The studio is currently open for hire, however this may change at any time at our own discretion depending on the direction the Covid 19 virus takes. We may close the studio at any time we see fit to ensure the safety of our staff during this pandemic. If you book the studio and for any reason we have closed the studio on the dates you have booked. You will be fully refunded of your deposit payment.
How many people can hire the studio - At the moment the studio is open for hire to two people only. One model and one photographer. This is to ensure that there is adequate enough room to maintain a 2 metre social distance from both parties. If you want to use the studio for family portraits you may do so, it will be limited to a family of 4 people maximum. The family must be from the same household only, and the one photographer from a different household. If the shoot is not a family portrait shoot then only 2 people are allowed in the studio.
Hand Hygiene - There is hand sanitiser on the door before you enter into the studio, please ensure you sanitise your hands first before entering the studio. There will also be hand sanitiser inside the studio that you can use while you are in the studio. If you leave the studio space to use the toilet or leave the building or for any other reason you will need to sanitise your hands before re-entering the studio area again.
Social distancing -. Both parties must at all times maintain a social distance of 2 metres from each other and also from the member of staff manning the studio at the time of hire. This must be maintained throughout the duration of your stay. Please respect this rule at all times, it may mean that one party will have to ask the other party to step back while moving around the studio or moving equipment etc.
Wearing Masks - You will need to wear masks at all times in the studio, the only time you can take your mask off in the studio is if your picture is being taken, as soon as the photographer has stopped shooting you will need to put your mask back on. Anyone one else including staff who are not having their picture taken has to wear a mask throughout the duration of their time in the studio. Please Note: You will not be allowed to enter the studio without a mask. We will have spare medical grade 3 ply masks in the studio which are available for use, if you do not have your own masks.
If you are unwell - If you have booked the studio and on the day of hire you are unwell, please do not attend the studio even if the symptoms appear not to be Covid related.You will not lose your deposit, we will be able to rearrange a new date for you when you are feeling better or refund your deposit in full. If you attend the studio and you are unwell you will be asked to leave so please do not attend if you are unwell. We reserve the right to ask anyone to leave our premises at anytime if they are showing any symptoms of Covid 19.
If you have any questions relating to any of the above please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call anytime on 01525 649647.
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