Garey Gomez Photography General Photography Portrait Contract

MODEL RELEASE: By signing this contract, I, the client, have the legal right and authority to execute this release on behalf of the subject(s). I hereby irrevocably authorize Garey Gomez Photography (GGP) and its assignees, licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without the subject(s)'s name, or with a fictitious name) images of the subject(s) in any and all forms of media, for the purpose of self-promotion, publicity, publishing (including electronic forms as internet websites), resale as prints or other media for commercial use, or in photographic contests or gallery shows. I waive any and all rights to review or approve any use of the images for the above mentioned purposes. GGP agrees to never use the images in a manner which is slanderous, demeaning, or hurtful in any way to me or any of the subjects. I, the client, warrant that I have authority to agree to the use of the likeness of all persons and pets included in the session in this manner and shall indemnify and defend GGP in the event of litigation arising out of such use.

CREATIVE AND COPYRIGHTS: All images, original and processed, remain the sole property of GGP. It is ILLEGAL to copy or reproduce any photographs, either physically or digitally, without GGP's permission. Violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties. The client may NOT submit any photos taken by GGP for use in contests. All images, both physical and digital, when purchased or provided to the client are for personal use only.

PRICING DISCLOSURE: The client contends that they are aware of and have reviewed the current price list with GGP for the session fees and any and all products. This price list is adjusted periodically and may change without notice. Orders placed within a 2 week timeframe after the date of the Photo Reveal and Ordering Session shall be charged the prices posted at the time this contract was signed. Future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed. 

LIABILITY: If Garey Gomez Photography cannot perform this contract due to fire, casualty, act of nature, illness, emergency, or other causes beyond the control of the photographer, and cannot reschedule, GGP will return to the client any money paid, including deposit, but shall have no further liability in respect to the contract. This limitation of liability shall also apply in the event that the photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or computer malfunction, lost or damaged in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault or intent on the part of the photographer. In the event that GGP fails to perform for any reason, GGP shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the client's order and session fees paid. It is the client’s responsibility to back up any digital files that are purchased or received. GGP shall not be held liable for loss or destruction of files, prints or products once they have been received by the client. No part of any order will be delivered until the required balance is paid in full.

This Contract incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.

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