Payment Info:

The Deposit fee is due on signing an agreement or when a sum payable as a first instalment on the purchase of something or as a pledge for a invoice (Deposit Fee). (Deposit Non Refundable)
The 2nd Payment, (Advance Payment) is due pior (1) One month before the event date).
The 3rd Payment, is to be paid upon collection of goods.

A signed “Agreement for photo service ” Or payment of the booking/deposit fee are necessary to confirm the stated event services from the Photographer.
Pre-Event Consultation:
This normally happens at the time of booking. The Clients will outline broadly what is required and the Photographer will advise on planning, logistics and timings where needed. If required the Clients are welcome to pop in for an additional chat closer to the time of the event (about 1 Month) to iron out the remaining details. In any case we will contact you by phone a few days before the event to ensure that there have been no last minute changes.

The Clients and the Photographer consent to happily cooperating and communicating with each other to achieve the best possible result within the understanding of this contract. In case of a wedding event we recommend that the Photographer be provided with a helper (For example the best man) who will point out key individuals to be photographed. The Photographer may also require the assistance of the best man in organising family groups. The Clients also agree to give the Photographer sufficient warning of key events at the wedding to give the Photographer time to prepare e.g. Bouquet throwing, cutting the cake, speeches etc.

Please note that not all guests at the event like having their photo taken. In such cases the Photographer will use his discretion but cannot be held responsible for a lack of photos of these people.
The Schedule:
Our shooting schedule, style of working and experience are designed to achieve a great set of Event photos and video for the Clients, accomplished with good humour and enjoyed by all concerned. Both the Clients and the Photographer therefore agree that punctuality and cheerful cooperation are essential to producing outstanding photographic results. In cases where the wedding does not run on time (for example, extreme lateness by one of the Clients arriving to the church) we cannot guarantee to take our normal set of photos although in such circumstances we will do our absolute best to compensate.
Paparazzi Event Guests:
All your guests will have digital cameras and all your guests will want to photograph the Clients. In the spirit of cheerful cooperation the Clients agree to give the Photographer precedence over the guests in order to take the photos required for the event services described above. We cannot be held liable for a lack of event photos if guests taking their own photos of the Clients continually interrupt the Photographer work.
House Rules:
Note the Photographer are sometimes limited by rules imposed by registrars, ministers and venue management as to what can and cannot be done. For example some ministers insist that no flash photography is allowed, and others will insist that the Photographer shoot from a specific location. In such circumstances the Clients agree to accept the technical limitations that may be imposed on the equipment used. We advise the Clients to make themselves aware of the rules of the venue concerned and if necessary negotiate with the personnel concerned.
Copyright Law:
The copyright of photographs and video remains with the Mikhail Degiorgio Photography. The Business grants the Clients permission to make copies of the images under the following conditions.
The images taken by the Photographer are for personal use by the Clients and their friends and relatives. Sale, Publication or any Commercial use of the photographs is not allowed without prior written permission from the Business.
Model Release:
The Clients grant the Mikhail Degiorgio Photography and its legal representatives, heirs and assigns, the irrevocable and unlimited consent to use the photographs of the Clients for editorial, competition, advertising and any other purpose and in any manner, to alter the photographs without restriction; and to copyright the images. The Clients hereby release the company in name Mikhail Degiorgio Photography and its legal representatives, heirs and assigns from all liability and claims in connection with the images and video.

On every agreement or invoice the undersigned (Clients), hereby AUTHORISE the Mikhail Degiorgio Photography that, the photos taken on this event can be used on internet and other type of publication, advertisement and marketing.

Photos by:           Mikhail Degiorgio - Photographer at Mikhail Degiorgio Photography

It also prohibits the use in contexts that affect its personal dignity and decorum.  The pose and use of images are considered as made free of charge.
Limit of Liability:
If the photographer is too ill or becomes injured and cannot supply the event services specified above the Company will try to book a replacement event photographer. Under normal circumstances a second photographer from the Business is there for the day anyway and this photographer will then shoot the day on his/her own. If both photographers are unavailable and a replacement photographer cannot be found then liability is limited to a refund of any payments received. The Photographers have working methods in place to prevent loss or damage to your photos. However, there is the unlikely possibility that photos may be lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons in or beyond our control. In these circumstances liability is limited to the return of fees paid for the service or part thereof according to the percentage of images supplied.

Booking Fee / Deposit:
In the event of the Clients cancelling the event for whatever reason the booking fee is non-refundable. It will be considered as liquidated damages to the Business.