TERMS of SERVICE
In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Urvashi Singh trading as Urvashi Singh Photography vis-a-vis the client(s) involved in this particular project/ all subsequent projects herein. These terms of service cannot be varied in any way by the clients unless such conditions are expressly agreed by the photographer in writing.
The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to the photographer.
The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc.
CREATIVE LICENSE, COVERAGE & PROTECTION
i. Photographs taken during the course of the event will be at the discretion of the photographer although every effort will be made to comply with the clients requirements.
ii. Special requests are not binding instruction, although every effort is made to comply with the client's wishes. The Photographer/s will do their best to honour the requested photographs but do not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangements due to changes in weather/ circumstances an the availability of studio(s) and willingness of subjects.
iii. For a booking involving a ceremony or at certain venues, the photographer's movements are sometimes restricted by the official(s) in charge. The area from which the photographer is able to cover the ceremony may not be the photographer's choice and the photographer cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case.
iv. Due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some colours may alter throughout a set of photographs.
v. Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure such as chip/hard disk or link crashes.
vi. The client is responsible for giving due credits to the photographer either through the watermark or by simply writing ‘Urvashi Singh Photography’ as a part of the photo credits during any digital reproduction of the images produced under this project/ subsequent projects herein.
i) All projects conducted by Urvashi Singh Photography require a 50% advance of the total quotation to be transferred directly to Urvashi Singh’s personal savings account as stated in the performa invoice. Any cancellation, damage of photographic equipment or inconvenient alteration of commitments by the clients shall be compensated by deducting the amount from the advance, whereby the final payment will be carried out accordingly in the balance amount.
ii) The aforementioned quote only involves the digital copies of images taken by Urvashi Singh Photography in the specific project and does not guarantee any desired post processing effects on Adobe Photoshop, etc. All photos taken are assured to comply as per the photographer’s best capabilities and bear minimal post processing. Should the client wish to attain certain post processing effects, Urvashi Singh Photography is not responsible for the same and the clients are requested to kindly seek the expertise of a professional post processor/ photo editor. Urvashi Singh Photography does not offer this as a part of their services. However, should Urvashi Singh be capable of creating some post processing changes, extra charges will be levied as per her best discretion.
iii) All digital photographs taken as a part of this specific project(s) will be released upon being paid for in full by the client(s) (100%) failing which, Urvashi Singh Photography is not responsible for disclosing any photographs upon the client’s behest. Titles to all goods remains with the photographer until paid for in full by the client(s)
iv) Urvashi Singh Photography does not bear any financial liability for its clients.
v) In the case of an outstation shoot, the client is liable to bear all travel, accommodation, conveyance, food & beverages, as well as any sundry cost undertaken by the photographer through the entire duration of the project and is to make these payments not as a reimbursement, but as a prior advance. All receipts and the full account of the given amount shall be provided to the client personally by Urvashi Singh.
i) In the very unlikely events of cancellation by the photographer or of total photographic failure, liability shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid.
ii) The photographer will endeavour to put the client(s) in touch with another photographer in the event they are unable to attend on the wedding date due to any cause beyond their reasonable control e.g. sudden illness, injury, victim of crime, flooding, traffic conditions, vehicle breakdown etc.
i. Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
ii) Urvashi Singh Photography is not responsible for the damage of any products while conducting the shoot and the client is advised to attend to their products personally.
iii) Any damage caused to the photographic gear of Urvashi Singh Photography as caused deliberately or accidentally by client will be fully compensated by the client as per Urvashi Singh's discretion.
If the client(s) should have to cancel a booking the following cancellation fees will become due immediately upon said cancellation: -
a) Cancellation from the booking date and more than two weeks to go until the shoot, a 75% fees refund.
b) Cancellation with less than two weeks to go until the wedding date, full price for the complete photographic coverage booked.