Terms of Service

These Terms of Service constitute a legally binding contract between Bird Dog Multimedia (us, we, our, BDM) and its clients. By booking a photo shoot with Bird Dog Multimedia, an electronic agreement has been made, the client agrees to abide by and understands the following:

 

Photo Ownership

Ownership and the rights to license and distribute all photos taken, belong to BDM.

 

Photo Usage

BDM grants a non-exclusive license of use to its clients for the purpose of marketing the photographed property in digital and print form.

Properties for sale - License will last for the duration of the client's contract with the property owners. Once the contract ends between our clients and the property owners, as does the license for the photos.

Properties for rent - License will last as negotiated.

The client cannot give freely or charge any third parties for the photos. Third party interest should be forwarded to BDM.

 

Photo Delivery

For properties under 3,500 sqft, delivery is guaranteed within 48 hrs. from the end of the scheduled photo shoot. Larger properties vary.

 

Archive

Photos will be archived for the duration of six months after delivery has been made. At the end of the 6 month period, all photos may be deleted.

 

Scheduling & Cancellation Policy

Scheduling requires 24 hrs. advanced notice. Cancellation and rescheduling require 48 hrs. notice, after which a $50 fee is applied. If weather does not permit for exterior shooting, interior shooting will continue as planned and all exterior will be rescheduled.

 

Home Preparation & Property Access

Please refer to the Photo Shoot Prep-Guide for tips on how to ensure the property is ready to be photographed. Properties will be shot as-is at the time and date it is scheduled unless requested not to. If the property cannot be photographed due to access problems, unrestrained pets, or the request has been made “not to” on the day of, all shooting fees will still apply.

 

Shot Selection

Please specify if there are any parts of the property that must be photographed. If a particular area of the property is missed due to lack of specificity, an additional fee will be charged if a re-shoot is required.

 

Travel

For properties further than 20 miles from downtown San Diego .70¢ per each additional mile is added for travel to the location.

Payment

Credit cards, checks, & cash are acceptable forms of payment. If paying with check, note that photos will be released once checks clear. Payment is due before photo delivery.

 

To avoid added fees plan ahead by:

Making sure you’re available for the scheduled date.

Avoid cancelling the day of by having the property photo ready.

Secure access to the property for the day of.

Specify to the photographer any areas that must be photographed.