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Terms & Conditions

In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean aquastudios.co.uk. “The clients” shall be those persons attending the underwater shoot. These terms & conditions cannot be varied in any way by the clients unless such conditions are expressly agreed by the photographer in writing.

The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to the photographer.

The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc.

Photographs taken during the course of the session will be at the discretion of the photographer although every effort will be made to comply with the clients requirements.
The photographer shall be granted artistic license in relation to the poses photographed. The photographer’s judgement regarding these matters shall be deemed correct. 
The photographer shall endeavour to photograph all individuals as requested by the client(s) at some point, but no responsibility will be taken by the photographer on the occasion of the client (or clients child) not being able to submerge underwater.
Due to a variety of lighting conditions and pool cleanliness some colours may alter throughout a set of photographs.
Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure.

All standard underwater packages and additional goods specified on the booking form are supplied at the prices ruling on the date of booking. Goods not specified on the booking form are supplied at the prices ruling at the time of receipt of the order.

A non-refundable booking fee of £95.00 will confirm your booking, as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the photographer’s website. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the client’s chosen package when calculating the final balance due.
Payment in full of the remaining balance will be due 6 weeks before the actual shoot.
Additional goods ordered must be paid for in full at the time of ordering.
Titles to all goods remain with the photographer until paid for in full by the client(s)

In the event the photographer is unable to attend the underwatrer session date due to any cause beyond their reasonable control e.g. sudden illness, injury, a victim of crime, flooding etc.
Or in the very unlikely event of total photographic failure, liability shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid.

All digital negatives (computer files) remain the property of the photographer. On occasion, the photographer may supply a copy of the edited digital negatives to the client(s) for their own non-commercial use.

If the client(s) should have to cancel a booking the following cancellation fees will become due immediately upon said cancellation:
Cancellation with more than (or equal to) 100 days to go until the underwater photography session, the booking fee of £95.00.
Cancellation with less than 100 days to go until the wedding date, full price for the complete photographic coverage booked. Where no package has been specified on the booking form, it will be deemed that the client(s) have chosen a package to the value of £250.00. The client(s) are hereby advised to take out an appropriate insurance policy to cover any expenses incurred in the event of cancellation.
Where the photographer is able to re-book the date with an equivalent booking then the cancellation fee will be reduced to the booking fee.

Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.