Iska Birnie

Multitasking Ninja and Award-Winning Photographer

Tel 07807 776016

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Terms & Conditions

It is agreed that the terms set out in this booking form is the total agreement made between the parties and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless agreed by both parties in writing. 

 

Special Requests/Coverage

The client understands and accepts that the photographic coverage will be as the photographer’s professional expertise determines and that no one photograph will be deemed more important than another.  Special requests are not binding instruction, although every effort is made to comply with the client’s wishes.

Any special requests form must be made by the client to the photographer/s in writing.

 

The Photographer

On occasions and without notice it may be necessary for the photographer originally specified to be substituted by another photographer, (e.g. due to ill health or other unforeseen circumstances).

 

Images

All image sizes are nominal.  The photographer/s will provide a pleasing colour balance but cannot guarantee exact colour matching owing to anomalous reflectance caused by a combination of certain dyes and materials especially man-made fibres.  It is sometimes impossible to record on film the exact colour as seen by the human eye.

 

Retouching

Retouching, digital manipulation and artist finishing is available to the client as an optional extra.

 

Copyright

Any images or copies of images whether stored digitally or otherwise and any computer program including any source or object code, computer files or printed documentation relating to such images are protected by the Copyright and Design Act 1988. It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically/ electronically (including screen shots) or by any other means an image created as part of this contract without the permission of the photographer/s in writing.

 

Negatives/Digital Files

Negatives/digital files remain the property of the photographer/s.

 

Licence

The photographer/s shall be granted complete artistic licence including in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used.  The photographer/s’ judgement regarding the locations/poses and number of images taken shall be final.  Due to the vagaries of the weather and the willingness of subjects it may not be possible to capture all the images requested.

 

Force Majeure or Act of God

The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their control.

 

Previews

Although the photographer will do his best to produce more images than discussed with the client, there is no guarantee that any particular number of images will be produced.

 

Display

The client hereby allows the photographer/s to display any images included in this contract in their studios, portfolios, literature, wedding, exhibitions and advertising.  No use of the images will be made by the photographer/s for other commercial reason except with the written permission of the client.

 

Cancellation

The client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to the photographer/s but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.  In the case of cancellation, the following scale charges shall apply:

- Cancellation within 12 months of the date booked 25% of the package price

- Cancellation within 6 months of the date booked 50% of the package price

- Cancellation within 3 months of the date booked full price of the package

Said sum shall be payable as compensation as an estimate of the loss the photographer/s would suffer.

 

Limitation of Liability

In the unlikely event of a total photographic failure or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of the contract.  Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential loss.

 

Complaints

Any complaints should be raised by the client with the photographer/s, in writing, within 28 days of first becoming aware of the matter to be complained of and in any event within 28 days of receipt of the images.

 

Booking Fee/Deposit

A non-refundable booking fee £200 is charged when the client signs this contract, this fee is deducted (in full) from the TOTAL price.

 

Payments

Following payment of the booking fee the remaining balance is due to be paid latest 4 weeks before the wedding, earliest 3 months before the wedding.

 

Orders

All orders shall be treated as an extension of this contract and no responsibility for errors will be accepted unless orders are given in writing.

The price of the 30-page standard wedding album is guaranteed to the bride and groom at the time of booking (where included in a package, included thin photographic paper, the standard perspex cover and leatherette spine, unless otherwise agreed). All reprints, enlargements, albums and album upgrades ordered later will be at the price current at the time of the wedding. Prints made at different times may also be variable in colour balance. We cannot be held responsible for any unavoidable colour deviation with may occur.

 

I have read this booking form and agree to abide by the terms of agreement set out in it.  I understand that the terms of this agreement cannot be changed unless agreed by both parties in writing.