Terms Of Service

w.e.f. 05.01.2022

PAYMENT TERMS

50% of the amount agreed is required at the time of booking as a booking fee. Dates are reserved only when this booking fee is paid to the photographer by Cash, Bank transfer, or Cheque. A booking confirmation mail will be sent out on receiving the amount. Balance 50% of the REMAINING AMOUNT should be paid on the event date once the event is over. If the location of the event is in a different city or town or village from Durgapur, West Bengal, then in that case the client has to pay the remaining 50% of the agreed amount on the very first date of the event once the team starts their work.

Completion of the work

Work is complete when the photographer provides the client with the agreed material and service purchased. Completion of work mail will be sent to mark this. On completion of work and clearance of final payment, you will be notified with a clearance invoice from the photographer.

Cancellations and postponements 

Once Client and Photographer have agreed to time(s) and date(s) for a photography assignment, we will engage a dedicated team for that client only, and that team won't accept any other work from any other Client for that time(s) and date(s). Whether the Client postpones or cancels an assignment, or is unable to reschedule said assignment to a time and date agreeable to Photographer, Client will be responsible for payment of any and all expenses up to the time of postponement or cancellation. If the same assignment is rescheduled for a later date, the full fee and any additional expenses will be charged for the actual shooting.

If the client cancels the event for whatever reason, the booking fee is non-refundable.

Any deposits paid on booking become non-refundable for cancellation, or postponement, made within sixty days of the photography date, For any such cases the client will be charged 100% of the fees. Fees for cancellation or postponement will apply irrespective of the reasons for the cancellation or postponement. However, Photographer understands that life doesn't always happen as planned and consideration will be given in any such circumstance.

Failure to perform

If Photographer is unable to supply his photographic services due to illness, mechanical breakdown, accident, acts of God, or any other cause beyond his control, then Photographer will attempt to procure the services of another professional photographer to fulfil his obligations.

 

If that does not succeed, Photographer will return any fees paid by the Client and will have no further liability with respect to this Agreement, and Photographer will not be responsible or liable for any other damages beyond the amount of this Agreement.

This limitation of liability will also apply in the event that any Images are lost or damaged through equipment malfunction, or otherwise, without the fault of the Photographer. In case, the client has requested to use “Drone” cameras, the photographer may decide not to fly it, for bad weather or any other reasons like inappropriate location, obstructions, crowded places, etc. The client is requested to consult the photographer about the venue beforehand.

While Photographer may choose to archive the Image(s), it is the Client's responsibility to properly store and archive the Image(s) for the duration of the term of the license. Photographer cannot guarantee the availability of any Image(s) beyond the date of completion of work.

 

BASICS

* The Agreement contains the entire outstanding between the Client and SNAPSHOT. The Client and SNAPSHOT consent to happily cooperate and communicate with each other to achieve the best possible result.

* All Images & Videos and rights relating to them, including copyright and ownership rights in the media in which the Images are stored, remain the sole and exclusive property of SNAPSHOT and the Client. The photographs should not be used for any commercial purpose in any condition without permission from the photographer.

* The customer has to give us the selected photographs and videos within 60 days of the event, if not then an extra ₹ 200    will be charged for every TWO days after that. 

* After we receive the number of selected photographs we will take a time of 3-4 months maximum to deliver the album. We need this time because we believe not to compromise in editing, and we edit each and every single image u have selected in very fine detail. 

*The song for the teaser will be of our editing team's choice because they will know better which track will suit the essence of your film. They will do it professionally and passionately so have faith in us and see the magic.

*Song change for teaser/highlight would not be possible as it would completely disturb and distort the entire editing timeline and you might notice the spirit getting lost after a lot of changes.

* We deal with electronic goods. So SNAPSHOT won’t be responsible for any kind of technical discrepancies.

* It is to be noted that the editing style and colour grading nodes will be according to the taste of our post-production team, because the different scenarios depict various kinds of emotions that will match and portray perfectly only if the colours suit, thus establishing the story and our team must ensure that. In addition, your personal suggestions will be accepted if our team agrees, extra charges applicable. As per client requirements, we also do liquify, body shaping & Background manipulation at an additional cost.

* We can use pictures or videos of yours for promotional & marketing purposes on social platforms. We also promise that we never misuse any data of your event.

* If the location of the event is out of town (Durgapur, West Bengal) then the client will bear our travelling and food expenses and will provide us clean and hygienic room(s) where our team will stay during the event which is not included within the agreed amount. The room(s) should only be reserved for the photography team and should not be used by any other guests of the client.

