Terms and Conditions

We offer three payment options for the CONFIDENCE Workshop:
-You can pay the $1249 tuition in full.  
-You can follow our newsletter for opportunities to sign up before the deadline to get the Early Bird price of $999.00. That's 20% off the full price.  
-You can sign up for 4 automatic monthly payments. Payments are $312.25 each over four months for a total $1249.00. If you choose the 4 Early Bird monthly payments, that's only $249.75/month (while still getting the 20% off) for a total $999.00.
*Tuition must be paid in full before the workshop dates.

• If you run into any issues with registering for the payment plan, don't hesitate to email us at info@merakoh.com. Our team will get you set up right away.

CANCELLATION POLICY
If for some reason you should need to cancel up to 45 days before the workshop weekend, we will apply your payment(s) as credit to a future CONFIDENCE or online workshop within 24 months of your original workshop.

If you need to cancel within the 45 days leading up to the workshop, we will do our best to fill your spot and apply your payment(s) to a future workshop within the next 24 months. But we can't guarantee this. If your spot cannot be filled within the 45 days, your workshop payment(s) will be forfeited. This is the policy for all our online and in-person workshops, excluding our travel "Portrait of the World" workshops.

PAYMENTS AGREEMENT:
When 50% or more of the total is paid and a payment plan has been agreed on, Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc will submit print orders to begin production. All portraits are submitted together for retouching and printing to ensure consistency in quality.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL:
Due to the highly personal experience and customized product produced, refunds are not possible. If the print product does not meet quality expectations, our printing partners will reprint the products to meet expectations. 

FULFILLMENT TIMELINE:
Our professional retouching takes 4-10 days. Once retouching is complete, Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc will execute the printing of all wall art, matte prints, custom prints, fine art prints, albums and all other printing included in orders.

Our custom artwork is hand crafted and printed.  The process usually takes 3-6 weeks once retouching is complete. Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc will notify clients when printing is complete, shipped and ready for pick up.

Portrait Photography

Confidence & Online Workshops

Contest Terms & Conditions

COMPETITIONS:
Entry is open only to persons 18 years and over. To enter, completed original entry coupons must be received by the studio by the end of the promotion date. Late entries will not be accepted. Entry coupons not properly completed will be rejected. Prize winners will be notified by mail, email or phone. Consolation Gift Certificates will have an expiry date printed on the Gift Certificate. Prizes are for consumer portraiture and cannot be used for commercial photography. Prizes are non transferable, not exchangeable or redeemable in whole or in part for any cash equivalent. Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. The decision of the judges will be final and no correspondence shall be entered into.

As part of entering your details, you agree to be contacted by Me Ra Koh Photography by phone and email with any marketing offers, gifts, or promotions.

PRIVACY POLICY:
By commissioning Me Ra Koh Photography to create images or by entering any promotion or competition, clients and or entrants understand and agree that Me Ra Koh Photography may use the information provided by them in accordance with Federal Trade Commission and California Consumer Privacy Act. 
https://www.ftc.gov/ and https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa

Some competitions are exclusively run by Me Ra Koh Photography, in those cases Me Ra Koh Photography will be the sole owner of data collected and will not share client information with anyone outside of our organization.

In the case of competitions run with other businesses, the details of all entrants will be shared with the other businesses. By entering you expressly agree to this and give permission for the details you provide to be used by each business involved. Each business will be free to contact you by email, text, phone or post.

OPTING OUT:
You may at any time unsubscribe from email, phone or text messages from us. In the case of competitions involving multiple businesses you will need to unsubscribe from each business individually.

APPOINTMENT HOLDING FEE:
A holding fee of $149 is required for a Saturday appointment and $99 during the week. This will be required to secure and hold your portrait appointment. This holding fee ensures your commitment to the scheduled appointment.

Failure to attend or complete your scheduled appointment may result in the cancellation of any prize and the forfeiture of the holding fee at the sole discretion of Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc.

GIFT CERTIFICATES/PROMOTIONAL VOUCHERS:
Must be redeemed by the holder prior to the expiration date, provided the holder has not redeemed a Competition Prize, Gift Certificate or Promotional Voucher with Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc in the last 6 months (date calculated from the previous session date). Prizes are for consumer portraiture and can not be used for commercial photography.

TRANSFERABLE:
Promotional Vouchers and Gift Certificates ARE transferable to family or friends. They are not exchangeable or redeemable in whole or in part for any cash equivalent. The vouchers and gift certificates cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, prize or promotion. Only one (1) Gift Certificate or Promotional voucher/certificate can be used at a time. You cannot use the gift certificate or promotional voucher to purchase products from any other photo sessions.

FACEBOOK/WEBSITE COMPETITIONS:
By entering our Facebook or website competitions, the entrant acknowledges that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook in any way.

ARTISTIC CONTROL:
Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc reserves artistic control over the design and content of each photo session and photographic artwork. We may, at our discretion, decline to create certain types or styles of photography. We reserve the right to refuse to produce images at some sizes or combinations of sizes if we believe such images would or could be detrimental to our reputation as a professional studio or as professional photographers. Clients should discuss their requirements with the studio prior to the photo session.

REFUSAL OF SERVICE:
Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc reserves the right to refuse service if in our opinion the provision of service is likely to cause or has caused disruption to either staff members or the normal operation of business.

APPOINTMENT RESCHEDULE POLICY:
Gift Certificates and Promotional Vouchers entitle the holder to a SINGLE APPOINTMENT ONLY. Once made, an appointment cannot be rescheduled and the Gift Certificate or Promotional Voucher is deemed to have been used in full at that original appointment time and date.
*NOTE: In exceptional circumstances, management may, at their sole discretion, reschedule an appointment and carry forward the Gift Certificate and holding fee / deposit

WINNER:
The winner will be contacted by phone. Other runner up prizes may also be drawn and contacted by email, phone or text.

If you have any questions regarding to our competitions or our terms and conditions please contact the studio during business hours on (972) 922-6870.

IN-STORE REFUND POLICY:
Choose carefully as we do not refund and there is no cooling off period for in-store purchases. As our artwork is uniquely created for you, and you have the opportunity to view your images before making a purchasing decision; we do not allow you to change your order. Once the order agreement has been signed, we immediately proceed to creating and finishing the artworks.

Upon collection, if you receive any product that is damaged or defective, we will replace it as soon as possible.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellation or non attendance at an appointment will result in the forfeiture of the holding fee. The Gift Certificate is then deemed to have been used in full.