Select and purchase desired packages under BOOK SHOOT on this site. Studio South Atlanta requires a nonrefundable deposit of 50% of the total booking fees to reserve any of our spaces. Studio South Atlanta will finalize your reservation once deposit is received. Email confirmation will be sent. Balance is be due on the day of the booking. Special circumstance: If paying by check, you must call to reserve your spot for the shoot. Your reservation will not be finalized until the check clears.
We staff shoots according to how many people book, usually a month in advance. You may receive a refund up to 7 days after purchase if the shoot is more than 14 days away. No refunds for cancellation within the 14 day period prior to a shoot. However if you are able, you may reschedule to the next available date; a $75.00 penalty will be due.
An SSA staff member will contact you via email or phone to confirm the details of your shoot. You will be emailed the appropriate packing and preparation lists. Please review the lists and prepare accordingly. Otherwise, your shoot will not be able to happen.
Only one family member is allowed to accompany person being photographed for all shoots except THE FAMILY. If you are doing THE FAMILY shoot, you must leave extra family members at home, as you will need all of your attention on the process of shooting.
BEHAVIOR AT SHOOTS
Studio South Atlanta reserves the right to terminate any session due to any failure of the client to adhere to the requirements set forth in this Agreement or if the model(s) being photographed are unwilling to be photographed or if anyone in the session is behaving in a manner that the photographer deems inappropriate or inconsistent with the purpose of the session. In the event of any such termination, Studio South Atlanta may offer to schedule a new session at its sole discretion; however, SSA is under no obligation to do so. The session fee will not be refunded in this case.
You agree to hold harmless Studio South Atlanta, its representatives and employees from any dispute in the event you become injured during your session or while on the studio premises. Studio South Atlanta and its representatives will not be held liable for any injury incurred by you or your family, or any damage to your property during the photo session or while on studio premises.
The Copyright Act protects photographers by giving the exclusive right to reproduce the photographs they take. Violations include, but are not limited to, making illegal copies, scanning, printing from home or downloading from our website. It is illegal to copy or reproduce these photographs in any manner without our permission and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties. Giving you printing rights is a big deal. We can recommend great printers for business purposes, and SSA plans to offer printing services in the future.
DELIVERY AND STORAGE OF YOUR IMAGES
Within 14 days of completing your shoot, Studio South Atlanta will send you a digital download link. We will notify you via email or through other reasonable means. You must promptly download your images. If you cannot, you must let SSA know. Rush processing in 3 or 7 business day turnaround is available and can be paid for at time of checkout.
Studio South Atlanta will do its very best to deliver your photos in the time we have specified. Acts of God, weather events, act of government or any other occurrence, act or event which is outside of Studio South Atlanta’s exclusive control may add days to your processing time. We will let you know if there is a delay, and SSA will do its best to accommodate prompt delivery of images.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR IMAGES POST-SHOOT
You acknowledge that Studio South Atlanta is required to keep your images for a limited time of 30 days once they have been digitally delivered to you. You agree that Studio South Atlanta has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any images or other content once delivered to you. BACK YOUR IMAGES UP ONTO AN EXTERNAL DRIVE! Keep two copies.
CHANGES TO SSA POLICIES
You further acknowledge that Studio South Atlanta reserves the right to change these practices at any time, at its sole discretion, with or without notice.
RENTAL STUDIO & OTHER SPACES
DEPOSITS AND PAYMENT
Studio South Atlanta requires a nonrefundable deposit of 50% of the total booking fees to reserve any of our spaces. Once a deposit is received, Studio South Atlanta will finalize your reservation. The balance is be due on the day of the booking.
To rent studio or any spaces: (1) Renter must furnish Studio South Atlanta with a certificate of insurance naming Studio South Atlanta as “Additional Insured” under Comprehensive General Liability Policies and as “Loss Payee” under Renter’s Comprehensive Policy. (2) Comprehensive General Liability: Must be in an amount not less than $1,000,000 / 1,000,000 bodily injury liability / 1,000,000 property damage liability (3) Misc. Rented Equipment: Limits must equal or exceed the replacement value of rented equipment. OR if you do not have access to Event and Equipment Insurance, SSA will require a $5000 credit card hold until your shoot is completed and clean-up / damage check has been done.
CANCELLATIONS AND DATE OR TIME CHANGES
The client can change the date of his or her booking up unto 7 days before their reserved date. Six days or earlier than the reservation date, the date of the booking is final and cannot be changed. The time of the booking can be changed up unto 24 hours before the booking, subject to availability. If the client takes possession of the studio before the reserved time, the client is responsible for paying for the extra time used. THE START TIME IS THE START TIME. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes early and instruct your crew and others likewise.
OVERAGE AND OVERTIME
If the client runs over the time they booked, which includes set-up, breakdown and cleaning, the price for each hour is the hourly rate for that particular studio. Overtime is subject to availability. Payment for any equipment rented on site is due at the time of the booking.
The client accepts responsibility for any and all damage to the walls, floors, equipment, fixtures, appliances, couches, chairs, props and anything housed or affixed on or inside the studio during the time of their booking.The client is financially responsible for REPLACEMENT OF ANY MISSING OR DAMAGED EQUIPMENT. The client is also responsible for returning the studio to the same condition as it was at the beginning of their rental. Studio South Atlanta will accept responsibility for cleaning the floors (mopping and sweeping), and light cleaning after the client's booking has ended. All trash is to be placed in the receptacles by the client and / or production crew. A $100 excessive clean up fee will be applied to the client’s bill if the studio is not returned to an acceptable condition.
CLEANLINESS AND DAMAGE
USE OF ADDITIONAL SPACE
The client is responsible for payment for any areas (dressing rooms, studio, meeting room, theater or video room) that he/she uses even if the space was not reserved. Please ask permission and clear any additional space requests on the day of your shoot with SSA staff.
LEVEL 1, 2 AND 3 RETOUCHING
DELIVERY OF YOUR UNRETOUCHED IMAGES TO US
Upon reception of your retouching order with a working link to download the images requested, Studio South Atlanta will email you a confirmation of receipt of images.
If you have purchased Level 1 retouching, you will receive an email with a link to download your retouched image(s) in 3 BUSINESS days.
If you have purchased Level 2 retouching, you will receive an email to your email address on file confirming that you approve the retouching. 1 Revision is included. Additional revisions cost extra. Once you have approved the retouched image(s), you will receive an email with a link to download your final retouched image(s) in 3 BUSINESS days.
If you have purchased Level 3 retouching, you will receive an email to your email address on file confirming that you approve the retouching. 2 Revision(s) are included. You must be prompt in answering our approval emails, or the turnaround time of 5 BUSINESS days is subject to change. Additional revisions cost extra. Once you have approved the retouched image(s), you will receive an email with a link to download your final retouched image(s) in 5 BUSINESS days.
DELIVERY OF YOUR FINAL RETOUCHED IMAGES TO YOU
Studio South Atlanta will keep your images for a limited time of 30 days once they have been digitally delivered to you. BACK YOUR IMAGES UP ONTO AN EXTERNAL DRIVE! Keep two copies. You must download your images promptly. Studio South Atlanta has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any images or other content once delivered to you.