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Photo Release Form

Photo Release & Waiver of Liability

This form MUST be filled out before your session will take place.


The undersigned hereby grants Studio12eight Photography the absolute and irrevocable right and permission, in respect to the photographs, video tapes, motion pictures, recordings, or any other media (hereinafter collectively known as “Images”) that Studio12eight has taken of me or my property, or minors in my care, or in which I may be included with others, to copyright the same, in Studio12eight’s own name or otherwise, to use, re-use, publish, re-publish, post, display, in printed form, or in any and all media now or hereafter known, and for any legitimate purpose whatsoever. You hereby grant to Studio12eight the right to use and publish images and photographs taken at your photography session to further promote its service, including portfolio, print, web site, display, advertisement, and editorial use. Studio12eight agrees to limit the use of these images and photographs to promotional use only. Studio12eight may revoke this license at any time and for any reason. Studio12eight retains all copyrights to the images and derivative works thereof. Studio12eight agrees to only use first names of baby, and will leave any Social Media "tagging" up to the parents unless requested.


The client agrees that all copyrights and/or intellectual property rights for all photographs taken at the session shall be held exclusively by Studio12eight Photography. The client will receive images via online gallery, and may print at their discretion as well as purchase professional prints and items from the photographer. The client may also post images online and to social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, etc.) but must note Studio12eight Photography as the photographer and include a tag where feasible. The client is encouraged to back up their images upon receiving them. Your purchase of the original files releases Studio12eight from any liability due to loss or damage of the images, and also releases Studio12eight from any obligation to maintain copies of any digital file, image, or photograph.The client may not sell, distribute or take credit for any of the photos taken by Studio12eight Photography. Studio12eight highly recommends that photographs be printed only through a professional printing lab.  If client prefers to print through a low quality printer, Studio12eight is not responsible for client being displeased with those printed products.


By agreeing to a photography session with Studio12eight Photography, I am hereby waiving, releasing, and discharging Studio12eight and all its affiliates, from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me or my family including my traveling to and from this event. Studio12eight is not responsible for any injuries inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for their children and for themselves and release photographer from any claims against their person or their business.  Client swears that each person is participating voluntarily in the said photography session and forfeit all right to bring a suit against Christina Hart or Studio12eight Photography for any reason. Studio12eight is not responsible for uncooperative parties.  It is understood that the behavior of children is unpredictable, however, photographer is not liable if children do not cooperate during sessions.


A 50% retainer fee is due upfront to reserve your session date and time. Cancellations with 48 hours notice will receive a credit in the full amount and may be applied towards a future session. Absolutely no refunds will be given after a session has taken place. *Booking is not considered complete until the waiver is signed and a retainer payment is made. *Booking fees are non-refundable.


* You understand that you are granting Studio12eight the right to use and publish images and photographs taken at your photography session to further promote its service, including portfolio, print, web site, display, advertisement, and editorial use.


* I have read through and understand the terms of this copyright and liability release with Studio12eight Photography.


* By signing my name below, I understand that I am digitally signing this agreement.

Thanks for submitting!

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