Portrait Sessions with Megan Vaughan
This page is to be used when booking portrait sessions with Megan Vaughan. Payment is due in full at the time of booking to reserve your spot. Please note: Your date is not secured until you check out. Dates cannot be held!
THE FINE PRINT:
PAYMENT FOR SERVICES RENDERED
Tiny sessions offer 20 minutes of shooting time. All sessions receive a gallery to view, share and download your images. Tiny sessions are only available at the Vaughan House Greenhouse located in Forest, VA. The investment is $400. (Currently unavailable until April 2022.)
Full sessions offer up to 1 hour of shooting time. All sessions receive a gallery to view, share and download your images. The investment is $800.
Boudoir sessions offer up to 1 hour of shooting time, on-site hair and makeup, a gallery to view, share and download images, as well as an 8x8 20 page hardcover book. The investment is $1200.
The amount of images delivered is approximate and not guaranteed.
Payment is due in full at the time of booking your session. Megan Vaughan will only cancel due to severe illness or inclement weather and will contact you to reschedule. Once payments have been made in full, they are non-refundable. Please keep in mind that you are responsible for getting permission (if needed) to shoot at the location(s) of your choice, and for covering any parking costs or admittance fees.
If Megan Vaughan recommends that we reschedule due to inclement weather and the Client insists that we keep the date, Megan Vaughan is not responsible for images affected by the weather. Complimentary reshoots will not be given and the session fee will not be refunded. Additionally, splitting the session day in half and back-up dates are not permitted.
Megan Vaughan will be granted artistic license in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. All images are edited at her discretion, and delivered images shall not include all images shot. Megan Vaughan reserves the creative right to edit and release only those deemed professional in quality and within her artistic and creative standards. Creative freedom also includes the designing of albums and hardcover books.
When it comes to images that have been converted to black and white, Megan Vaughan chooses for them to have that edit based on her artistic standards. The edits chosen represent her style which will not be altered. Megan Vaughan will accept up to 10 (ten) images to be converted back to color at the request of the Client. All requests to change images must be made within one (1) week of image delivery. For any further edits, the Client will be required to pay an hourly fee of $250 per hour for any other conversion needs.
Furthermore, the Client acknowledges familiarity with Megan Vaughan portfolio and is requesting services with knowledge of Megan Vaughan Photography's style. Megan Vaughan's work is constantly evolving, which is a reflection of her commitment to excellence and desire to grow as an artist. Megan Vaughan's services are of unique and artistic nature. The photographs delivered may be different from photographs taken by Megan Vaughan in the past. In creating the photographs, Megan Vaughan will use her personal, artistic judgment to create and deliver photographs consistent with her personal vision of the event, which vision may be different from the Client's and/or the subject's vision of the event. Accordingly, the Client acknowledges that the photographs will not be subject to rejection on the base of taste or aesthetic criteria.
Megan Vaughan owns the copyright to the images taken.
Megan Vaughan also asks that the Client to notify all vendors hired by the Client for the event that all images used for any promotional purposes, online AND in print, that credit MUST be given to Megan Vaughan.
The Client hereby allows Megan Vaughan to display any images taken pursuant to this contract in their studios, portfolios, literature, websites, competitions, wedding exhibitions and advertising without written permission from the Client.
Boudoir images will NOT be shared publicly under any circumstances unless permission is first received by the Client.
It is also asked that if images are posted on social media, that you give credit to Megan Vaughan by tagging her Facebook page or her Instagram account - @meganvaughanphoto
At the beginning of the new calendar year, all RAW images will be archived. Additional edits will not be available. If the Client wishes to have any images re-edited, an unarchiving fee of $250 will apply, plus an hourly rate of $250 to any additional editing needs.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Megan Vaughan Photography takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, editing and production of all the products and services offered. Every reasonable effort shall be made to assure Client satisfaction and produce outstanding photographs according to her professional standards. Megan Vaughan cannot be held—and by evidence of the payment submitted the Client(s) hereby agree(s) not to hold Megan Vaughan responsible for the lack of coverage due to Acts of God, strikes, work stoppages, accidents, acts of war or terrorism, civil or military disturbances, nuclear or natural catastrophes, weather conditions, events that happen that are out of her control, schedule complications caused by but not limited to anyone in or at the session. Furthermore, Megan Vaughan will not be held liable for loss or malfunctions of utilities, communications or computer (software and hardware) services. The Client is not entitled to a refund of any monies paid should the session be canceled due to the incidents outlined herein. Further, if Megan Vaughan is unable to deliver photographic materials due to technological malfunctions, including but not limited to camera and processing, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault of Megan Vaughan, liability shall be limited. The limit of liability for partial loss of digital files shall be a prorated amount of the images lost based on the percentage of the total number of digital files created.
The Client(s) agree(s) that Megan Vaughan will still receive payment for time worked regardless of location rules or restrictions. If Megan Vaughan believes the safety of herself is at risk, Megan Vaughan will leave the session and any payments made will not be refunded, and the Client so agrees.
The undersigned Client(s) acknowledge(s) that Megan Vaughan is not responsible for lost photo opportunities due to refusal to abide by the recommended timeline, other cameras or flashes, lack of cooperation by any persons, the lateness of the session attendees, or other principles, nor is she responsible for existing backgrounds or lighting conditions which may negatively impact or restrict the photography coverage. It is acknowledged that any lists submitted by the Client to Megan Vaughan for specific photos shall be used for organizational purposes only and in no way represent the photography that Megan Vaughan shall be obligated to produce. Megan Vaughan will do her best to fulfill all requests but can make no guarantees that all requested images will be delivered, and Client(s) hereby expressly acknowledge(s) this.
If the Client wishes to purchase prints, he or she can do so via the gallery link given to them. In submitting your payment, the Client understands that he or she is solely responsible for purchasing and ordering prints at their own discretion. If the Client has any issues arise in regards to permissions for printing images, he/she may contact Megan Vaughan for assistance. Megan Vaughan asks that albums, books, canvases and prints are ordered through her to preserve the quality of the images.
Once payment is submitted, the Client hereby acknowledges that they have received, read and understood the above statements. The terms of this contract are between Megan Vaughan and the Client only. The Client agrees to all of the terms and conditions outlined above. By submitting your payment, you agree to these terms.