Lele & Beane Photography

Photo Release & Client Contract

Copyright, Download, & Print Release – Lele & Beane retains copyright & design rights to all media created during clients service. Lele & Beane grants client full download, share, & print rights to all media received by Lele & Beane. Lele & Beane will not put any watermarks on media if client agrees to credit www.leleandbeane.com as the sole owner of the media & agrees to tell family & friends also. Alterations to the images or profit from is prohibited by law.

Service Fees – Client agrees to pay an online 50% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking to secure the date requested through my calendar app. The full service balance is due on the session date before service begins & may be paid only through the Acuity app, cash, or check. If another party is paying your session fees, they will be required to pay through my Acuity app, cash, or check. Lele & Beane will not pay other vendors or accept payments from other vendors on your behalf. For weddings cancellations under 30 days from the session date, 75% of the total amount due will be required before this contract terminates.

Second Shooter - They will use their gear & my memory cards to capture your event alongside me throughout the day. You (the client) will pay me via Acuity app, cash, or check prior to the event before the second shooter can begin. Lele & Beane second shooters are experienced photographers that will be managed by Lele & Beane & will be bound by contract to serve you (my client) with my value system & ethics.

Location Costs & Fees – If there are any additional costs or fees associated with the services outside of the agreed upon payments to Lele & Beane, the client will be responsible for those fees. For events that require 4+ hours of work, meals & water must be provided.

Overtime – Additional unplanned and/or un-contracted services (such as, but not limited to, full redo of design, extension of time, services outside scope of agreement, management of non session activities, etc.) are considered overtime & will be billed with notification & consent at the rate of $100 per hour.

Editing – All editing of images will begin once the final payments have been received for the service. Client understands that Lele & Beane's complimentary Level 1 Retouching includes but is not limited to scratches, pimples, noise, etc. (anything generally gone within 30 days). Level 2 Retouching includes but not limited to scars, color enhancements, teeth whitening, wrinkle release, minor tan lines, etc. and are considered overtime with an enhanced rate of $10 per image. Weight loss cannot be done in the editing process. Client agrees to communicate any Level 1 or Level 2 retouching requests prior to the session and has 30 days after receiving the final images to request additional retouching of images. If client requests additional services after images are received (ordering prints, designing photo books, etc.), client agrees to pay the full rate of the service and is allowed only 1 review change before additional overtime fees apply at a rate of $50 per hour.

Rescheduling – If an illness or situation prevents a service from taking place, client may reschedule their service at least 24 hours prior to their session. Should client fail to give 24 hours notice, or decide to completely cancel the service, this deposit is forfeited & will not be refunded. If you, the client, should not show up for your session, you will be required to pay your session dues in full with no refund possible. You will have the availability to reschedule, with an additional $50 fee. Lele & Beane reserves the right to reschedule with no reimbursement due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control.

Failure to Perform Services - In the event that Lele & Beane cannot or will not perform its obligations in any or all parts of this agreement, it (or a responsible party) will: immediately give notice to client and issue a refund or credit based on a reasonably accurate percentage of services rendered and excuse client of any further performance and/or payment obligations in this agreement.

Archive – All media provided to client will be available for further retouching for 1 month after the date received. After said time, all retaining media will be purged from hard-drives, except as needed for promotional purposes, to be determined by Lele & Beane at their sole discretion. Lele & Beane is not responsible for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances beyond their control.

Liability – Lele & Beane is not responsible for acts of God, natural disasters, an act of government such as a declaration of national or local emergency, or other incidents not within their control, i.e. accident, death in the family, illness, pregnancy, or sudden tragic circumstance. In such a situation, Lele & Beane will obtain, upon approval of the client, a qualified professional replacement to fulfill consultant’s obligations under the contract, at no additional charge to the client. Lele & Beane is not responsible for any injuries inflicted upon any participating parties. Client will be responsible for their children & for themselves & releases Lele & Beane from any claims against their person or their business. If any of Lele & Beane's gear (camera, bags, memory cards, flashes, tripods, etc.) or Indoor Studio Space assets (couch, bed, decor, etc.) are directly damaged by client or accompanying parties, client agrees to pay for exact replacement in full.

Attorney - If legal action is necessary to enforce the terms of this contract, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorney fees in addition to any other remedies to which that party might be legally entitled. The undersigned have read this contract, understand its terms, and agree to be bound thereby. Any additions, deletions, or revisions must be made in writing & approved by all responsible parties. The parties agree that this contract is the complete & exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties.