Portrait Agreement

This agreement contains important information regarding your session. Please read carefully! 

PORTRAIT AGREEMENT OVERVIEW: This agreement contains the entire understanding between Kayla E. Photography and the Client. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all the parties. The agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin.

PAYMENT: The total session fee is $425 + tax for one immediate family OR up to 5 people.
Additional $25 per each person. $50 of your session fee is to be paid at booking as a retainer to secure your session date. This retainer is non-refundable, even if the appointment is rescheduled or cancelled by the client for any reason other than inclement weather. The remaining balance is due in full the day of your session. An invoice will be sent prior to your session. Alternatively, payments may be made by personal check or cash. Returned checks incur a $25 fee. 

GALLERY: A full session gallery contains 20 or more of the highest quality images from our session, including color and black and white photos. These digital images are included in your package at no additional cost.

CANCELLATION: Please give at least 48 hours notice if you must cancel your session. The $50 retainer will not be refunded for any reason if client cancels session.

RESCHEDULE POLICY: Kayla E. Photography allows clients to reschedule their session ONE time for any reason, at no additional cost. Any rescheduled sessions beyond that will require a new retainer of $50 to reserve the new date.

LATE ARRIVALS: Please notify Kayla if you will be late to your session. Due to the nature of photo scheduling, if you arrive after your scheduled session time, you will only be allowed what remains of your hour session.

WEATHER & FAILURE TO PERFORM: If, in the opinion of the photographer, inclement weather or other adverse conditions prevent the creation of a portrait meeting the artistic standards of Kayla E. Photography, rain dates will be scheduled. If there is a chance of rain in the forecast, Kayla will notify you a day or two before the session.

LIMITED LIABILITY: If Kayla E. Photography cannot perform this Agreement due to fire, or other casualty, strike of God or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to the Photographer’s illness or emergency, the photographer shall have no further liability with respect to the agreement. If the Client wishes, another session can be scheduled. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or media malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event that Kayla E. Photography fails to perform for any other reason, Kayla E. Photography shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Clients order.

TIMELINE: Images will be loaded to an online gallery for viewing approximately 2-3 weeks after your session. Orders must be made within 3 weeks of gallery activation. After 3 weeks, your gallery will be deactivated and photos will no longer be available.

MODEL RELEASE: Kayla E. Photography reserves the right to use images created under this agreement for advertising, display, competition, marketing materials, web site, publication or other purposes. By signing this agreement, Client 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 indemnity and defend the photographer in the event of litigation arising out of such use. 

COPYRIGHT: All images taken at your session will be copyrighted by Kayla Nolden and are protected by Federal Copyright Law. It is therefore unlawful to reproduce her work in any manner. This includes copying from the internet, even if they are watermarked. Please do not screenshot your photos from your gallery and do not alter the photos in any way. This includes adding filters via Instagram or Facebook.

To complete your booking, please follow the link below to pay the deposit.
Once the deposit is paid, and the contract is signed, your session date will officially be booked!