Client agrees to pay photographer a non-refundable retainer of $25 at the time of booking. The retainer gets applied to the balance owing at the time of our session. The session fee covers the time + talent of photographer, basic retouching and creative editing of images, as determined by the photographer of De La Vie. Any additional work that is a request of the client may be done at the expense + discretion of the Photographer.
Location Costs & Fees
Any additional parking or entrance fees, specific to areas that were chosen by the client, must be incurred by the client to cover themselves + photographer. Any parking fees to areas as suggested by the Photographer, are at the expense of the client and Photographer will cover their own costs. Travel costs may be applicable to areas within the GTA.
If a situation or illness prevents client from participating in the session, the retainer will be forfeited for that session. If a session must be rescheudled due to bad weather, an alternative date will be discussed + set. Photographer reserves the right to cancel due to bad weather or unforeseen situations.
All RAW files are kept on hand for 6 months and archived for 12 months +. Any changes or access to old files are subject to administrative fees, to be determined on an as needed basis. Photographer is not responsible for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances beyond photographer’s control.
Full payment is due at the time of our session or day prior. Product orders will not be processed until payment in full is received.
Photographer is not responsible for the damage of portraits after delivery to client, including damage caused during transit by mail. Client assumes all responsibility for the safety of all portraits upon receipt.
It is understood that Victoria Lynn of De La Vie owns all the rights to all raw and final edits of imagery and may be used for promotional marketing, social media, associated websites or publication as a result of the photography provided.
Photographer is not responsible for any injuries inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for their children and for themselves and release photographer from any claims against their person or their business.
Photographer is not responsible in the matter of unforeseen, accidental or emergency circumstance to person(s), equipment or vehicles.
All images, including composition, edits + style are at the FULL discretion to photographer, as it pertaining to to my photography style. In no way shape or form, should any of my images be cropped, re-edited, filtered or submitted without my knowledge. I understand that you are excited to share my work so please know that you have been provided your images in a perfec web-sharing resolution.
Please arrive early for your session time to ensure everyone is dressed, fed + prepared.
Pets are welcome but may be applicable to additional costs, especially in sessions where young children are present.
Please avoid bringing any young children that are not being photographed in the session.
For studio sessions please be mindful that, while separate, is also the family home. Please be resepectful of property, furtniture + studio furniture.
My photography style works best with "relaxed" neutral tones + textures + hints of colour. Please keep heavy patterns + flourescent colours to a minimum as it can have a negative effect on our images.
Not everything can be "edited". Please dress in clothing that makes you feel comfortable and avoid any drastic hair + make up changes near our session.