It is mutually agreed that the following terms and conditions form an integral part of this contract and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless accepted by Tehmeena Photography in writing.
A signed contract and retainer fee are required to reserve the dates and times of the event(s). If the event(s) are rescheduled, postponed or cancelled; or if there is a breach of contract by the client, the retainer fee is non-refundable. The client shall be responsible for payment of any materials charges incurred up to to the time of cancellation.
The client agrees to confirm the schedule one-week prior to the event. Notification of any changes in schedule or location must be made in a timely manner and confirmation of receipt must be obtained from Tehmeena Photography by the client.
Tehmeena Photography reserves the right to terminate coverage and leave the location of the event if the photographer experiences inappropriate, threatening, hostile or offensive behavior from person(s) at the event; or in the event that the safety of the photographer is in question.
Shooting Time / Additions
The client and Tehmeena Photography agree that cooperation and punctuality are essential to accomplish the goals and wishes of all parties. Shooting commences at the scheduled start time and ends at the scheduled end time. If the client does not arrive at the appointed time, shooting will commence at the scheduled start time and end at the scheduled end time. All additional time beyond the scheduled end time will be billed to the client
When applicable, the client is responsible for all travel, accommodation, meal and transport costs. All travel expenses are based on the distance between the event location(s) and the Tehmeena Photography studio address.
Tehmeena Photography is not responsible for compromised coverage due to causes beyond the control of the company including but not limited to obtrusive guests, lateness of the client or guests, weather conditions, schedule complications, incorrect addresses provided to Tehmeena Photography, rendering of decorations, or restrictions of the locations. Tehmeena Photography is not responsible for backgrounds or lighting conditions which may negatively impact or restrict the photo coverage. Tehmeena Photography is not held liable for missed coverage of any part of the event due to any of the above.
Venue and Location Limitations
Tehmeena Photography is limited by the rules and guidelines of the location(s) and site management. The client agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on Tehmeena Photography. Negotiation with the officials for moderation of guidelines is the client’s responsibility; Tehmeena Photography will offer recommendations only.
The client is responsible for acquiring all permits and necessary permission for all locations on which Tehmeena Photography will be performing services.
Limit of Liability
In the unlikely event that the assigned photographer from Tehmeena Photography is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to an injury, illness, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond the control of the Tehmeena Photography, the copay will make every effort to secure a replacement. If the situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event.
In the unlikely event that digital files have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons beyond the Tehmeena Photography’s control, including but not limited to camera, hard drive, or equipment malfunction, liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event.. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals. Tehmeena Photography is not liable for the loss of images beyond the lesser of the final delivery of all products included in the package or one year.
Capture and Delivery
Tehmeena Photography is not liable to deliver every image taken at the event. The determination of images delivered to the client is left to the discretion of the company.
The 1988 Copyright Act assigns the copyright to the Photographer, who has in turn assigned copyright to Tehmeena Photography. It is contrary to the Act to copy, publish, reproduce or store our images electronically, unless the express permission of Tehmeena Photography has been sought and or purchased. If permission is granted, then transfer of the copyright commences only once payment for the copyright has been made in full.
We electronically tag and track our images.
The Client may not (either personally or via a third party) alter or add to or manipulate a picture by means of computer or any other technique or reproduce a picture in whole or in part as an element within, or as a montage with, another picture.
We never provide the RAW versions of our images.
Tehmeena Photography reserves the right for any photograph created during sessions to be displayed in the studio, portfolio, or in any other advertising directly associated with Tehmeena Photography. We will contact you for authorisation prior to any use for specific authorisation.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Laws of England.
Tehmeena Photography shall be granted artistic licence in relation to the poses photographed, the location used and digital retouching. Tehmeena Photography judgement regarding the locations, poses and number of photographs taken shall be deemed to be correct.
Photographic presentation and materials
All photograph sizes are nominal. Tehmeena Photography will provide a pleasing colour or black and white balance but cannot guarantee exact colour matching.
In the case of part mono/part colour images, the colours used will be subject to the photographer’s artistic interpretation and will be deemed to be correct.
All photographs supplied by Tehmeena Photography are produced to the highest standards using the best quality materials and latest processing techniques. However, all photographs will, in time, fade. This is particularly true if they are left in bright sunlight and are not behind glass or UV glass. Prints should NOT be kept in areas where the atmosphere is subject to higher than normal humidity content.
Tehmeena Photography cannot accept any responsibility for this gradual image deterioration.
Digital images are supplied on memory (USB) stick. It is client’s responsibility to ensure back-up of digital images to another hard drive or to a cloud storage service.
Condition of goods
All products purchased are presumed to have been received in good condition unless the Client notifies Tehmeena Photography in writing of any discrepancy or error within 7 days of receipt.
A retainer fee of 50% of the total cost is due one month prior to event date. The remaining amount is due within two weeks after the event and prior to the delivery of the order
All services and/or goods are supplied at the current prices ruling at the time of supply and are subject to change without prior notice.
Delivery of your order
Your order can be collected or delivered for a cost. You will be quoted a delivery cost when your order is ready and payment must be made prior to delivery.
Method of payment
It is worth being completely clear about how you can pay for your gorgeous images. We accept a variety of payment methods, preferably bank transfer or cash. Invoices and receipts will be sent electronically for all payments.
Storage of images
Your images are NOT kept after the viewing; our storage capacity is reserved for production of current images from shoots only. Tehmeena Photography offers no guarantees with regard to electronic storage of any digital images. Though we practice strict daily backup routines we cannot be held responsible for the loss of images due to equipment failure or any other reason beyond our control.
All re-orders shall be treated as an extension of this contract. No responsibility for error will be accepted unless orders are given in writing, approved by email and/or signed for.
Framed Prints, Digital Negative, Photobook orders:
All orders are bespoke. We will not refund nor accept the return of or refusal to pay charges for any technically acceptable photograph supplied as a digital file, framed printed image or any other form of media. No exception can be made as we cannot be held responsible for individual tastes or exceptions. Your signature on the order form and payment forms a contract between you and Tehmeena Photography. Cancelled paid photo sessions that fall within our minimum free cancellation policy will be charged at £30.00
We maintain a strict cancellation policy. In the event of cancellation of a paid photoshoot, please provide a minimum of five days notice. Failing this period of notice a cancellation fee of £30.00 will be charged. Cancellations may only be made by telephone.
Retouching and artist finishing is available as an optional extra and the final output and finish of any image that is re-touched will be at Tehmeena Photography discretion. Any further retouching required will be charged at £50 per hour, at a minimum of one hour.
All the photographs on our website are of real customers who have kindly allowed us to use their pictures.