• All images displayed on this site are protected by copyright ©2007-2020 Shelly Beck Photography, LLC/Spirit-Pix by Shelly Beck. All rights reserved.

• Your images are captured in raw color format. After your wedding or session, we handpick the final images and work with each selection to bring it to its fullest potential. The final images are then presented in a password protected gallery. Wedding couples should anticipate 50 images per booked hour. Portrait sessions will produce 5-15 images per booked hour.

• We are not obligated to give a client any images that are not already presented to them. We will not release images that were not included within the final set of final images, because they were neither created nor intended as final products – they simply enable us to work out issues to ensure you receive the highest quality images.
• Images may not be reproduced anywhere, for any reason, or in print without permission. Proper photography credit must be given at all times to Shelly Beck Photography.

• Images taken at any wedding or portrait session are copyrighted and owned by Shelly Beck Photography, LLC/Spirit-Pix by Shelly Beck. Printing rights are given for your images to be printed in the size and quantities you'd like.

• A USB drive of your edited images will be provided for booked wedding photography. The USB drive comes with printing rights for printing at a lab, with quantity and quality of your choice. Receiving the USB drive with your images does not provide owner copyrights, or release the owner copyrights of Shelly Beck Photography, LLC. Copies may not be made from purchased prints. This is a violation of the copyright laws and is considered illegal. We would greatly appreciate your respecting the copyright laws and our talent.

• Most of the locations and props pictured are privately owned and not available for all sessions or weddings. Please inquire about locations that are available for your session.

• Wedding and portrait session times start at the preset appointment time. If you are late, it will cut into the allotted time. We understand emergencies occur and we are willing to work with you on an individual occurrence bases.

• If an heirloom album is included in your purchase, the images will be printed directly onto the pages. The paper used is museum grade quality, and has a life-span of 199+ years. The cover will be Italian leather – you will have the selection of the leather color and type. I will design the basic album layout, and we will have two rounds of editing. Further rounds will be chargeable. 

• For weddings, it is in the contract to provide three meals for me, my second photographer, and my assistant. Most caterers will not charge for these meals, so make sure to ask them.

• Digital images are archived on an external hard drive, and also offsite.

the fine print

• Deposits paid to reserve your wedding or portrait session are for our time, payment of necessary staff, and are not refundable.

• Wedding Collections may be amended. We encourage our couples to not pay for more than is necessary.

• Portraits take approximately two weeks post production work before being available on our website. Wedding images are approximately four to ten weeks in post production before being available. Why? Because at SBP, we do not outsource your images for editing. They are maintained in our office and hand edited by myself. Each image is hand edited, one at a time – it is not edited in batching, or asking yall to pick your favorite 50 and editing only those.

• Our wedding photography is vibrant, rich, colorful, and in a photojournalistic style. We mainly photograph candidly to capture the true feeling of your wedding day.

• Photo shoots extending past the arranged time will be charged at a rate of $175 per thirty minutes; minutes to be rounded to the next half-hour.

• Heirloom prints include color correction of each image and special, museum grade quality paper.

• Digital images will be high resolution files without any watermarks.

• We live in Boerne, Texas, but provide services world wide.As a destination wedding specialist, I have the unique ability to sleep on a plane! Travel is billed separately, with any needed hotel, rental car, or airfare to be the responsibility of the client.

• An assistant is provided with every wedding collection. My assistant functions as an assistant and sometimes as a third photographer. Their primary duty, however, is to provide aid with lighting, and managing logistics of other key items of the wedding.

• Rehearsal dinner coverage is available to be added to any collection, otherwise, I do not attend this event. We will be in close contact through your wedding journey that I will know the timing and flow of your day.

• Shelly Beck Photography, LLC does carry insurance. A certificate of insurance can be provided should a venue request it. Please allow 30 days to process and provide the needed document.

• A booking fee/retainer of 25% of the total collection value and a signed contract is due to reserve your date. We will pencil in your date, but it is not guaranteed until the previous has been provided. The retainer booking fee is monies paid and are non-refundable. This monies hold the date exclusively for you and once it and the signed contract are received, we do turn down all other commissions for that date. Should another couple inquire about your wedding date, we will do our best to offer you first right of refusal.

• Shelly Beck Photography should be given photography credit on all social media posts. Anywhere. Every time. Please.

Shelly Beck Photography, LLC understands your privacy is important to you. We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personally-identifiable information as you use this website. This Privacy Policy tells how we protect and use information that we gather. By using this website, you consent to the terms described in the most recent version of this Privacy Policy. 

“We,” “our” means Shelly Beck Photography, LLC and its affiliates. “You,” “your,” visitor,” or “user” means the individual accessing the site.


