TERMS & CONDITIONS

In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Betemariam Gebryes trading as MadProphet Productions. These terms & conditions cannot be varied in any way by the client's unless such conditions are expressly agreed by the photographer in writing. 

1. COPYRIGHT

  • The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to the photographer.  

2. DISPLAY

  •  The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc. 

3. CREATIVE LICENSE, COVERAGE AND REPRODUCTION

  • Photographs taken during the course of the event will be at the discretion of the photographer although every effort will be made to comply with the clients requirements. 

  • Special requests are not binding instruction, although every effort is made to comply with the client's wishes. The Photographer will do their best to honor the requested photographs but do not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangements due to changes in weather an the availability and willingness of subjects.

  • For a booking involving  certain venues, the photographer's movements are sometimes restricted by the official in charge. The area from which the photographer is able to cover the shoot may not be the photographer's choice and the photographer cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case. 

  • Due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some color may alter throughout a set of photographs. 

  • Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure. 

4. PAYMENT

  • A non-refundable booking fee of 25% from total package price will confirm your booking, as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the photographer's website. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the client's chosen package when calculating the final balance due. 

  • Payment of the remaining balance will be due day of the photoshoot. 

  • Photographer will not be providing props for a photo shoot unless given the budget and ample amount of time to gather said props. Keep in mind this is not a requirement but something that can be discussed with the photographer. 

5. FORCE MAJEURE

  • In the very unlikely events of cancellation by the photographer or of total photographic failure, liability shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid.

6. PERSONAL ACCIDENT

  • Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photo shoot are deemed to be at said person's own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photoshoot. 

7. CANCELLATION FEES

  • If the client(s) should have to cancel a booking the following cancellation fees will become due immediately upon said cancellation: 

  • Cancellations made 72hrs before scheduled photoshoot will have their FULL 25% deposit back

  • Cancellation with less than 72hrs to go until the photoshoot, WILL NOT BE GETTING BACK THIER  25% DEPOSITE.

8. EDITS

  • It will take 1-2 weeks to return edited pictures once the client has picked their final selection. 

  • Any additional edit request outside of what the package already comes with are entitled to an extra charge depending on the request.