Sunshine Photography Client Contract





Client Name:









Daytime Phone:


Cell Phone:





Portrait Appointment Date:







Persons to be Photographed (Please indicate minors by listing age and birth date.):








Animals to be photographed:







  • It is understood that Christine Snow is the exclusive official photographer retained to perform the photographic services requested on this Contract.


  • Upon signature, Christine Snow shall reserve the time and date agreed upon. Unless Christine Snow is able to fully replace the cancelled reservation, all sitting fees and retainers are nonrefundable, even if the portrait is canceled for any reason other than inclement weather.


  • If, in the opinion of Christine Snow, inclement weather or other adverse conditions prevent the creation of a portrait meeting the artistic standards of Christine Snow, may elect to use an alternate location or to reschedule the portrait. No part of any order, will be delivered until the balance is paid in full.


  •  The Client signing this contract warrants that he or she has actual authority to agree to the use of the likeness of all persons included in the portrait in this manner and shall indemnify and defend the Christine Snow in the event of litigation arising out of such use. Digital files and previews remain the exclusive property of Christine Snow.


  • If Christine Snow cannot perform this Contract due to fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to Photographer’s illness or emergency, then  Christine Snow shall return any deposit or sitting fee to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Contract. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or media malfunction, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of Christine Snow. In the event that Christine Snow fails to perform for any other reason, Christine Snow shall not be liable for any amount in excess of all monies paid.


  • The charges in this Contract are based on Christine Snow’s Standard Price List. This price list is adjusted periodically and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed.


  • Your purchase of the original files releases Christine Snow from any liability due to loss or damage of the images, and also releases Christine Snow from any obligation to maintain copies of any digital file, image, or photograph. Client will not hold Christine Snow or the owner of the property being used liable for any injury that may occur during the session.


  • The images that are being provided to you are licensed to you for any reason personal, including but not limited to: printing, copying, emailing, and web publishing. Your license does not include use that results in financial gain, including but not limited to: advertising, stock photography, print sale profits, or resale of any nature.  Bearer agrees that he/she may not use any of Christine Snow’s images for commercial or editorial purposes, or enter any of Christine Snow’s images into competition without the express written permission of Christine Snow. You hereby grant to Sunshine Photography by Christine Snow the right to use and publish images and photographs taken at your photography session to further promote its service, including portfolio, web site, display, advertisement, and editorial use, unless otherwise discussed beforehand. Christine Snow agrees to limit the use of these images and photographs to promotional use only. Client waives any right to inspect or approve the photograph(s), finished version(s) incorporating the photograph(s), or the use to which it may be applied, including written copy that may be created and appear in connection therewith. Sunshine Photography by Christine Snow retains all copyrights to the images and derivative works per USC Title 17 (US Copyright Law). 




I have read and understand this agreement, including the terms and conditions, and agree to be bound by them:


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