Terms and Conditions

GENERAL LEGAL TERMS

DATE RETENTION: A retainer of the amount equal to your session fee is required to confirm your booking and cover Grace Mac Photography against cancellation. This can be paid by bank transfer. The retainer is non-refundable. The amount paid as a retainer reduces your total session fee to zero. If Grace Mac Photography is unable to attend the photo shoot and fulfil their obligations, all monies will be refunded in full.

PAYMENT OF BALANCE: The balance of your invoice is due prior to receiving your images.

DIGITAL NEGATIVE RELEASE: The digital Images and digital files purchased by the Client are for personal use and for the purposes of the reproduction and distribution of photographs to friends and relatives. Permission for commercial use of images must be sought from Grace Mac Photography.

MODEL RELEASE: The Client hereby grants Grace Mac Photography the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs taken at the photo shoot. The images may be used for editorial, advertising or any other purpose and in any manner and medium; and to alter without restriction. 

FINAL DELIVERY: Images will be delivered only in the format purchased by the Client according to the prices displayed on the website.

LIMIT OF LIABILITY: Grace Mac Photography takes the utmost care with respect to transportation and processing of photographs; including using professional grade equipment and professional grade backup equipment. However, in the unlikely event of the Client's images being lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Grace Mac Photography’s control, the latter’s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. The limit of liability shall not exceed the contract price stated herein. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.

PERFORMANCE: The performance of this contract is contingent upon acts of God, weather, flood, fire, warfare, government laws or regulations, electrical failure, equipment failure, strikes by suppliers, and/or any conditions beyond its control.

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY LEGAL TERMS

 

DATE RETENTION: A retainer of 50% of the total price is required to confirm your booking and cover Grace Mac Photography against cancellation. This can be paid by bank transfer. The retainer is non-refundable. The amount paid as a retainer reduces your total invoice by the same amount. If Grace Mac Photography is unable to attend the wedding and fulfil their obligations, all monies will be refunded in full.

PAYMENT OF BALANCE: The balance of your invoice is due one month prior to your wedding day.

EVENT GUIDE: It is recommended that the Client designate an ʺevent guideʺ to point out important individuals to the photographer, whom the Client wishes to include in informal or candid photographs. The photographer will not be held accountable for not photographing desired people if there is no one to assist in identifying or gathering those people for the required photograph(s).

HOUSE RULES: The photographer is limited by the guidelines of the ceremony official or the reception site. Negotiation with the officials for bending the rules is the Client’s responsibility.

DIGITAL NEGATIVE RELEASE: The digital Images and digital files are the property of the Client for personal use and for the purposes of the reproduction and distribution of photographs to friends and relatives. Permission for commercial use of images must be sought from Grace Mac Photography.

MODEL RELEASE: The Client hereby grants Grace Mac Photography the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs taken on the wedding day. The images may be used for editorial, advertising or any other purpose and in any manner and medium; and to alter without restriction. 

FINAL DELIVERY: Image files will be provided to the Client within six weeks of the wedding event. No hard copies or prints will be provided unless purchased separately by the Client.

LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event of severe medical, natural, or other emergencies, it may be necessary to use an alternative photographer. Grace Mac Photography will make every effort to secure a replacement photographer to provide a similar package as chosen in this contract at the same/similar tariff.

If such a situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package.

Grace Mac Photography takes the utmost care with respect to transportation and processing of photographs; including using professional grade equipment and professional grade backup equipment. However, in the unlikely event of the Client's images being lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Grace Mac Photography’s control, the latter’s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. The limit of liability shall not exceed the contract price stated herein. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.

NON-GUARANTEE: Although all possible care will be taken to produce images of all important or special moments during the wedding, Grace Mac Photography cannot place an unconditional guarantee on the above, and cannot be held responsible for any substandard images due to any cause in or outside of Grace Mac Photography’s control.

PERFORMANCE: The performance of this contract is contingent upon acts of God, weather, flood, fire, warfare, government laws or regulations, electrical failure, equipment failure, strikes by suppliers, and/or any conditions beyond its control.

GIFT VOUCHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Maternity or Newborn Voucher

This voucher may be used toward making a new booking for any Maternity or Newborn photography package.

Vouchers are transferrable, but not redeemable for cash.

The voucher must be presented at your photo shoot.

Voucher credit cannot be used to pay for your session retainer, however the amount will come off the balance of your package price.

Your session date must be booked and retainer received prior to the expiry date stated on the voucher.

The Grace Mac Photography General Legal Terms apply to all bookings.

Grace Mac Photography reserves the right to refuse to book a requested package due to an inappropriate location, style, unavailable date, or any other reason. A refund may be requested based on this refusal, and the refund request will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Wedding Photography Voucher

This voucher may be used toward making a new booking for any Wedding photography package.

Vouchers are transferrable, but not redeemable for cash.

The voucher must be presented.

Voucher credit cannot be used to pay for your session retainer, however the amount will come off the balance of your package price.

Your session date must be booked and retainer received prior to the expiry date stated on the voucher.

The Grace Mac Photography Wedding Photography Legal Terms apply to all bookings.

Grace Mac Photography reserves the right to refuse to book a requested package due to an inappropriate location, style, unavailable date, or any other reason. A refund may be requested based on this refusal, and the refund request will be assessed on a case by case basis.