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Terms and Conditions.

In the following Terms and Conditions, 'The photographer' shall mean Nigel Coomber trading as NLC Photography. The Client(s), shall be those persons defined on the booking form. These terms and conditions cannot be varied in any way by the client(s) unless expressly agreed by the photographer in writing.

By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions you are also declaring that your pet has no known illnesses such as distemper, kennel cough etc and that the pet has been free of any illness for at least 30 days prior to any photographic session.
It is the responsibility of the animal owner to also declare any negative behavioural issues such as biting. No responsibility for any such action will be accepted by NLC Photography.

The client understands that animals in groups can often become aggressive and can cause each other minor or severe injury, in such situations if they occur are deemed not to be the responsibility of NLC Photography. If your pet has a known problem with mixing in a group it is the responsibility of the pet owner to declare this prior to any photography session.

Only the subjects being photographed may attend the session. Pet owners attending sessions are kindly asked to adhere to any instructions from the photographer and to refrain from interfering with the photographer's work unless mutually agreed.

You will only be provided with the images from the session that meet the quality standard set by NLC PHOTOGRAPHY. Images will be naturally culled during my editing process and destroyed.


Payment is required in full at time of booking your session a bank transfer is the preferred method.
Account 41583213 . Sort Code 60-13-09 Please add your name as a reference.
Payment can be made in person by card (Phone payments not accepted)
Cheques accepted but funds must be cleared prior to the session date please allow at least 5 working days.
Pre-paid booking sessions are valid for 9 Months from time of payment and are only valid during this time period, expiring after nine months, if not used during this period no refund will be provided.


These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Laws of England.


Any images or copies of images, whether stored digitally or otherwise and printed documentation relating to such images are protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied by any means, an image created as part of this contract without the permission of the photographer in writing. As the client, however, you are given printing rights for non-commercial use only of any of your images downloaded. An exception to this is that you will not have the right under copyright law to manipulate or change any digital image provided barring the cropping of an image to provide your required print size.

Website Display and Promotional Usage

The client(s) hereby allow the photographer to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, websites, sample albums etc. The photographer will aim to keep these images safe from any malicious activity but cannot be held liable or accountable for malicious actions carried out by persons other than NLC Photography employees.


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 the 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 printed and digital images supplied by NLC Photography are produced to the highest standards using the best quality materials and the latest processing techniques. However, all printed images may in time, fade. This is particularly true if they are left in bright sunlight and are not behind glass. NLC Photography cannot accept any responsibility for this gradual image deterioration. All purchased prints if supplied are presumed to have been received in good condition unless the Client notifies NLC Photography in writing of any discrepancy or error within 7 days of receipt. An email is excepted in such rare cases.

Photo Shoot retainer/Service Fee

Full payment for the photo session is payable at time of booking

When a photo shoot is postponed to a later date, rather than cancelled, the photographer will retain the fee as long as the photographer can re-schedule for the new date and time. Where the photographer is able to re-book the date with an equivalent booking then no additional charge will be made.

All services and/or goods are supplied at the current prices ruling at the time of each individual payment and are subject to change without prior notice. However, once payment is taken the price is locked at the agreed price.

Payment Of Additional Services

If applicable, any remaining balance minus the booking fee must be settled prior to the day of the photo shoot with cleared funds. Note: this is only applicable if you require NLC PHOTOGRAPHY to handle the supplier of goods as Payment will automatically be taken for any items purchased directly through my website via a card or preferred Paypal transaction

Refund Policy
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. Please ensure you have viewed examples style of the work to be undertaken by NLC Photography prior to the acceptance of this agreement.

Storage of Images
Original digital images are kept in an active online file for 12 months, after which time the images may be disposed of by NLC PHOTOGRAPHY


Any complaints should first be raised by the client with the photographer in writing within 14 days from the date of receipt of images.

The Photographer reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions without prior notice.
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