This is a COPYRIGHT protected website. If at any stage I find that someone has illegally copied any photos from this site in any way, I will immediately send you and invoice. If I do not get paid, I will have to take the matter further. So please, let’s all enjoy the beauty of capturing special moments, and not make it unpleasant for everyone who doesn’t steal.
Photo Size Options and Prices:
Jumbo 4×6″ Photo Price – R24
A5 6×9″ Photo Price – R47
A4 8×12″ Photo Price – R77
A3+ 45x30cm Photo Price – R190
A2 60x40cm Photo Price – R250
CD/ JPG – R34 per image +-8MB
Dropbox/JPG – R34 per image +-8MB
email/JPG – R34 per image +-1MB
Postage / Packaging:
An additional Fee of R37 will apply to have your photos sent to you.
We are located in George
To order photos from G Photography is a very simple process. All our photos are on show in our SHOWS/EVENTS Page with an easy to use order placement. Simply select the photo you want, choose the size and insert the quantity. Visit your Shopping Cart page to view your items selected. Once happy with your order, proceed to Checkout and add your Billing Information. Your preferred method of Postage / Delivery will be selected during Checkout, please be sure to click the Update Cart button to ensure the correct price has been allocated to your order. your final invoice will be generated by G Photography and emailed to your preferred email address.
In addition to ordering photos online through our website, you may also place your orders via e-mail with the event name and number (D1B6860) of photo you got from our website..
2 Options to order
1 Click on photo
2 Add to cart at bottom of photo
3 Select size and add to cart
4 Do that for all the pics you want
5 At top left just below (home/service/bookings), select Shopping Cart
(you will see total number of photos you ordered in brackets) click on that
6 There you will be able to see all the photos you ordered
7 Additional Instructions where you can write message
8 Click Update Cart
9 Then click checkout at bottom left
10 Fill in info
11 Click on Submit Order
12 you will receive confirmation email
In addition to ordering photos online through our website, you may also place your order via
e-mail with the event name, size of photo and number (D1B6860) of photo you got from our website, just remember the number of each photo is at the bottom of each photo.
You may choose to have your photos loaded to our Facebook profile where you can tag yourself. Please use our Additional Instructions box to indicate weather you want us to load on Facebook, Please be sure to click the Update Cart button.
When ordering your photos, please ensure you choose your preferred method of postage / packaging for your photos. Please be sure to click the Update Cart button to ensure the correct price has been allocated to your order.
Once you have completed our Check Out Page your order will be sent to us and we will generate your invoice. Your invoice will be sent to you via email after which you may pay by Cash, Bank Deposit or EFT. Please use your Name and Surname as a Reference when paying for photos via deposit or EFT.
Photography Copyright Explained
When you purchased the print of the photo that is exactly what you brought the print. Not the image of you and not the right to copy or share the image which is essentially known as the ‘copyright’ which the photographer will almost always retain.
So when you buy the print and you want to share it on facebook what should you do? Simply ask the photographer at the time of purchase 99% of photographers will allow you to use the photo for non commercial reasons (i.e. facebook or non commercial personal websites) as long as you ask and put a credit to them when posting because you have already purchased the print. Some photographers even offer small jpeg images which are not large enough to print but suitable for posting online at a very reasonable cost.
But the photo is of me surely I have a right to it? No you don’t. By attending a public event and knowing a photographer is on site you will have given implied consent for your photo to be taken. You can revoke this consent by informing the secretary or the photographer themselves. You can also ask after the event for photos of yourself to be removed from the photographer’s website but you have no rights to the image itself.
What if you want to use it for commercial reasons i.e. selling your horse or marketing your riding skills? In this situation most photographers will ask that you effectively buy the copyright from them or pay a licence fee. The cost will heavily depend on the photographer and whether they are providing the original hi resolution image or not. Expect to pay in the region of £15+ per image minimum although some will be happy with just a credit next to the photo.
But the photographer has put ‘watermarked’ images on their website you’re ok to copy those aren’t you as the watermark is free advertising for them? No you’re not, even though the image is watermarked and the image is of you you are not entitled to copy or reproduce the image and doing so is breaking copyright law.
But realistically what can a photographer do about it if I do copy the photos illegally? Firstly they can send you a bill for use of the images without permission and if you do not pay they are entitled to go through the small claims court to recover the money and trust me you do not want that against your credit rating! They can also blacklist you by not taking photos at events and share your name with other photographers.
How will they find out though? Photographers often ‘stalk’ facebook and the internet searching for illegal use of their photos. There are even special programs which can search automatically by looking for specific information hidden inside a file. Just because you consider yourself a ‘nobody’ don’t presume you won’t be found out.
Isn’t that rather sad, why do they bother? Very simply taking photos is their livelihood and they need to make a living just like you and me. If people stop buying the photos and instead just copy them off the internet they will not make any money and will therefore go out of business. End result no more event photographers and no more photos of you.
A good general rule is if a photograph is good enough for you to warrant wanting to share it with others then it is good enough to pay for.
If you don’t like a photographer’s pricing structure ask them if there is any flexibility especially if you want multiple images, most will be able to come to an agreement.
Hopefully you will now appreciate copyright is there to protect a photographer’s livelihood and it is only by respecting that will they continue to be able to attend events rather than diversify to other markets
Thanks to E-venting.co.uk for writing and publishing this – they put it into word much better than I could!