NATURAL BASE STUDIO HIRE
Terms and Conditions
Due to our fair prices, the studio must meet a well timed schedule.
Studio Times & Rates:
Full Day booking – 9am-5pm $300
The studio has a white painted floor and white CYCK backdrop. BYO all photography equipment and props. A professional photographer and their equipment can be hired at $50/hour.
Food & Beverages – There is an onsite café. Catering is also available from next door at Corella Catering. Please let us know if you need assistance arranging any catering as we are happy to co-ordinate. There is seating within a grassed area on site – All food and/or drinks must be kept out of the studio and Natural Base space.
BOOKINGS & BOND
When we receive your enquiry through our online form we will email you a confirmation for the space. A link to our online payment gateway will be provided. Payment is required 3 days before your booking date. A fully refundable bond of $250 is also required at time of booking payment. Our property is leased and we agreed to keep the studio in the same shape as the commencement of our lease. As the floor and CYCK sheet are white and precious to us we ask that people take great care and respect the space otherwise the cost for repairs will be applied to the damages bond. Please be cautious of the surrounds and furnishings within the showroom adjacent to the studio. The studio must be kept clean and tidy at the end of your hire.
Sorry no refunds. As our studio rates are well priced we have grown busy and manage a tight schedule.
We provide a clean environment. Please remove all your rubbish which must be taken away with you – a disposal surcharge of $100 will be charged if this is not carried out.
FORMAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
“addressee” = Is the client who leases the studio and has been invoiced
LIABILITY RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT
On acceptance of booking it is deemed is a legally binding release of liability and assumption of risk agreement (the Release), made by addressee, to the assigned client that this document to addressed to, the photographer and studio owner (the Owner) The Sustainable Design Company t/as Natural Base.
The Addressee, fully recognise that there are risks to which I may be exposed by being present in the Owners studio and participating in or conducting a event, photography or videography session (the Activity), including but not limited to slipping on the floor, tripping over a cord, hitting an overhead lighting support system, and other similar action. With full understanding of the risks involved and despite this Release, the addressee is voluntarily entering the Owners studio and I am willing to participate in or conduct the Activity.
Addressee therefore agree to assume and take upon myself all of the risks and responsibilities in any way associated with this Activity. In consideration of and in return for services, facilities, and other assistance provided to the addressee by the Owner, the
, to the maximum extent permitted by law, release, waive, discharge claims, exempt and hold harmless the Owner, his associates, and his family members from any and all liability, claims and actions that may arise from injury, sickness or harm to me from whatever source, from legal entanglements, imprisonment, death or from damage to my property in connection with this Activity, and I will not hold the Owner, his associates, and his family members responsible for the same. The addressee verifies that they will be responsible for any medical or legal costs incur as a result. The addressee understand that this Release covers liability, claims and actions caused entirely or in part by any acts or failures to act by the Owner, his associates, and his family members, including but not limited to negligence, mistake, or failure to supervise.
The addressee recognize that this Release means they are giving up, among other things, rights to sue the Owner, his/her associates, and his/her family members for injuries, damages, or losses may incur while participating in or conducting this Activity. The Addressee agrees that this release shall be legally binding upon me personally, all members of my family, my and their heirs, successors, executors, administrators, assigns, beneficiaries, and legal representatives. The addressee further represent have the authority to do so and that my heirs, assigns, and beneficiaries will be estopped from claiming otherwise because of my representations to the Owner, his associates, and his family members.
“Owner” OBLIGATIONS AND LIABILITY
Any performance characteristics or specifications given are provided by the manufacturers of the Equipment and we are under no liability for damages for the Equipment failing to attain those characteristics or specifications. Any written guarantee is subject to the recognized tolerances as applicable to such Equipment and their specifications.
The Sustainable Design Company t/as Natural Base and its proprietors are not liable for any damage to the Equipment or your property caused during the delivery or installation of the Equipment, where such damage is caused at the Site. We will however take all due care when visiting the Site.
We are not liable to You for any loss, damage, injury or loss of life arising out of, or incidental to, the provision of the Equipment or access to the Studio regardless of whether or not such loss or damage is caused or contributed to by any default, omission or negligent act on Our part, or Our servants or agents.
We are not under any liability to You if We are unable to provide the Equipment or Studio either at all or in part to You by reason of fault, damage, fire, accident, theft, loss, flood, storm, tempest, earthquake, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, riot, Act of God or any Government act or regulation (whether Commonwealth, State, or Local) or any cause beyond Our reasonable control.
In no event is the “owner” liable for special, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, or losses of any nature (including costs or expenses), lost profits, opportunity costs, or failure to realise anticipated savings.
BY BOOKING the addressee agrees to have carefully read and fully understand the contents and legal ramifications of the entire Release; they fully understand it and agree to be legally bound by it by signing it of my their free act. The addressee agrees that if any portion of this release is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect and the remainder of this Release will then be construed as though the unenforceable provision had never been contained herein.
BY BOOKING THE ADDRESSEE BY DEFAULT HEREBY AGREES TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN WELFARE AND ACCEPTS ALL RISKS OF DELAY, UNANTICIPATED EVENTS, INCONVENIENCE, ILLNESS, INJURY, EMOTIONAL TRAUMA OR DEATH.
BY BOOKING the addressee is responsible for any damage, loss or replacement of equipment during the hire period.
Photo Shoot Refunds:
Should you hire our nominated photographer and they have taken your photos, you will review them via an online gallery or via a proof CD. At this time you may decide if you approve of the quality of the photographs. If not, first you may point out your quality concerns and the photographer will use photo-editing software to correct these issues. If you still are un-happy with the results you will be refunded under these options.
1. If you disapprove of the photo quality and do not wish to keep your photos, 50% of the photo shoot costs will be refunded to you. And you will not be allowed to keep or use the images taken.
2. If you wish to keep the images, yet still disapprove of the quality. You will not be refunded any amount.
If there is any doubt and the Addressee does not agree to these terms and conditions they must not proceed with any bookings with us.
Prepared by Kim Shipton of Natural Base