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A Summary of terms and conditions

  1. The studio reserves the right to charge a deposit equivalent to 1 hours hire to secure a booking.
  2. In the event of a booking being cancelled the Studio reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee of 1 hours hire, for bookings cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the booking. If the studio is cancelled with less than 48 hours notice, the Studio reserves the right to charge up to 50% of the original hire charge.
  3. If your photos are taken in Studio7T by Simon Mark Smith or an employee of Studio7T then the copyright is retained by Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith. However you are allowed to use the photos for your own personal, non commercial use, unless agreed otherwise in writing, this is standard practice in the UK.
  4. If you do anything that’s illegal on the premises you will be reported to the police.
  5. CCTV cameras record continuously within Studio7T (except the toilets). The Studio cameras can be switched off for “closed set” work if agreed beforehand but must be switched back on as soon as possible.
  6. If you damage anything you have to pay for it.
  7. If you make a mess, then you must clear it up. If you create large amounts of rubbish then you must dispose of it off site.

 

Terms and Conditions 

Our terms and conditions may be updated here without notice.
Studio Portraits for groups and Families
1. Deposits and Payments. The Client shall make a deposit to retain “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” to perform the services specified herein. At such time as this order is completed, the deposit shall be applied to reduce the total cost and Client shall pay the balance due. The deposit is non –refundable. If the Client refuses delivery of the order or refuses to pay within thirty 30 days of this order, Client shall be in default hereunder and shall pay 6.5 percent interest on the unpaid balance until payment is made in full.
2. Cancellation. If Client shall cancel within 28 days of the session date the full amount due will be required for payment within 30 days.
3. Copyright and Reproductions. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” Photography retain full, unlimited, world-wide copyright on all photographs supplied. These photographs are solely for personal display purposes. They may not be copied, published, reproduced, or stored on any electronic retrieval system without the express written permission of Success Photography. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall only make reproductions for the Client or for “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” portfolio, samples, self-promotions, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, editorial use, or for display within or on the outside of the Photographer’s studio. If “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” desires to make other uses, “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall not do so without first obtaining the written permission of the Client. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” may wish to release copyright or reproduction rights for the images for an agreed amount, which may not be passed to any third party whatsoever.
4. Client’s Usage. The Client is obtaining prints for personal use only, and shall not sell said prints or authorize any reproductions thereof by parties other than “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”. If Client is obtaining copyright or reproduction rights “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” authorises the Client to reproduce the print only as agreed in writing. In such event, Client shall request that a credit for “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” be placed adjacent to the photograph on any publication, but shall have no liability if the publication refuses or omits to do so.
5. Failure to Perform. If “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” cannot perform this Agreement due to a fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”′s’ illness, then “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall return the deposit to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith”. In the event “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” fails to perform for any other reason, “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.
6. Photographer. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” may substitute another photographer to take the photographs in the event of Photographer’s illness or scheduling conflicts. In the event of such substitution, ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”′ warrants that the replacement taking the photographs shall be a competent professional.
7. Match to original. (Likeness to person/colour). In accordance with the accepted practises of all professional photographers and photographic laboratories, the return of any technically acceptable photographs or prints or demands for refund or refusal to settle charges cannot be entertained on principle. No exception whatsoever can be made to this rule as we cannot be held responsible for individual tastes or expectations.
8. Inherent Qualities. Client is aware that colour dyes in digital photography may fade or discolour over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes, and Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities.
9. Prices. All quotes remain valid for 28 days, all other charges in this Agreement are based on “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” current Price Lists. This price list may be adjusted without notice and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed. We do not offer any refunds on special orders.
10. Client’s Originals. If the Client is providing original prints, negatives, or transparencies owned by the Client to “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” for duplication, framing, reference, or any other purpose, in the event of loss or damage “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall not be liable for the cost of the materials used. ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ recommend that the Client takes out the appropriate required insurance.
11. Miscellany. This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. English Law shall govern this Agreement.
12. Accidents. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” cannot take any responsibility for accidents occurring on “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” premises that are not reported at the time they took place.
Wedding, Location and Event Photography
1. Exclusive Photographer. The Photographer shall be the exclusive photographer retained by the Client for the purpose of photographing the wedding. Family and friends of the Client shall be permitted to photograph the wedding as long as they shall not interfere with the Photographer’s duties and do not photograph poses arranged by the Photographer.
2. Deposit and Payment. The Client shall make a deposit to retain “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” to perform the services specified herein. At such time as this order is completed, the deposit shall be applied to reduce the total cost and Client shall pay the balance due. The deposit is non–refundable. If the Client refuses delivery of the order/service or refuses to pay within thirty 30 days of this order/ booking, Client shall be in default hereunder and shall pay 6.5 percent interest on the unpaid balance until payment is made in full.
3. Cancellation. The deposit is non- refundable. Cancelations up to 45 days before the wedding will be subject to 50% of the final payment due. Full payment will be due for cancelations after the 45th day before the wedding.
4. Photographic Materials. All photographic materials, including but not limited to negatives, memory cards, transparencies, hard drives, proofs, and previews, shall be the exclusive property of the Photographer. The Photographer may make proofs and previews available to the client for the purpose of selecting photographs, but such proofs and previews shall be on loan and, if they are not returned within fourteen (14) days of receipt by the Client, shall be charged to the Client at the same rate as finished prints of the same size. A preview disc will be issued to the client which is the clients to keep only when payment is made in full for the chosen option.
5. Copyright and Reproductions.”Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” Photography retain full, unlimited, world-wide copyright on all photographs supplied. These photographs are solely for personal display purposes. They may not be copied, published, reproduced, or stored on any electronic retrieval system without the express written permission of ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” ‘. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall only make reproductions for the Client or for “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” portfolio, samples, self-promotions, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, editorial use, website or for display within or on the outside of the Photographer’s studio. If “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” desires to make other uses, “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” shall not do so without first obtaining the written permission of the Client. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” may wish to release copyright or reproduction rights for the images for an agreed amount, which may not be passed to any third party whatsoever. In such event, Client shall request that a credit for “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” be placed adjacent to the photograph on any publication that the images are used within, but shall have no liability if the publication refuses or omits to do so.
