POLICIES

RETAINERS - SESSION FEES

All portrait and family sessions require a 50% retainer to book and hold session appointment. The remaining balance is due 24 hours prior to your session appointment.

Elopements/Wedding Coverage requires a 30% non-refundable retainer and a signed contract to hold day/time. The remaining balance must be paid in full 14 days prior to your wedding date.

Headshot sessions must be paid in full during booking.

CUSTOM QUOTES

Any session that has been custom quoted to meet your specific needs is good for 30 days.

PAYMENTS

All services and sales are subject to 8.25% sales tax. Go West Photography accepts cash, paypal or credit card. Absolutely no checks will be accepted.

RESCHEDULING & CANCELLATIONS

SESSIONS- All session fees are non-refundable. If you should need to reschedule your session due to an illness or unforeseeable emergency, you may do so without penalty one time. If you should request another rescheduled session, it is decided on a case-by-case basis by the photographer. If your second request to reschedule is denied, all fees are absorbed by Micael M. Monroe and will not be refunded.

There are no refunds for prints however if a print is unsatisfactory, you may request a reprint or exchange for another image printed in it's place.

ONLINE GALLERIES

Lifestyle and Portrait sessions are given an online viewing/proofing/downloadable galleries and do not require an ordering session unless requested by the client. The images on your gallery will be sized for web use ( 2048px on the longest side and 72 DPI). You may purchase prints directly through your proofing gallery. Prints are professionally printed and shipped directly to your home. Print releases are not permitted on portrait and family sessions.

Lifestyle and Portrait galleries will remain up and active for 60 days

Elopement galleries will remain up and active for 6 months. 

COPYRIGHT and PRINT RELEASE

All images remain copyrighted by the artist, Micael Marie Monroe. A copyrighted image can not be edited or resold under any circumstance. Doing so is a violation of Federal Copyright Law. All images may be used in promotions for the artist and Go West Photography. They may be submitted to blogs, magazines and contests. They may be used on the artists social media accounts, portfolio and website. The artist will respect a clients privacy if requested that the images not be shown ( in the case of boudoir).

If you've been given a print release, this simply means you are permitted to reproduce the image for personal use only. It does not permit you to sell your images or submit your own images for publish in magazines ( online or print) or enter the images into contests.

TRAVEL

Go West Photography is based out of Round Rock,Texas and serves the greater Austin area. Travel fees are required for any session outside of Austin and Round Rock. Any sessions taking place 30 miles outside of zip code 78665 is subject to a $1.50/mile (round trip) travel fee.

Destination weddings/elopements in desirable locations may be available at a discounted rate -  flight and accommodations will be required however.