Rates
Personal/Test/Private/Student/Head Shots (Max 5 people)
Full Day @ R1200
Half Day @ R700

Brand/Editorial/PR/Promo/Product/Musician (Max 10 people)
Full Day @ R2100
Half Day @ R1400

Weekend Rate + 10%

Overtime + R300 per hour

Clean White Paint
This is optional to client at R400 for a new coat of paint on the curve. 
If the client does not request this, then it will just be mopped.

Additional People
If any person (crew, client, family, friend) enters the studio above the max amount, 
client will be charged R100 per head.

Equipment Hire
Godox 600w Package

Single Head Package @ R800
Double Head Package @ R950
Triple Head Package @ R1100

Package includes

1 x 140cm Octabox + Grid
1 x 90cm Octabox + Grid
Stands
Radio Transmitter

(Enquire for Individual items)


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Terms and Conditions​​​​​​​

Types of Shoots
The difference in rates is based on where images are used
Private Shoots: R700/R1200 - Photographer/Stylist/Make-up/Model Test Shoots; Head Shots; Maternity; Family portraits; Student portfolio
Brand Shoots: R1400/R2100 - Magazine; Publications; Corporates; Music Labels/Management/Production companies; Music Bands; Advertising agencies; Musicians; Promotion of a commercial product

Payment
Only Immediate EFT or Cash Payments are accepted before start of shoot.

Shoot Times
Half Day = 4 Hours; Full Day = 8 Hours; + 1 hour setup time.
The studio will only be opened at the confirmed crew arrival time.
Shoots that run longer will be charged at R300 per hour overtime.

Bookings
A pencil booking is a temporary booking before it is confirmed.
Client is to respond to the booking form (in writing) in order to be considered the priority client for the day.
A pencil booking is only accepted between office hours on weekdays (8am - 6pm).
A confirmed booking is when client pays the full invoice before the shoot.
Client to send through Proof of Payment to westcliffstudio@gmail.com
Half Day shoots must start any time before 1pm and Full Days on or before 9am.
Clients may not change their confirmed arrival time on the day of the shoot; if they are late, this will count against their studio time.
Clients may not stay at studio longer than 6pm, unless arranged prior or if running overtime.

Double Bookings
If a client wants to pencil a date that is already pencilled by another client, the 1st client will have to pay a 50% deposit within 24 Hours. If they do not settle in time then the booking will be open to the 2nd client to deposit.
If there is an enquiry within 24 hours of shoot date, the 1st client will have to make an immediate payment to secure their booking.
If there is an enquiry more than 7 days in advance, the first client will have to make payment within 3 days.

Cancellations
A R700 cleaning and admin fee will be charged if client has paid and cancels within 24 hours of confirmed shoot start.
No cancellations are accepted after 6pm.

Postponements
If client has paid and postpones the shoot within 24 hours of confirmed shoot start, a postponement date must be set within 14 days, otherwise payment will not be refunded. The postponement date may not be postponed further.


Painting of Curve
An additional Paint fee of R400 is optional to client. If client does not request curve to be painted, it will just be mopped.


In-Studio Equipment
The studio is equipped with poly-boards, 1 x boom kit and weight, camera-stand, backdrop plugs, only these items are available to clients at no charge.
Lights and Backdrops are an additional charge.
Items subject to availability.

Studio Capacity
The Studio can only accommodate a set amount of people due to resource restrictions. Any person entering the studio above the max amount will be charged at R100 per head.
The studio capacity varies per shoot type, max amount refers to crew, client, models, friends and family in the studio throughout the day.


Load Shedding
The studio is equipped with a 6.5Kva Honda generator.
Generator usage will not be charged for if client rents lights from us.
We will not charge if the power fail is our fault.
If the generator is faulty on the day, client will be given an alternative day within 7 days to reshoot.
Clients agree to plug in their appliances at their own risk and cannot hold the studio liable for any malfunctions.

COVID-19
All people entering the studio will be screened with a temperature meter, anyone with a temperature higher than 37.5 degrees celsius will not be allowed to enter the studio.
Before entering the studio, people must apply hand sanitiser, supplied by the studio manager.
Soap and hand sanitiser will be available at the studio entrance and in the bathroom.
Clients are to make sure they bring their own face masks and to wear them at all times.
Clients are to sanitise all equipment before entering the studio.
Clients not following Covid rules will be asked to leave. (We hold right of admission reserved)


Disclaimer
Although security cameras watch over Kildare Ave, clients park on the street at their own risk.
Clients enter Westcliff Studio at their own risk.
Clients may leave equipment at the studio during the day or overnight for collection, but Westcliff Studio will not be liable for any damage or theft to the equipment.

Queries and Assistance
Please direct all queries to Paul 
westcliffstudio@gmail.com
078 057 0754
Studio Line - 011 646 7074
Terms and Conditions are accepted by client once Invoice has been paid.
T&C's are subject to change. A PDF of updated T&C's will be mailed to you on your booking.