Terms & Conditions
Model Release & Waiver of Liability
A $150 (Session) / $1000 (Wedding) initial payment should be made within at least 2 weeks / 6 months before the date of the photo session/event. *Initial payment is not refundable and not transferable if canceled by the client. This *Initial payment will block the date and time of your session/event. The remainder should be fulfilled prior to or on the day of the session/event.
If the Photographer / Filmmaker is unable to perform the services in this contract due to any cause outside its control, the client agrees to indemnify the photographer for any loss damage or liability. Photographer / Filmmaker will return in full all payments made by the client to Photographer / Filmmaker in relation to this shoot.
For Consideration herein acknowledged as received/read, by paying this Initial payment and by being photographed (including your guests), I hereby give the Photographer / Filmmaker my permission to license the Content and/or to use/feature all/any photos (including nude/semi-nude sessions), on any Media for any purpose which may include, among others (except pornographic or defamatory), publication, advertising, promotion, marketing, all social media including Youtube and the likes (watermarked for your protection) and packaging for any product or service.
I agree that I have no rights to the content, and all rights to the content belong to the Photographer / Filmmaker.
I acknowledge and agree that I have no further right to additional consideration or accounting and that I will make no further claim for any reason to the Photographer / Filmmaker.
*I agree that I will not sell, present photos for publication, edit and/or crop any portion of the Photographer's / Filmmaker's images and that only watermarked images will be uploaded on social media for my own protection.
I agree that the photos may be combined with other images, text, graphics, film, audio, audio-visual works; and may be watermarked, cropped, altered or modified by the photographer / Filmmaker only.
I further agree not to hold photography by Sena accountable if any of my images are used as 'memes' on social media by a third party.
I agree and understand that Photography by Sena is not required to maintain/store copies of the photos from session/event 30 (thirty) days after the photos have been delivered to the client both through the gallery or mailed (USB). The client is encouraged to download and back up their images upon receiving them. I release Photography by Sena from any liability due to loss or damage to the images in that process.
I understand that I will not be able to purchase or request for any unedited or raw photos from the Photographer / Filmmaker.
I agree to obtain all permits for all out-of-studio locations necessary (and secure payments) for the Photographer to photograph at the session. The Photographer has no duty to obtain permits or secure payments for the client, from parks and gardens, reception centers, churches, hotels, schools, libraries, homes, and properties to operate thereon. Client understands and agrees that any failure to obtain these permits resulting in fines to the photographer, or which prevent the photographer from photographing the session/event is not the fault, liability, or responsibility of Photography by Sena.
I agree that my personal information (other than first names), will not be made publicly available but may only be used directly in relation to the licensing of the Content where necessary (e.g. to defend claims, protect rights or notify trade unions) and may be retained as long as necessary to fulfill this purpose, including by being shared with sub-licensees / assignees of the Photographer / Filmmaker and transferred to countries with differing data protection and privacy laws where it may be stored, accessed and used.
By agreeing to a photography session with Photography by Sena, I am hereby waiving, releasing, and discharging Photography by Sena 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. Photography by Sena 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. The client swears that each person is participating voluntarily in the said photography session and forfeit all right to bring a suit against Sena Danquah or Photography by Sena for any reason. Photography by Sena is not responsible for uncooperative parties. It is understood that the behavior of children is unpredictable, however, the photographer is not liable if children do not cooperate during sessions.
I represent and warrant that I am at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
**Please notify the model/model's parents/celebrant about these terms and conditions, if the purchaser is gifting the session.
By making the initial payment, being a client/model and/or as being part of a photo session or event, you are in agreement to the above Model Release & Waiver of Liability