7. Failure to Perform. If “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” cannot perform this Agreement due to a fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” illness, then “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” shall return the deposit to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”. In the event “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” fails to perform for any other reason, “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.
8. Photographer. The Photographer may substitute another photographer to take the photographs in the event of Photographer’s illness or of scheduling conflicts. In the event of such substitution, Photographer warrants that the photographer taking the photographs shall be a competent professional.
9. Inherent Qualities. Client is aware that colour dyes in photography may fade or discolour over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes, and Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities.
10. Photographer’s Standard Price List. The charges in this Agreement are based on the Photographer’s Standard Price List. This price list is adjusted periodically and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed.
11. Match to original. (Likeness to person/colour). In accordance with the accepted practices of all professional photographers and photographic laboratories, the return of any technically acceptable photographs or prints or demands for refund or refusal to settle charges cannot be entertained on principle. No exception whatsoever can be made to this rule as we cannot be held responsible for individual tastes or expectations.
12. Miscellany. This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales.
Corporate Photography and Video for Businesses
1. Deposits and Payments. The Client shall make a deposit of 25% of the final payment to retain “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” to perform the video or photographic work (‘product’) specified herein. At such time as this order is completed, the deposit shall be applied to reduce the total cost and Client shall pay the balance due. The deposit is non–refundable. If the Client refuses delivery of the order or refuses to pay within thirty 30 days of this order, Client shall be in default hereunder and shall pay 6.5 percent interest on the unpaid balance until payment is made in full.
2. Cancellation. If Client shall cancel within 28 days of the ‘product’ date the full amount due will be required for payment within 30 days.
3. Work Order. The Client’s requirements, including any deadlines must be clearly provided to ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ in writing before commencement of work. Any changes must be provided in writing and then approved by ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ and may incur additional fees. Products requiring ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ to work to specific deadlines provided within the written agreement will be deemed to include a proviso that Clients will make themselves reasonably available to communicate with ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’. The Client agrees to indemnify and hold harmless ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ against any claims or costs for deadlines not being met.
4.Expenses. The client is responsible for all expenses incurred by ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ during all stages of production. Including but not limited to, food, accommodation, transport, equipment hire.
5. Client’s Usage. The Client is obtaining reproduction rights and may only reproduce the images or footage as agreed in writing with “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith”. Client shall request that a credit for “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” be placed adjacent to the product on any publication, website or other means of display, but shall have no liability if the publication refuses or omits to do so. It is the responsibility of the Client to provide “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” with samples of the final use of the work.
6.Copyright and Reproductions. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” retain full, unlimited, world-wide copyright on all ‘products’ supplied. The grant of right’s will be transferred to the client when full payment is received. The grant of rights limits the client to a non-exclusive use of images and footage for a period of 5 years, which may not be passed to any third party whatsoever. This may exclude any third party material including music, voice over, and model fees. Use of product does not include anything deemed as un-lawful, indecent, or in anyway inappropriate. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall only make reproductions for the Client or for “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” portfolio, samples, self-promotions, entry in contests or exhibitions, editorial use, or for display within or on the outside of the “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” premise. If “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” desires to make other uses, “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall not do so without first obtaining the written permission of the Client. Copyright notice and credit shall accompany the work when reproduced.
7. Releases. The Client agrees to indemnify and hold harmless “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” against any claims, costs, and expenses including court fees.
8. Alterations. Client shall not make or permit alterations, whether by adding or removing material, other then minor retouching, without the permission of “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith”. Alterations shall be deemed to include the addition of any illustrations, photographs, sound, text, or computerised effects, unless specified to the contrary.
9. Failure to Perform. If “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” cannot perform this Agreement due to a fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to illness, then “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall return the deposit to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that ‘product’ materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith”. In the event “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” fails to perform for any other reason, “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order.
10. Photographer or Videographer. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” may substitute another photographer or videographer in the event of illness or scheduling conflicts. In the event of such substitution, ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ warrants that the replacement provided shall be a competent professional.
11. Match to original. (Likeness to person/colour). In accordance with the accepted practices of all professional photographers and videographers and photographic laboratories, the return of any technically acceptable ‘products’ (including prints, digital files and footage) or demands for refund or refusal to settle charges cannot be entertained on principle. No exception whatsoever can be made to this rule, as we cannot be held responsible for individual tastes or expectations.
12. Inherent Qualities. Client is aware that colour dyes in digital photography may fade or discolour over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes, and Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities. Digital files and storage devices may deteriorate over time, ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ shall not be liable for any lose of ‘product’ or data, and it is the responsibility of the Client to make appropriate back up copies.
13. Prices. All quotes remain valid for 28 days, all other charges in this Agreement are based on “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” current price lists. This price list may be adjusted without notice and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed. We do not offer any refunds on special orders.
14. Client’s Originals. If the Client is providing original prints, negatives, or transparencies owned by the Client to “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” for duplication, framing, reference, or any other purpose, in the event of loss or damage “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall not be liable for the cost of the materials used. ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”’ recommend that the Client takes out the appropriate required insurance.
15.Miscellany. This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. English Law shall govern this Agreement.
16. Accidents. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” cannot take any responsibility for accidents occurring on “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” premises that are not reported at the time they took place.
Photography Courses in the studio and on location

