Session Policies

-All sessions require the session fee to be prepaid.
-Groupon vouchers for studio sessions qualify as your session fee up to the amount listed on the Groupon. The difference paid for a studio session upgrade qualifies as part of your session fee.
-Outdoor or On Site sessions are prepaid in full. In the case of the $90 session fee being prepaid, the balance will be due the day of your session.
-Payment or voucher number must be supplied within 48 hours of scheduling to reserve day/time.
-Your session payment is refundable up to 7 days before your scheduled day.
-Within 7 – 4 days (venue or outdoor) 7 – 3 (studio), your session payment is transferable to 1 new day/time.
-In the case of a second appointment rescheduled within 7 – 4 days (venue or outdoor) 7 – 3 (studio), your next session will require a nonrefundable rescheduling fee (Mini $20, Standard $30, Showcase $40, Outdoor $50, Venue $60).
-Studio session fees are nonrefundable/nontransferable within 48 hours of your scheduled day/time. Rescheduling your appointment or cancelling within 48 hours will require a new session fee payment to reschedule a new day/time.
-Outdoor or On Site session fees are nonrefundable/nontransferable within 72 hours of your scheduled day/time. Rescheduling your appointment or cancelling within 72 hours will require a new session fee payment to reschedule a new day/time.
-Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to reschedule any session for any reason at any time.
-You will not be charged for a second session in the case of Chelsea V Photography cancelling your session due to illness, inclement weather, emergencies, or other unforeseen issues.
-Your session fee will be refunded if you decide to not reschedule in the case of emergency cancellations by Chelsea V Photography.
-No additional discounts or other compensation will be required by Chelsea V Photography in the case of emergency cancellations.

Weather Policies

-For natural light shots outside, schedule at least 1 hour before sunset.
-Outdoor sessions cannot be guaranteed for weather, lighting (sunsets), environment, and privacy. All outdoor locations are public spaces shared by other people, animals, and children.
-Outside of studio weather cannot be guaranteed. Outside of studio shots still available in inclement weather during daylight hours.
-All sessions are rain or shine.
-Light rain and clouds will not cancel any session (studio or outdoor). Normal cancellation policy applies to outdoor sessions with light rain. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to cancel a session same day due to inclement weather.

Order Delivery

-Digital image orders require 3-7 business days for delivery via Google Drive. Size of your order will determine delivery time.
-Print orders shipped require 7-10 business days for delivery.
-All print orders require a $10 shipping and handling fee unless otherwise noted at the time of your order.
-Any issues with prints will be replaced with exchange. Previous prints must be brought in or shipped to the studio to receive an exchange.
-Digital File orders are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged once delivered.
-Basic retouch adjustments may be requested at no additional charge.
-Complex retouch may require additional cost. Price to be determined and approved before work completion.
-Retouch services are nonrefundable once delivered.
-24 Hour Rush Delivery available starting at $20. Size of your order will determine total cost. 24 Hour Rush only available while slots lasts.

Strive for Satisfied Clients

If you’re not happy with any part of the process, alert Chelsea V right away. Chelsea V strives for satisfied clients. With over 15 years experience working with clients, she has encountered many different people with many different requests and view points. She will work with you to achieve the best solution for both her client and her business.
Payments may be made through all major Credit Cards, Zelle, Cash App, or Venmo App. Invoices will be sent via Square.

Full Contracts
1. Outdoor
2. Studio
3. Venue

1.Outdoor
You, the client,understand that outdoor sessions are held in public venues. Chelsea V Photography has no control over other weather, natural light, look of the venue, people, animals, or environmental factors including but not limited to the look of plant life, trash, graffiti, missing or incorrectly advertised features, closures, or other unforeseen elements. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for onlookers or other people interacting during your session. If you are uncomfortable, it is your responsibility to inform your photographer. Chelsea V Photography will not ask other people to move or request an area specifically for your session. Chelsea V Photography cannot guarantee a particular spot at your location. Chelsea V Photography cannot guarantee lighting including but not limited to the look or lack of a sunset, bright sunlight, clouds, other lighting elements or overall look of an outdoor location. Chelsea V Photography cannot guarantee backgrounds free of other people.

Children
During your session, you are responsible for your own and your family’s safety. Never leave children unattended. Bring another person to help watch your children if you plan on having any shots without the children included. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to decline background or pose requests for any reason including safety. Always practice extreme caution near or around bodies of water.

