Sia Legacy Portraits Terms & Conditions



Sia Legacy offers a free consultation to explain the process and to better understand Client’s needs. During this consultation, expectations are set, options and services are explained and Client understands all conditions of the Agreement.



Sia Legacy works with Client to book a session date and time that works best for both Client and Sia Legacy. Once a session is set, Sia Legacy will mail/email Client the photography Agreement. Client has 14 days to review said Agreement, sign it, and mail it back to Sia Legacy with the non-refundable retainer of 50% of total session fees. Session time and date are not secured after the 14 day grace period without the signed Agreement and deposit.


Session Fee: 

Client shall pay all remaining session and additional fees at the time of the scheduled session. Total cost depends on Client’s individual needs and resulting order. Payment may be made by cash, personal check, cashiers check, money order, debit card, credit card, or PayPal. All checks are to be made payable to Sia Legacy. In the event that a check is returned for insufficient funds,  a $30 fee will be applied.


Client Cooperation: 

Client will assist and cooperate with the Photographer in gaining the requested photographs, such as specifying the people and location to be photographed; assisting the Photographer in posing at the Photographer’s direction; pre-session consultations, etc. Sia Legacy is not going to be responsible for photographs that are not taken due to Client’s failure to be cooperative and of reasonable assistance.



Sia Legacy will have 4-8 weeks to edit and upload photos to Client’s own gallery on Sia Legacy’s website ( Client will be sent a letter/email with their gallery name and login information. Client then has 7 days to review the photos and request any additional editing to 5 or less photos at no charge. After the 7 days, any photo the Client wishes to have edited will be an additional fee depending on the amount of changes you wish to have made. This fee will need to be paid in full before the additional changes are made.



There is no obligation for Client to order any additional services or finished products. Client decides which packages, prints, or products they want of what photo/photos and places the order all from the Client’s gallery on Sia Legacy’s website. Sia Legacy offers over 1,000 products to choose from and all products are price marked. These prices are adjusted periodically and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed.  Product prices do not include sales tax and shipping, which is determined by Client at checkout. Payment of goods is due at checkout via debit card, credit card, or PayPal. All products are shipped directly to Client’s address from printing company. Under no circumstances is Sia Legacy liable for any amount of the retail value of the Client’s order.



In the event Client cancels the photography session more than 7 days prior to the session, Sia Legacy shall credit all monies towards a newly arranged date. After 7 days, Client forfeits all monies paid. Rescheduling is allowed up to 24 hours before the scheduled session or Client is responsible for paying Sia Legacy the full amount of said Session fees.


Failure to Perform: 

If Sia Legacy cannot perform this Agreement due to fire or other casualty, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to Photographer’s illness or emergency, then Sia Legacy shall reschedule the portrait session and credit all monies towards the session fee. In the event Sia Legacy is unable to perform the portrait session completely, Sia Legacy shall refund all monies paid, excluding expenses, to Client and shall have no further liability with respect to the Agreement. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of Sia Legacy.


Photographic Materials: 

All photographic materials, including but not limited to proofs, digital image files and previews, shall be the exclusive property of Sia Legacy. Any artistic and photographic interpretations made related to said photographs will be deemed acceptable and correct. Images provided will be edited at Sia Legacy’s discretion and therefore may not include all images captured during said session. Sia Legacy reserves the right to edit and release only those photographs that meet our artistic standards.


Copyright and Reproductions: 

Sia Legacy shall own the copyright of all images created and maintains the right to make reproductions. By signing this Agreement, Client authorizes Sia Legacy to use all images created under this agreement and authorizes (him/her/their) and (his/her/their) assignees, licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without my name, company name, or with a fictitious name) photographs, pictures, portraits or images herein described in any and all forms and media and in all manners including composite images or distorted representations, for the purposes of publicity, illustration, commercial art, advertising; publishing including publishing in electronic form on CDs or internet websites, for any product or services, or other lawful uses.


Client Usage: 

Client is obtaining copies of the images for personal use only, and shall not sell said images or authorize any reproductions thereof by parties other than Sia Legacy. If Client is obtaining an image for commercial reproduction, Client must receive written permission from Sia Legacy and Client shall credit Sia Legacy for said photographs upon publication.


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