Policies + Procedures
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All galleries will be completed within 1-2 weeks
All session fees and deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. No exceptions! Deposits are 50% of the session fee, and is due at time of booking. I will not reserve a date or time without payment. The remaining balance is due the day of your session.
If you need to reschedule your session for any reason, please give at least (3) business days notice. One cancellation is allowed per session, and your non-refundable deposit will be applied.
If you are running late to your session, please contact me as soon as possible. If you no call/no show, you are forfeiting your booking fee and I will not schedule with you in the future.
Kelsey White Photography reserves the right to reschedule any session due to illness, personal emergency, or inclement weather. If I am running late, I will contact you as soon as possible and your session time will not be affected.
If client chooses to shoot at a location that charges for access or requires permits, they shall be responsible for all fees associated with shooting there, including but not limited to entrance fees and parking. Client shall also be responsible for organizing access to the location and any permits required for doing so. Kelsey White Photography is limited by the guidelines of the location.
Kelsey White Photography reserves the right to reschedule any session due to weather conditions including but not limited to rain, wind, snow, extreme temperatures, etc.
Client acknowledges that Kelsey White Photography requires and retains discretion as to how its services shall be provided. Client is familiar with the photographers portfolio and is requesting services with knowledge of the photographer's style and understands that images created may be different from images taken in the past. Kelsey White Photography does not guarantee specific images and shall not be liable if key individuals fail to appear or cooperate during the portrait session. Kelsey White Photography retains complete control over the culling and editing process. Images with closed eyes, unflattering poses, and duplicate images are permanently removed during the culling process. Kelsey White Photography does not guarantee a minimum number of images in client's final image galley, nor will they release RAW image files. Kelsey White Photography strives to have your final gallery finished within 1-2 weeks after your session. I greatly appreciate your patience! If you'd like to pay an expedite fee, you may for an additional $100 to have the gallery complete in 2-3 days!
Copyright and Reproduction
Copyright is a property right. Under the Federal Copyright Act of 1976, photographs are protected by copyright from the moment of creation. According to the U.S. Copyright Office, the owner of the "work" is generally the photographer or, in certain situations, the employer of the photographer. Under copyright law, the photographer owns the copyright and can use it for any editorial use without permission of the person in the picture. This includes using the images for marketing and branding.