Terms & Conditions
Thank you for taking an interest in Tabitha Dreadful Photography (“me/I/my”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. Should you decide to use my services, I will ask you to sign a printed copy or download a PDF to be signed electronically, before payment of the balance relating to my services.
I will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have about these T&Cs at any time via email:
Booking Form - A booking form signed by you further detailing the Photo Services.
Photo - Any photograph, design, digital image file or any other item which may be offered for reproduction taken or created by Natasha Coles.
Photo Services - The event or series of events during which I shall provide photographic services to you i.e. for an event, this shall be the day of the Event; or, for a portrait session, this shall be the day of taking the portrait(s).
Reproduction - Any form of publication or copying of the whole or part of any Photo whether altered or not and whether by printing, photography, slide projection (whether to an audience or not), xerography, electronic or mechanical reproduction or storage, or for any use as artist's reference or illustration, or in a layout or presentation.
Deposit - A non-refundable fee taken for my Photo Services.
2. Ownership and Copyright
The copyright and all other rights in the Photos shall be retained by Natasha Coles, trading as Tabitha Dreadful Photography (the “Photographer”). The Photographer asserts the right to be credited as the author of the Photos in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of the Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act 1988. Any unauthorised reproduction or alteration of any Photos will constitute a breach of copyright.
I strive to keep the prices on the website up to date and correct. I reserve the right to adjust my prices at any time without prior notice. All prices are in sterling (£). The correct price for the Photo Services shall be stated on the Booking Form.
4. Booking Fee and Balance
All deposits are non-refundable once paid and must be paid at the time of booking.
4.1 Event - A £75 deposit is required. Once this has cleared your Photo Services will be reserved. The outstanding balance of payment must be settled 1 month before the Photo Services.
4.2 Portrait(s) - A deposit of £30 will be taken at the time of booking to ensure your time slot is reserved. The outstanding balance must be settled one week before the Photo Services.
4.3 Family - A deposit of £50 will be taken at the time of booking, to ensure your time and location are booked in.
4.4 Current prices do not currently include full travel expenses. If a booking requires out-of-town travel, that will be added onto the final balance.
Payment can be made by the following methods:
Payment of the deposit must be paid by either bank transfer or PayPal, to ensure reservation of your time and date.
6. Change of Date
If you need to change the date of the Photo Services then, any new date will be subject to the Photographer's availability. I shall use reasonable endeavours to arrange an alternative date for the Photos Services. If we can agree on a revised date, I will ask you to fill in a new Booking Form, which shall constitute a new agreement on these same Terms and Conditions. In the event that we cannot agree on another date with you, then the deposit will be lost.
7. My Obligations
I will use reasonable endeavours to supply the Photo Services as detailed in the Booking Form in a professional manner and keep communications open and clear between the time of booking until the delivery of the final images.
8. Your Obligations
You agree to cooperate with me in all matters relating to the Photo Services, and to supply me with all information reasonably requested by me for me to carry out the Photo Services to my fullest extent.
9. Force Majeure
9.1 We shall have no liability to you under this Agreement if we are prevented from carrying out the Photo Services by:
9.1.1 the event organisers/guests of event/location not being ready on time, or the place of the event having photography restrictions;
9.1.2 any inhibiting background, location, or additional arrangements with other photographers; and/or
9.1.3 any acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control, including strikes, failure of a utility service or transport network, act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, inclement weather or default of suppliers or subcontractors.
9.2 In the event of incapacitating illness or injury to the Photographer, we shall have the option, whenever possible, to mutually agree with you a replacement photographer carry out the Photo Services. If we cannot agree on a replacement then I shall refund to you any fees paid concerning the interrupted Photo Services in full (subject to our limitation on liability in Clause 10).
10.1 My entire liability for any breach of this Agreement or any representation, act or omission (including negligence) shall be limited to our fee concerning the Photo Services and we shall not be responsible for any special, indirect or consequential or pure economic loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses.
10.2 The limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that Photos are lost through equipment malfunction, are lost in the mail or otherwise lost or damaged where the Photographer is not liable.
10.3 Nothing in these Conditions limits or excludes our liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; or any damage or liability incurred by you as a result of fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by us.
If a cancellation occurs within 14 days of the date of the event, payment will be expected in full to cover costs incurred by the Photographer in preparation of the Photo Services.
12. Advertising and Promotion
We reserve the right to use all images for advertising purposes (including website based advertising, leaflets, brochures, postcards, galleries, and competitions). Following GDPR rules and legislation, I will provide an opt-out clause if you wish to exempt yourself in the advertising or promotion of the Photographer.
All reprints or enlargements ordered by you will be presented in lustre (a professional matte finish) unless otherwise stated by you at the time of ordering. Size of reprint or enlargement must also be stated at the time of ordering. All orders must be paid in full either by cash or bank transfer before they are dispatched.
These Terms and Conditions and the Booking Form constitute the entire Agreement between the parties and supersede all previous agreements between the parties relating to its subject matter.
No variation or agreed termination of this Agreement or any document referred to in it shall be effective unless it is in writing.
If any provision of this Agreement (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other authority of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions shall remain in force.
A person who is not a party to this Agreement shall not have any rights under or in connection with it.
This Agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
When booking with me, a copy of these Ts & Cs will be given to you to sign, to confirm you've read and understood them.