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.

Elopement coverage requires a 50% non-refundable retainer and a signed contract to hold day/time. The remaining balance is due 7 days prior to your elopement date if applicable. 

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. Checks are acceptable for wedding coverage only. 

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

2-4 weeks following your session your private online viewing/proofing gallery will be emailed to you. You will also be given a coupon code to directly download your package specific amount of high resolution image files ( 10 - mini sessions, 25 - portrait/couples,  35 - families).  Your proofing gallery also gives you the option to purchase additional high resolution files and/or products and prints directly from the same gallery. All products and prints ordered are shipped directly to your home. Please be sure to complete all transactions and downloads during this 7 day ordering session. 

Galleries will remain up and active for 7 days.

Galleries are archived after 7 days.  Any request to build a gallery again is subject to a $75 fee. 

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.