Client Questionnaire

Hello! I'm so thrilled that we will be working together and I'm excited to get to know you better. By filling out this form you will help me get to know who you are and in turn I will know how best to capture your sincere self. Please be as thorough as possible!

Thank you!

Chris Carlisle


Tell me about you!  How would you describe yourself? What are three personality traits that people tell you you possess? What do you want these photos to say about you?

Do you have any specific requests, questions or concerns  for your session? If there's anything we haven't covered in chatting up until this point, this is the place!

This is just something extra for fun if you want. Below you can attach up to 4 images. If there is anything you particularly love or hate, show it to me. Tell me what you love or hate about it and I will do my best to capture everything that is important to you!

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And now for a little legal jargon. This is here to protect us both:


This is an agreement contract between the above referenced Client Name, known for the purposes of this Agreement as "CLIENT," and Chris Carlisle Photography, LLC known for the purposes of this Agreement as PHOTOGRAPHER. CLIENT and PHOTOGRAPHER agree to the following:


1. Session and Delivery

1.1. PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to reserve the scheduled session date, time and location to provide the CLIENT with the service of a Photo Shoot Session.


1.2. Cooperation: The parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this session. PHOTOGRAPHER is not responsible if key individuals fail to appear or cooperate during photo sessions or for missed images due to details not revealed to PHOTOGRAPHER.


1.3. CLIENT warrants that he or she has actual authority to agree to the use of the likeness of all persons included in portrait(s) and shall indemnify and defend PHOTOGRAPHER in the event of litigation arising out of such use.


1.4. PHOTOGRAPHER will take photographs of CLIENT during the photo session(s). Within 5 days of final payment being made, PHOTOGRAPHER will give CLIENT online access to a password-protected web gallery of proofing images. Images will be low-resolution watermarked proofs for online viewing only (not to be posted on social media etc.). CLIENT will have access to the proofing gallery for 14 days. CLIENT will select images from the gallery for retouching and distribution from the session within 14 days. PHOTOGRAPHER will deliver the final images via an online file transfer service or dropbox within 7 days of CLIENT's notification of final selection. The final images will include complete retouching. Additional retouched images are available at $25 each.


1.5. CLIENT understands and agrees that PHOTOGRAPHER will deliver final retouched full-resolution images (per session) at 300 DPI via an online file transfer service or dropbox.


1.6. CLIENT understands and agrees that low-resolution images in the online proofing gallery may not be reproduced or distributed or printed by any means whatsoever.


2. Copyright and Licensing of Images

2.1. CLIENT understands and agrees that PHOTOGRAPHER owns the copyright to all images and reserves all rights to them. PHOTOGRAPHER has unlimited worldwide rights to the images, including full and exclusive commercial and reproduction rights.

3. Social Media & Third Party Use

CLIENT can post to all social media platforms, websites and casting sites. Please credit .  If posting on Instagram then @chriscarlislephotography. Please be respectful and @mention vs. tag. I am happy to do the same for you if you specifically ask me to.

4. Payment

4.1. CLIENT agrees to pay for the session in full by the session date.


Payment is due in full on the scheduled session date at the end of the shoot. Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, and major credit card.  If using a credit card a $10 processing fee will be added. 


Credit Card Authorization:
I authorize Chris Carlisle Photography, LLC to charge my credit card if needed according to the terms of this agreement contract. I guarantee full payment of the account as described.


By filling out and submitting this form I agree to all terms and conditions listed above.


4. Rescheduling and Cancellation

CLIENT session is considered confirmed upon completion of this questionnaire. Client is NOT considered confirmed if the required fields are not properly filled out with a valid credit card.

CLIENT may reschedule up to 14 days before the session date. Any rescheduling less than 14 days before a confirmed session will incur a non refundable retainer of $125 ($100 of which will be applied to the final session fee) .


In the event of a second reschedule the remaining $125 of the Session Rate will be charged ($100 of which will be applied to final session fee).

Retainer will be charged to the credit card provided below.


If for any reason the CLIENT needs to cancel the session date, the CLIENT is  required to do so in writing via e-mail to  and obtain cancelation confirmation from Chris Carlisle Photography, LLC within 14 days prior to the Session Date in order to avoid penalties. 


Cancellation within less than 14 days of the Session Date will incur $100 fee.


Note: any appointment/reservation made within 14 days of the Session Date forfeit the opportunity to cancel without the $100 fee.


A "no show" ( aka: client does not show up at the scheduled date and time and has given no notification) will be charged the entire shoot amount and makeup fee (if makeup artist was booked)



4.1. In the unlikely event that PHOTOGRAPHER is unable to provide the services on the scheduled date, the CLIENT may reschedule the session and the terms of this Agreement to a future date or terminate the agreement without further action.


5. Limit of Liability

5.1. Services provided are non-refundable. 

5.2. If for any reason CLIENT is not entirely satisfied, please communicate with PHOTOGRAPHER immediately so the issue can be resolved. Reshoots will be done at the sole discretion of PHOTOGRAPHER.

*Dislike of Makeup, Hair or Wardrobe are all fixable things and will not warrant a reshoot so please speak up if you do not like the way something looks before we start shooting. We are happy to change or adjust anything to your liking.

5.3. In the unlikely event that photographs have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond PHOTOGRAPHER's control, PHOTOGRAPHER's liability is limited to scheduling a new session in order to complete services paid for. PHOTOGRAPHER is not responsible for refunding any fees or any other expenses or fees paid by CLIENT to any third party such as a makeup artist.

5.4. CLIENT understands and agrees that PHOTOGRAPHER is not responsible for or liable in any way for any damage to or loss of CLIENT's belongings or for any personal injury to CLIENT before, during or after the session.

5.5. CLIENT shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless PHOTOGRAPHER and its agents and employees from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses, including but not limited to attorney fees arising out of or resulting from the performance of the work described in this Agreement.

5.6. Both parties agree to seek a third-party mediator or arbitrator for any disputes that arise as a result of this Agreement.

I agree to the above contract and all conditions

Credit Card Info

***This is not a deposit. Your card will only be charged if requested or in the event of a reschedule or cancellation***

There is no processing fee for PayPal, Venmo or Cash. There is a $10 processing fee for credit cards.

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