T & C's

­In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Sam Payne trading as Sam Hazel Photography. “The client(s)” shall be yourself.

It is mutually agreed that the following terms of agreement form an integral part of this contract and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless expressly agreed by both the photographer and the client in writing.

By booking the photographer you agree to these Terms and Conditions


50% of the fee (the “booking fee”) is required at the time of booking as your booking fee. Your session date and time are reserved only when this booking fee has been received by the photographer in cash or by bank transfer (bank details will be emailed to you separately).  The balance must be received in full by the photographer 7 working days before the session date.

For gift vouchers, your session date and time are reserved only on confirmation by email from the photographer.


The client hereby allows the photographer to display any photograph covered by this contract and to use generally for promotions in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, social media, competitions, sample albums etc. without further need for permission of the subject or client.

Creative Licence:

Sam Payne T/A Sam Hazel Photography shall be granted creative and artistic licence in relation to the choice of locations and poses used. Sam’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. Sam will do her best to honour requested photographs but will not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangement.


The 1998 Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act assigns copyright to Sam Payne (T/A Sam Hazel Photography). By purchasing images in print or digitally you are purchasing the right to the image, not the copyright, by purchasing the digital image you have the right to print and share for personal use only. Images must not be amended or changed in any way without the prior permission of the photographer. Images may be used on client’s personal websites/social media and an acknowledgement to Sam Hazel Photography is requested and appreciated.

Force Majeure:

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


If the photographer has to cancel the photo session for reasons beyond their control (death, injury, sickness, etc.), their liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. If the client cancels the photo session less than 5 working days before the session date, 100% of the full fee will be retained by the photographer being compensation for loss of income. If the client cancels the photo session less than 14 days before the session date, the booking fee will be retained by the photographer as compensation for loss of income to Sam Hazel Photography.

Postponement Due To Sickness or Adverse Weather:

If the appointment has to be cancelled by Sam Hazel Photography or the client due to adverse weather conditions a new, mutually agreed appointment will be made.


Please read the privacy policy for Sam Hazel Photography.

Feb 2018

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