THIS CONTRACT AND RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS (“Contract”) is between the undersigned photographer, Audra Mitchell and Audra Mitchell Photography and her associates (“Photographer”) and the undersigned Client, the parent of legal guardian of the child/children to be photographed.
Client agrees to hold Photographer and her assigns harmless for any injury, damage or trauma received at the venue. Client also agrees to hold harmless and Shannon Thomason (owner of horse) and their assigns of any injury, damage, injury or trauma received at the session.
NO PAPARAZZI OR SELFIE PHOTOGRAPHY AGREEMENT
Photographer does not allow Clients or other family members or friends to photograph over her shoulder or otherwise during the photography session. This is distracting to the Photographer, and only images taken by Photographer are allowed. Likewise, Client may not take selfies at the photo session. If the Client continues to take photos of the subject after being warned by the Photographer, the Photographer may end the photography session with no further notice and will retain the deposit(s).
TODDLERS & CHILDREN
If you are bringing your toddlers or small children to be photographed, please make sure they are supervised throughout the photography session and do not run around the venue or touch anything that they do not have permission to touch. The venue may have several photographers on site photographing at different sets. Please be respectful and mindful to not disturb and session in progress.
This is a back-to-back mini session shoot. Client is purchasing a 10 minute session at the photography venue. If Client is late for the scheduled session time, Client may be photographed for the balance of time that is available during the scheduled session time. If Client shows up past the scheduled session time, and there is no more time left during the time that Photographer has contracted with the owners of the horse, Client forfeits their session fee and no refunds will be offered, nor no rescheduling allowed without paying for another session.
Client understands that the Photographer is the copyright holder of any images resulting from the production and may want to exercise her rights to use any or part of the images from the production as advertisement or in a portfolio. Photographer agrees not to sell or otherwise distribute Client’s images, except as aforementioned for portfolio purposes.
Client understands that the images may be altered or modified in any manner by the Photographer. Client hereby waives any right that Client may have to inspect and approve a finished product or the copy that may be used in connection with an image that the Photographer has taken of Child/Children, or the use to which it may be applied.
Client further releases the Photographer and his/her direct or indirect licensees and assignees, from any claims for remuneration associated with any form of damage, foreseen or unforeseen, associated with the use of the images.
Client states that they are of legal age and have the full legal capacity to execute this authorization without the consent or knowledge of any other person.