Terms & Conditions (Photography + Studio 2 Cove Hire) - COVID-19


Client shall pay The Lounge Studio via PayPal or Bank transfer.

Deposit & final payment is non refundable under any circumstances. Cancellations will NOT be refunded.

Please allow 48 hours notice to reschedule you can do this via your booking confirmation email.

Please wash hands before entering the studio & when you leave

To protect our staff they will not be present in the studio unless necessary (for example: to change backdrops).

​Staff will be wearing face masks please do not be alarmed by this it's necessary procedure so they are safe.

Social distancing tape will be on the floor for photographers saftey.

Lateness of more than 30 minutes with no prior warning off lateness will be considered as no show and your booking will be automatically cancelled with NO REFUND or RESCHEDULING. The person booking the photo-shoot is expected to be present on time we cannot allow your team into the studio without the person/s responsible for booking being present.

CAPACITY: 5- Capacity means this includes your team (including Photographer, Hair & Makeup, Models etc.). Due to health and safety regulations any additional people turning up will be asked to leave the premises immediately or your booking will be terminated with immediate effect with NO REFUND OR RESCHEDULING.

NO children or additional people who are not 100% necessary to your shoot

Please do not touch any photography equipment (laptops, cameras etc you will be able to see your images live on a 32inch screen while you shoot) you will recieve all JPEG images via transfer after your photoshoot also.

Please do not crease or rip backdrops. We expect backdrop rolls to be in a reusable condition at the end of end of each session, if soiled you will incur a £15.00 per meter charge on backdrops. Payment is to be made via Credit / Debit Card on the day by our online payment terminal.

If the cove is left dirty and unusable for the next clients there will be a £80 repaint fee.

The client hiring the studio is responsible for all breakages or damages caused to the studio or equipment by him/her, or any other person during the use of the studio. The Lounge Studio/Cove supplies services and equipment entirely at the risk of the client. The client shall pay any costs/fines if there are any breakages or damages.

We do allow eating and drinking however under no circumstances should any food or beverages be on the backdrops or in the Cove. NO Alcohol or drugs are to be consumed within the studio or premises. Failure to comply will be an immediate termination of your hire session with NO refund OR rescheduling.

Photography + studio hire overtime is charged at £100 per hour. This does not include any additional retouched images. It may not always be possible to go overtime due to other bookings but when available payment is expected upfront. If client requires overtime it must be requested at least 15 minuets before the end of your session.

Client booking is solely responsible for the success of the photography shoot. The Lounge Studio will in no case be liable for compromised coverage due to poorly applied makeup & hair styling, bad choice of models, resources or participation.

The Lounge Studio will deliver all unedited JPEG images 1-3 days post photography shoot via WeTransfer.

RAW files are an additional £100 *if required*.

All files are sent via Wetransfer; you are expected to download and save ALL files, as they will automatically be deleted after 7 days. We do not store any photographic files, we only keep JPEG/RAW files for 2 weeks after the shoot date. It is advised that all images are saved to a memory card or USB.

Client has 1 week to select images for retouching.

Retouching guideline turnaround times:
1-3 images: up to 5 days
3-6 images: up to 1 week
6-12 images: up to 2 weeks
12+ images: up to 3 weeks
(These are a rough guideline, retouching will begin from the next day from when images have been selected by client)

Retouching of groups cost more per image.

The Lounge Studio retains full copyright to all photographs taken during the photography shoot.

Once your session is finished please sign out at reception and leave the premises. Do not shoot or wait in any communal spaces (this includes the upstairs & downstairs space, outside communal space & Pizza Bar.

By booking online means you agree to all terms and conditions. If any of our Terms and Conditions are broken your session will be terminated with immediate effect with NO refund OR rescheduling.

The Lounge Studio

12 Cody Road

East London

E16 4SR