Terms of Service
Please read these carefully, by booking a session with Jay Watson Photography you are agreeing to our terms and conditions:
Your session fee or package price includes your session time (up to 4 hours for newborn sessions, one hour for all other sessions) and one hour viewing and ordering appointment.
There will be a fee of £50 for duplicate viewing appointments.
Re-shoots may be offered at the photographers discretion only.
A non-refundable booking fee must be paid to secure your session time and date.
You may reschedule your appointment up to 48hrs in advance (subject to availability), after this your session fee will be forfeit.
Booking fees are non refundable but are transferable within availability if giving at least 48 hours notice, and are subtracted from your session fee on the day of your shoot.
If your child is unwell please call us immediately to discuss.
We understand that leaving then house with a newborn can be stressful and time-consuming, but ask that you please plan your journey in advance and allow additional time for busy traffic at peak times to ensure that your session starts on time and we are not rushed.
If you expect to be more than ten minutes late please call to advise.
For non-newborn sessions your allocated appointment is a one hour session so if you arrive late this time will be deducted from your session as we will have other sessions booked in that day so your time cannot be changed or extended.
*** IMPORTANT *** Photography and/or video is not permitted during your shoot.
Payment can be made by credit/debit card or by bank transfer. We do not accept Paypal.
Image Selection and Fulfilment of Obligations
By booking a photo shoot with Jay Watson Photography you agree to allow full artistic license to Jay Watson Photography.
As such, images will be shot in our style as per our body of work on website, social media etc.
Jay Watson Photography will provide you with a gallery of up to 20 images to choose from (depending on your session) at your viewing/ordering session.
Following your photo shoot an appointment will be made for you to view your images and place your order.
Discounts on orders are only applicable at your ordering appointment, otherwise the full amount is payable.
All orders must be paid for in full at the time of ordering.
Your images will be backed up online and on external hard drives for a maximum of 12 months after purchase. Jay Watson Photography cannot be held responsible in the case of total catastrophic failure of files and it is your responsibility to ensure purchased digital files are backed up on your own devices.
Jay Watson Photography will edit all images to a professional standard. Requests for additional editing may incur a fee.
Once placed, all orders are non refundable due to the bespoke nature of the products.
Purchase of digital images includes a printing license. This allows the printing of purchased images at any size and in any format.
Copyright will always remain with the photographer and you may not alter purchased images in any way,
for example (but not limited to) adding filters on social media, altering to black and white from colour or cropping of images, removal of studio watermarks.
If you wish to request alterations please do so via email. A fee may be charged.
Digital files may be shared with family and friends for personal printing only. Images may never be used for advertising or competition purposes in any way without the express written consent of the photographer.
Jay Watson Photography cannot be held responsible for any irregularities in image quality (colour, tone, reproduction, etc) resulting from items purchased outside of the studio.
Your order will be processed within 5 working days of payment being received, with an approximate delivery of 4 weeks.
All USB orders will be posted recorded delivery and require a signature upon delivery unless you prefer to collect in person.
Product orders will take 2-4 weeks depending on the products ordered.
Please ask prior to placing your order if you require items by a specific date so that we can check with our suppliers.
If your product is not in perfect condition when you receive it please advise us in writing with photographic evidence within 5 working days.
We will ensure a replacement product is issued as soon as possible. You will not be charged for any replacements required due to manufacture error or damage caused in transit.
Jay Watson Photography cannot be held responsible for any damage that occurs once you have taken delivery.
All images remain the property of the photographer as per the 1988 Copyright Act, unless previously agreed in writing, with appropriate fees incurred and paid before release.
License will be given for advertising, marketing and promotion use.
Images are not for resale.
All payments are due by return (a maximum of 7 days from date of invoice), unless previously agreed in writing.
Where a late payment fee at 8% plus base rate under the late payment legislation rules will then become applicable.
Use of Photography
Your images may be used by Jay Watson Photography on social media, website and marketing materials.
If you do not wish images to be used for marketing purposes, please let Jay Watson Photography know at the time of booking.
By booking a photographic session at Jay Watson Photography you are agreeing to all the above terms and conditions. Thank you for your respect.