Generally, real estate photo shoots take between 1 – 3 hours from the time we arrive on with biggest factor is the size of the property.

Under our terms, the photos can be used only for the sale of the property. Because neither the current homeowner (the seller) nor the buyer will be signing a release agreement, neither the real estate agent nor I have the right to use or sell the photos for any purpose outside of the realm of real estate. As the photographer, Visual Impact Photography retains all ownership of the photos, and the right to use the photos for self -promotion.

It is ILLEGAL to copy or reproduce the photographs, videos, website content, etc. issued under this agreement without permission from Visual Impact Photography, and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties. This agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties and is governed by the laws of the State of Maryland. Any modification of this agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. All photos produced for the Client may be used by the current listing agent for all marketing associated with the current sale of the property in accordance with local MLS rules. Please note that the Photographer will copyright the photos and license granted only to the Seller or agent or licensee and NOT to any third party. If any photographs are posted on the local MLS, real estate website, the person/persons hiring BCI shall be solely responsible for their content, and shall hold BCI harmless for any possible claims, damages, or lawsuits arising from use of any such photos that may contain alterations done for cosmetic appearance improvement. BCI will NOT alter photographs to misrepresent the property. Any authorized usage of the photos outside the selling the home by anyone, including but not limited to realtors, architects, builders, stagers, designers, landscapers, sellers or buyers is prohibited unless approved in writing by the Photographer. Violation of this provision constitutes a violation of U.S. federal copyright laws and may be subject the offending party/parties to legal action. .