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Thank you for choosing me to capture your family! These policies are in place so that there are no surprises. I want your experience to be the best possible.
PAYMENT: The $200 retainer shall be paid to reserve your spot and it must be received within 5 days or your date will be open to another client. The deposit fee is non-refundable due to the nature of the service.
Payment options vary: If you bank with Chase, I gladly accept Chase QuickPay as an easy and convenient way to pay. Use email: firstname.lastname@example.org as the payment info. If you prefer to pay via check, you can send it in the mail: 4125 N. Bernard Street, Chicago 60618.
REQUIREMENTS: No photography is allowed by anyone other than Jenny during the session, this includes cell phones (unless Jenny says otherwise, which happens a lot so you can share what we are doing with your family! :) ) But please ask first.
CANCELLATION: If Jenny is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to a fire or other casualty, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to a significant illness of Jenny; and if Jenny is unable to provide another time that is agreeable to the client, then all fees paid by the client will be returned in full, Jenny Grimm Photography shall have no further liability with respect to the agreement. If Jenny Grimm Photography is unable to perform to the obligations in this contract for reasons outside the sole control of Jenny, she will not be liable for costs in excess of the amount the client has paid. This limitation of liability will also apply in the event that digital images are lost through camera malfunction, damaged in processing, lost in the mail, or otherwise damaged or lost without fault of the photographer, Jenny Grimm. Sessions cancelled due to weather must be rescheduled in a 1 yr period. No refunds on session fees returned due to inclement weather.
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOGRAPHER: Jenny Grimm will be the exclusive photographer with no other cameras or recording devices permitted during your session(s), included phones.
VIEWING IMAGES. Your images will be ready to view within 3 weeks. At your phone or in-person consultation before your shoot, please let Jenny know of any certain walls, etc that you are looking to put prints on.
COPYRIGHT: It is illegal to use or copy images in any way or manner without written permission by Jenny. Jenny Grimm retains all copyright.
SOCIAL MEDIA: Jenny has the right to use your photographs to promote her business on marketing materials, her blog, website and social media sites. Jenny will give you watermarked, resized images for your Facebook page. Please ask her if you are interested. No un-watermarked images are to go on the internet please due to copyright reasons. :)
PHOTOGRAPHS: Although great care will be taken with the digital files taken at your baby’s sessions, Jenny limits any liability for loss, damage or failure to deliver pictures for any reason to return of all deposits made. Please back up your files.
MODEL RELEASE: Photographs taken at all sessions and presented by this photographer may be used by Jenny Grimm Photography for the purpose of display, portfolio, advertising, website or any publication to promote her studio or name, and the images can be used without additional compensation to the undersigned.
This pricing is guaranteed to you throughout the contracted sessions booked. After your baby’s last session or of the last session of a package, all new pricing will be in effect.
All sales are subject to IL state sales tax which is added at checkout of your order. There is a $25 travel fee for shoots outside of a 25 mile radius of zip code 60618 unless discussed otherwise. Prices are subject to change at any time and locked in for 30 days from the date of your session.
All parties have read this contract in full. Please type your name in this contract field which states that you have read and agree to the terms of this contract.