The following information explains Leeon's legal principles and expands upon our service contract terms, please review carefully.
Client. For the purpose of this legal information and service contracts, "Client" refers to the person or organization hiring Leeon for their photography purposes.
Photographer. For the purpose of this legal information and service contracts, "Photographer" refers to Leeon Pezok, in general, as well as any photographers operating on behalf of Leeon Photography.
Minimum deposit equal to one hour of service plus planned expenses, such as special materials and permits where applicable, is required to retain Photographer for all events or portrait sessions. Remaining balance of service fees plus other expenses is due via cash or check (Payable to Leeon Pezok) at the beginning of appointment or may be paid in advance. Prints are paid through our print processor upon ordering; Payment for prints is not due at the time of photography service.
Returned checks are subject to a bank imposed service fee of $35, not including any fees imposed to Client by Client's bank.
Appointment terms vary by type of photography session being scheduled. Generally speaking, appointments which begin late may end at the scheduled time. Full payment of scheduled service is due regardless of any shortening of appointment duration if due to fault of client or client controlled resources.
Portraits. Photographer is reserved for the scheduled time-frame of the event. Other appointments may be scheduled adjacent to portrait sessions.
General Gala and Sports Events. Photographer is reserved for the scheduled time-frame of the event. Other appointments may be scheduled on the same day; Client should be sure to schedule adequate time for events.
Overtime. Upon request and schedule permitting, Photographer may remain on location for additional photography at an additional fee of the same rate, in full hour increments, payable the day of service.
Clients have a right to cancel their scheduled appointment and service agreement, with certain financial limitations. To ensure accuracy of cancellation date, the cancellation must be made verbally and followed up in writing, via e-mail or post.
If the Client cancels the appointment or agreement twenty-one (21) or more days before the scheduled date, the deposit will be refunded, minus applicable expenses and an administration fee of $50.
If the Client cancels within twenty-one (21) days of the scheduled date, the deposit may be refunded, minus applicable expenses and liquidation damages of $80.
Leeon may substitute another photographer in the event of illness or other emergency. In the event of substitution, Leeon warrants the replacement photographer shall be a competent professional.
Color dyes and other materials in photography may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of these materials. Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims based upon the fading or discoloration of photographic prints.
Photographer uses color calibrated monitors to ensure digital images are true. Photographer is not responsible for discrepencies resulting from Client use of non-calibrated equipment.
Photographer shall have no liability in the event that photographic materials (tangible or otherwise) are damaged in processing, equipment malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event the Photographer fails to perform for any other reason, the Photographer shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the paid value of the Client’s order.
Leeon Pezok retains copyright ownership of all images created and has the exclusive right to make reproductions, except as licensed by agreement.
The Photographer shall make reproductions for the Client, Guests and other related parties, or for the Photographer's portfolio, samples, promotional materials, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, editorial use, of for display within or outside the Photographer's studio.
Processing of images from events and portrait sessions may require up to fifteen (15) business days. The pictures will be posted online for client review and purchase of prints. Images will be available online for purchase for a period of no less than six months.
Clients are permitted to use photographs depending on the license terms defined in the service contract.
Personal Use. Client may display prints and digital images within their home, workplace, or public space for their own personal enjoyment and sharing with friends, family, and acquaintances. Client may not reproduce images for sale or otherwise charge for access to view images, unless licensed accordingly. Client may not distribute digital images, but may display on free access web-sites such as a personal or social site.
Promotional Use. Client may purchase additional licensing to allow reproduction of images in promotional materials, in print and digital, and must include Photographer Credit. Client may not charge for profit or access to materials containing promotional licensed images.
Commercial and Trade Use. When licensed accordingly, Client may reproduce images within publications, digital and real, for any purpose including profit and must include Photographer Credit. Absence of Photographer Credit requires additional royalty.
Images displayed in a public forum or web-site, promotional materials or other purposes for profit or non-profit, must be licensed to use in such fashion and shall include Photographer Credit as "Leeon Pezok" and may include the location "Jamison, PA (USA)" and my URL leeonphoto.com
United States laws require that any persons who are depicted in sexually suggestive and/or sexual poses are required to provide proof of age including government issued picture identification showing name and birthdate reflecting age as 18 or higher at the time of photographing. A copy of supplied proof, where applicable, will be kept on record by Leeon permanently in a secure location for regulatory review upon judicial order.
All images depicting nudity on this website as produced by Leeon Photography are exempt from the provisions of 18 U.S.C. §2257/A because they do not portray "actual sexually explicit conduct" or "simulated sexually explicit conduct" or conduct as specifically listed in 18 U.S.C. §2256.2.a-d as amended.
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