Policies: 

 

Payment

 

Renter will provide full payment for all reservations of studio space in US funds (Credit Card ONLY) Renter’s date will not be held until this payment is received and cleared. Payment is not refunded unless notice of cancellation is made at least 48 hours before Renter’s reservation date (Renter will receive a full refund if cancellations occurs prior to 48 hours before the reserved date). If the Company must cancel Renter’s reservation, Renter will receive a full refund. Payment for Renter’s rental must be received before Renter’s reserved time begins. Company reserves the right to refuse reservations at its sole discretion.

 

Duration

 

Hourly rental periods are 60 minutes. Half day rental periods are 4 hours. Full day rental periods are 6-8 hours. Studio clean up must be completed by the end of the rental period. If the studio is not satisfactorily returned to the state it was prior to the rental period, a clean-up fee will be assessed as per the current Studio Policy ($50.00). Overtime will be calculated by rounding up to the next hour per hourly rate beyond the contracted end-time of the rental period when renter is either still using or cleaning up the studio space. Be Prompt and punctual for your scheduled time slot. 

 

 

Terms of Use

 

Use of our studio and our equipment is AT RENTER’S OWN RISK. Renter hereby waives rights to seek legal redress for mishaps, accidents, and/or loss while on our premises. Renter agrees to leave the studio and adjacent grounds in the same condition as they were when Renter arrived. Renters are solely responsible for any legal infractions Renter or members of Renter’s party make during the conduct of the shoot, be they in our studio or elsewhere. This includes parking tickets, all other violation or citations, and legal action resulting from the conduct of the shoot, taken at whatever time. Renter agrees to hold harmless Chris Atwood Studio,  its owner, agents, representatives, and contractors acting on its behalf for any loss, accident, or injury to Renter’s self or anyone who accompanies Renter while on our premises.

Renter agrees to be solely responsible for the conduct and welfare of all persons accompanying Renter while on our premises. Renters are solely responsible for the safety and well-being of any models Renter engages. Renter understands that if the Company observes dangerous, pornographic, or negligent practices or activities are being engaged in the Company reserves the right to stop the shoot and require Renter and Renter’s party to leave immediately — HOWEVER, Company assumes NO RESPONSIBILITY to act in such cases. Renter agrees to hold Studio its agents, representatives, and anyone acting on behalf of Company completely harmless from any action, legal or otherwise, that results from Renter’s conduct. Renters are solely responsible for verifying that all models employed during Renter’s rental period are of legal age for the activities they are to be engaged in. Company has no responsibility to determine or verify the age of participants in the renter’s activities but reserves the right to end those activities if it becomes aware that legal age violations are on-going. Renter agrees that someone a Company representative will be present in the studio at all times Renters are using it. 

 

Waiver of Liability/ Indemnification

 

Use of Company’s Premises and equipment is at Photographer’s risk. Photographer hereby agrees that Company will not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damage, injury or loss to Photographer, his party or possessions while on the Premises. Photographer holds harmless and indemnifies Company and its owners, agents, representatives, associates, officers, employees, guests and tenants against any suit, claim, loss, accident, judgment, fine, injury or damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees. This indemnification shall continue in full force and effect during and after the term of the rental for such causes arising during the term of the rental.

 

*Photographer’s liability insurance shall be deemed primary and non-contributory insurance in the event of any claim or suit. Liability insurance shall be Commercial General Liability with a minimum of $1,000,000 per occurrence & annual aggregate.

 

 

Arbitration

 

If the parties are unable to resolve any controversy or claim arising under this Agreement, they agree to submit the dispute or claim to binding arbitration subject to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. This arbitration will take place in San Diego County California. The parties further agree that any such controversy or claim shall be submitted to one arbitrator selected from the panels of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, that they will faithfully observe this agreement and the Rules, and that they will abide by and perform any award rendered by the arbitrator, and that a judgment of the court having jurisdiction may be entered on the award. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party may refuse to arbitrate when the dispute is for a sum less than $200.00

 

Cleaning and Trash

 

Photographer agrees to leave the Premises and all contents and fixtures in the same condition as they were when Photographer arrived. Company will dispose of trash collected in the supplied trash cans. Photographer must discard larger items, such as personal props and set pieces, in the Picture This disposal bin behind the studio. Disposal of large amounts of garbage due to large sets may also accrue additional costs. All items brought to the Premises by Photographer are to be removed by Photographer. Items left after 7 days will be assumed abandoned and may be discarded or kept by the Company for Company use, with no compensation due the Photographer, at the discretion of the Company. If Photographer does not return Premises to the order and cleanliness found when Photographer arrived, Company will charge at minimum a $50.00 cleaning fee to be withheld from the cleaning/damage deposit.

  

Studio Rules

 

• No smoking whatsoever is allowed in the building or within 20 feet of any entrance.

• Food and drink must stay in areas with hard floors, not in carpeted areas.

• No illegal drugs.

• Music/voices are to be kept at reasonable levels.

• No one is allowed in the production room in the rear of the facility.

• No one will be admitted who is drunk or under the influence of illegal

substances.

• No pets allowed without prior consent of a Company representative.

• Maximum of eight people in Photographer’s party. Ask ahead if you have a larger group.

 

 

Equipment

 

Studio agrees to provide equipment in good working order, but makes no special guarantees as to said equipment’s functionality or suitability to Photographer’s purposes. Photographer shall notify Company immediately of any malfunction, damage or other issues with the equipment. There is no studio phone service provided. Photographer is advised to bring a cell phone. WiFi internet service is available during the rental period. Code for access will be provided in the rental agreement.

 

Checklist

 

Profoto B1 Strobe 

Profoto B1 Strobe 

Profoto B1 Battery (4)

Profoto Air Remote TTL 

 

Profoto Acute 2R Strobe (3) 

Profoto Acute 2R Generator 

 

LumaPro Stands (5) 

Profoto Octabank 5’

Profoto Strip Boxes 4x1 (2)

Profoto Glamour Dish

Westcott 45” Shoot Through Umbrellas w Covers 

Profoto Snoot (2) 

Profoto OFC Color Gel Kit 

Profoto Grid set (3) 

Profoto Barn Doors

Profoto Zoom Reflectors (2)

Manfrotto Tripods (2) 

Gaff Tape 

Pocket Wizards (2) 

Extension Cords (5) 

Wescott 56” 3 way collapsible Reflectors/Diffusors (2) 

Core Background Paper Gray (1)