Non-refundable Booking Fee and Payment (weddings). The Bride & Groom shall pay a booking fee to secure our services for your glorious day! This payment acts as a mutual agreement that your wedding date is secured and in our diary and we have entered into a contract. The final balance must be paid in full 1 month prior to the Event. If the final balance is not paid within 28 days of the Event, We will not make any images available for viewing until the balance is paid in full, and reserves the right to enforce the terms of this Contract against the Bride & Groom for purpose of obtaining payment.
Cancellation or Change of Date. The Bride & Groom have the right to cancel contract within 14 days of agreeing, After the 14 day cooling off period, if the couple should cancel the booking for any reason, the booking fee will not be refunded. If the Bride & Groom cancels the Event within 12 months of the Event taking place, The Bride & Groom will be liable to pay the full invoice total, excluding album/artwork not yet ordered. To cancel this Contract, the couple must notify Photographer verbally and also in writing. If Bride & groom wishes to change the Event date, Bride & Groom must notify Photographer verbally and also in writing. Thereafter, if the we are available for the desired new date, Photographer and Bride & Groom will execute a new contract, and all monies paid will transfer to the new date. The new date must be within 6 months of the original date or the new contract will be subject to our current rates. If the we are unavailable on the new date, the Contract will be cancelled and Bride & Groom will be liable for full invoice total, excluding album/artwork not yet ordered.
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The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer(s) to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, instagram, facebook, twitter and youtube, tumblr, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums and prints, venue and other vendor samples, and other such material, providing that the images used are used lawfully and without damage to the client(s).This list is not exhaustive.
COPYRIGHT LAW: English Copyright Law declares that the copyright remains with the photographer. The photographer grants the client(s) permission to make copies of the images under the following conditions: The images taken by the photographer are for personal use by the client and their friends or family; selling the photographs is not allowed without permission from the photographer. The client(s) will not have access to any unedited raw image files. The Photographer has unrestricted use of these images and can use them wholly or in part in any publication (commercial or otherwise), portfolio or public display with any retouching or alteration without restriction. At events, it is the client’s responsibility to notify guests of this unrestricted use; that attending the event acts as a model release. The client(s) hereby assigns the photographer the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the client(s) or in which the client(s) may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising, educational and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same without restriction. The client releases all claim to profits that may arise from use of images. Buyer may not resell, relicense, redistribute without express written permission from photographer. Use as a derivative work, and reselling or redistributing such derivative work is prohibited. Images may not be edited or have filters applied to them. Images may not be used in a pornographic, obscene, illegal, immoral, libellous or defamatory manner. Images may not be incorporated into trademarks, logos, or service marks. Images may not be made available for download.
The Photographer/s shall be granted artistic licence in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. The Photographers judgement regarding the locations/poses and number of images taken shall be deemed correct. Due to the vagaries of the weather and the willingness of subjects and the fact it is a “live” event it may not be possible to capture all the images requested.
Force Majeure or Act of God
The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their control. Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure.
Limitation of Liability
In the unlikely event of a total photographic failure or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of the contract. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential loss.
Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
The details of the wedding arrangements are to be agreed beforehand in writing (email is acceptable). The Client shall notify the Photographer of any changes to these details in writing. The Photographer/s cannot be held liable for delays or disruption in their delivery of the service until any changes are received, and acknowledged in writing.
This agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.