You’ve found a date and you’ve communicated you’d like to set a session on the discussed date but you haven’t paid a deposit. Unfortunately, your session is not secured! In order to secure your session, your deposit MUST be paid.
Events more than 6 months away
20% retainer required
Events 3 – 6 months away
25% retainer required
Events 1 – 3 months away
30% retainer required
Less than 1 month
50% retainer required
**ALL RETAINERS ARE NON REFUNDABLE IF WITHIN 14 DAYS OF THE EVENT. If you’re scheduling a session on short notice (1 week or less), 50% retainer fee is due immediately and is non-refundable. (SPECIAL RULES APPLY FOR EVENTS INVOLVING TRAVEL)
**Rescheduling options are available however at the photographer’s discretion and schedule.
**NO SHOWS will forfeit their retainer and will require a new retainer to secure future dates.
Events Involving Flights
For flights involving travel, retainer fee will be set at cost of the photographer’s flight or 50% of the cost of services. (whichever is greater).
Once photographer flight is booked, NO PARTS OF THE RETAINER ARE REFUNDABLE. •
Events Not Requiring Flights But Involve A Hotel Stay
For events located more than 3 hours away in car travel time, photographer will require a hotel stay.
The retainer fee for such events will be 40% of the cost of services or cost of 2 nights stay at photographers hotel (whichever is greater)