Mily Cooper Photography
Photography Session Contract and Model Release
Photography Session Contract and Model Release
This contract together with your paid deposit invoice secures your photo session slot with Mily Cooper Photography.
Please print this document. Make sure you read this entire document carefully and make sure any exceptions are properly communicated. When you are done scan it and send it back via e-mail or mail it to Mily Cooper Photography / 22301 Burbank Blvd Woodland Hills CA 91367.
If you have any questions, please let me know before our session. Thank you and I look forward to working with you.
Client's Full Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Email: _________________________________________________________________ Phone Number: ________________________________________________________
Home Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
City: ___________________________________________________ State: ______________________________________________ Zip Code: _______________________
Your Photography Session
Please specify the type of session and package you want ______________________________________________________________________________________________
Specify any add-ons required:
(For example: Require make up and hair, additional backdrop, add a milk bath session to your standard child session, etc.
Let me know ahead of time to provide an accurate quote)
Session Date & Time: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(For Newborn Sessions, enter a preliminary date agreed with the photographer. Your session date may have to be updated depending on your actual delivery)
Session Location: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(If in my studio, just say Mily Cooper Photography Studio)
People participating from the session: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Please list the names, gender, and ages (required for children only) and relationship to the client of all members who will be participating in the photo session
Newborn Session Information
Newborn Baby Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(If twins or triplets, please specify all names)
Due Date / Birth Date: _________________________________________________ Gender: _____ ___________________________________________________________
Do you have a scheduled C-Section? If so, when?____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Are you interested in adding a Fresh 48 session to your package? _______________________________________________________________________________________
Do you know I provide a Baby's Journey Package which captures your baby's first year in multiple sessions? Please let me know and I'll provide additional information
If you will be doing parents and baby portraits of sibling portraits, tell me a little bit about your planned session attire.
Do you require assistance or suggestions? I do have several beautiful dress options available for mom and some outfits for kids ______________________________________
Maternity Session Information
Mom's Name: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Due Date: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Tell me a little bit about your planned session attire. Do you require assistance or suggestions? For my maternity sessions, I do have several beautiful dress options available. These dresses can also be used for newborn sessions as well
Children Portraits, Cake Smash, Milk Bath Sessions
For Cake Smash Sessions, do you have a theme in mind? Color theme of choice:
For Milk Bath Sessions, do you have a color theme of choice? We use flowers for girls. For boys herbs, succulents, pine cones, etc.
Please share any session goals, comments or questions and I will be sure to touch base with you before our session.
Digital Images & Products
1-2 weeks after your session, your proofs will be uploaded to an online gallery for you to choose your final images. These images will be low resolution, watermarked images. Once you have chosen your images, I will complete edits, upload your high resolution images that can be immediately downloaded. This process takes 1-2 weeks from the moment you make your final selections.
How do you anticipate displaying your purchased images?
Wall art (gallery wrap canvas), Prints for frames, Printed album, Social Media, Collage, other:
If you To ensure the best print quality, let me know. I work with a wonderful professional lab and I will be happy to help you deciding where and how to display your beautiful pictures in your home.
If you are printing on your own, please, avoid altering the images before printing. The photographer is not responsible for printing errors or quality of prints or products printed at low resolution or altered images. If you have any questions or concerns on printing your images, or would like your images resized for canvas sized printing, please let me know and I will resize them to your needs.
Please initial each of the items specified below.
Session deposit is due at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled session. If payment is not received and there has been no arrangements made with the Photographer, the Client's reserved session time may be released. Please note that a deposit is required upon booking to reserve your session date and time.
Full Session Fee must be paid in cash or check at the beginning of the session. If client forgets to bring cash or check, the photographer will send an invoice for the balance via PayPal. Client will be responsible for additional 3% credit card fees.
Cancellations / Rescheduling
If the Client needs to reschedule, a 48 hours notice is required. The Photographer retains any payment made if the Client does not provide 48 hours notice and is not obligated to provide a rescheduled session. The Photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond her control. In such events, the Client will be fully reimbursed or is permitted to reschedule without penalty.
Arriving on Time
If the client arrives late, his/her session will be shortened. Sessions end as planned because of other commitments the photographer may have.
Mily Cooper Photography has the right to use and publish images and photographs taken during your photography session to further promote its service, including portfolio, website, display advertisement, and editorial use. If you wish to keep your images private, please discuss your concerns with the photographer prior to your session
Mily Cooper Photography retains the copyrights to all images created during your session(s). The images provided are for any reasonable personal purposes, including but not limited to: printing, copying, emailing, and web publishing. A print release will be provided with package and or image purchases for personal printing purposes. These images will not be watermarked. The print release does not allow publication of your portraits (i.e. entering into contests), selling or altering your images without the Photographer's permission. Portraits and digital images may not be scanned, copied, edited, or reproduced in any way.
Clients are permitted to share their purchased images on social media at their own discretion. These images are not to be altered and the watermark must not be removed. Images posted on the photographer's Facebook/Instagram page can be tagged and shared.
The Photographer will be the only photographer at any photo session(s) that are booked. I kindly ask that no other cameras (including cell phones) or videotaping be done. The Photographer will not continue if there are other cameras or videotaping during the session.
The Photographer is not responsible for any injury to the Client or Client's photographic party. Clients will be responsible for their children and themselves and release the Photographer from any claims.
It is my responsibility to produce images consistent with my portfolio. I am confident and honest in my skill and abilities therefore I guarantee quality images that meet my current level of photography standards. Refunds and re-shoots are based on technical malfunctions only (equipment, storage, etc.) and not on creative differences.
Client galleries remain open for 30 days following image delivery. After 30 days, all Client images will be archived. Images can be retrieved for a week, for a $25 fee.
Failure to perform
- If the Photographer cannot perform this Agreement due to a fire, flood or other casualty, strike, actor God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties or due to the Photographer's illness, then the Photographer shall return the deposit to the Client, but 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 malfunction, lost in the mail or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer.
- In the event the Photographer fails to perform for any reason, the Photographer shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client's order.
The laws of the County of Los Angeles in the State of CA and any applicable Federal law shall govern this contract
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