C O N T R A C TThe retainer fee is non-refundable and due at booking. Non-refundable retainer due at the time of booking/signing of the contract for Love Story packages. 100% non-refundable session fee due at the time of booking/signing of the contract for the Lifestyle and Event packages. If the retainer is not submitted within 24 hours, this contract will be null/void and the session will be cancelled. No images will be edited prior to full session fee being submitted. After such time, the images from the session are subject to being permanently deleted if balance is not paid. Total fee includes travel to and from an on-location session, initial processing and editing your session images in the digital darkroom. Travel outside I-270 around Columbus, Ohio is subject to an additional $55 per hour of driving in one direction. For example, a location 1 hour from Columbus, Ohio is an additional $110 to account for two hours travel time there and back.
Images will be delivered 1 - 3 weeks after the date of the session. Digital files are delivered via a digital archive with the option to purchase prints. The content of the gallery is at the discretion of Siriomi Joy. Siriomi Joy will select the best images and edit them to her discretion. Any further editing or culling will be subjected to a $110 hourly fee.
Please be aware of your artist's style and aesthetic before booking. A complete portfolio demonstrating this style and aesthetic can be viewed at http://siriomijoyphoto.com if you have not reviewed them already. You are welcome to send inspiration from Pinterest and other social media, but by signing this contract, you agree to the Siriomi Joy editing style and will not receive a refund should you change your mind after receiving the photos.
Should anyone within your family/party become ill before your session, please let Siriomi Joy know. Should a child or pet attend a session and is visibly ill, it is within Siriomi Joy's right to reschedule the session immediately.
If you need to reschedule your session you have 48 hours to reschedule without penalty. If you wait to reschedule after the 48 hour time frame, there is a $55 rescheduling fee. Sessions rescheduled due to inclement weather are not subject to the rescheduling fee.
You have until 7 calendar days before the scheduled session to cancel to receive a refund of all paid non-retainer related fees for the Love Story packages. If you wait to cancel after the 7 calendar time time frame, you will incur a loss of all paid fees to compensate for a loss of work opportunities. Session fee is non-refundable for Event or Lifestyle packages if you cancel. You may apply funds to a future session within six months, afterwhich funds are forfeit. Cancellations require written communication and acknowledgment from all parties that the session is cancelled and refund terms applied.
If Siriomi Joy Photography cannot perform this agreement due to fire or other casualty, strike, act of nature or other cause beyond the control of the parties involved (including inclement weather), or due to illness or emergency of the photographer, then any non-retainer monies paid will be refunded to the client if the client does not wish to reschedule. If the client declines to reschedule, Siriomi Joy Photography shall have no further liability with respect to the agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or media malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the photographer.
Siriomi Joy Photography will retain the full copyright on all images (including digital files) and reserves the right to display, publish, etc. for any reason.
Client is prohibited from further editing of images. Client is also prohibited from using photos in contests without written consent from Binaebi Akah Calkins, owner and photographer at Siriomi Joy Photography.
Client may not, for any reason sell their images to any third party. Client will be granted printing rights in writing for the digital images purchased: https://goo.gl/NFUu1Q