Terms & Conditions

“The Photographer” is Marlon Richardson. “The Client” is any person, body of persons, firm, or Company with whom the Photographer enters into a contract for the sale of goods or provision of services by the Photographer.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions:

All contracts and transactions between the Photographer and the Client whether made orally or in writing are subject to these terms and conditions which shall be deemed to be incorporated into any contract between the Photographer and all or any of its Clients.

Website:

The content and images used on this website are the property of and copyright by Marlon Richardson, dba Marlon Richardson Photography. Certain images may be utilized on other websites under the control of the photographer and/or Marlon Richardson Photography. No images or content may be copied, duplicated or otherwise taken from the website without express written permission from Marlon Richardson Photography and/or the creator of the work.

Payment Terms:

  • For all non-account Clients, payment for all products and services provided by the Photographer must be made upon completion of the assignment.
  • For authorized account holders, payment of the Photographer’s invoice must be made within 30 days of the date of that invoice. The Photographer reserves the right to withdraw account facilities and services without notice should the Client fail to pay the Photographer’s invoice(s) within 30 days.
  • A deposit of 50% of the total amount of the contract may be expected for scheduled events. The deposit will be at the discretion of the Photographer at the time of contract signing and is usually necessary for events that are scheduled some time out.
  • The photographer reserves the right to charge interest on all overdue invoices at a rate of 5%.

Retention of Title:

The Photographer reserves the right to retain all of the Client’s materials in his photoshoot until all monies owed to the Photographer have been paid in full. Furthermore, the license to reproduce images created by the Photographer will also be revoked until payment has been made.

Wedding Creative Services:

Marlon Richardson is available for travel up to 50 miles at no additional charge. Please inquire for travel fees to other nearby locations. The creative service covers the time and talent of the photographers. For weddings this service also includes all edited digital image files with print rights.

Print prices begin at 35 USD for all prints and portrait collections begin at 995 USD. Clients typically invest 1k to 3k on artwork and products.

  • 250 USD minimum print order is required and will be applied as a credit to your account.
  • Travel fee is required for sessions more than 50 miles from Miami, Florida.
  • Additional photographers are a flat rate of 1k per day.

Portraits Creative Services:

2-3 hours of on location shooting within a 30 mile radius of Miami, Florida. Session includes unlimited wardrobe changes and multiple locations and looks as time permits. Marlon Richardson is available for travel up to 30 miles at no additional charge. Please inquire for travel fees to other nearby locations.

The creative service covers sessions with up to 4 people. Please add 25 USD for each additional person. The creative service covers the time and talent of the photographer. Creative service does not include any prints or digital files.

Print prices begin at 35 USD for all prints and portrait collections begin at 995 USD. Clients typically invest 1k to 3k on artwork and products.

  • Sessions are typically 2-3 hours. Sessions longer than 3 hours require an additional 100 USD per hour.
  • 500 USD minimum print order is required and will be applied as a credit to your account.
  • Invest 1500 USD or more and receive complimentary high resolution images of all your files.
  • Travel fee is required for sessions more than 30 miles from Miami, Florida.

Headshot Creative Services:

2-3 hours of on location shooting within a 30 mile radius of Miami, Florida. Session includes 4 to 5 wardrobe changes and multiple locations and looks as time permits. Marlon Richardson is available for travel up to 30 miles at no additional charge. Please inquire for travel fees to other nearby locations. The creative service covers sessions for one person. The creative service covers the time and talent of the photographer. Creative service does not include any prints.

The session includes 3 fully retouched images suitable for web and up to 8x10 printing. Additional retouched images may be purchased at 35 USD per image. If you would like to receive all the images from the session (simple exposure and color correction) it can be purchased for an additional 150 USD.

We specialize in environmental portraits or onsite studio style portraits on white or gray background. If you would like to do both session styles in the same session please arrange to spend up to 2 additional hours for your session. Rates for combined environment and studio sessions require an additional purchase of 150 USD.

Print prices begin at 35 USD for all prints and head shot portrait services begin at 700 USD. Clients typically invest 1k to 3k on artwork and products.

  • Sessions are typically 2-3 hours. Sessions longer than 3 hours require an additional 100 USD per hour.
  • 700 USD (125 USD non-refundable deposit required).
  • Includes 3 fully retouched images suitable for web and up to 8x10 printing.
  • Additional retouched images may be purchased at 35 USD per image.
  • All the images from the session (simple exposure and color correction) it can be purchased for an additional 150 USD.
  • Rates for combined environment and studio sessions require an additional purchase of 150 USD.
  • Travel fee is required for sessions more than 30 miles from Miami, Florida.

