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Booking a session:

Melissa Stewardson Photography (MSP) requires a deposit of $100 at the time of booking to secure your session and date. The remaining balance of your session fee is due at the time of your session.

Payment methods accepted:

  • PayPal payment to Melissap99@aol.com 
  • Check mailed to Melissa Stewardson Photography:

                                  1936 Hock Ave. 

                                   Placentia, CA 92870

  • Cash payment, made in person (contact me to make arrangements)

Your gallery will be ready for viewing within 2 weeks of your session date. MSP will choose which photos will be edited and added to your gallery. 

All your edited photographs from your gallery are kept on file at MSP for ONE year after your session date. After one year they are permanently deleted. All your non-edited photos are deleted after your gallery has been posted and are not available to the client. 

A signed contract and model release is required for every MSP session.

Copyright is protected by the Federal Copyright Law. It is unlawful to copy or scan any images without permission of the photographer. Melissa Stewardson Photography (MSP) retains the copyright and ownership of all images of the photo session and reserves the right to reproduce images for portfolio, studio display, gallery display, website, self-promotion, photo contests, etc. Clients are not allowed to reproduce any images produced by the photographer for any purpose without written consent. It is illegal to alter, scan, copy, screen shot, save proofs, or use the images in a way not allowed without permission. Digital images may be used by client for personal website, personal professional websites, social networking sites, or shared to other private parties. Only included watermarked images may be used for these purposes. Any violation of the copyright law will be prosecuted by Melissa Stewardson Photography to the full extent of the law with fines of up to $50,000.

MSP loves it when clients re-post MSP photos online, but please do not alter, crop, add a filter, re-size or remove my watermark from those images, per the copyright laws stated above. Thanks for your understanding! 

To schedule a session, please email Melissa at Melissap99@aol.com or call me at 714.269.3150

If you need to reschedule your appointment, please send an email or call me as soon as possible. A rescheduled session needs to take place within one month of the cancelled session date. Have no worries we will work something out!

*A travel fee applies for locations 20 miles outside of Placentia, CA. Contact me for pricing details.

**Due to the nature of custom photography, all sales are final.

 

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