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Terms and Conditions

In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Luke Gibson trading as Luke Gibson Photography. “The client(s)” shall be those persons making the booking. It is mutually agreed that the following terms cannot be varied in any way by the client(s) unless such conditions are expressly agreed by the photographer in writing. By booking with the photographer you agree to the below Terms and Conditions.


1. Creative Licence:
1.1 Luke Gibson Photography shall be granted creative and artistic licence in relation to the choice of locations and poses used. Luke Gibson Photography’s judgement on photographic style and the number of photographs taken shall be deemed correct. Some photographs may not be possible due to changes of the weather and the availability and willingness of subjects. Luke Gibson Photography will do his best to honor requested photographs but do not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangement.


2. Copyright:
2.1 The 1998 Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act assigns copyright to Luke Gibson Photography, unless at the time of booking a release is negotiated. By receiving your images in either print or digitally you are granted the right to the image and not the copyright. The right to the image enables you to print, post on social media and share with friends and family. Any commercial use or financial gain must be approved by Luke Gibson Photography.


3. Ownership:
3.1 All digital negatives (computer files) remain the property of the photographer. On occasion, the photographer may supply a copy of the edited digital negatives to the client(s) for their own non-commercial use.


4. License, Coverage and Reproduction:
4.1 Photographs taken during the course of the session/event will be at the discretion of the photographer although every effort will be made to comply with the clients requirements.
4.2 The photographer shall be granted artistic license in relation to the poses photographed and locations used. The photographer’s judgement regarding these matters shall be deemed correct. 
4.3 When attending events the photographer shall endeavor to photograph all individuals as requested by the client(s) at some point, but no responsibility will be taken by the photographer on the occasion of leaving somebody out.
4.4 At 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 event may not be the photographer’s choice and the photographer cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case.
4.5 On location or events due to a variety of uncontrolled lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some colours may alter throughout a set of photographs.
4.6 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.


5. Display:
5.1 The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display any photograph covered by these terms and conditions to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc.


6. Personal Accident:
6.1 Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot/event are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.


7. Postponement Due To Adverse Weather:
7.1 If the appointment has to be cancelled by Luke Gibson Photography due to adverse weather conditions a new, mutually agreed appointment will be made. A refund will not be issued due to postponement.