*Accidents happen any time, for example, maybe our storage devices got stolen or get corrupted due to any reason. In that case, we request our client to understand the situation and do cooperate with us

*We store all the raw data of your event for 6months from your event date, after that we used to delete them.

*It's our client's responsibility and we also request them to kindly clear the total payment on the event date and collect the RAW images in a hard drive (provided by them) or via any cloud storage for selection on the same day or within a week from their event date.

Digital file quality

SNAPSHOT Photography & Films is committed to providing high-quality services. Proof online album containing all images taken during the day will be available for the client to view within 8 weeks after the event date. The extension of the images in the online album will be in .jpg or .JPEG format. If the Client wants the images in the RAW format then are requested to collect them from our office in their personal Hard Drive. RAW video footage shall not be delivered to the client.

Reshoots

The client will be charged a 100% fee and expenses for any reshoot required by the client.

Photo Credit

The client is expected to give photography credits to the photographer while using the images on social media and other platforms.

Overtime

Coverage duration which is mentioned in the contract is the duration between the coverage start time and coverage end time. In the event a shoot extends beyond the agreed hours by the photographer, Photographer may charge for such excess time of assistants and freelance staff at the rate of their hourly rates.

Delivery Timeline

After we receive the number of selected photographs for the photobook from the Client we will take a time of 3-4 months maximum to deliver the album. We need this time because we believe not to compromise in editing, and we edit each and every single image u have selected in very fine detail.

It usually takes a time of 3-4 months maximum for the videos to deliver. It might take longer depending on the workload of the photographer and/or the feedback time by the client.

 

The clients are requested to order any corrections/ changes within one week of the delivery date. The photographer may not take any changes if requested after the mentioned period.

Co-operation

The Client and the Photographer consent to happily cooperating and communicating with each other to achieve the best possible result within the understanding of this contract.

Paparazzi Guests

All your guests will have digital cameras and all your guests will want to photograph the Client. In the spirit of cheerful cooperation, the Client agrees to give the Photographer and his team precedence over the guests in order to take the photographs required for the event services described above. We cannot be held liable for a lack of event photos if guests taking their own photos of the Client continually interrupt the Photographer's work.

Lighting

The key ingredient of the photograph is light. Though we carry lights that we think will be appropriate for the shooting, The client is advised to consult with the photographer for proper lighting arrangement of the venue lighting. We will not be held responsible for photographs that are spoiled due to bad or improper lighting from the Client's side.

Breaks :

The photographer and his team will be allowed break(s) at their own discretion.

*If you agree to our terms and conditions that means you read it all carefully as well as u are also aware of our FAQs

Terms Of Service

w.e.f. 02.01.2018

* The Agreement contains the entire outstanding between the Client and SNAPSHOT. The Client and SNAPSHOT consent to happily cooperate and communicate with each other to achieve the best possible result.

* All the copyrights of photography remain with SNAPSHOT.

* If the client cancels the event for whatever reason, the booking fee is non-refundable.

* Postponements or cancellations made within 45 days of event commencement are not eligible for any refund/discounts. For any such cases, the client will be charged 100% of the fees.

* The customer has to give us the selected photographs and videos within 60 days of the event, if not then an extra ₹ 200    will be charged for every TWO days after that. 

* After we receive the number of selected photographs we will take a time of 3-4 months maximum to deliver the album. We need this time because we believe not to compromise in editing, and we edit each and every single image u have selected in very fine detail. 

*The song for the teaser will be of our editing team's choice because they will know better which track will suit the essence of your film. They will do it professionally and passionately so have faith in us and see the magic.

*Song change for teaser/highlight would not be possible as it would completely disturb and distort the entire editing timeline and you might notice the spirit getting lost after a lot of changes.

* We deal with electronic goods. So SNAPSHOT won’t be responsible for any kind of technical discrepancies. 

* We will use pictures or videos of yours for our promotional purposes on social platforms. We also promise that we never misuse any data of your event.

* If the location of the event is out of town (Durgapur, West Bengal) then the client will bear our travelling and food expenses and will provide us with a room where our team will stay during the event which is not included in the deal amount.

*Accidents happen at any time, for example, maybe our storage devices got stolen or get corrupted due to any reason. In that case, we request our client to understand the situation and do cooperate with us

*We store all the raw data of your event for 6months from your event date, after that we used to delete them.

*It's our client's responsibility and we also request them to kindly clear the total payment in the event date and collect the raw files in a hard drive (provided by them) or via any cloud storage for selection at the same day or within a week from their event date.

*If you agree to our terms and conditions that means you read it all carefully as well as u are also aware of our FAQs