Client Contract


Please read this form prior to our photo shoot. I require all clients to sign this form at the time of our session.

1. Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography shall have the right to use all negatives, proofs, photos, prints and all images and likenesses thereon in connection with it’s display and marketing efforts and you grant Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography a royalty free, fully paid and irrevocable license to use all such materials for it’s commercial and artistic purposes and you represent that you have the authority to grant the same. This release includes yourself, minor children and domestic pets. Full names of clients are never used in promotional materials.

2. Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography is not responsible or liable for any failure to provide any service due to any act of God, weather event, act of government or any other occurence, act or event which is outside our exclusive control. In addition, we shall not be responsible for equiptment failure or the failure of any software or other computer or electronic medium which results in any damage to any proofs, negatives, prints or photos or which result in the inability to print or duplicate any of the foregoing.

3. You agree to be responsible for any damage occuring to Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography’s equipment or property during a photo shoot that is directly caused by any of the sessions attendees. This includes damages caused by pets and children, intentional or otherwise.

4. Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography retains the copyright to all images, photos, paintings and proofs. All rights are reserved and no reproductions may be made of our images without our written permission. Our images are not to be re-sold, entered into contests or reproduced on any type of merchandise that is intended for resale. Images purchased on CD are strictly for personal use and not for resale in any way. Acceptable uses include but are not limited to, reprints, holiday cards, personal announcements, digital picture frames, blogs, Facebook, My Space and other novelty items that are not intended for resale.

5. Sitting fees are due at the time of the photo shoot. While Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography will endeavor to provide you with a more than satisfactory set of photographs, we cannot always guarantee your satisfaction due to the subjective nature of our endeavors and products. If you are not pleased with your images, we can offer to re-shoot your images or offer a refund of your sitting fee. If there is no technical reason for your complaint, Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography reserves the right to refuse a refund or re-shoot of the session.

6. Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography’s liability for it’s provision of products and services hereunder shall be limited to the amounts paid to Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography.

7. Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography strives to offer a safe environment during all photo shoots. All parents/pet owners are responsible for their families overall safety at an on location photo shoot and will not hold Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography liable for any accidents or injuries that may occur at an on location photography shoot. Children should be supervised and pets kept on leashes when circumstances deem this to be necessary.

8. All print orders must be paid for in full before the order can be placed. All such payments are final and are not refundable. Reprints may be ordered at anytime and all negatives are kept on file. No guarantees are given that archived images will be available indefinately and we are not liable for any damage that may occur while the images have been on file.

9. Online web galleries will remain posted for 15 days. After 15 days, the gallery will be removed from the website. A $25.00 reposting fee will be required to have the gallery restored to the website after this time.

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Exceptions: ______________________________________________________

The Client represents and warrants that he/she (i) is of full legal age in the jurisdiction in which this Contract is executed; (ii) is of full legal capacity; (iii) is entering into this Contract voluntarily; (iv) has not granted any rights that conflict with those granted herein; (v) has every right to contract in his/her own name, and on behalf of their pet, and grant the rights herein and (vi) understands and acknowldges that by signing their name below that they agree to the terms of this contract and that they are entering into a legally binding agreement with Sit Stay Smile Photography. The Client agrees he/she has read this Contract, prior to its execution, and agrees with its terms.

Print Name: _______________________________________________________
Signature: ________________________________________________________
Date: ____________________________________________________________

We look forward to combining Sit. Stay. Smile. Photography’s unique art and style with yours to produce a rewarding experience and a set of photographs that you will treasure for a lifetime.