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COPYRIGHT. All photographs taken by Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC are copyright protected. It is a violation of federal copyright law to alter or reproduce work created by Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC. This includes but not limited to cropping, applying additional editing past the photographer’s digression, copying for digital or print, or using in advertisement without permission of Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC reserves all rights to all negatives, raw files, and finished images. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC will offer limited copyright release to paid customers. Sharing images online and/or on social media is allowed when credit to Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC is properly given. When sharing images, images must be presented as originally delivered to the client; this means no additional editing or “filters” may be used on the image.
CREATIVE LICENSE. Images taken by Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC are edited at their discretion. Delivered proofs may not include all captured photographs. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC reserves the right to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC's artistic standard. Client(s) may request editing that may be done if possible to complete.
INVESTMENT. Session prices established by Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC are final. A retainer is required to book all sessions and will be outlined in the client contract. Retainers are non-refundable and non-transferable. The remaining balance for the session is required at the start of the session. For sessions that take place over multiple dates and times, the total investment is required at the first of the sessions. Print investments ordered through Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC are required to be paid at the time the order is placed. Accepted payments include cash, check, or credit.
EXPENSES. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC has the right to charge for any fees or expenses that may occur during a session. This can include but not limited to admissions into locations, travel accommodations, special requests of client, etc. Mileage expenses are incurred for trips outside of Chicago, Illinois and Chicago Suburbs at a rate of 50₵ per mile. Mileage is charged round-trip.
CONTRACT. A signed contract is required to book a session or package. Contracts will outline session information, client information, and payment information. In the event that the client needs to make changes to the contract in terms of locations, date, or time, immediate contact with Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC is required. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC will make the appropriate changes if available. Family sessions include immediate family only. Additional family members will be an extra $50 per person included.
MODEL RELEASE. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC holds ownership of any images they have produced and have the right touse them in their portfolio, in promotion, and in advertisement in various forms of mediums. Mediums may include print, website, blog, and social media. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC strongly believes in respecting the rights and privacy of their client(s) and client(s) may choose how much exposure their photographs receive. A model release will be provided to clients which will allow the client to specify when, how, and if their photographs may be used.
MINOR CLIENT(S). In the event that a client is under the age of eighteen, a parent or guardian is required to sign the contract and model release along with them. All minors are also required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the session.
SPECIAL PHOTO REQUESTS. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC is willing to entertain any special requests of images that you have however, Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC is not responsible if an image in unobtainable due the unwillingness of the session participants (including pets), unfavorable weather conditions, the unavailability of desired locations, etc.
LOCATIONS & PERMISSIONS. It is the client’s responsibility to schedule and receive permission to use their desired locations for their session that is not owned by the client. Some public properties may have photographic restrictions and it is the client’s responsibility to find that out and report results to Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC will not be held accountable if any violations occur in relation to this. A list of preapproved public places is already established by Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC for clients if needed.
IMAGE PROOFING. All sessions will be delivered to the client by an online viewing gallery. A gallery ID and optional password will be provided to the client once the session is ready for viewing. The online viewing gallery will expire in 30 days and clients may download their full resolution portraits as many times as they would like to as many devices as they would like. If a client would like a DVD of their portraits or a USB flash drive, one can be provided for an extra fee.
PRINTING SERVICES. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC has tested several professional printing labs and has chosen a select few labs to trust with clients’ orders. All images are printed on archival paper with the best quality inks. Once the session is ready for viewing, the client will receive printing information sent to their email. Print ordering will also be available online in the client’s viewing gallery.
TURNAROUND TIMES. Delivery of all products included or ordered will be delivered to the client in timely matter. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC promises to have finished images from portrait sessions delivered in two to three weeks, Weddings three - four weeks. All print orders are expected for delivery three-seven business days from the date ordered.
CANCELATION & RESCHEDULING. In the event that you need to reschedule due to sickness, injury, or other unforeseen events, please contact Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC as soon as possible and your session will be rescheduled at the next available time. Respectfully, Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC also reserves the right to reschedule a session due to sickness, injury, or other unforeseen events beyond one’s control. In this event, Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC will notify client(s) immediately and reschedule at the next earliest availability. In the event that you cancel and do not reschedule your session, your retainer is non-refundable and non-transferable. In case of inclement weather, either party has the right to reschedule based on their own digression.
TARDINESS. The session time outlined in your contract indicates the time the session is to start. If for some reason you are running late, please contact Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC as soon as possible so they are aware. Client(s) tardiness is taken out of their session time. If client(s) do not contact Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC by fifteen minutes after the session was indicated to start, Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC has the right to cancel the session and the client(s) will forgo their retainer. In the event that Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC is running late, Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLCmust contact the client(s) as soon as possible. Tardiness by Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC will not cut into the client(s) scheduled session time. If the delay is a hindrance to the client(s), compensation will be offered.
RETURNED CHECKS. Returned checks are subject to a $50 returned check fee. Client(s) will be responsible for any and all collection costs and legal fees incurred by Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC.
TECHNOLOGICAL FAILURE. In the event of camera malfunction, memory card obstruction, or a hard drive crash resulting in lost images, Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC will provide compensations for the inconvenience by providing another session or full refund. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC promises to have a back-up camera, lenses, and memory cards in case an issue shall arise.
REFUNDS. In the event that you feel that Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC did not hold up to their end of the contract, you have the right to request a refund. If you feel that the quality of work you receive is in-line with your expectations you may request a refund as well. Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC may deny the request for a refund if the request is based off photographic style differences as it is the client’s responsibility to choose a photographer that matches their style and quality expectations.
ARCHIVAL RECOVERY. In the event that a client needs their images recovered from Stephanie Lovae Photography, LLC's archive, there will be a fee of $50. Sessions are moved to the archive after one year.
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