Service Contract:

THIS IS FOR INFORMATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. A COPY OF THIS CONTRACT WILL BE COMPLETED AT THE SESSION

Please review this service contract and indicate your acceptance in the space provided below.

  1. This contract incorporates the entire understanding of both parties. Any modifications to this contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.
  2. MODEL RELEASE:The client grants Amanda Giehll/Giehll Photography the unrestricted right to copyright, use and publish photographs of the client and all guests for commercial, promotion, advertising, stock, and competition or other purposes without compensation or liability to the client.
  3. NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT:It is illegal to copy, edit, or reproduce the photographs, digital files or any CD /DVD without the photographer’s written permission and violators of this federal law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
  4. PRINTING RELEASE VS. COPYRIGHTS: Amanda Giehll/Giehll Photography reserves all copyrights to all photographs, digital files, or any CD/DVD. If in the event you are given a printing release for your photographs, this does not give you copyright of the photographs, digital files, or any CD/DVD to copy, edit or alter the photographs in any way. Printing rights simply give you the right to print the images for your own personal use. No further editing or altering is allowed to the photographs. This release does not include rights of sale, nor permission granted for contest entry without written permission from Amanda Giehll/Giehll Photography. Reproduction rights of described photography transferred only if signed addendum to this form has been provided by the above named customer. Copyright is retained by Amanda Giehll/Giehll Photography for all photographs, digital files, or any CD/DVD.
  5. Amanda Giehll/Giehll Photography is not liable for any and all injuries or loss of items during the session. Should any damage incur to the photographers equipment due to client / client’s guests negligence; client will pay for all replacement costs.
  6. COOPERATION:The parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this assignment. The client shall assist and cooperate with the photographer in obtaining the desired photographs. The photographer shall not be responsible for photographs not taken as a result of the client's failure to provide reasonable assistance or cooperation. Amanda Giehll/Giehll Photography is not responsible if key individuals fail to appear or cooperate during photography sessions or for missed images due to details not revealed to Amanda Giehll/Giehll Photography.
  7. Basic processing is included in all photography sessions: color correction, cropping, exposure.
  8. Time is non-refundable, there for all session fees are non-refundable and non-transferable for any other product or service.
  9. Any returned check is subject to all provisions allowed by PA law. $30 fee applies to all returned checks.
  10. Completed sessions are saved for 60 days. If no order is placed, they are then deleted. Sessions that have orders placed AND payment has been made if full will be archived for one year. Print orders are released after payment has been made in full.
  11. In the unlikely event that the client is completely dissatisfied with the final results based solely on personal preference, Photographer will reshoot at a 25% discount from the original session fee. Client is then able to order prints from the second portrait session only. In the unlikely event that the finished product from a portrait session is unusable due to technical problems (camera failure, memory card failure, etc.) Photographer will reshoot at no additional charge.