Pets
Pets are welcomed during your session. Please bring another person to help handle your pet during times that you wish to not include your pet in a shot. Never leave pets unattended. Never tie or attach your pet to posts, railings, trees, benches, or any other items. You must have another person to hold your pet or your pet’s leash. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for your pet in any form including but not limited to aggression towards the photographer, you, your family, other people, or other people’s pets. In the result of aggression including but not limited to bites, scratches, falls, or any other injury, you, the client, are completely responsible. In the case of this happening during your session, your time to take care of the issue cannot be refunded. Your session may be extended if light and schedule permits, but cannot be guaranteed. You herein hold Chelsea V Photography not liable for any incidents involving your pet or any other person’s animal. Chelsea V Photography asks that you do not include aggressive or unmanageable pets during your session. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to cancel your session at any time due to pets. If the photographer deems your pet unsafe or too aggressive during the session, the session will immediately be halted. Your session fee of $90 will not be refunded in the case of cancellation due to unmanageable or aggressive pets.

Weather
Sessions are rain or shine. Weather cannot be guaranteed. In the event that you, the client, decides to cancel your session due to weather, your session fee of $90 is nonrefundable when cancelling within 72 hours of your start time. You will be required to pay another $90 fee to reschedule to a new day. If you decide to completely cancel and not book another session, the balance of your session will be refunded. The $90 covers the day and time reserved for your session and cannot be refunded when cancelling within 72 hours.

Chelsea V Photographer reserves the right to cancel any session due to weather for any reason. Reports of rain, clouds, sunshine, wind, or more extreme events may change within the hour. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to change location, time, or day of a session due to weather at any time prior to your start time. In the event Chelsea V Photography cancels your session due to extreme weather, your appointment will be transferred to a new day and time within the existing schedule. If no dates are available in your schedule, your payment will be refunded in full. Chelsea V Photography is not liable for any additional compensation. You will only be compensated for the amount that you originally paid.

Elements
You are responsible for appropriate attire during your session. Be prepared for weather changes and bring alternative outfits. You are also responsible for your health and safety due to weather extremes. Always bring water, snacks, and sunscreen to any session. In the event you or a family member feels unwell due to weather, it is your responsibility to notify the photographer. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to cancel a session at any time due to dangerous conditions or other health concerns.

Health & Safety
You are responsible for your health and well being. If you are unwell physically or mentally or injured before or during your session, you are responsible to notify your photographer. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible and not liable for injuries or illnesses acquired during your session. You are responsible to inspect and navigate any element of your walking path, attire, shoes, or other obstacles or items on your person. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for any allergic reactions acquired during your session including but not limited to bee or insect stings, food, pets, plants, or other environmental causes. You are responsible to bring any medications needed during your session or in the event of an emergency. You are responsible to notify your photographer of any allergies, injuries, or other illnesses before you begin your session.

Chelsea V Photography Rights
With the exception of Title VII, Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to refuse service to any persons for any reason. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to halt, stop, reschedule, or cancel an appointment during a session for any reason including but not limited to dangerous conditions, unmanageable pets, safety or well being of children or adults or the photographer, harassment or unsafe conditions caused by the client or family/friends of the client or any other persons or animals present in the location, and other unforeseen incidents. In the case of halting an appointment during the session due to behavior or conditions caused by the client, family or friends or pets of the client, the session fee is nonrefundable and cannot be transferred. In the case of halting an appointment during the session due to conditions caused by the environment or other people or animals in the environment, Chelsea V Photography will reschedule the client’s session to a new day and time within future existing availability. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to cancel any session at any time for any reason without notice. Chelsea V Photography will not be required to give further information regarding cancellations. In the event of illness, injury, or other unforeseen forces of nature, mind, or body that causes Chelsea V Photographer to be unable to attend, perform, or complete your session, you will be refunded the full amount you paid with your original form of payment and Chelsea V Photography will not be liable for more than your original payment total. In the case that Chelsea V Photography is unable to notify you of a cancellation before your start time, unable to reschedule you to a new time, or has any other issues fulfilling your session, you hold Chelsea V Photography not liable for any other form of compensation other than your original payment total.

By scheduling an appointment and agreeing to this contract, you agree to arbitration in the case of disputes. You have the right to an appeal. If you have any questions on the policies or contract, please contact before scheduling your session. For a copy of the contract, you may email chelseavinfo@gmail.com.

Thank you for choosing Chelsea V Photography.

2. Studio

Studio Service Contract
You, the client , agree to Chelsea V Photography’s policies and terms by scheduling a session. Studio sessions are held at 7905 Silverton Ave #107, San Diego CA 92126 with different background options and outside of the studio available. No particular color or background can be guaranteed. Please contact Chelsea V Photography before your scheduled day and time to confirm background requests. Sessions are rain or shine. Sessions will not be cancelled due to weather. Chelsea V Photography has no control over other weather, natural light, look of the outside, people, animals, or environmental factors including but not limited to the look of plant life, trash, graffiti, missing or incorrectly advertised features, closures, or other unforeseen elements. In the event of using outdoor and public areas, Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for onlookers or other people interacting during your session. If you are uncomfortable, it is your responsibility to inform your photographer. Chelsea V Photography will not ask other people to move or request an area specifically for your session. Chelsea V Photography cannot guarantee a particular spot outside. Chelsea V Photography cannot guarantee outdoor lighting including but not limited to the look or lack of a sunset, bright sunlight, clouds, other lighting elements or overall look of an outdoor location.

