SITTING FEES: - $100 (2) Hour Unlimited Location Session
Typically most photo shoots 35 minutes to 1 hour. Additional time after 2 hours will be billed at $50/hr.
BANDS, STAGE ENTERTAINERS/DANCERS, WEDDINGS AND SPECIAL EVENTS: - $150/hr
Clients get full-sized copies of images taken at the performance or event, professional editing, and receives a copyright release allowing any and all commercial uses of the images.
BASIC PORTFOLIO: - $450 (savings of $550)
5 hours of Photographer's Time outdoors or on location. 20 Images (basic retouching/editing) of photographers choice.
As a begining model/dancer/entertainer/performer your portfolio is your resume showcasing for talents/skills that you have to offer. A basic portfolio should include looks from several categories which might include headshots, swimwear, lingerie, fitness, casual fashion, catalog fashion, business fashion, editorial, formal / evening fashion, wedding fashion, etc. The more looks, the more diversity your portfolio shows, and the more potential types of work you can book. It is suggested that you have 5 to 7 different looks, and images will include headshots, half-length, 3/4-length, and full-length poses with a variety of lighting setups.
You will receive a COPYRIGHT RELEASE allowing you to make unlimited prints from the digital files for non-compensated promotional and personal uses.
PORTRAIT PACKAGES: - All packages come professionally edited.
Unless you are paying the $300 per hour "work for hire" rate, you may only use the images for person and uncompensated uses. You cannot sell your images in any manner nor use them for any contests or on any sites which charge any user fees. Simply stated, you can't use the images in any manner in which someone might make money or as any form of advertising for any business, website, or individual. Use of images for commercial purposes will be assessed civil statutory damages of between $750 and $30,000 per image.
Whenever you use our images online, in printed materials, or in any other public manner you must give a photo credit to www.CHRISTOPHERCARROLLPHOTOGRAPHY.COM. This helps market our photography services, saving us money, and we pass along those savings as lower fees for our products and services.
CLIENT EDITING OF RAW PROOFS:
As part of our photography services you are given the right to edit the raw web-sized proofs you receive. Your edits can include cropping, brightness and color balance, and skin smoothing / retouching. You may not place any other logos, text, website addresses or marketing related information on any of our images (if you intend to do that, you must purchase our photography at "work for hire" rates of $300 per hour). Also - you are not permitted to allow third parties access to the raw proofs; any retouching or editing must be done directly by the client.
NO CHANGES TO RETOUCHED IMAGES:
It takes a great deal of skill and time to professional edit images; this is the "art" of our photography. Countless hours and emotional devotion is put into each retouched images. Therefore you are not allowed to edit or change in any way our finished art (retouched images). Doing so destroys the integrity of the product, misrepresents the work that we create, and discredits the photographer.
NO REMOVAL OF LOGOS / WATERMARKS:
You may not remove any logos or watermarks in any images. Doing so will be considered willful violation of copyright - subject to civil statutory damages of up to $150,000 per image.