As the author of all images made hereunder and as provided for by law, The Photographer shall retain the copyrights in perpetuity, regardless of possession or ownership of negatives, photographs, digital files or any other format of reproduction.
Use by the Client: The parties agree that The Client may use the images created hereunder for any personal, non-commercial purpose, including display on personal websites, and the publication of related announcements or articles, and, when customary, include copyright reference or credit line. Client will not permit, participate or assist in any commercial use or sale of the images without specific consent of The Photographer.
Use by The Photographer: The Parties hereby assign and grant The Photographer(s) and his agents or assigns, licensees, successors in interest, legal representatives and heirs, the irrevocable and unrestricted right to copyright, reproduce, publish, re-publish, exhibit and otherwise use the images of The Client or in which The Client may be included, in whole or part, or composite or distorted in character or form, without restrictions as to changes or alterations, in conjunction with The Client’s own or a fictitious name, created hereunder as samples of The Photographer’ work to be shown to prospective clients, for instructional purposes during lectures and educational seminars taught by The Photographer, for generic institutional purposes, including use in conjunction with televised or published interviews, trade, or any other purpose whatsoever and in any manner and medium, including website and internet promotion, photographic contests, store fronts, window and studio displays, public display such as in photography books, magazine advertising; to alter the same without restriction. The Client hereby waives any right to inspect or approve the finished product or products or the advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in concretion therewith or the use to which it may be applied. The Client hereby releases The Photographer, his legal representatives or assigns, licensees, successors in interest, legal representatives and heirs, from all claims and any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking of said picture or in any subsequent processing thereof, as well as any publication thereof. Any use of the images produced hereunder by The Photographer shall be judicious and consistent with high standards of taste and judgment.