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Terms and Conditions- 

The following terms and conditions apply to all portrait sessions with Ardana Photographer. By booking a session with us you agree to the following-


  • The deposit holds your date and is non-refundable should you no longer require our services. No amount of monies paid to me are refundable unless I experience an emergency that renders me unable to provide the agreed services.


  • The remaining money is due in cash on the day, before the session begins.


  • Should you fail to perform (you decide that you no longer require my services), liquidated damages shall be charged at the amount of  (amount of deposit paid). (Note: this is just another way of saying that the deposit is non-refundable)


  • Should I have an emergency and no longer be able to provide my services, I will provide a replacement photographer or refund your deposit. This would only be in the case of a true emergency and is never expected to be a possibility.


  • Should you need to reschedule due to illness, please give me 24-48 hours’ advance notice if possible. You are allowed one event of rescheduling but please give me as much notice as possible. Please don’t reschedule for minor skin injuries.


  • If the weather is torrential and we cannot shoot, the session will be rescheduled or shot on another day or an indoor locatiion. Clouds, wind, light sprinkles aren’t a problem and I usually go ahead in this case.


  • Please do not bring your own camera or recording equipment to the session. If a camera is present, I will have to request that it be put away and this is a very awkward moment which I would love to avoid.

  • Photographs taken by Ardana Photographer may be used for the purposes of display, advertising, portfolio, website or any publication to promote Marion Ardana Photographer.

  • A family is defined as parents and their children. Extra people are charges per person and may result in less representation of each person due to an increased number of clients

  • At no time shall any of my work be saved to a computer/hard drive, shared online or printed. This is a breach of copyright and illegal. If you purchase the digital files, these releases will be included. However, any blog posts or Facebook images posted by Ardana Photography may be freely shared with your friends and family by way of a link back to the original content. You can post images on social media that have been purchased however these must credited the photographer otherwise this is a breach of copyright.


  • I do not offer free or discounted re-shoots on the basis of client regret over wardrobe choice, location choice, etc.

  • If your digital images are damaged prior to your viewing your gallery for any reason by the photographer, only then will a refund be given. No refund will be given for dissatisfaction with your images. If your printed product is damaged due to an error on the photographers end this can be exchanged. There are no refunds or exchanges on digital products.


  • The photographer cannot guarantee a certain number of images supplied to the client and no refund will be given due to lack of cooperation from the client. A certain amount of time is needed to represent each client sufficiently.


I am obliged to explain the following:

  • Upon viewing samples of my work, you have decided to invest in my services to photograph you and your family because you are confident that I can give you results which you desire.

  • There is no knowing what photos will be produced from this endeavour simply because this is an event in the future.

  • I will consult with you as the client to have a general idea of how you want to be photographed in line with the style presented in the portfolio. Weather and location will play a part in how your images are in the end.

  • As an artist, I reserve the right to artistically interpret what I see and in what ways I choose to photograph a scene. This may mean that some shots are colour, some are B&W. This is my interpretation and vision as an artist.

  • Photobooks are created also with my interpretation and are presented along with the digital files. 

All images will be given a  Ardana Photographer style edit. The Photographer's judgement regarding these corrections and the number of images put forward to the Client for preview shall be deemed correct. Further elaborate retouching, digital manipulation and artist finishing is available to the Client as an option at extra cost

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