Some general rules of engagement when working on projects under a contract.
Terms and agreement
In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Johnny Khan trading as Johnny K Photography. “The client(s)” shall be those persons defined as contacts on the booking form. These terms and conditions cannot be varied in any way by the client(s) unless such conditions are expressly agreed by the photographer in writing.
Any images or copies of images whether stored digitally or otherwise and any computer program including any source or object code, computer files or printed documentation relating to such images are protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1980. It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically/electronically or by any other means an image created as part of this contract without the permission of The Photographer/s in writing.
Ownership and rights to all photos taken under a fee-based contract will be assigned to the client(s).
©1980 Johnny K Photography. All rights reserved.
Website Display & Promotional Usage
The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display most photographs covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc. However, I will fully accommodate clients on projects where photography is personal and the client wishes to maintain anonymity and privacy. Any use of photos by the photographer under a fee-based contract or project will be based on clients' approval
The photographer will aim to keep these photographs safe from any malicious activity but cannot be held liable or accountable for malicious actions carried out by persons other than Johnny K Photography employees.
The photographer will endeavour to put the client(s) in touch with another photographer in the event they are unable to attend on the date due to any cause beyond their reasonable control e.g. sudden illness, injury, victim of crime, flooding etc. In the event of cancellation by the photographer, or in the very unlikely event of total photographic failure, liability shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Laws of Virginia where the business/sole proprietorship exists.
The Photographer shall not be liable for indirect loss or third party claims occasioned by delay in completing the work or for any loss to our customers arising from delay in transit. Where work is defective for any reason, including negligence, the photographer's liability (if any) shall be limited to rectifying such defect.
Personal Accident Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
The Photographer shall be granted artistic licence in relation to the poses photographed, the location used and digital retouching. The Photographers’ judgement regarding the locations, poses and number of photographs taken shall be deemed to be correct.
Photographs and Images
All photograph and image sizes are nominal. The Photographer will provide a pleasing colour balance but cannot guarantee exact colour matching. In the case of part mono/part colour images, the colours used will be subject to the photographer’s artistic interpretation and will be deemed to be correct. All photographs supplied by Johnny K Photography are produced to the highest standards using the best technology and latest processing techniques. All pictures will be provided in a digital format i.e. JGP via email or a secure online file-drop mechanism.
Booking Fee and Payment
Please email for details about advance booking fee and payment.
Please email for details about cancellation policy as it can vary based on type of photography project. Specific cancellation policy and clause will be added If a contract is produced as part of the project.
The photographer will not refund, nor accept the return of/refusal to pay charges for, any technically acceptable photograph supplied either in print or in electronic format. No exception can be made as we cannot be held responsible for individual tastes or exceptions.
Retouching and artist finishing is available as an optional extra and the final output and finish of any image that is re-touched will be at the photographer’s discretion.
Storage of Images Original digital images are kept on an active file for three months, after which time the raw images are stored in a secure location (access to these images is solely limited to the photographer). Raw image files will not be deleted unless expressly requested to do so by the client.
Any complaints should first be raised by the client with the photographer in writing within 21 days from the date of receipt of images.
The Photographer reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions without prior notice.