Mini Session Agreement

Please read the Agreement, and submit payment to reserve your session!

Mini Session $180

Location: Waterside Beach, Pictou NS

Date: Saturday, October 14/23


Mini Session Includes:

15 minutes of coverage

10 digital edited images

Online Gallery


Agreement Terms/Conditions

This Agreement is between NIA CHELSEA PHOTO (referred as “PHOTOGRAPHER”) and CLIENT (referred as “CLIENT”). 

Retainer and Payment 

CLIENT agrees to pay PHOTOGRAPHER the total session fee of $180. A non-refundable retainer fee of 50% is due at the time of signing this agreement to reserve the date and time of the session. The remaining balance is due on or before the session date. Images will not be delivered until the total payment is received. Payment can be made by E-Transfer to Nia password: photo

Late Arrivals/No Show

Any CLIENT late arriving to the session will have the amount of time deducted from the time allotted for the session. The PHOTOGRAPHER is not responsible if the CLIENT and/or individuals fail to appear or cooperate during the session. If the CLIENT fails to show up at the session, the CLIENT agrees to forfeit all money paid. The session starts and ends on the agreed-upon time slot. 

Cancellation and Reschedule 

The CLIENT understands by entering into this Agreement, the PHOTOGRAPHER is foregoing other photographic jobs. In the event of a cancellation or rescheduling by the CLIENT, the amounts paid are non-refundable. However, any amount paid can be transferable to a new re-scheduled date, subject to the following: the re-scheduled date being no later than 90 days from the original session date, and the PHOTOGRAPHER availability at the re-scheduled date. The CLIENT must contact the PHOTOGRAPHER at least 24 hours prior to the session for notice of cancellation or rescheduling. In case of extreme weather conditions, CLIENT and PHOTOGRAPHER must agree on a re-scheduled date. 

Artistic Rights 

The PHOTOGRAPHER retains the right of discretion in selecting the photographic material released to the CLIENT. The PHOTOGRAPHER is free to edit photos in PHOTOGRAPHERS’ own style and the CLIENT agrees to that upon hiring the PHOTOGRAPHER. The PHOTOGRAPHER will shoot images based on the PHOTOGRAPHER’S artistic standards and the circumstances of the day.

Photographic Materials

All photographic materials including but not limited to negatives, RAW files, transparencies, proofs, and previews shall be the exclusive property of the PHOTOGRAPHER. The online gallery shall be available to the CLIENT within 14 days of the session. 


All images are copyrighted and remain the property of NIA CHELSEA PHOTO. The PHOTOGRAPHER shall own the copyright to all images created and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions for, including not but limited to, marketing materials, portfolio entries, sample products, editorial submissions and use, or for display within or on the PHOTOGRAPHERS website and/or studio. If the PHOTOGRAPHER desires to make other uses, the PHOTOGRAPHER shall not do so without first obtaining written permission from the CLIENT, it is understood that any duplication or alternation of original images is strictly prohibited.

Client Usage

The CLIENT shall only use the prints, including digital files in accordance with this Agreement. The CLIENT’s prints are for personal use only and shall not be submitted to contests, reproduced for commercial use or authorized reproductions by parties other than the PHOTOGRAPHER. The CLIENT agrees to print the images as long as no cropping, alternations or distortion of images is applied. The PHOTOGRAPHER grants the CLIENT permission to share the images on social networking websites with family and friends, and on vendor websites as long as the images remain unaltered and textual credit is explicitly given to NIA CHELSEA PHOTO. The CLIENT shall not copy, screenshot or capture the photographs in any other fashion. The CLIENT must credit/tag the PHOTOGRAPHER in any posts or shares of their own.


NIA CHELSEA PHOTO takes the utmost care with respect to the exposure, retouching and transportation of digital captures. If the PHOTOGRAPHER is unable to perform this Agreement due to illness, emergency, fire, casualty, strike, act of God or causes beyond the control of the PHOTOGRAPHER, the PHOTOGRAPHER and CLIENT shall make every attempt to reschedule the session. If a reschedule is unable to be agreed upon, PHOTOGRAPHER shall return the retainer to the CLIENT and shall have no further liability. Further, if the PHOTOGRAPHER is unable to deliver photographic materials due to technological malfunctions, including but not limited to camera and processing, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault of the PHOTOGRAPHER, liability shall be limited. 

Model Release

I grant permission for NIA CHELSEA PHOTO to take and use, printed or electronic publications, websites, or other electronic communications, media, advertising, promotion, marketing, and packaging for any products or service. I further agree that my name and identity may be revealed in text or commentary in connection with the image(s). I authorize the use of the images without compensation to me. All negatives, prints, and digital reproductions shall be the property of NIA CHELSEA PHOTO. Model Release approval must be made by a parent/guardian if any photo session participants are less than 18 years of age. I have read and fully understand this information in this model release. I agree this model release is for everyone involved in this session.