Cancellation Policy
Studio sessions cancelled within 48 hours of the start time of an appointment are nonrefundable and cannot be transferred. Your session fee will be fully refunded when cancelling 8 days or sooner of your scheduled day and time. You may reschedule/transfer your session to one new day and time within 7 – 3 days of your session. In the case of a second appointment rescheduled within 7 – 3 days, your next session will require a nonrefundable rescheduling fee. Mini session rescheduling fee $20, Standard session rescheduling fee $30, Showcase session rescheduling fee $40. In the case of Chelsea V Photography cancelling or rescheduling your session due to photographer’s illness, inclement weather, emergencies, or other unforeseen issues, you will not be charged for a second session and your original session fee will be transferred to a new day and time. If no suitable day and time is available for rescheduling in the case of Chelsea V Photography cancelling your session, your session will be cancelled with a refund of your original payment. Chelsea V Photography is not liable for additional compensation beyond repayment of your original total paid directly to Chelsea V Photography. Voucher holders such as Groupon or Living Social must contact the appropriate company for a refund. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for original payments made to other businesses such as Groupon or Living Social.

Health & Safety
You are responsible for your health and well being. If you, your child, or other family members are unwell physically or mentally or injured before or during your session, you are responsible to notify your photographer. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible and not liable for injuries or illnesses acquired during your session due to the client’s own neglect. You are responsible to inspect and navigate any element of your walking path, attire, shoes, or other obstacles or items on your person. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for any allergic reactions acquired during your session including but not limited to bee or insect stings, food, pets, plants, or other environmental causes. You are responsible to bring any medications needed during your session or in the event of an emergency. You are responsible to notify your photographer of any allergies, injuries, or other illnesses before you begin your session. Children should never be left unattended. Chelsea V Photography does not provide supervision for unattended children. Please bring a second adult to watch children during your session.

Pets
Client must notify Chelsea V Photography when bringing any pets to a session. Pets should never be left unattended. Chelsea V Photography is not liable for the safety or well being of any pets of the client. The client holds sole responsibility for a pet or animal in the care of the client. Please bring a second adult to watch pets during your session.

Chelsea V Photography Rights
With the exception of Title VII, Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to refuse service to any persons for any reason. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to halt, stop, reschedule, or cancel an appointment during a session for any reason including but not limited to dangerous conditions, unmanageable pets, safety or well being of children or adults or the photographer, harassment or unsafe conditions caused by the client or family/friends of the client or any other persons or animals present in the location, and other unforeseen incidents. In the case of halting an appointment during the session due to behavior or conditions caused by the client, family or friends or pets of the client, the session fee is nonrefundable and cannot be transferred. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to cancel any session at any time for any reason without notice. Chelsea V Photography will not be required to give further information regarding cancellations. In the event of illness, injury, or other unforeseen forces of nature, mind, or body that causes the photographer to be unable to attend, perform, or complete your session, you will be refunded the full amount you paid with your original form of payment. Chelsea V Photography will not be liable for more than your original payment total. In the case that Chelsea V Photography is unable to notify you of a cancellation before your start time, unable to reschedule you to a new time, or has any other issues fulfilling your session, Chelsea V Photography is not liable for any other form of compensation other than your original payment total made directly to Chelsea V Photography.

By scheduling an appointment and agreeing to this contract, you agree to arbitration in the case of disputes. You have the right to an appeal. If you have any questions on the policies or contract, please contact before scheduling your session. For a copy of the contract, you may email chelseavinfo@gmail.com.

