Terms & Conditions

Jessica Atkins Studio





The 1988 Copyright Act assigns the copyright to the Photographer. It is contrary to the Act to copy, publish, reproduce or store images electronically, unless the express permission of Jessica Atkins Photo Art & Studio has been purchased. If permission is granted, then transfer of the copyright commences only once payment for the copyright has been made in full. 



Terms & Conditions


The Client may not (either personally or via a third party) alter or add to or manipulate a picture by means of computer or any other technique or reproduce a picture in whole or in part as an element within, or as a montage with another picture.





Jessica Atkins Studio reserves the right for any photograph created during sessions to be displayed in the studio, portfolio, or in any other advertising directly associated with Jessica Atkins Studio.  





Any negatives and/or digital files shall remain the sole property of Jessica Atkins Photo Art & Studio at all times. All completed pictures and products shall remain the property of Jessica Atkins Studio until full payment is received.



Force Majeure


In the unlikely event of total photographic failure, injury or sickness beyond Jessica Atkins Studio's control, their liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. Your statutory rights are not affected. Jessica Atkins Studio has full Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.





If Jessica Atkins Studio has to cancel the appointment for reasons beyond their control (death, injury, sickness, etc.), their liability shall be to reschedule unless un available to, and there for a refund may be arranged.


If the Client cancels the session the Non refundable retainer will be retained by Jessica Atkins Studio, if full shoot cost is paid, the shoot will be rescheduled.   



Non-refundable Retainer


A non-refundable retainer, depending on which session you would like to book, is required at the time of booking in order to secure the time, date and services of Jessica Atkins Studio Please note that this payment is a non refundable payment.



Product Delivery


Products other than digital files are bespoke so take an average of 6 weeks to create from the point when the Client approves the order of the product. To allow for post-production and editing time, digital files will be ready to view between 2-8 weeks after the session.

Delivering a quality product takes time.



Creative Licence


Jessica Atkins Studio shall be granted creative and artistic licence in relation to the choice of locations and poses used. Jessica Atkins Photo Art & Studio’s judgement on photographic style and the number of photographs taken shall be deemed correct. Some photographs may not be possible due to changes of the weather and the availability and willingness of subjects. Jessica Atkins Photo Art & Studio will do their best to honour requested photographs but do not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangement.



Postponement Due To Adverse Weather


If the appointment has to be cancelled by Jessica Atkins Photo Art & Studio due to adverse weather conditions a new, mutually agreed appointment will be made. 





All complaints should be raised by the Client directly to Jessica Atkins Photo Art & Studio in writing within 14 days of the occurrence which gives rise to the complaint. Jessica Atkins Studio will consider the complaint and shall provide a response to the Client within 14 days of receipt of that Complaint. In the unlikely event of an unresolved complaint the Client may visit www.aipp.com.au to lodge a complaint on the basis that the decision shall be final and binding upon both parties. The alternative to the latter is that the Client will need to consider legal action.