Cancellation Fees:

Clients have 24 hours to cancel wedding, portrait, or headshot creative service booking without penalty and deposit is returned. After 24 hours Marlon Richardson Photography retains deposit. If the client is more than 30 minutes tardy for scheduled wedding, portrait, or headshot creative service, Marlon Richardson can bill for additional session time specified in the individual contract. If the work is cancelled on or before the day of the scheduled work, for any reason by the photographer, the client agrees to reschedule the work, if possible, at their earliest convenience. The client will not be charged for travel or other any other expenses if the work is canceled by the photographer.

Conduct:

The Client shall be responsible for the behavior of any persons accompanying them to an assignment. The Photographer reserves the right to terminate any assignment without notice if he deems the Client’s behavior to be unruly or unsafe. In such instances, the Photographer reserves the right to charge his full fees and expenses as described above of these Terms and Conditions. The Client will fully reimburse the Photographer or his agents for any loss/damage they cause to property or equipment.

Delivery of Products and Services:

The supply of products and services are provided by the Photographer on a best endeavors basis. The Photographer will not be liable for delays that are beyond his reasonable control. The Photographer shall use reasonable endeavors to meet agreed deadlines where applicable. The Photographer shall not be liable for any delays in meeting any of his obligations which were due to causes beyond his reasonable control, including but not limited to; postage/courier/lab delays, war/acts of terrorism, riots, government legislation, industrial action, adverse weather conditions, acts of God, floods, fire, loss or damage in transit etc.

Prices & Terms:

  • All prices shown within the Photographer’s price list are subject to change without prior notice.
  • The Photographer reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions without prior notice.

Copyright:

In accordance with the United States Copyright Laws, the copyright of all images created by the Photographer is owned by the Photographer. Marlon Richardson Photography retains all copyright benefit for all images created by our photographers forever. Copyrights for art (including photographs) do not expire. Unless the Photographer gives written authorization, the Client is forbidden by law to copy any images created by the photographer and agrees that all photographic reprints, digital duplications or copies of any type made from images created by the Photographer, shall only be carried out by the Photographer. The license to reproduce such images is granted to the Client under the understanding that all invoices are paid within the Photographer’s stated payment terms. This means, if one of the images created by our photographers is used for any commercial or financial gain purpose, at any time, without our permission in writing, you agree to pay us for the use of the image at the current market rate as determined by the use at the time.

If the Client wishes to own the copyright of images created by the Photographer, an additional fee will be paid by the Client to the Photographer for transferring the copyright. This fee will be mutually agreed upon by both parties. The transfer of copyright will only become applicable after this payment has been made in full.

License for the use of images will always be granted for non-commercial use at no cost as long as credit for the work is given. All we ask is a simple copyright statement be placed near or on the image, and notification of use is communicated to Marlon Richardson Photography. Non-commercial uses include personal web pages, and prints of images kept or given to friends and family. Commercial use includes any business web page, any use of images for advertising or promotion, any other use that would be considered as commercial or financially beneficial to the user.

The Photographer reserves the right to make reproductions of images created during assignments for marketing, promotional, competition and editorial purposes.

The above conditions and terms constitute the full conditions and terms of any work agreement made between you (client) and Marlon Richardson Photography or any photographer assigned to you by Marlon Richardson Photography. By signing a contract for services, you agree to these terms, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Marlon Richardson Photography, their agents and the heirs or assigns.

Shipping Policy

Turnaround:

All orders are shipped within 10 business days from when order was placed. Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm.

Carriers:

We use the following carriers to deliver our orders:

  • Fedex
  • USPS

Insurance:

All items are fully insured by Marlon Richardson Photography. We are responsible for the package up until customer signs for box from carrier.

Order Tracking:

If a tracking number is provided by the shipping carrier, we will update your order with the tracking information. Please note that some orders using 1st Class USPS mail will not have tracking numbers.

Returns, Refunds and Exchanges Policy

How to Return an Item:

Our 15 day return policy gives you plenty of time to review your purchase. If for any reason you are not satisfied, you may return your item in its original condition within 15 days of when order is placed for a full refund (not including shipping costs or credit card fees). It’s that easy. We want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase.

Mail your returned item to:
Marlon Richardson Photography
1242 Drexel Ave. Suite 104
Miami Beach, FL. 33139

Include in your package an original receipt.

Return Exceptions:

Merchandise cannot be damaged or torn due to hanging or improper handling.

Accepted Methods of Payment:

Credit Card Charges
Your credit card will be charged when you place your order. If we are not able to fulfill your order for any reason your credit card will be refunded.

Check Charges
We will issue a check as a refund for the artwork less return shipping fees.

Contact

➳ Domestic & International Wedding Photography

Marlon Richardson, the lead photographer, has over 15 years experience in wedding, portrait, and commercial photography. When not photographing weddings he happily spends time with his wife Naomi and sons. To receive a quote for your wedding, complete the form below or give us a call.