1. Payments and cancellations. Payment for courses are to be made 28 days before the course begins. If you cancel your booking within 28 days of the course payment will be due in full. If you cancel your booking before 28 days we will offer you a place on an alternative course or provide you with a course gift voucher. If Client shall cancel within 28 days of the session date the full amount due will be required for payment within 30 days.
2. The course. A course itinerary and list of equipment to bring is available from “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”. We will expect you to have a digital SLR or bridge camera, with appropriate strap and bag. For location courses we suggest suitable clothing and comfortable footwear for walking. Rain coat, wellington Boots, walking shoes, umbrella may be required. If you have any health conditions please check with your doctor before enrolling on a “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” course.
3. Failure to Perform and weather. If “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” cannot perform this Agreement due to a fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”′s’ illness, then “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” shall offer you a place on another course or provide you with a course gift voucher. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” offer both studio and location based courses. The courses are weather permitting and should the weather be deemed unsuitable for photography, storm, lightening, high winds and alternative date or course gift voucher will be given.
4. Insurance and camera equiptment. It is advisable that you have adequate insurance for your own photographic equipment, our insurance does not cover your equipment and possessions. During the courses your equipment may be subject to the elements or accidental damage. You are responsible for your own personal possessions and equipment at all times. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” cannot take any responsibility for lose or damage to your possessions.
5. Photographer. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith” may substitute another photographer to take the course in the event of Photographer’s illness or scheduling conflicts. In the event of such substitution, ‘“Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s”′ warrants that the replacement taking the photographs shall be a competent professional.
6. Travel and Accommodation. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” are not responsible for your travel to the course.
7. Miscellany. This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. English Law shall govern this Agreement.
8. Accidents. “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” cannot take any responsibility for accidents occurring on “Studio7T and Simon Mark Smith’s” premises