PORTRAIT CONTRACT

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It is understood that this photographer is the exclusive official photographer retained to perform the photographic services requested on this contract. Negatives, digital files & previews remain the exclusive property of this photographer. If the photographer cannot perform this contact due to illness, act of God, theft or other casualty, or any other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to a photographer emergency, then the photographer shall return any deposit to the client or shall reschedule for a future session but shall have no further liability with respect to the contract. This limitation of liability shall also apply in the event that the photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera due to media malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the photographer. In the event that the photographer fails to perform for any other reason, the photographer shall not be liable in any amount in excess of the retail value of the clients order. Photographer reserves the right to substitute staff, a shoot location and to alter the itinerary if felt it becomes necessary or advisable. Photographer is not liable for body injury that may occur before, during, or after the photo shoot. Client releases photographer from any liability or claims whatsoeverof loss, damage to personal property or injury. This includes damage to person or property due to accidents, delay in itinerary or expenses due to theft. In regards to prints, client is aware that color dyes in photography may fade or discolor over time due to inherent quality of the dyes and client releases photographer from any liability based on such. Photographer reserves the right to use images from this photoshoot for own website/blog, advertising, display, publication, or other purposes. The client on this contact warrants that h/she has actual authority to agree to use the likeness of all persons *including minors under the age of 18 photographed in this photo shoot) inthis manner and shall indemnify and defend the photographer in the event of litigation arising out of such use. Notice of Copyright: It is ILLEGAL to copy or reproduce these photographs without the photographer’s permission and violators of this Federal Law shall be subjected to its civil and criminal penalties. Credit of photographer must be given in written form in all circumstances if permission is given for images to be used in print or press media. Any modification of such must be made in writing and signed by both parties. This contact incorporates the entire understanding of the parties(photographer and client). Deposit paid for photo session is NON-REFUNDABLE. If client needs to cancel session date stated on this form, deposit will be kept on file for one year for the session to be rescheduled at a future date agreed upon by client and photographer. If balance is not received two weeks prior to session the photographer is not obligated to perform agreed upon duty.