Policies

Your session will begin + end at the scheduled, agreed-upon time, so please be prompt. Any client that is late arriving to the session will have the amount of time late deducted from the time allotted for the session.


If an illness or situation prevents a photo session from taking place, client may reschedule their session at least 48 hours prior to their shoot without penalty. Should client fail to give 24 hours notice, or decide to completely cancel the shoot, this retainer fee is forfeited and will not be refunded.


Photographer reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control.


Photographer requires the active and willing participation of each member of the photo shoot. Photographer is not liable for missed shots, delays, and or inability to deliver quality images if the client(s) do not cooperate with location, posing, or technical instructions given during the session. 


Client acknowledges that abusive behavior; verbal and/or physical will result in immediate termination of the session, and all fees paid to date will be forfeited for time lost. 


Photographer will make every effort to accommodate special requests, however client acknowledges that not every request, pose, location, or grouping may be possible and it is up to the professional expertise of the photographer to determine the success and possibility of the request at the time of the session based on many factors including but not limited to: time, lighting, wardrobe choice, safety, age of the participants, location, photography gear on hand, and skill and expertise of the photographer.


Due to the custom nature of each session, refunds are not given for any reason.


Photographer reserves the right to display images within photographer gallery + on social media. If you do not choose to allow me to share your photos, please contact Savvy Joy Photography to discuss.


It is understood that the photographer owns and retains the copyright to all of the digital images. upon  receipt of final payment and delivery of images, the client is granted a license to use the digital images for their own non-commercial purposes such as printing, electronic messaging, exchange with friends and relatives, or display on the internet; however, the images may not be edited or altered in any way.


No camera, camcorder, or any other recording devices are allowed at the session.


The client shall pay $25.00 for travel 30 miles outside the zip code of 07055; $50.00 for travel 60 miles outside the zip code of 07055. If travel is over 60 miles, the photographer  and client will agree upon appropriate travel fees. 


Your final online gallery of high-resolution, edited images will be delivered via email approximately 1-2 weeks after session.

 

The photographer is not liable to deliver every image taken at the session.  The determination of images delivered to the client is left up to the photographer. 


The final post-production and editing styles, effects, and overall look of the images are left to the discretion of the photographer based on her style and the available lighting.


Photographer is not responsible for the quality of prints from third party printers.


All photo sessions require a $75 non-refundable and non-transferable retainer fee at time of booking. retainer fee is paid via paypal.


Image rights are shared between the client and Savvy Joy Photography, LLC.


Upon receipt of the digital photos, the client accepts all responsibility for archiving and protecting the photographs. photographer does not permanently archive image files. 


All digital image sizes are approximate and will be given to client at eight by twelve inches, three hundred dpi. Any images printed by the client over the provided size may lose image quality. Digital images provided in private online gallery will be in JPG format.


Remaining balance is due on day of photoshoot. Cash, Venmo, or Zelle are accepted. NO CHECKS ALLOWED.


Photoshoots including minors: you hereby warrant that you are a legal competent adult and a parent or legally appointed guardian of the minor, and that you have every right to contract for the minor in the above regard. You state further that you have read the above authorization, release, and agreement, prior to its execution, and that you are fully familiar with the contents of it.  This release will be binding upon the minor and yourself, and our respective heirs, legal representatives and assigns.

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Retainer Fee

$75.00
Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Session prices and session dates are locked in upon receiving your Retainer. Retainers are non-refundable + non-transferable.