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Newborn/Maternity Portrait Agreement & Questionnaire

Newborn/Maternity Agreement
Please review the terms and conditions and check the boxes below. There is also a short questionnaire for you to fill out to make the most of your session!
Terms and Conditions
1. Fee Payment
The Newborn Creative Fee is $200/$100 for Maternity. The Creative Fee includes photographer’s time & talent up to 5 hours for newborn sessions/1-2 hours for maternity sessions, a private online gallery displaying the best images, each personally and creatively edited , and an optional in-person ordering consultation.  Newborn and Maternity sessions booked together received a $100 print credit. Creative fee must be paid in full within 3 days of booking to hold your date. The Creative Fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. The Creative Fee is NOT included in the $225 minimum purchase requirement. Minimum purchase requirement is per session when booking newborn and maternity together.

***new as of 01/01/2015 is the all inclusive digital option $675 for newborn sessions/$375 for maternity sessions. Price includes your session fee and a disc of edited images from your session (approx 25 total) with printing rights up to 8×10 in size and a 4×6 print of each digital file. Unlimited print size option available for $200 more per session.

Up to 30 miles round trip is included for maternity sessions, a minimal travel fee will be required for longer distances. Newborn sessions are shot at the studio in Cedarville, Oh.
In the case of cancellation, we will gladly reschedule your session if notice of 24 hours is given. If no reasonable notice is given, or you do not show up for your session, you forfeit your entire Creative Fee and will be charged again to reschedule. Lindsay Nicole Photography reserves the right to make refund decisions on an individual basis.If the Photographer is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to a fire or other casualty, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond control of the parties, or due to a grave illness of the Photographer, then all fees paid by the client will be returned in full. Lindsay Nicole Photography will not be liable for costs in excess of the amount the client has paid. This limitation of liability will also apply in the event that negatives or digital images are lost through camera malfunction, stolen, damaged in processing, lost in the mail or otherwise damaged or lost without fault of Lindsay Nicole Photography.
4. Viewing the Images
Images will be available for viewing approximately 3  weeks following your session date. The online gallery/shopping cart will be live for 10 calendar days. All orders must be placed and paid in full within 10 days of the post date. Due to the nature of custom photography, all sales are final. If you are not able to place an order within the 10 day time frame, please notify Lindsay Nicole Photography and we will gladly re-host the online gallery for an additional fee of $50 for 7 days.  Please allow 2-4 weeks after the order is placed to receive print orders. Specialty products may take 4-6 weeks to receive.

5.Digital Files

All digital files (high resolution negatives on a disc) from your online gallery are available at a premium al la carte rate as well as at a discounted rate if purchased in a collection. Single digital files can be purchased for $60 each AFTER a $175 minimum purchase requirement is met. All digital files purchased include a print release. Lindsay Nicole Photography cannot guarantee print quality of the lab you choose to print files from. If printed at a consumer lab, photos may not print as originally intended/showcased by the photographer. Please note that Lindsay Nicole Photography is calibrated for print at our selected professional lab.

6. Negatives

Images will be kept on file for one year following the date of your session. All images will be deleted after one year. Additional orders may be placed during this time. A $50 fee is required to reinstate the gallery for 7 days. A minimum purchase requirement of $225 is required every time a gallery is reinstated after the original post date.

7. Copyright

All images taken at your session are copyrighted by Lindsay Nicole Photography and are protected by Federal Copyright Law. It is therefore unlawful to reproduce their work in any manner without written permission from Lindsay Nicole Photography. Reproduction includes, but is not limited to, scanning, downloading, right-clicking, e-mailing, saving to hard-drive, posting on websites or blogs, photocopying, printing screen shots, or printing images in any manner. Please respect Lindsay Nicole Photography’s livelihood and the care and attention paid to each of your images by adhering to copyright laws. Lindsay Nicole Photography wishes to have artistic control over the final look of the client’s images. Scanned or reproduced images are both illegal and a degradation of the original image quality. Commercial use of any and all digital files, purchased or otherwise, is strictly prohibited.

8. Truth in Photography Clause

Photography is an artistic interpretation of what a photographer sees when taking a photograph. The interpretation includes the subjects, the posing, the location available and the lighting available at the time of the session. There needs to be a level of trust between the photographer and the subject(s) for the end result to be pleasing to the subject and the photographer. If any party or parties in your session are unwilling to be open to posing or expression suggestions, it is best to discuss this with your photographer before the session begins.

9. Model Release

Lindsay Nicole Photography retains the copyright of all original images and reserves the right to use and reproduce them for the purpose of, but not limited to, advertising, website/blog, display, portfolio, or any publication to promote business free of compensation


2015 Pricing effective 1/1/15. All print/specialty product orders are subject to 6.75% sales tax and a $15 shipping fee. There is a $225 minimum purchase requirement on ALL orders. This minimum does NOT include the $200 newborn/$100 maternity session fee.



Today's Date
When is your due date?
Do you know the gender of your baby? If so, please specify..
Is this your first baby?
Who will be attend this session with you? Please include names and ages of any children.
Perfect images from this session would be...
Are there any special props/items you would like to include in your photos?
What prints/specialty products are you interested in?
Anything else you want me to know? Want me to capture during your session?

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