TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Before the shoot:
- Contact us with details for your shoot.
- Purchase your session online or through invoicing.
- Prepare accordingly and send us a follow up message at least 24-hours before the shoot.
- Come to the shoot location on time and prepared.
- Pay the remaining amount due for photographic service and fees.
After the shoot:
- Photographer will send proofs/preview images.
- Choose proofs for full editing and purchase extras if desired.
- Allow two weeks for images to be edited.
- Enjoy, share, and post your new professional photos and tag us!
Terms & Conditions:
Clients will receive previews of all images. Proofs will be selected, prepared, and watermarked by the photographer. We do not release proofs to clients for use. Your gallery of proof images will be available in our online archive systems. Proofs will be available for 60 days and then the gallery will expire. Clients may request a re-opening of their gallery after it has expired. An archiving fee of $20 will be incurred. Upon receipt of payment, your gallery will be live for an additional 14 days.
We reserve the right to edit, release, post, and use only the images that are deemed creditable as professional in quality and within our standards. This maintains the highest quality of final products for both parties. We do not alter or change inherent features or qualities of a person. Our editing consists of retouching, blemish removal and photo enhancements such as lighting, contrast, and color correction. Drastic editing such as body manipulation are by request only. Each package includes a specific number of free edited photos. Additional edits are $10 each.
Styling, Hair, Make-Up, & Modeling Direction
Clients have the option to find their own stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists, & modeling directors for their shoot or request us to find vendors for them. Currently, we do not have a set team of artists to aid with every shoot, however, we are developing a team for future projects. We recommend clients find their own make-up artists and hair stylists to aid with shoots. Our photographers are adept with styling and model direction. Our price for services do not cover the rates for additional vendors for shoots. Clients must pay vendors' rates separately from our price.
Bringing guests and friends to photo shoots are welcomed if the photographer is notified in advance. Guests may not participate in the photo shoot or interrupt the procedures in any way. If guests begin to obstruct the process, the photographer has the right to end the session and leave.
Group Photo shoots
Photo shoots consisting of more than one client will require payment per person at a discount. Discounts are given depending on the number of clients, outfits, hours, and whether clients want individual photos.
Deposit and Payment
Clients must pay a deposit to retain the photographer to perform the services specified herein. When this order is completed, the deposit shall be applied to reduce the total cost and client shall pay the balance due. Balance shall be paid in full during or before the session for the service to be provided. JDOTDIGITALS accepts cash, checks, and all major credit cards.
Travel and lodging
Locations for photo shoots within the cities of Raleigh, Durham, or Chapel Hill (“the triangle area”), are free of travel costs and are covered by price of the shoot. Any locations outside of the triangle area require travel costs determined by the time and distance from our headquarters to the address of the photo shoot site. Flight tickets and lodging costs will be added to the sales price of the photo shoot. Receipts will be sent to the client to ensure costs do not exceed more than what is owed.
Clients must cancel at least 24 hours before the shoot date to avoid cancellation fees. Cancelling within 24 hours of the shoot date, ("the day of”), will result in a $25 fee. Cancelling at the time of the shoot date, ("no-show”), will result in a fee of $50. Booking deposits, required of all sessions, are nonrefundable, except for rainy days for outdoor sessions. Clients are permitted one rescheduled session, free of charge, if a rescheduling request is made at least 24 hours before the session. After one permitted rescheduling, any further rescheduling will require an additional booking fee of $50 to hold your spot.
Social Media Sharing
We allow clients to post high-resolution, edited photos from photo shoots to social media sites only in the case that images are not altered with filters or any changing in format. It is understood the client will not post proof images that are watermarked to any social sites. Images that are posted to jdotdigitals.com or any social sites by JDOTDIGITALS may be shared through the capabilities of the social site such as “repost,” “reblog,” or “share” buttons, however, sharing screen shots of images is discouraged.
Copyright and Reproductions
JDOTDIGITALS Photography shall own the copyright on all images created and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions and edits of any kind. Photographers of JDOTDIGITALS shall only make reproductions for the client or for the photographer’s portfolio, samples, self-promotions, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, editorial use, website, or for display within or on the outside of the photographer’s studio.
If any provision of this agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable under the law, the validity of this agreement shall not be affected, and the other provisions of the agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
JDOTDIGITALS will keep confidential and will not disclose to any third party or make use of material or information communicated in confidence for the purposes of photography except as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the work.
This agreement is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter and no external alteration, modification or interpretation hereof shall be binding unless in writing and signed by both parties.
JDOTDIGITALS reserves the right to modify or change these terms and conditions at any time.
This agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this agreement. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina.
By purchasing our services online, you agree to the terms and conditions listed above.