For the purpose of this document ‘client' or 'hirer' shall be reference to the individual or company that commences the hire & responsible for the payment of the hire fees.
This agreement contains the understanding between Finelight Studio and the Hirer/Client making the Booking. It is the Hirer’s responsibility to make themselves aware of the terms and conditions before commencing the use of the Studio and Equipment of Finelight Studio.
The hirer shall pay Finelight Studio at the rates specified in this price list for the period and services rendered. The minimum hire is half day, after that an hourly rate applies. The booking times does not include bump in & bump out. Full hourly rate will be charged if booking goes overtime.
The hirer shall use the equipment and studio space in a skilful manner and all care should be taken with any equipment owned by Finelight Studio including all lighting equipment. Hirer will be liable for any loss or damage to the equipment/studio caused during ‘the period of hire’. Only experienced photographers or assistants should remove the light heads from lighting supports due to potential damage to modelling lamps or lamp heads.
Upon completion of hiring the hirer must properly clean the equipment and the Studio must be left in the same condition they were received or additional cleaning charges may apply on the same day of your session. While our Cyclorama floor is always maintained, if you need a freshly painted surface or your shoot damages the floor to the point that it requires a repaint before our next client shoot, a $100 charge will apply.
The Hirer accepts full responsibility for any damages arising from the Hirer’s use of Finelight Studio property or hired equipment. Should any property or equipment from the Studio is damaged due to negligence, ‘The Hirer’ will be charged for the repair or replacement cost.
The Hirer is responsible for insuring their own equipment and personal property and that belonging to their clients, assistants and any other third party individuals. All clients are required to make appropriate arrangements to ensure their property is secure whilst using the facilities at Finelight Studio.
The Hirer fully recognises that there are risks to conducting a photo shoot at the Studio, which the hirer is voluntarily entering into. Hirers are required to abide by all appropriate Occupational Health Safety rules and regulations (OH&S) whilst using the Studio. Finelight Studio will not cover any damages relating to personal injury or property damage or loss. The Hirer must ensure that your public liability insurance covers you and your clients whilst using the Studio.
Finelight Studio will not be held responsible for any loss or damage of the leased equipment to he hirer. The studio liabilities if any, for furnishing the wrong or defective equipment to the hirer is limited to rebate of the rental charged for such equipment.
‘The Hirer’ agrees to indemnify Finelight Studio from all and any liability, losses, damage, claims, demands including legal costs or expenses of any nature that FineLight Studio & its employees may incur as a result of the Hirer breaching this agreement.
Full Day booking is 9 hrs (8:30 am to 5:30 pm). Half day hire is 4 hours (before or after 1:00 pm): Starting times : 8:30 am, 1:00 pm, 6:00 pm. Hourly rates available after 6:00 pm.
Half day/Full day bookings apply to Studio Space Hire only. All equipment hires are charged at Full day rates. We can place the studio on hold but only confirmed bookings will secure the the studio for the hire dates. A full payment is required to confirm your booking. Bookings to be confirmed at least 3 days prior to the schedule date hire.
Cancellation Fees - within 48 hours = 50% of your Booking fee. We will provide you a full refund given more than 72 hours of notice.
Payment must be made in full upon confirmation of booking or at the time of the hire. Your proof of identity (drivers license or passport) will be scanned for our records at the time of hire. We accept all credit Visa, Master & debit card for transactions. GST is not included in the price list.