Our privacy policy identifies how we treat your personal and non-personal information.


Non-personal information is information that cannot identify you. If you visit this web site to read information, such as information about one of our services, we may collect certain non-personal information about you from your computer’s web browser. Because non-personal information cannot identify you or be tied to you in any way, there are no restrictions on the ways that we can use or share non-personal information.

Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual – your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. We may collect personal information from you in a variety of ways.
   • When you send us our contact form.
   • When you conduct a transaction with us, our affiliates, or others.
   • When we collect information about in you in support of a transaction, such as credit card information.
   • In some places on this web site you have the opportunity to send us personal information about yourself, to elect to receive particular information or to purchase one of our products or services.

We may use cookies and technologies to collect information on our web site. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with us, a cookie helps Shelly Beck Photography, LLC to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses or shipping addresses. When you return to the same Shelly Beck Photography, LLC website, the information you previously provided might be retrieved.

A web beacon might be used by the web server. A web beacon is a small graphic image that allows the party that set the web beacon to monitor and collect certain information about the viewer of the web page, web-based document or e-mail message, such as the type of browser requesting the web beacon, the IP address of the computer that the web beacon is sent to and the time the web beacon was viewed. Web beacons can be very small and invisible to the user, but, in general, any electronic image viewed as part of a web page or e-mail, including HTML based content, can act as a web beacon. We may use web beacons to count visitors to the web pages on the web site or to monitor how our users navigate the web site to help us in designing our website for future use.

Third party vendors may use cookies on our web site. For instance, we may contract with third parties who use cookies on our web site to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, to manage our site content, and to track visitor behavior. 

To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, a third party might set cookies. All data collected by this third party on behalf of Shelly Beck Photography, LLC is used solely by or on behalf of Shelly Beck Photography, LLC and is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. We may allow third parties to post advertisements on our web site, and those third-party advertisements may include a cookie or web beacon served by the third party. This privacy policy does not cover the use of information collected from you by third party ad servers. We do not control cookies in such third party ads, and you should check the privacy policies of those advertisers and/or ad services to learn about their use of cookies and other technology before linking to an ad. We will not share your personal information with these companies, but these companies may use information about your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you, and they may share your personal information that you provide to them with others.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of the Shelly Beck Photography, LLC website you visit.

Shelly Beck Photography, LLC may keep and use personal information we collect from or about you to provide you with access to this web site or other products or services, to respond to your requests, to bill you for products/services you purchased, and to provide ongoing services and support, to contact you with information that might be of interest to you, including information about products and services of ours and of others, or ask for your opinion about our products, for record keeping and analytical purposes and to research, develop and improve programs, products, services and content.

Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide to us through other sources. We may also remove your personal identifiers. In this case, you would no longer be identified as a single unique individual. Once the information is  de-identified, it is non-personal information and we may treat it like other non-personal information. We may use your personal information to protect our rights, property, someone’s health, safety, welfare, or to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process.

We will not share your personal information collected from this web site with an unrelated third party without your permission, except as otherwise provided in this privacy policy. In the ordinary course of business, we may share personal information with companies that we hire to perform services on our behalf. In all cases in which we share your personal information with a third party for the purpose of providing a service to us, we will not authorize them to keep, disclose or use your information with others except for the purpose of providing the services we asked them to provide.

We will not sell, exchange or publish your personal information. Some types of transactions, in addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect personal information directly from you to assist you with your transaction. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use your personal information before they collect it.

If you submit a review through a third party, during the submission process they may gather your basic information, such as name and email address. We may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation.

We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting website visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior that is harmful to other visitors or illegal. We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we feel that the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, protect someone’s health, safety or welfare, or to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process.


We may contact you periodically by e-mail, mail, or telephone to provide information regarding services that may be of interest to you. In addition, some of the features on this web site allow you to communicate with us using an online form. If you request a response from us, we may send you a response via e-mail. The e-mail response or confirmation may include your personal information. We cannot guarantee that our e-mails to you will be secure from unauthorized interception.

We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized personnel and third party vendors have access to your personal information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, we cannot guarantee unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal information.

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This site contains links to other sites that provide information that we consider to be interesting. Shelly Beck Photography, LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the web site.

Shelly Beck Photography, LLC will not intentionally collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If you think we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately.

Shelly Beck Photography, LLC reserves the right to modify this statement at any time. Any changes to this privacy policy will be made on this page. If you are concerned with changes to this policy, please check back often. If you have any questions about privacy on our website, Shelly Beck Photography, LLC or about our website practices, please contact us at shelly@shellybeckphotography.com

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