Terms & Conditions

Our Terms & Conditions are applicable for all photography bookings. By booking a sitting with Beata Szafer Photography, it is assumed that you agree to these terms. If you are unsure of anything, or would like further information about these terms, please enquire at any time. We reserve the right to change these Terms &Conditions at any time.

Copyright and Ownership


The copyright and all other rights in the Photosshall be retained by Beata Szafer, trading as BeataSzafer Photography and My Beloved Photos (the“Photographer”). The Photographer asserts theright to be credited as the author of the Photos inaccordance with sections 77 and 78 of Copyright,Designs and Patents Act 1988. Any unauthorisedreproduction of any Photos will constitute abreach of copyright.

Booking


The best time to book a newborn session is before the birth to enable time to be reserved around the due date. Babies rarely arrive on time, so it is important that the Photographer be contacted immediately after the birth to confirm the actual booking date.

Deposit


A £40 deposit will be required to secure your booking; this will be subtracted from the final cost of your package/session on the day. In the event that a Client cannot attend the session they have booked, and they have not rescheduled in advance, the deposit is not returned to the Client but is taken as damages to the Photographer.

Pricing & Payment


Following payment of the deposit fee, the remaining balance is due to be paid on or before the session date. Failure to pay shall result in immediate cancellation of the order and permanent deletion of all images. Payment for additional images is to be made when they are ordered for the prices stated upon order. Additional images are not included in the price. Clients are encouraged to take a look through the full price list before booking, so that they have a rough idea of the price of additional items before their session. You can find the price list online at mybelovedphotos.com.

We reserve the right to adjust prices at any time without prior notice. All prices are £ Sterling (GBP). The correct price for the photo services shall be confirmed via telephone or electronic communication once an appointment has been made. Any delivery costs will be included in our advertised product prices. There is absolutely no obligation to purchase any additional items following any session. If prices of additional items have increased since the client booked their session, they will only pay the prices at time of booking.

Beata Szafer Photography cannot be held responsible for the quality of print products provided by a third party. It is the Client’s responsibility to make back-up copies of any digital images ordered to a reliable media source.Payment for printed products should be made at the time of ordering unless otherwise agreed by the Photographer in writing. Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash, or PayPal.

Cancellation


If the Photographer has to cancel the appointment, an alternative date will be offered where possible. Where not possible, the Photographer’s liability shall be limited to a full refund of the sitting fee. At least 5 days notice is required for Client cancellations. An alternative date will be offered where possible, but cannot be guaranteed.

The Photographer completely understands that illnesses can develop suddenly. For this reason,should a session be cancelled with less than 5 days notice due to sickness, an alternative date will be offered where possible. Only two cancellations with less than 5 days notice are allowed before the session fee is retained.

Session Details


The Photographer will end the session at their discretion when it is determined that adequate images in terms of quality and quantity have been captured. The Photographer will make every effort to comply with requests for specific photos. Please ensure these are notified in advance of the sitting.Requests that are felt to be unsafe will be refused.It may not be possible for all of the images requested, or those expected, to be captured.

Natural environment sessions may be rescheduled due to rain, but not overcast weather. It is not permitted for the Client or any other connected party to take his or her own photographs, be it on a tablet, phone or camera.This includes location shoots, mini shoots, and studio shoots whether they are paid or promotional shoots.

Model Release


The Client recognises that the Photographer may use any of the session images for business promotion, instructional purposes or as work samples, including but not limited to via internet(including social media) and promotional material.

Force Majeure


In the unlikely event of total photographic failure,injury or sickness beyond the Photographer’s control, our liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid.

Proof Galleries


These contain low quality, unedited proof images.These images must not be copied, screen shot,downloaded, edited, used on social media, or altered in any way. The proofs are small JPEG files,and their only purpose is for the proof gallery - the final images are processed from high quality RAW files. You may share your proof gallery link with friends and family at your own discretion.

Images not ordered within two weeks of completion will be deleted, unless the Client requests an extension in writing. The digital files o fall images purchased will be stored for 6 months.

Print Sizes


Depending on print or canvas size requested,some cropping of an image may occur. The Photographer will use their professional judgement to crop the image as required, however we will advise the Client if a particular print size ordered is entirely unsuitable for the photograph in question.

Data Protection


Beata Szafer Photography will store Client names, contact details and session information privately and will not share these with any other business or organisation.

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