Copyright Statement - Aaron Wells Photography

Copyright Statement

1. Definitions

“Client” means any person, body of persons, firm or company with whom Aaron Wells Photography enters into an agreement for the sale of goods or provision of services by Aaron Wells.

2. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

All contracts and transactions between Aaron Wells Photography 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 Aaron Wells Photography and all or any of its clients.

3. Copyright and Ownership

Copyright © 2012-2019 Aaron Wells Photography. All rights reserved.

In accordance with the copyright laws, any and all images appearing in the Aaron Wells Photography web site, www.AaronWellsPhotography.com, all social media pages associated with Aaron Wells Photography, consisting of but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Flickr, as well as any images photographed and captured are the exclusive property of Aaron Wells and are protected under the United States and International Copyright laws.

Copyright and ownership of images taken by Aaron Wells Photography will always be retained by Aaron Wells. Unless given written authorization, the client is forbidden by law from copying any images created by the Aaron Wells Photography and agrees that all photographic reprints, digital duplications or copies of any type made from images created by Aaron Wells Photography shall only be carried out by Aaron Wells Photography. The images may not be reproduced, printed, copied, transmitted or manipulated without the written permission of Aaron Wells. The use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept, illustration or reproduction (digital, artist rendered or alike) is a violation of the law and is strictly prohibited. The license to reproduce such images is granted to the client on the understanding that all invoices are paid within the Aaron Wells Photography stated payment terms.

Reproduction rights (if and when granted) are strictly limited to the use specified on the invoice. An agreement must be reached with Aaron Wells Photography before the pictures are used for a different purpose or after the license has expired. Aaron Wells Photography reserves the right to charge an additional fee if the photographs are used for purposes other than what is shown on the invoice.

All original digital files created by Aaron Wells Photography remain the property of the Aaron Wells. Aaron Wells Photography will ensure that all such materials are stored safely for the client and make them available for future reproduction in return for the relevant fee.

Aaron Wells Photography reserves the right to make reproductions of images created during assignments for marketing, promotional, competition and editorial purposes. Aaron Wells Photography reserves the right to use images from events, permitting the subject captured does not object under accordance with the law.

4. Digital and Print Purchases

When you, the customer, purchase a digital or printed product from this website, the product is allowed for personal or non-commercial use only, unless otherwise specified in writing. The product is not allowed to be transformed or manipulated into any other artwork. The copyright of the photograph remains with the photographer, even after purchasing.

In all purchases you warrant the following:

‘I, the purchaser, hereby warrant that the photograph(s) and/or image(s) purchases herein by me, will be used by me only, solely, for personal home use. I further warrant that I will not use it/them for any commercial purpose whatsoever for gain reward or otherwise, nor will I allow any other person or entity to use it/them for any commercial purpose whatsoever for gain reward or otherwise. I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Aaron Wells Photography from any claims whatsoever by any third party arising out of the use, for any purpose by any party, of the photograph(s) and/or images, referred to herein, arising from claims for breach of copyright or otherwise.

I understand that Aaron Wells Photography will keep and securely archive this completed order to refer to in the event of a copyright breach.’

5. Exclusivity

If a booking is made where Aaron Wells Photography is to be paid solely by monies received at an event from the sale of photographs, Aaron Wells Photography reserves the right to have exclusive photography rights for the assignment. This includes photographs either being offered for sale or free of charge, by any other photography company both at the event or via a website afterwards. This also includes press and other media photographers.

6. Fees and Expenses

All prices quoted to the client apply only to the original job description and specifications given to Aaron Wells Photography by the client. Aaron Wells Photography reserves the right to make additional charges for fees and expenses should these descriptions or specifications differ or change before or during the assignment.

7. Confidentiality

Aaron Wells Photography acknowledges that in the performances of the services, he may receive information from the client which is designated by the client as confidential. Upon request from the client, we agree to keep this information secret and not to disclose such information to other parties except as required by law.

8. Contact

To inquire about photography services or usage rights contact Aaron Wells Photography at (602) 885-8600 or email contact@aaronwellsphotography.com.



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