Gary Harris Images – Real Estate Photography

 Terms & Conditions

By accepting and downloading any images from Gary Harris Images the “General Terms & Conditions” become binding to all parties involved.

LICENSING & COPYRIGHY

  1. All photos are owned and copywrited by GARY HARRIS IMAGES. Agents are issued a “Single Use License” solely for the purpose of marketing a clients listing through Internet Publication, Social Media, and Print (Brochures, Flyers & Postcards, ect.), until the property is sold.
  2. Photography by GARY HARRIS IMAGES may not be used or distributed for any other purpose than marketing a clients listing, altered in any way, sold or given to another agent or homeowner without express permission by GARY HARRIS IMAGES.

United States Copyright Office – Copyright Registration for Pictorial, Graphic, and Sculptural Works (Circular 40)

Copyright is a form of protection provided by U.S. law to authors of “original works of authorship,” including “pictorial, graphic and sculptural works.” The owner of copyright in a work has the exclusive right to make copies, prepare derivative works, sell or distribute copies, and display the work publicly. Anyone else wishing to use the work in these ways must have the permission of the author or someone who has derived rights through the author. 

A work is automatically protected by copyright when it is created, that is, “fixed” in a copy or phonorecord for the first time. Neither registration in the Copyright Office nor publication is required for copyright protection. 


 

RESCHEDULING & CANCELLATIONS

If for any reason, you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, please give at least 24 hour notice, so Gary Harris Images can open up your time slot to others. Cancellations with less than 24 hour notice will incur a $50.00 Cancellation Fee.

If the photographer cannot adequately shoot the property upon arrival due to reasons beyond my control (such as, but not limited to)

  • a) unable to gain access to the property
  • b) excessive clutter and mess
  • c) unrestrained animals

You will be charged a $50.00 Cancellation Fee. Please review the Staging & Preparation Page and make sure certain arrangements have been made to access the property prior to scheduling a shoot.

It is the Realtor and/ or the homeowners responsibility to have the home in photo ready condition prior to the photographer arriving. The photographer may make minor adjustments to improve the shot, but will not move furniture or make significant changes, clean the home, ect. Be sure to read the Staging & Preparation Page prior to the shoot, so the home is prepared to capture the best photos possible.

 


PAYMENT & FEES

All clients will receive an e-mail with an invoice from “My Pay-Pal” account, which can be paid by opening the invoice and clicking on the “Pay Now” button or by sending a check.

Make all checks payable to:

Gary Harris Images, 2950 Hawthorne Drive #204, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Payment is due within 10 days of the photo shoot.

Failure to pay invoices within 20 days of the photo shoot will be considered a “Copyright Infringement” and a 5% Late Fee will be charged to the invoice, and Agents will not be able to schedule another photo shoot until invoice is paid in full.


DELIVERY

All clients will receive an e-mail with a link to access images within “My Dropbox”. Clients have 10 days to retrieve those images and store within their own devices. All links expire after 10 days, at which time the images are re-moved from “My Dropbox” and moved to Archives for a period of one year.

Failure to retrieve images from “My Dropbox” within 10 days, will result in an Archival Retrival Fee” of $30.00 to create a new link.