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
Elinchrom 400w Package

Single Head Package @ R770
Double Head Package @ R935
Triple Head Package @ R1045

Package includes

1 x 5ft Octabox + Grid
1 x 3ft Octabox + Grid
Radio Transmitter

(Enquire for Individual items)

Terms and Conditions

Types of Shoots
The difference in rates is based on where images are used
R500/R1000: Tests (Photographer, Stylist, MakeUp, Model promo shoots); Head Shots; Maternity; Family portraits; Student portfolio
R1200/R1800: Magazine; Publications; Corporates; Music Labels/Management/Production companies; Music Bands; Musicians; Promotion of a commercial product
R1800/R2400: Usually commissioned by an agency that creates adverts for a product or service.

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.

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 Westcliff Studio has 2 penciled bookings on 1 day, 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.

A R500 cleaning and admin fee will be charged if client has paid and cancels within 24 hours of confirmed shoot time.

If client has paid and postpones the shoot, a postponement date must be set within 7 days, otherwise payment will not be refunded.

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 not equipped to supply additional power to photographic equipment during load shedding, clients are to make sure they have back-up gear. We do however have a small generator for powering small appliances like a steamer or charging batteries.

A maximum of 5 people at one time may be present In the studio.
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, hand sanitiser will be 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)

The client will be responsible for any damages incurred against the studio or equipment.
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 
082 638 0515
Studio Line - 011 646 7074
Terms and Conditions are accepted by client once Invoice has been paid.