Terms & Conditions

Terms & conditions

1. COPYRIGHT i. The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to Focus Photography. 2. DISPLAY i. The client(s) hereby allow(s) Focus Photography. to display any photographs & videos covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums, etc. 3. CREATIVE LICENSE, COVERAGE, AND REPRODUCTION i. Photographs taken during the course of the event will be at the discretion of Focus Photography although every effort will be made to comply with the client's requirements. ii. Special requests are not binding instruction, although every effort is made to comply with the client's wishes. Focus Photography will do its best to honor the requested photographs but do not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location, or group arrangements due to changes in weather and the availability and willingness of subjects. iii. For a booking involving religious premises at certain venues, the photographer's movements are sometimes restricted by the official in charge. The area from which the photographer is able to cover the ceremony may not be the photographer's choice and the photographer cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case. iv. Due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some colors may alter throughout a set of photographs. v. Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure. 4. PAYMENT i. All booking fees are strictly non-refundable, as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the photographer's website. ii. Payment in full of the remaining balance will be due after the wedding day. iii. Additional goods ordered must be paid for in full at the time of ordering. iv. Titles to all goods remain with the photographer until paid for in full by the client(s) 5. FORCE MAJEURE i. In the very unlikely events of cancellation by the Focus Photography.or of total photographic failure, liability shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid. 6. DIGITAL NEGATIVE FILES i. All digital negatives (computer files) remain the property of Focus Photography.. All digital wedding packages include a copy of the edited digital negatives to the client(s) for their own non-commercial use. ii. Should the digital negative files be lost, damaged of destroyed for the reasons beyond control, the photographers liability shall be limited to a full refund of any deposits and fees paid, but shall not include a refund for any goods already received. 7. ON THE DAY i. The photographer will be the sole professional (still) photographer at the venues specified. The photographer does however positively encourage family, friends and other guests to take photographs throughout the day. ii. The photographer will not take photos during the wedding meal and will use this time to take a break. A meal is not a requirement, however, one would be greatly appreciated. 8. PERSONAL ACCIDENT i. Any directions issued to clients, their guests, or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said person's own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot. 9. CANCELLATION FEES If the client(s) should have to cancel a booking the 50% advance will be considered as cancellation fees. 10. DELIVERY i. The photographer will endeavor to deliver digital negative files as quickly as possible. However, this could take up to 6-8 weeks during busy periods.