Contract for Wedding Photography Services
Photography Start Time:
Parties to be Married
1. Full name:
2. Full name:
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY AGREEMENT
The parties identified above hereby agree to retain the services of LVRS Photography subject to
the terms and conditions of this legally binding agreement.
LVRS Photography will supply with the following:
Luke Santilli as the official wedding photographer on ________ between the hours of ________ and ________, providing unlimited photography, subject to external variables beyond his control (e.g., weather, location/venue restrictions, light availability, scheduling complications due to lateness/willingness of individuals or anything which may be considered as an Act of God. Pre wedding consultation. Professional editing and retouching (contrast, toning, cropping, exposure). Images will be supplied in both colour and black and white. Extra services, such as books, prints, framed prints or album production will begin after full payment has been made.
We hereby agree to pay a total of £600 (The Fee) to Luke Santilli Photography for such professional services. We understand that 25% of the fee represents a deposit retainer that gives us exclusivity for the services herein outlined on ________. Upon acceptance of this agreement, we will pay Luke Santilli Photography £_____ to secure the services herein defined, and we will pay the balance of £450 one month prior to the wedding date of ________, and we understand that the production of USB’s, prints, framed prints, albums and books will begin after the wedding date and following receipt of final payment. For UK based weddings, or any distance over 50 miles a charge 50p per mile is applied, and any distance over 2 hours away a charge of £100 is applied to cover overnight accommodation. For overseas or destination weddings the packages are priced the same, plus any and all expenses.
3.CHANGE OF DATE AND/OR VENUE
Should the Wedding date change for any reason we agree to notify Luke Santilli Photography by phone/email at the earliest opportunity. In the event that the date or venue should change it is acknowledged that costs may vary accordingly, for example in situations where the new venue requires substantial or further travel, we agree to pay for reasonable logistical expenses. Furthermore, we understand that Luke Santilli Photography may be unavailable on an alternate date. In such circumstances, we agree to liaise with Luke Santilli Photography to find a mutually agreeable solution. We accept that we may forfeit some/all of monies paid.
Upon acceptance of this agreement and initial deposit, a cooling-off period of 3 business days is allowed for any change-of-mind. After this period, we accept that no refunds for change-of-mind will apply. Should the event be cancelled, we agree to notify Luke Santilli Photography at the earliest opportunity. In certain situations, LVRS Photography may return any and/or all monies paid, at the photographers discretion. Should the event be cancelled within 3 months of the wedding day, we understand that LVRS Photography shall have the right to retain any monies paid as a result of declining other paid assignments. In the unlikely event that Luke Santilli Photography cancels, all monies paid will be fully refunded to our nominated bank account within 3 business days, accompanied by a list of recommended substitutes.
LVRS Photography agrees that We shall hold the Copyright to our wedding photos as the commissioning client for the resultant creative work. However, we agree to transfer Copyright ownership over to LVRS Photography in exchange for ownership of the digital files and a non-expiring personal license to print, duplicate, and share our wedding photos.
We, hereby give permission to LVRS Photography to use images from our wedding in the private and public domain (i.e. as samples of work during in-person consultations, sample albums, for instructional purposes, portfolios, social media advertising and websites etc) At any time, we may request LVRS Photography to take down any images from our wedding that had previously been allowed to be displayed in public and/or private domain.
7.MEALS & BREAKS
We, understand that for safety reasons, the photographer (and contractors) will not remove their footwear. We agree to provide food and non alcoholic drinks to the photographer (and contractors). We understand that the photographer (and contractors) will require breaks from time to time. Similarly, we agree to instruct our reception venue to provide seating where LVRS Photography (and contractors) may store their equipment safely.
In the unlikely event that the photographer falls ill or is incapacitated prior to and/or on ________, we understand that all reasonable efforts will be made to find a suitable replacement photographer. We agree to terminate this agreement upon appointment of the substitute photographer and acknowledge that a full refund of all monies paid will be processed within 10 business days.
7. ACCEPTED BEHAVIOUR
We, understand that in the event that LVRS Photography (and contractors) experience any inappropriate, threatening, hostile or offensive behaviour from any guest or person at the wedding, that LVRS Photography (and contractors) may request the offending person(s) to be removed from the premises immediately or LVRSPhotography (and contractors) may leave the event completely.
We have read, understood, and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. This agreement and understanding shall be subject to the law and courts of England
As such, we, agree to engage the professional photography services of LVRS Photography as herein defined.
Photographer, Luke Santilli: ______________________________________________________________________