Mini Session Contract

This agreement is between Studio Six Pictures (hereinafter “Photographer”) and “Client” collectively, “the Parties” as of today’s date

Payment Schedule:

Full payment of $250 payable by cash, check, or Venmo is due at the beginning of your session.

Please make checks payable to:

Studio Six Pictures

Payment Arrangements: Payment in full is due the day of the scheduled session via cash, check, or venmo, prior to the start of shooting.The studio reserves the right to refuse services/products if the payment arrangements have not been met unless prior arrangements have been made.

Payment Stipulations: There is a $50 fee for any returned checks. In the event of a previous returned check by client, studio reserves the right to refuse payment of checks in the future, in which case cash, money order, cashier’s check, and debit/credit will be accepted.

Cooperation:  Studio is not held responsible for behavior of parties involved with the shoot, with the exception of studio personnel. If the desired outcome of your session is jeopardized by the behaviors of parties involved with the exception of studio personnel, studio cannot be held responsible.

Termination: Client may terminate this Agreement by written notice, which may include e-mail to Photographer no later than one week prior to the Session Date/Time.  If Client does terminate the standing Agreement, it will result in Client’s forfeiture of all fees and retainers previously paid, and will release the Photographer from all obligations to Client relating to this Agreement.  In all cases, Client will be liable for any expenses that Photographer reasonably incurs relating to this Agreement prior to a written termination by Client.

Client Usage Rights/Copyrights:  The photographs produced by the Photographer are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may not be reproduced in any manner without studio explicit written permission. It is a breach of this contract to reproduce the images in any form unless rights were purchased within the package for those images.

Client reserves the right to post images on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. It is a breach of this contract to crop/hide studio logo.

These images are for personal use only, and may be reproduced for the purpose of sharing with friends and family. In the event that these photos will be published, sold for profit, used within marketing materials the client must obtain written permission from and compensate studio prior to the release. Additional contract will be needed at that time.

Studio Usage Rights/Copyrights: Client grants studio unrestricted usage rights and copyrights to use and publish photographs in any manner or medium. Client grants studio permission to use images taken within this session in sample albums, marketing materials, editorial, online web presences, including but not limited to, website, social networks, blog, etc. Images may also be used in photographic competitions and for publication in which case the Client will release all profits from images.

Limit of Liability:  Photographer will make every reasonable effort to produce and deliver outstanding photographs of Client session.  Photographer’s entire liability to Client for claim, loss, or injury relating to this Agreement will be a refund to Client of the amount paid for services less the value of services provided.  In the unlikely event Photographer is unable to perform due to circumstances beyond Photographer’s control, Photographer may with consent from Client arrange for a substitute photographer of high qualifications to fulfill Photographer’s obligations under this Agreement.  If Client declines to accept Photographer’s substitute, Client may elect to terminate the Agreement and receive a full refund of the deposit paid.  This limit in liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or other wise lost and damaged without fault of the Photographer. 

Force Majeure and Safe Environment

If Photographer cannot perform or believes it may not be able to perform this Agreement in whole or in part due to a fire, natural disaster, act of war or terrorism (domestic or foreign), epidemic or pandemic (including COVID-19), action of any governmental authority (including a Government Order as defined in Section 7.3), national or regional emergency, other casualty, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties or due to Photographer’s illness or injury, whether or not foreseeable (“Force Majeure Event”), then Photographer will give notice to the Client as soon as reasonably practicable after Photographer determines that a Force Majeure Event will or may prevent Photographer from performing under this Agreement. Photographer shall have no obligation to perform under this Agreement and no liability for delays or failures to perform due to a Force Majeure Event, but Photographer may, in Photographer’s discretion, work with the Client to find an alternative date for the Event that is suitable to both Client and Photographer. To the extent the Parties cannot agree on a suitable replacement date consistent with Photographer’s availability, Photographer may also, in its sole discretion, refund fees paid to Photographer under the Agreement, less any amounts necessary to cover expenses and work (based on time spent by Photographer) already performed by Photographer. In the case of a Force Majeure Event, Photographer shall have no additional liability to Client with respect to this Agreement beyond that described in this Section and below.

Client understands that Photographer works to maintain a safe work environment, including but not limited to, complying with applicable governmental laws, directives, orders, and regulations (each a “Governmental Order”). Client further understands and agrees that Photographer shall not be required to perform under this Agreement if the Event is held in violation of a Governmental Order or Photographer’s participation in the Event would violate a Governmental Order. Client also understands and agrees that Photographer is not obligated to continue to perform under this Agreement if Photographer’s personal safety or well-being has been or will be comprised or threatened at the Event, including, but not limited to, as a result of the condition of the location of the Event, or the conduct of an attendee of the Event. 

Completion Schedule: Due to the nature of these sessions, completion and product delivery time may vary.

By marking “yes” in the contract portion of the questionnaire, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to all the terms and conditions.