3. Venue

By confirming your appointment, you agree to the terms and conditions of Chelsea V Photography’s policies and session information.
Read full policies www.chelseavphotography.com/policies

Venue (On Site) Service Contract
The client including original organizer, employer, employee or other individuals associated with the individual hiring Chelsea V Photography, herein referred to as “you” or the “client”, agree to Chelsea V Photography’s policies and terms by scheduling a session. Sessions are rain or shine. Sessions will not be cancelled due to weather. Venue sessions are held at your location. Chelsea V Photography will supply backdrops or use existing spaces within your venue. Chelsea V Photography requires at least 10 feet by 10 feet to work within. Chelsea V Photography will supply your session with a background color of your choice or use the existing venue as a backdrop. No particular color, hue, texture, outdoor spot or look or background can be guaranteed. Please contact Chelsea V Photography before your scheduled day and time to confirm background requests. Chelsea V Photography has no control over other weather, natural light, look of the outside, people, animals, or environmental factors including but not limited to the look of plant life, trash, graffiti, missing or incorrectly advertised features, closures, or other unforeseen elements. In the event of using outdoor and public areas, Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for onlookers or other people interacting during your session. If you are uncomfortable, it is your responsibility to inform your photographer. Chelsea V Photography will not ask other people to move or request an area specifically for your session. Chelsea V Photography cannot guarantee a particular spot outside. Chelsea V Photography cannot guarantee outdoor lighting including but not limited to the look or lack of a sunset, bright sunlight, clouds, other lighting elements or overall look of an outdoor location.

Cancellation Policy
Venue sessions cancelled within 72 hours of the start time of an appointment are nonrefundable and cannot be transferred. Your session fee will be fully refunded when cancelling 8 days or sooner of your scheduled day and time. You may reschedule/transfer your session to one new day and time within 7 – 4 days of your session. In the case of a second appointment rescheduled within 7 – 4 days, your next session will require a $60 nonrefundable rescheduling fee. In the case of Chelsea V Photography cancelling or rescheduling your session due to photographer’s illness, inclement weather, emergencies, or other unforeseen issues, you will not be charged for a second session and your original session fee will be transferred to a new day and time. If no suitable day and time is available for rescheduling in the case of Chelsea V Photography cancelling your session, your session will be cancelled with a refund of your original payment. Chelsea V Photography is not liable for additional compensation beyond repayment of your original total paid directly to Chelsea V Photography. Voucher holders such as Groupon or Living Social must contact the appropriate company for a refund. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for original payments made to other businesses such as Groupon or Living Social.

Health & Safety
You are responsible for your health and well being. If you or other members of a company are unwell physically or mentally or injured before or during your session, you are responsible to notify your photographer. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible and not liable for injuries or illnesses acquired during your session due to the client’s own neglect. You are responsible to inspect and navigate any element of your walking path, attire, shoes, or other obstacles or items on your person. Chelsea V Photography is not responsible for any allergic reactions acquired during your session including but not limited to bee or insect stings, food, pets, plants, or other environmental causes. You are responsible to bring any medications needed during your session or in the event of an emergency. You are responsible to notify your photographer of any allergies, injuries, or other illnesses before you begin your session. In the event any children are present, Chelsea V Photography is not liable for the health and safety of children present at sessions. Children should never be left unattended. Chelsea V Photography does not provide supervision for unattended children. Please bring a second adult to watch children during your session.

Pets
Client must notify Chelsea V Photography when bringing any pets to a session. Pets should never be left unattended. Chelsea V Photography is not liable for the safety or well being of any pets of the client. The client holds sole responsibility for the safety of a pet or animal in the care of the client. Please bring a second adult to watch pets during your session.

Chelsea V Photography Rights
With the exception of Title VII, Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to refuse service to any persons for any reason. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to halt, stop, reschedule, or cancel an appointment during a session for any reason including but not limited to dangerous conditions, unmanageable pets, safety or well being of children or adults or the photographer, harassment or unsafe conditions caused by the client or employees, associates, family, friends of the client or any other persons or animals present in the location, and other unforeseen incidents. In the case of halting an appointment during the session due to behavior or conditions caused by the client, associates, employees, family, friends, or pets of the client, the session fee is nonrefundable and cannot be transferred. Chelsea V Photography reserves the right to cancel any session at any time for any reason without notice. Chelsea V Photography will not be required to give further information regarding cancellations. In the event of illness, injury, or other unforeseen forces of nature, mind, or body that causes the photographer to be unable to attend, perform, or complete your session, you will be refunded the full amount you paid with your original form of payment. Chelsea V Photography will not be liable for more than your original payment total. In the case that Chelsea V Photography is unable to notify you of a cancellation before your start time, unable to reschedule you to a new time, or has any other issues fulfilling your session, Chelsea V Photography is not liable for any other form of compensation other than your original payment total made directly to Chelsea V Photography.

By scheduling an appointment and agreeing to this contract, you agree to arbitration in the case of disputes. You have the right to an appeal. If you have any questions on the policies or contract, please contact before scheduling your session. For a copy of the contract, you may email chelseavinfo@gmail.com.

Session Specializations (click image for details)

Head Shots

Family

Graduation

Middle School

Kids

Maternity

Newborns

Engagement

Portfolio (Model & Acting)

Wedding Dress (Styled or Trash the Dress)

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