Model Release

A. Session Fees

The signor of this Model Release (Client) agrees to pay DC Sensual Photography (DCSP) a deposit of 50% at the time of booking to secure session appointment date and time. This is a non-refundable retainer fee that will be applied toward Client session. The balance is due at the time the session begins or before. The cost of the photo package covers the following:

a)Time and talent of DCSP
b)Basic retouching and creative editing of images
c)Details of the photo package selected as indicated at the bottom of this agreement
d)Downloadable images from a digital gallery

B. Location Costs & Fees

If there are any costs/fees associated with the location Client has chosen for their session, Client is responsible for those fees. MP does not guarantee or pay for any location. 

C. Rescheduling

If an illness or situation prevents a photo session from taking place, Client may reschedule session at least 24 hours prior to the shoot without penalty. Any time frame less than 24 hours notice or cancelation of the shoot will forfeit the retainer fee. MP reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, natural acts of God, equipment malfunction or other circumstances beyond personal control.

D. Re-shoots/Refunds

Re-shoots are determined at the discretion of the photographer. Re-shoots and refunds will not be granted based upon poor choices of clothing, make-up, lack of sleep, hair or weather related issues or by not following the recommendations of the photographer.

E. Payment

All payments are due in full on or before the date and time of the photo session. Images will not be processed until full payment is received. 

F. Copyright & Penalty

DCSP retains copyright to all images created during Client’s session. A print release may be purchased for digital files to print images for commercial use up to designated file size listed on print release. The print release does not allow publication of images for monetary purposes (i.e. entering into contests, paid magazine print or publication), selling or altering of images without the photographer’s express written permission for use of copyright and for a stipulated fee. 

G. Session Guidelines

a) No cameras, camcorders, cell phone cameras or any other type of recording device are permitted during Client photo session unless prior arrangement has been made between Client and DCSP as set forth in a written agreement.
b) Photo session will begin at the agreed upon time. It is encouraged that Client arrives 15 minutes prior to the start of session.This allows Client and DCSP to get acquainted, relax and address any last minute styling issues. 
c) Boyfriends, friends, or otherwise other person(s) that accompany Client are prohibited except by the express consent of DCSP before the day of the scheduled shoot or earlier.

My digital signature below indicates that I have thoroughly read and understand all of the terms of this Model Release Contract with DC Sensual Photography and that I will receive a digital copy of the signed Model Release Contract via email.