AGREEMENT Overview: This agreement contains the entire understanding
between Lisa Authier Photography and the CLIENT (Named Above). It
supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the parties.
The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing,
signed by all the parties. If the parties want to waive one provision of
this agreement, that does not mean that any other provision is also
waived. The party against whom a waiver is sought to be effective must
have signed a waiver in writing.
COOPERATION: The parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication
for the best possible result within the definition of this assignment. Lisa Authier 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 Lisa Authier Photography.
LIABILITY: The PHOTOGRAPHER is
not responsible for any injuries incurred by the photographic parties.
Clients will be responsible for their children and themselves, and
release the PHOTOGRAPHER from any claims.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT and Reproduction: All images and copyrights are the
property Lisa Authier Photography. Lisa Authier Photography retains
the right to sell, copy, display, and/or publish any/all images created
under this agreement, to the general public, for any reason, including
but not limited to: advertising, marketing, sales, print competitions,
educational seminars, and monetary gain. The mediums for display could
include newspapers, magazines, books, television, and the internet, but
are not limited to only those mediums. The Photographer retains these
rights even if image files are turned over to the Client.
Completion of Pictures: Client understands that under normal
circumstances portrait proofs will be available within 2 weeks after the
date of the photography session. After photo session a proofing session
will be schedule for personal viewing and purchasing.
Client’s Usage: The Client is obtaining prints for personal use only,
and shall not sell said prints or authorize any reproductions thereof by
parties other than the Photographer. It is a violation of federal
copyright law to allow photographs created by Lisa Authier Photography
to be digitally reproduced, copied or scanned without written
permission. Any use for general public or for monetary gain will be
considered copyright infringement. The Client must obtain written
permission from Lisa Authier Photography and compensate Lisa Authier
Photography prior to the Client or their friends and family publishing
or selling the photographs for profit.
IMAGE PROCESSING: PHOTOGRAPHER reserves the right to edit and
retouch images in a style and manner of their choosing. This includes
creative and artistic conversions to black and white or vintage color
tones. Basic processing is included in all packages: color correction,
cropping and exposure. PHOTOGRAPHER will process images based on
TRAVEL: Travel time is included in the birth session fee unless over 30 miles. Session location
will be agreed upon during booking and if location is farther than 30
miles, a travel fee will be incurred. If location changes after contract
is signed and is out of the 30 mile radius, a fee will be charged.
CLIENT is responsible for covering additional fees and costs related to
location choice (admission fees, parking fees, etc.)
MODEL RELEASE: The PHOTOGRAPHER reserves the right to use images created under this
contract for advertising, display, publication, or other purposes. The
Client signing this contracts warrants that he or she has actual
authority to agree to the use of the likeness of all persons included in
the portrait in this manner and shall indemnify and defend the
PHOTOGRAPHER in the event of litigation arising out of such use.
Negatives, digital files, and previews remain the exclusive property of
This contract incorporates the entire understanding
of the parties and is governed by the laws of Kentucky state. Any
modifications of this Contract must be in writing and signed by both
LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event that the photographer is
injured or becomes too ill, or has an extreme emergency that prevents
him from photographing the event, Lisa Authier Photography will make
every effort to reschedule the event. If for whatever reason this is not
possible. Lisa Authier Photography takes the utmost care with respect
to exposure, transportation, and processing the photographs. However,
in the unlikely event that photographs or digital files have been lost,
stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Lisa Authier
Photography's control, Lisa Authier Photography liability is limited
to the return of all payments received for the portrait package.
I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING AND/OR VOLUNTEERING IN
THIS ACTIVITY , including by way of example and not limitation, any
risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the
parsons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective
equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or
because of their possible liability without fault, I certify that I am
physically fit, have sufficiently prepared or trained for participation
in the activity or event, and have not been advised to not participate
by a qualified medical professional. I certify that there are no
health-related reasons or problems that preclude me from participation
in this activity or event. I acknowledge that the event holders,
sponsors, and organizers of the activity or event in which I may
participate will use this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form
for their protection from any and all liability, and that it will govern
my actions and responsibilities at said activity or event. In
consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this
event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators,
heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows:
(A) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability,
including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or
fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability,
personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind
which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this
event or activity, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Lisa Authier
Photography, Lisa Authier and / or their directors, officers,
employees, volunteers, assistants, representatives, and agents, the
activity or event holders, activity or event sponsors, activity or event
Session Retainer must be paid upon booking to secure your date.
Due to the nature of the product, all sales are final. Your session retainer is non-refundable, but is transferrable one time should you need to re-schedule due to unforseen events.
All sessions require you to sign our standard portrait contract agreement prior to the session date.
All final images edited and presented are at the photographer’s
discretion, and non-edited images are deleted after the initial
selection process and will not be sold in print or digitally.
Client will view images at proofing session within 2 weeks after photo
session. Proofing and purchasing session date will be determined after
Upon inclement weather, photographer has rights to cancel session.
I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT, AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS
CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT
AND I SIGN DIGITALLY OF MY OWN FREE WILL.