conduct of all participants in the session. Any damage to equipment or studio components caused by the Client are the sole financial responsibility of the Client.
Post Production and Editing: Katching MoMents Photography, LLC provides basic image editing for final selections using camera or computer image editing programs providing basic automatic image enhancement features that correct color hue and brightness imbalances as well as other image editing features, such as red eye removal, sharpness adjustments, zoom features, minor facial imperfections and automatic cropping. Any additionally requested image adjustments/corrections will be invoiced to the client. Under no circumstances should the final images provided to the client be altered. Katching MoMents Photography will not be held responsible for printed image quality if images are printed outside of the preferred printing lab (Millers Lab). Any and all images printed outside of the preferred printing lab will be the sole responsibility of the client. Katching MoMents Photography, LLC will not be held liable for the quality, provide refunds or photo corrections.
Safety: Katching MoMents Photography, LLC reserves to right to terminate coverage and leave the location of the event(s) if the photographer from the Katching MoMents Photography, LLC experiences inappropriate, threatening, hostile or offensive behavior from person(s) at the event(s); or in the event that the safety of the photographer from Katching MoMents Photography, LLC is in question.
Model Release: The client hereby assigns Katching MoMents Photography, LLC 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, 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.
Limit of Liability: In the unlikely event that the assigned photographer from Katching MoMents Photography, LLC is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to an injury, illness, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond the control of Katching MoMents Photography, LLC, Katching MoMents Photography, LLC will make every effort to secure a replacement. If the situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event(s).
In the unlikely event that digital files have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons beyond Katching MoMents Photography, LLC control, including but not limited to camera, hard drive, or equipment malfunction, Katching MoMents Photography, LLC liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event(s). The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals. Katching MoMents Photography, LLC is not liable for the loss of images beyond the lesser of the final delivery of all products included in the package or one year.
Shooting Times/Additions: The client and Katching MoMents Photography, LLC agree that cooperation and punctuality are essential to accomplish the goals and wishes of all parties. Shooting commences at the scheduled start time and ends at the scheduled end time. If the client does not arrive at the appointed time for the event(s), shooting will commence at the scheduled start time and end at the scheduled end time. All additional time beyond the scheduled end time will be billed to the client.
Cancellation Policy: Your paid deposit confirms your session details & is non-refundable but can be moved to another date within a year of purchase if inclement weather or unforeseeable events prohibit the originally scheduled session date/time.
Payment Schedule: The booking deposit is due within 48 hours of invoice received and the remaining balance is payable in full prior to the day of the event(s). In the event the client fails to remit payment as specified, Katching MoMents Photography, LLC shall have the right to immediately terminate this agreement with no further obligation, retain any monies already paid, and not attend the event(s). If the client would prefer, a payment plan can be established for client affordability. The client should request the payment option prior to booking a session.
Copyright Ownership and Transfer of Use Rights: Unauthorized use and/or duplication of any material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Katching MoMents Photography, LLC with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. The photographs produced by Katching MoMents Photography, LLC are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may not be reproduced in any manner without Katching MoMents Photography, LLC explicitly written permission. Katching MoMents Photography, LLC grants the client permission to share the images on social networking websites, with family and friends, and on vendor websites as long as the images remain unaltered and textual credit is explicitly given to Katching MoMents Photography, LLC. The client must obtain written permission from Katching MoMents Photography, LLC prior to publishing or selling the photographs.
o Rushed final delivery - guaranteed finals within two days of request: 50% of package total
o Additional images (includes duplication of images from color to BW) - $25.00/each
o Additional individuals outside of package scope - $25.00/per person
o More than 15 minutes late to session - $25.00 fee & possibility of a cancelled session without reimbursement to the client
o Custom/Extensive editing to images outside of basic editing (lighting adjustments, glasses glare, acne and hair flyaway reduction, two maximum face swaps per 10 photos) will be billed to the client at $25.00/hour for additional time needed for editing or if extensive editing is requested for no less than 10 photos, the client will be billed $75.00 per 10 images minimum.
o Add on time - If the photographer has the additional time available during the event(s), additional time can be requested as needed by the client - $100.00/30 minute increments minimum