Vertigo Productions Photography

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Terms & Conditions
Not applicable to wedding photography. 
Wedding bookings will have a customized contract.   

Booking an appointment means you have read this

 page in full, that you understand everything and

 that you agree to everything.  All negotiations must

 be made PRIOR to booking an appointment.  Read it

 carefully and ask questions PRIOR to booking an


Payment Methods:

Email Money Transfer


Booking Fee:

An appointment is BOOKED once a $99 non-

refundable, non-transferable booking fee has been paid by

 email money transfer.  This fee is subtracted from the total

 cost of your package.

Remaining Balance:

You may send another EMT before you arrive to your

 appointment, or you may pay with cash when you arrive at

 the studio or shoot location.

Rescheduling Fees:

$0.00 if a minimum of 48 hours notice is given.

$99.00 if LESS than 48 hours notice is given.

Snow (All Appointments):

Both photographer and client has the right to reschedule

 any shoot at their discretion due to winter weather which

 may cause hazardous driving conditions with 24 hours

 notice.  Please check the weather forecast 24 hours prior

 to your appointment to determine if rescheduling is

 required with 24 hours notice.

Precipitation (Outdoor Appointments Only):

In the event of rain or snow, the shoot will take place at St.

Lawrence Park using cover of the large gazebo.


The day of your appointment please have your ringer

turned on and check your email to stay informed on the

 status of your appointment.

Punctuality Policy:

Don't be early.  Arrive to studio appointments no sooner

than 5 minutes prior to your start time.  The photographer

uses the time between appointments to prepare the studio

 for the next session.  Don't be late.  Time slots cannot be

 reduced or upgraded at the last minute.

Guests Policy:

(A guest is a person who is not having their photo taken).

To reduce the photographers exposure to viruses and to

 limit distractions which WILL effect the overall outcome of

 the shoot, guests are not permitted in the studio unless

express permission is granted BEFORE booking.  Vertigo

 Productions will not be held liable for photos not taken

 due to guest distractions. 

Behind The Scenes Photos:

No Behind The Scenes (BTS) photos or videos are to be

 taken in the studio at any time.


Notify the photographer;  prior to booking, of any medically

 induced sensitivities to flashing or blinking lights.


The photographer will have more creative freedom

 shooting models without glasses. Do not wear progressive

 glasses when shooting outside because they will look like

 sunglasses in the photos.  The photographer is not

 responsible if eyes are not visible due to sunglasses or

 progressives.   Let your photographer know prior to

 shooting if this may apply to you.

Retouching (Included):

Temporary blemishes:  Pimples, bruises, scratches, cold

 sores and a light skin smoothing (digital foundation).

Extensive Image Manipulation:

Preventable retouching is billed at an

 hourly rate include but are not limited to:  

Tan, makeup, hair roots, body hair, teeth,

 jewelry that doesn't lay properly or has rotated to an

 unwanted position, fingernail paint chips, toenail paint

 chips, marks or indents on the skin caused by garments,

socks & accessories.

Tips / FAQ

-Arrive with hair and makeup ready to shoot.

-Arrive with finger and toenail polish NOT chipped.

-Arrive with unwanted facial and body hair removed.

-Remove unwanted jewelry & accessories prior to arrival.

-Use teeth whitening applications prior to shooting.

-Practice your facial expressions in the mirror.

-All studio sessions are private; the door will be locked so 

no one can walk in uninvited.


The Vertigo client closet includes access to

maternity gowns, lingerie, high heels, jewelry, accessories

 for women and newborns.  clients are

 otherwise responsible for their own attire and footwear.

Footwear Policy:

Some sessions will show feet and some will not, so please

 discuss this with your photographer prior to booking.  

Accessibility & Liability:

The studio is wheelchair accessible and carries business

 liability insurance.  All equipment is carried in duplicate in

 case something should malfunction.  Dual In-camera

 memory cards record every photo in duplicate in case one

 should malfunction.

No Refunds Policy:

Photography is a service so all payments are final, non-

refundable and non-transferable.   Unlike physical

 merchandise, it is impossible for digital products to be

 returned or exchanged once they have been delivered.

  Re-shoots will only be offered in the event of unforeseen

 technical errors while shooting or in the event that images

 from a shoot cannot be delivered.

Schedule of completed images:

Turnaround is typically 2 weeks.  Please be

 patient, it will delay the photographers progress if their

work flow is interrupted by update requests.  Rush orders

 (48 hrs) may only be requested prior to booking for $200.

The photographer chooses all images presented to the

 client.  The client will not see works-in-progress.  An

 exception to this image selection policy extends to

 headshots and boudoir where the client will view a private

 online proofing gallery and have the option to choose the

 images which are purchased.  

Model Release:

Vertigo Productions Photography retains the right to use all

 client images for promotional purposes  Terms of this

model release may only be negotiated prior to booking as

 a 10% waiver fee will be added to the total cost of the

 package price.  An exception to this model release policy

 extends to boudoir or scantilly clad photo sessions only.

Re-Delivery of Images:

Clients are responsible for backing up their digital images

 once they have been delivered.  Images are only available

 for 30 days after completion.  Be SURE your email

 address allows images to be attached that are up to 26MB

 in size.  Be SURE the email address you provide has

 been checked and has sufficient storage to receive your

emailed images.  These are large files, so uploading them

to an email takes time.  There will be a $50 admin fee

incurred for images that bounce back to due to size or

 storage limits should you request your images be

emailed more than once.


No one other than Vertigo Productions Photography has

 the right to edit or manipulate the images in any way.

   Adding Facebook filters, Instagram filters, black & white

 filters etc to images by Vertigo Productions Photography

 is considered copyright infringement and us illegal.  If you

want black & white images discuss this with your

 photographer prior to booking.

Digital Images:

All images purchased at Vertigo Productions Photography

 are in digital format.  Prints are not offered or included.

  A license to print your photos whenever you want is

 included in every package. We will introduce you to a

brilliant female print artist who will accommodate all of your

 boudoir printing needs.

Printing License:

Completed images will include a limited use copyright

 license allowing the client to print and upload as often as

 they like.  For printing services Vertigo recommends

The Copy Shop, who are located down the road from the

photo studio at 150 Perth St. Brockville.  Ask for Brittney.

Print Sizes:

Vertigo Productions Photography’s images are standard

 2:3 aspect ratio.  Please be aware of these sizes when

 purchasing frames and/or having prints made.

2x3, 4x6, 8x12, 10x15, 12x18, 16x24, 20x30, 24x36

If this topic is a concern, please discuss it prior to


Digital Signature:

Booking a shoot confirms that you have read this

 page in full, that you understand everything and that you

 agree to everything.  Read carefully and ask your

 questions prior to booking.