michigan fine art child & family photographer


Clients will be asked to acknowledge the following in a written agreement at the time of booking.  Please don't hesitate to be in touch with any questions.


Liability is limited to the total amounts paid.

All prints and negatives are property of Karen Lippowiths Photography, LLC (hereinafter KLP) as protected by U.S. federal copyright law.  Images may not be sold, shared, used commercially, entered into contests, or submitted to modeling agencies, without prior written consent.   If I do not purchase a digital archive, I do NOT have permission to reproduce, alter, or share the works in any way.  I release all claim to any works produced by KLP and KLP reserves the right to display, publish, exhibit, alter, sell, and disseminate the works in any way.

In the case of a refundable reservation fee, fee is fully refundable upon attending all ORIGINALLY-SCHEDULED appointments, including fittings, sittings, and design consultations.  A NON-REFUNDABLE reservation fee may apply to sittings including but not limited to specialty sittings, equestrian, guaranteed environmental, travel, golden age etc.

It is essential to the sustainability of KLP to honor all ORIGINALLY-SCHEDULED scheduled appointments.   A fee applies to reschedule FOR ANY REASON. Refundable reservation fees apply toward a purchase upon meeting all originally-scheduled appointments.   In the case that a client does not wish to make a purchase, the refundable portion is remitted by credit or check (no cash transactions) at the end of the design consultation.  Terms go into effect at booking.

All purchase decisions shall be made at A SINGLE DESIGN CONSULTATION within 30 days of the sitting.  Additional consultations incur a fee.   Unordered images are purged immediately.  Unordered images, RAWs, and workup files are not released under any circumstance.  Payment is due in full at the time of ordering unless payment plan arrangements are made at the time of order.

I have read and understand the studio products, prices, and policies and agree to inform all stakeholders (spouse, parent, etc.) prior to shooting and viewing portraits.  I have been provided a written copy of the studio product menu.  Pricing is valid for 30 days from the originally-scheduled shoot date and is subject to change without notice thereafter.

I am solely responsible for the storage and preservaton of all tangible and intangible goods, including digital negatives. KLP is not responsible for and does not assist in any way with products made by outside vendors, including print labs and framers.

I am responsible for conduct for all children and pets.  I agree to hold KLP and its agents harmless for injuries or damages sustained preceding, during, and immediately following a session, including viral and other illnesses.  Further, I indemnify KLP from any injury or damage sustained related to any third-party contractors and / or vendors, including animal owners / handlers, assistants, and co-operating businesses.

NO CAMERAS OTHER THAN THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S (including camera phones) may be used at any time during the sitting or design consultation.  I understand that KLP reserves the right to immediately terminate the session if cameras and / or phones are present and I forefeit any amounts paid.

Due to the custom nature of the work, there are no re-edits, remakes, returns, or exchanges. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.



Karen Lippowiths is an award-winning fine art photographer based in South Lyon, MI available worldwide.
Detroit Fine Art Portrait Photographer  | Detroit FIne Art Chidlren's Photographer  | Detroit Family Photographer

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