Lori A. Seals Photography, LLC is committed to your privacy. Information collected from clients in person, over the phone, in e-mails, or through our website will be kept strictly confidential. I will not sell or exchange names or any other personally identifiable information about my clients with third parties, and will work to ensure that your personal information remains secure at all times.
The Copyright Act protects photographers by giving us, the artists, exclusive rights to reproduce your photographs. Violations include, but are not limited to, making illegal copies, scanning, printing from home or unauthorized downloading from our website or social media. It is illegal to copy, alter or reproduce these photographs in any manner without our permission and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties. Please understand, the photographer wishes to maintain complete control over the print quality, finishes and presentation of the images and any reproduction outside of the studio may lower the quality of the image and scar our reputation for providing superior portraits.
Lori A. Seals Photography, LLC owns the copyright to all images. It is illegal to copy, scan, print or reproduce photographs or digital images created by Lori A. Seals Photography, LLC without a paid print release. By doing so, you are devaluing my work as an artist. Fines will start at $50,000 for copyright infringement.
Lori A. Seals Photography, LLC reserves the right to use any images or custom created artwork for display, publication, studio marketing, or other promotional purposes.
DO WE EDIT / TOUCH-UP ATHLETE PHOTOS?
Yes, with the high volume capacity of our sports clientele, we will lightly edit/touch-up each athlete image in your viewing gallery. Our studio reserves the right to choose which of the following edits/touch-ups will be used on each athlete image.
WHAT LIGHT EDITS / TOUCH-UPS ARE INCLUDED IF NEEDED:
- Temporary Imperfections such as Blemishes and Scratches
- Eye Bag Lightening
- Teeth and Eye Whitening
- Minor Eyeglass Glare
- Basic Stray Hair Removal
WHAT MAJOR EDITS / TOUCH-UPS ARE EXCLUDED:
- Skin Softening
- Braces Removal
- Extensive Stray Hair Removal
- Jewelry Straightening or Clasp Removal
- Major Eyeglass Glare (glasses without anti-reflective coating)
- Wrist Hair Ties or Bands
- Apparel Wrinkles, Logos, and Stain Removal
SEPARATE ORDER FORM FOR EACH CHILD
To help our studio keep track of each individual athlete's image, please fill out a separate order form for each of your children.
ONLINE GALLERY SECURITY
We take the security of every athlete's online gallery very seriously and only allow access to those whose names are included on the order form. If our studio is contacted by someone else who requests access to your athlete's online gallery, they will be instructed to have you contact our studio in writing to allow this access.
ONLINE TRANSACTION SECURITY
You can rest easy knowing that your online transaction is secure and our processing system adheres to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
THE TRUTH ABOUT GALLERY EXPIRATION
As an added service, we NEVER purge your athlete or team/group photos--they will ALWAYS be available to you in the future.
SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO SHARING
ATHLETE PHOTO: Please feel free to share your athlete's new social media sports photo that we post on our studio's Facebook page HERE. Our studio asks that you do not alter the image in any way or remove/crop our studio's logo out of this social media photo when sharing it on your personal social media site(s).
TEAM/GROUP PHOTO: Please keep in mind that these social media team/group photos include children that don't belong to you. We ask that you please set the visibility accordingly and respect the wishes of other parents.
If you would prefer our studio to remove your athlete's graphic design image from our studio's Facebook page, please contact us HERE.
If you're unable to find an answer to your question here then we encourage you to contact out studio.