Pitter Patter Photography | specialising in Maternity, Newborn, Infant and Family photography
Terms and Conditions
The terms listed below shall be deemed as a contract between you (“The Client”) and Pitter Patter Photos and no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective, unless agreed by both parties in writing.

Photography
Pitter Patter Photos will carry out all Photography in accordance with agreed instructions from “The Client” using professional photographic equipment.
“The Client” understands and accepts that the photographic coverage will be as the photographer’s professional expertise determines and that no one photograph will be deemed more important than another. Special requests are not binding instruction although every effort will be made to comply with “the Client’s” wishes. Any special requests not notified on this booking form must be made by “the Client” to Pitter Patter Photos in writing.
Please note, failure to provide information, which results in an aborted photo shoot, may result in a charge being made by Pitter Patter Photos to cover time & associated travel costs if any.

Digital Manipulation of images
All digital images usually require some standard alteration in relation to toning, colouring & sharpening, prior to printing, similar to the processes previously carried out in the darkroom. This work is carried out within the costing of Pitter Patter Photos agreed fees.

Copyright
Any images produced under the terms of this contract by Pitter Patter Photos are protected by the Copyright and Design Act 1988 and remain the property of Pitter Patter Photos, whether stored digitally or otherwise. It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically/electronically or by any other means an image created as part of this contract unless agreed otherwise with Pitter Patter Photos (see below for reproduction rights).

Personal reproduction rights
Pitter Patter Photos allows copying of images by “the Client” for personal purposes only. Personal reproduction rights do not allow the use of images for corporate advertising, marketing or publicity in any way, including their use on websites or other electronic media. Should "the Client" subsequently wish to use the images for this purpose, written permission must be sought from Pitter Patter Photos.
Images (in whole or part) may not be sold or passed to a third party (even without charge) without the express written permission being granted by Pitter Patter Photos. If such a request is made, Pitter Patter Photos reserves the right to charge a fee for use of the images by the third party. The level of this fee will be based on the proposed usage of the photograph.
Please note that unauthorised copying of a copyright image (in whole or part) is an infringement of law and as such can be subject to criminal sanctions such as a fine or imprisonment or civil sanctions such as claims for damages, accounts, delivery up or injunctions precluding one's use of the images.
Pitter Patter Photos reserves the right to be credited as the author of any published photographs.

Price
The agreed order will detail the cost of services to be provided by Pitter Patter Photos. The fee will be fixed and only subject to change upon the express permission by “the client” and Pitter Patter Photos.

Payment Terms
A £25 deposit is payable to reserve the date for the photo session, with the remaining payment being made on the day of the photography session.

Image use
Unless specifically stated otherwise by “the client” in writing, Pitter Patter Photos reserves the right to use the commissioned images in promotional material relating to the business. In addition, Pitter Patter Photos reserves the right to make the images available for sale to a third party, unless specifically stated otherwise in writing, at the time of the commission being carried out.

Cancellation
“The Client” may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to Pitter Patter Photos. Should cancellation of the contract occur after work has commenced or expenses incurred in relation to the contract these costs will be charged to “the Client” and will be payable in full.

Limitation of Liability
In the unlikely event of a total photographic failure or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of the contract. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential loss.

Public Liability Insurance
Pitter Patter Photos holds Public Liability Insurance (£1 million) which covers all aspects of their Photographic work.

Pitter Patter Photos
Last updated December 2013