Wedding Photography Contract
[Groom] + [Bride]
Bride - Telephone: ______________Email: ______________________
Groom - Telephone ________________________ Email _______________________
Primary Mailing Address ______________________________________________________
This contract is for photographic services to be provided by PYG Photography, the photographer, for the wedding of the above named parties scheduled for DATE at TIME, at The Guildhall
Alfred Gelder Street Hull HU1 2AA and The Deep Tower St, Hull HU1 4DP. Coverage is scheduled for a 6-hour (360 minutes) block of time. All photographs will be shot in digital format. Digital photos will be delivered as JPEG files on CD/DVD drive, as well as made available on a private online gallery. The CD/DVD and online gallery will be ready about 6-8 weeks after the wedding.
The fee for 4 hours of photographic coverage is £0. This includes a Wedding online gallery with print ordering, digital processing of the camera RAW files and all density and colour corrected medium-resolution wedding images in JPEG format on a CD/DVD disc and Photo Album Item selected Photo book 5L. Additional hours of photography are available for £0 / hour, which is due to the lead photographer prior to his exit at the end of the wedding by either personal check or cash.
Upon your signature, PYG Photography will reserve the time and date agreed upon, and will not make other reservations for that time and date. For this reason, the Small Reservation Deposit of £0 is non-refundable, even if the date is changed or the wedding cancelled for any reason, including Acts of God, fire, strike and/or extreme weather. The Reservation Deposit is applied towards the contracted wedding photography package totalling £0 The balance of £0 is to be paid in full, two weeks prior to the day of the wedding. Photography will not commence before the invoice is paid in full. Approximately two weeks prior to the wedding, clients must finalize with the photographer a schedule of hours, location(s) and (if desired) an Event Guide.
The client(s) will be responsible for designating an Event Guide, if desired. The role of the Event Guide is to identify people/objects of whom/which specific photographs are desired, as well as to make certain that these subjects are available when needed. It is recommended that the client(s) develop a list of desired poses, locations, and subjects (family and friends; items; etc.) and share this with the photographer well before the wedding. The photographer will NOT be held accountable for not capturing desired photographs if there is no one to assist in identifying or gathering people/items/locations for the photograph(s). The parties agree to positive cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this assignment. PYG Photography is not responsible for key individuals’ failure to be present or to cooperate during photography sessions, neither for missed images due to details not revealed to PYG Photography.
It is understood that PYG Photography will act as the sole and exclusive wedding photographer. PYG Photography reserves the right to bring one assistant at his discretion. Since flashes from guests’ cameras may ruin shots taken by PYG Photography, the client(s) acknowledge(s) that they are responsible for notifying all of their guests that guest photography shall be limited and not at the expense of the professional photographer’s work.
Client(s) acknowledge that all work created under this agreement is the intellectual property of the photographer who shall retain the copyright to the photographs. Client(s) agree not to publish the photographs without permission of the photographer. Client(s) may only post images marked for “web” or “internet” on Flickr, Twitter, MySpace, Facebook or any other social networking website. Client(s) may not post full resolution images online. Client(s) also agree not to digitally manipulate the Work for public viewing (wedding message board, social networking website or public photo galleries) and include a photo credit of “Photo By: Paul Saripo” with each image posted. Client(s) will have unlimited personal use of the photographs at any time for no additional fee. Client(s) give permission for the photographer to use the work for publication, display, advertising promotion and other uses.
While the photographer takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, processing and delivery of photographs, in the event that the images become lost, stolen or destroyed, for reasons within or beyond the control of the photographer, liability is limited to a refund of retainer and payment received. The limit of liability shall not exceed the contract price stated herein. PYG Photography will not be held responsible for any ruined photographs due to guests’ (or any other) flashes; or any other ruined photographs due to any other cause in or outside of PYG Photography’s control.
In the event that Paul is unable to photograph the wedding due to: illness, emergency, accident, or Act of God, every effort will be made to find a suitable photography replacement. If a replacement is unavailable, the payment(s) made to PYG Photography will be refunded in full, and return of the payment(s) shall be the entire obligation under this contract. No other damages or guarantees of any kind are recognized or warranted.
In the event that the client(s) reschedule the wedding/event and PYG Photography is able to rebook the original wedding/event date, PYG Photography will amend the wedding/event date in this contract and client(s) will receive credit for all monies paid up to the date client(s) requests the wedding/event be rescheduled. In the event that the client(s) reschedules the wedding/event and PYG Photography is NOT able to rebook the original wedding/event date, PYG Photography will amend the wedding/event date in this contract and client(s) will forfeit the Reservation Deposit, but receive credit for all other monies paid up to the date client(s) requests the wedding/event be rescheduled. Client should note that the Reservation Deposit will not then be available to apply toward their final instalment. In the event that the client (s) cancels the Wedding/event outright, Client will forfeit all monies paid up to the date client(s) notifies PYG Photography] that the wedding/event is cancelled. Cancellation must be in writing (print or email) even if a phone call was made to inform PYG Photography of the cancellation.
This Contract incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.
To confirm your booking and acknowledge acceptance of this contract, please sign date, and return with the retainer to PYG Photography It is recommended you print a copy for your records.