Thank you so much for booking a portrait session with me! I’m excited and honored to be your photographer. This contract is simply to ensure everybody is in agreement regarding the services I will be providing. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. I can’t wait for your portrait session!

Description of Services
The session fee includes:
– Up to 20 minutes of coverage on your session day
– Immediate family only, children must be at least 4 months old
– Post session image preparation & editing
– Online Proofing Gallery with low resolution, and watermarked images from which to select your final images.  The $145 Christmas Mini Sessions come with 5 Digital Images. You will decide which images you wish to purchase after you have had a chance to view your proofing gallery. Additional images may be purchased for $25 each.

Booking Information
The entire session fee is due at the time of booking in order to reserve your session time. Your session will not be considered booked until the photographer has received both the session fee & a copy of this signed agreement.

In Case of Illness
If you have a sick child on the day of the session please call to reschedule. Sick or uncomfortable children do not like to be photographed and we know that you will not love your portraits nearly as much as if he or she was in good health. Your session fee is non-refundable and will be held by the photographer for you to use towards rescheduling a new session.

Delivery of Photos
Your proofing gallery will be available for viewing within 7 days of your session.
You will have 7 days to select your images. If you need additional time there will be a $25 hosting fee per week.
Your completed and edited image gallery will be delivered in full within 14 days after you have made your image selections and the balance is paid in full.

Theft of Images
All images remain the property of Lee-Anne Cowling. A proofing gallery of unedited and watermarked images will be provided after your session. You will have the opportunity to select which images you wish to purchase from this proofing gallery. It is ILLEGAL to download, copy or screenshot these images. Downloading, copying or taking screenshots of proofing images is THEFT and clients will be charged in accordance with the current price list published at plus a $100 administrative fee.

Use of Images & Model Release
Lee-Anne Cowling is an artist and as such requests that the work she creates be allowed into art exhibits, displayed in her studio, print and image competitions and other places that her work is featured regularly.

Client Rights
Regarding the images delivered, as digital files or otherwise, Client’s rights are limited to personal use. Photographs may not be sold or used in advertising unless otherwise specified by the Photographer.

Photographer Rights
It is understood that any and all images, whether proofs, digital files, final prints or sample prints, and all rights to them remain the property of the Photographer in accordance with the “Copyright Act” of Canada and the “Copyright Modernization Act” of 2012.

Limitation of Liability
Although all care will be taken with these photography services and the digital photographs taken, the Photographer limits any liability for loss, injury, death, inability to perform the photography services for any reason, failure to deliver images for any reason or any other types of damages to the return of all payments already paid to the Photographer up to Total Amount defined above.

Client hereby agrees to indemnify, release, discharge and hold harmless the Photographer, its heirs, legal representatives, assigns, employees or any persons or corporations acting under permission or authority of the Photographer from and against any liability or claims arising as a result of any work done related to this agreement. This includes, but is not limited to claims related to the use of the likenesses of anyone captured in the images or any distortion, blurring or alteration that may occur or be produced in the taking, processing or reproduction of the photographs.

Entire Agreement
This is the entire agreement between Photographer and Client and supersedes all previous agreements. It cannot be altered without written consent of both Photographer and Client.

Digitally signing this agreement has the same effect as manually signing a paper original.