Terms & Conditions 2016/17
CREATIVE LICENCE: Velvet Storm Photography shall be granted creative and artistic license in relation to the choice of locations and poses used. Our judgment on photographic style and the number of photographs taken shall be deemed correct, due to changes of the weather and the availability and willingness of subjects. We will do our best to honor requested photographs but do not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangement.
BALANCE PAYMENT: The balance is to be paid no later than 30 days prior to the wedding day after the final invoice has been submitted to the client.
VIEWING: A taster gallery will be uploaded to our website or direct by email / text message within 10/14 working days of the wedding.
COPYRIGHT: The client has full and complete copyright to all the images captured on the day. Velvet Storm reserve the right to use certain key images on social media and company website to promote professional services for future business.
EXCLUSIVITY: Velvet Storm will be the sole professional photographers at the venues specified. We do however positively encourage family, friends, and other guests to take photographs throughout the day.
FORCE MAJEURE: In the unlikely event of total photographic failure, injury or sickness beyond our control, our liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. Your statutory rights are not affected.
CANCELLATION BY PHOTOGRAPHERS: If Velvet Storm Photography has to cancel this contract for reasons beyond our control, (death, injury, sickness etc.), our liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. Every effort will be made to find an alternative, qualified photographer.
CANCELLATION DEPOSIT: Should the client cancel before the wedding date and prior to settling the final amount as compensation for loss of income Velvet Storm Photography will retain the full deposit. Due to the fact that another wedding booking could of potentially have been secured on the same date.
CANCELLATION AFTER FULL PAYMENT: Should the client cancel before the wedding date and after the final amount has been settled only 50% of the final amount paid will be refunded to the client, this is to cover loss of earnings, inconvenience and administration fees.
POSTPONEMENT: Should the cancelled wedding turn out to be a postponement, then, subject to availability, all money paid may be applied to the new wedding. In this case, the total fees chargeable shall be the fee which applies at that time. In the event of us taking another wedding booking for your cancelled or postponed a refund of your deposit (less expenses) and monies paid shall be made.
PRIVACY: Velvet Storm Photography will store your name and wedding details on a private internal database. These details will not be made available to companies or individuals outside of Velvet Storm Photography. Should you wish to have your details removed from our database, please advise us in writing.
FOOD: Velvet Storm would like to have a meal / food contribution set aside for both photographers on the day.