Terms of service
All customers, clients and end users are subject to the terms and conditions of Shutter Speed Studios legal and copyright agreement. Image license agreement between Shutter Speed Studios and the contracting client including clients of contracting client.
Section 1- Image Use
1.1 This license is individual, non-transferable and non exclusive. It gives you the right to use the photographs on any type of medium, for any sort of utilisation, such as for example the illustration of press articles, advertising, online use, as well as the right to carry out any form of reproduction, printed or digital, needed in what you intend to do with the photographs.
This licence is granted to you with a time limit based on the life of the property listing with the current contracting client (real estate agent) or unless you should fail to respect
one of its clauses. This license allows you to crop the photographs, to take elements out of them, to use them partially, to touch them up or add elements to them.
1.2 The following uses are not authorised in compliance with the licence granted to you here. Before any use in one of the following cases,
it is mandatory to contact Shutter Speed Studios in order to pay an additional license: For any use of the photographs in a third
party product or if they are to be commercialised, of which they represent the main value, such as, reports, postcards and posters. For any billing activity
through a commercial network, reproducing the whole or part of a photograph.
1.3 You are not permitted to resell, give a sublicense, give, lend, sublet, distribute the whole or part of an image, whatever its size and resolution unless you are acting on behalf of a client as advertising agency or similar
It is forbidden to use the photographs in a context which might be political, slanderous, immoral, offensive or degrading
1.4 Shutter Speed Studios certifies that it is entitled to all the commercial rights pertaining to the photographs.
1.5 All rights pertaining to the photographs are owned by Shutter Speed Studios. The granting of this license does not imply a transfer of ownership.
The photographs are protected by the laws on royalty and copyright. You are therefore under the obligation to use the photographs like any other protected product.
Any representation or reproduction, complete or partial, carried out without the consent of Shutter Speed Studios may be considered a a breech of contract.
1.6 All images provide by Shutter Speed Studios to the listing agent are 100% owned by Shutter Speed Studios unless otherwise stated.
All images provided by Shutter Speed Studios may have been captured using Shutter Speed Studios staff, contractors or third parties.
In the event that Shutter Speed Studios uses a third parties’ supplier will ensure that we have the contractual right to license the images.
1.7 Shutter Speed Studios may resell image the rights to third parties, other real estate agents or advertising agencies.
The resale of image rights may only be completed once the current advertising campaign has ceased.
Section 2- Disclosure to vendors, tenants, investor or any associated person(s)
2.1 In accordance with the terms of this agreement you must disclose to the client, vendor, tenant, investor or any associated person(s) involved
with the property that is being photographed that the images captured are bound by the image use agreement (section 1.1) and that all image captured
or produced remain the property of Shutter Speed Studios and may only be used for the life of the listing. This disclosure is normally indicated on the vendors
advertising schedule and may or may not include this entire document. Upon request from a vendor or associated person this document may be presented.
2.2 The vendor, tenant, investor or any associated person(s) may obtain copies of the images for personal use only and must not reproduce, resell or redistribute those images for commercial purposes or for marketing use with another selling agent or marketing company. All copies provided will include a watermark or security tag.
2.3 All photography bookings are a direct contract between Shutter Speed Studios and the company booking the job such as the advertising agency or listing agent. The vendor, tenant, investor or any associated person(s) have no involvement in the contract between Shutter Speed Studios and the listing agent and have no rights over any images unless specifically requested.
Section 3- Termination
3.1 The license contained in this Agreement may terminate automatically without notice from Shutter Speed Studios if You fail
to comply with any provision of this agreement or fail to pay any accounts or monies owed. Upon termination, you must immediately:
(i) stop using the Digital Photos; and
(ii) Delete any Digital Photos and all copies of all of them from all digital media and destroy all other copies or, upon request of Shutter Speed Studios.
Section 4- Resale 4.1 Images may be resold to vendors or interested parties, resale of images can only be done where the original contracting client has given permission for the images to be re-distributed.
4.2 All image resale will incur an admin and re-license fee – ( See fees)
Section 5- Governing Laws
5.1 This Agreement will be governed in all respects by the laws of Australia. The Courts of the Australia shall have the nonexclusive jurisdiction to hear any disputes under this Agreement. Not withstanding the foregoing, Shutter Speed Studios shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any court of competent jurisdiction to obtain injunctive or other relief in the event that, in the opinion of Shutter Speed Studios, such action is necessary or desirable.
Section 6 – Fees
All images are services are initially licensed at a subsided single usage rate as set out in Shutter Speed Studios current pricing.
Some images can be resold at Shutter Speed Studios discretion.
Image re-license fee per image – Price range $150 – $550.00 inc gst, depending on image and subject to approval, full images sets can only be re-licensed as a full set with approval and the price is decided by Shutter Speed Studios.
Image infringement, copyright and ownership transfer price range based on image, circulation and usage $500 – $2,000 per image
Section 7 – Unauthorised Image Usage
Shutter Speed Studios hold the master copyright to all images, floor plans, renders and graphics produced by Shutter Speed Studios , Shutter Speed Studios staff and Shutter Speed Studios contractors. All images are provided to clients under license only.
Anyone individual, company, corporation or entity using Shutter Speed Studios images with out proper written authorisation may be liable to costs associated with copyright, damages, loss of business, defamation of brand. In addition images found being used in an unauthorised capacity will be subject to full copyright fees as set out in Section 6 of Shutter Speed Studios terms and conditions.
Any unauthorised usage maybe perused via legal representation of whom Shutter Speed Studios appoint as their legal representative and in accordance with the Australian Copyright Act of 2006 and including any other related state and federal laws.
Section 8 – Booking and Cancellation Fees
8.1 – Cancellation of bookings must be made via 24 hours prior to the actual job date/time for real estate agents, for builders and one off projects 3 days notice for cancellation is required. Cancellations must be made in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellations made outside these timeframes will not incur a fee. Cancellations made inside the above times will in incur the following fees : $100 for real estate jobs and 25% of my quoted price for commercial jobs.