Entry is open only to persons 18 years and over, who are residents of New South Wales and have not won a competition, prize or promotional item, through Don Shiel Photography in the last six months.

To enter, completed original entry coupons must be received at the studio by the end of the promotion date. Late entries will not be accepted. Entry coupons not properly completed will be rejected. Contestants may enter as many times as they like provided original coupons are received prior to the closing date. Copies will not be accepted. Prize winners will be notified by mail, email or phone. The major prize winner will be the first valid entry coupon drawn on the day of the draw. First Prizes are valid for a period of 3 months from the date of draw. Consolation Prizes will have an expiry date printed on the notification letter and or Prize Certificate. Prizes are for domestic 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.


A holding fee/deposit of $50 will be required to secure and hold your appointment. This holding fee ensures your commitment to the scheduled appointment.

The holding fee/deposit will be returned to you at the presentation of the photographs following the photo shoot at the Purchasing Session, provided that you have completed your appointment at the correctly scheduled time and date. 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 Don Shiel Photography management.


Must be redeemed by the holder before the expiry date, provided the holder has not redeemed a Competition Prize, Gift Certificate or Promotional Voucher with Don Shiel Photography in the last six months (date calculated from the previous sitting date) Prizes are for domestic portraiture and cannot be used for commercial photography.


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.


By entering our Facebook competition, the entrant acknowledges that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with, Facebook in any way.


Don Shiel Photography reserves artistic control over the design and content of each photoshoot. 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 before the photoshoot.


Don Shiel Photography 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 regular operation of the business.


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 first 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


Non-attendance (NO SHOW) at an appointment without notice, will result in the forfeiture of the holding/deposit fee. The Gift Certificate or Promotional Voucher is then deemed to have been used in full. Don Shiel Photography reserve the right to then charge the appointment holder the full Sitting Fee of $150 (less the $50 holding deposit)


Unrestricted Copyright to all images created during the photo shoot that forms part of the Gift Certificate or Promotional Voucher or Referral Voucher is deemed to belong solely to Don Shiel Photography.


By commissioning Don Shiel Photography to create images or by entering any promotion or competition, clients and or entrants understand and agree that Don Shiel Photography may use the information provided, following National Privacy Principles.

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