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Retainer Fee and Payment: A non-refundable retainer fee for your session is due as part of your booking process. This guarantees the time and date allotted for you. Should a retainer fee not be received in this time frame, Mudpies N’ Butterflies Photography reserves the right to offer the date and time to another client. The retainer fee shall be applied to reduce the total cost and Client shall pay the balance due. Balance shall be paid in full during or before ordering. Once payment is received, orders are placed.
Minimum Purchase: Mudpies N’ Butterflies has a print order commitment for all of our session options. Your retainer fee will be applied to your order.
Print Orders: Payment is due when ordering. Once payment is received, orders are placed. We do all in person sales, meaning you will view and order your images from our office with a sales specialist. If for any reason you will be previewing online, your gallery will be online for seven (7) days and then will be removed. There is a $40 fee to re-publish your gallery, so it is highly recommended that you place your order within this time frame. Images not ordered within 30 days from the time your gallery was posted will be deleted. We ask that you allow at least 2-3 weeks for delivery of your images from the moment you place your order.
Reprints: All ordered images will be kept on file for one year after your initial order. All images that are not ordered will be kept on file for two weeks. You are welcome to place a re-print order from the images you originally purchased.
Caring for Your Art: Client is aware that color dyes in photography may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes as well as DVD or CD media which may deteriorate, and Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon the deterioration due to such inherent qualities. You are responsible for the care and maintenance of your art. Upon receipt of your images, you release Mud pies N’ Butterflies Photography from any liability due to loss or damage of the images, and also release Mudpies N’ Butterflies Photography from any obligation to maintain copies of any digital file, image, or photograph.
All Sales are Final: Due to the custom nature of each session, all sales are final.
Designs, Cards, Books: A proof of the designs will be shown to you. You may make up to three (3) revisions, any additional revisions will be charged at $50 per hour.
Re-Shoots: Re-shoots are at the discretion of the photographer; and are not given for regretful choices such as clothing choices or a bad hair day.
Feeling Under the Weather: If you are feeling ill, please call to reschedule. If you must cancel, please try to kindly do so at least 24 to 48 hours before your session. Your retainer fee will be applied to a future session date.
Travel Fee: There is a minimum $50 travel fee for locations 25 miles outside of either of our studio locations.
Payment Options: Mudpies N’ Butterflies Phogoraphy accepts cash, credit card and Paypal. If paying with Paypal, a 3% merchant charge will be added to your balance.
Copyright and Reproduction: Mudpies N’ Butterflies Photography shall own the copyright in all images created and reserves the right to use the negatives and/or reproductions for publication, portfolio, advertising or display within or outside of the Photographer's studio. Negatives and originals remain the property of Mudpies N Butterflies Photography.
Client's Usage: Client shall not modify, edit, reproduce, copy or manipulate the copyrighted images in anyway without the written permission of Mudpies N’ Butterflies Photography. You have the permission to use the prints for personal use only; you do not have permission to sell said prints or to make copies of the images. This includes home printers, printers at local labs and convenience stores (such as Target, WalMart, etc.). Any reproduction, display, distribution and/or use of the copyrighted images for advertising or commercial use shall be allowed only upon "Mudpies N Butterflies written permission specifying usage and fees. Any infringements of this copyright policy may be punishable by law with fines starting at $150,000.
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