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Wedding Photography Agreement Template

When it comes to wedding photography, there are a few things that you will want to keep in mind. First and foremost, you will want to make sure that you have an agreement in place with your photographer.

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Wedding Photography Agreement

When it comes to wedding photography, there are a few things that you will want to keep in mind. First and foremost, you will want to make sure that you have an agreement in place with your photographer. This agreement should outline the expectations of both parties, including the number of hours that the photographer will be expected to work, the type of coverage that they will provide, and the final deliverables that you can expect.

In addition to an agreement, it is also essential to discuss your specific needs and wants with your photographer. This will help them better understand what style of photography you are looking for and ensure that they capture all of the critical moments on your big day.

Finally, be sure to budget appropriately for your wedding photography. This is a vital part of your wedding planning and should not be underestimated. Photography is an investment, and it will last a lifetime.

By keeping these things in mind, you can ensure that you have a stress-free and enjoyable wedding photography experience. Congratulations!

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Wedding Photography Agreement

This agreement is made _________________., _________________. between ___________________________________________________. ("the CLIENT") and ______________________________________. ("PHOTOGRAPHER") for the services of photography on the event of client's wedding. The parties agree as follows:

  1. TERM This Agreement shall be effective for (NUMBER OF DAYS) days starting from the commencement date agreed by both parties; unless otherwise stated in writing. It will continue to be binding on the parties until completion of photographic services hereunder or earlier termination as provided herein.

  2. PRICING AND PAYMENT PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to provide all labour, materials and equipment necessary for photographing CLIENT's wedding day for the price of _____ USD. Final invoices will be delivered to CLIENT within (NUMBER OF DAYS) days after completion of the event and must be paid in full within (NUMBER OF DAYS) days after that. If CLIENT fails to make payment as set forth herein, PHOTOGRAPHER shall have the right to terminate this Agreement and all rights therein.

  3. COVERAGE PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to provide up to (X HOURS) hours of photographic services on the wedding day. This coverage includes but is not limited to: _________________________________________________.\

____________________________________________. All images will be edited and corrected for color, exposure, and contrast etc.

  1. DELIVERABLES PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to deliver the following items to CLIENT:
  • A private online gallery for viewing and ordering prints (minimum of (X) images)
  • All high-resolution digital files on a USB drive
  • Photo album(s) or book(s), if ordered It is understood that any additional products or services not specified in this Agreement shall be an added expense and subject to additional charges.
  1. RESPONSIBILITIES OF CLIENT CLIENT agrees to provide the following:
  • A suitable place for PHOTOGRAPHER to work during the event
  • Adequate power supply and lighting at the photographic location
  • Assistance in carrying equipment to a designated location
  • Assistance in moving equipment within the event for efficient coverage of the same
  • An area to set up light modifiers (e.g. 3500-watt mobile generators)

A list of all people included in the wedding party and corresponding parents and siblings where applicable unless otherwise agreed by both parties.

  1. RESPONSIBILITIES OF PHOTOGRAPHER PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to provide all labour, materials and equipment necessary for photographing CLIENT's wedding day as part of this Agreement, including but not limited to:
  • Lighting set up as required or as indicated on the attached lighting plan
  • Studio quality strobe heads and stands
  • Reflectors, diffusers and other required equipment
  • Professional camera bodies and lenses as necessary
  • An assistant for carrying equipment
  • A generator or suitable power supply as needed by equipment

The above list does not include the full range of services this Agreement contains. PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to provide professional quality photography and deliverables as agreed upon between both parties. CLIENT agrees that all deliverables will be at least (X) megapixels in resolution. It is understood that any additional products or services not specified in this Agreement shall be an added expense subject to additional charges. All images will be edited and corrected for colour, exposure, contrast, etc.

  1. RETENTION OF RIGHTS/USE OF IMAGES Client agrees PHOTOGRAPHER will own all rights to the photographic images produced under this Agreement. CLIENT is granted a limited right to use said images solely for display or publication purposes related to CLIENT's wedding day. Upon completion of photography services hereunder, CLIENT may reproduce selected photographs for display purposes at client's place(s) of business. PHOTOGRAPHER reserves all other rights. However, it is understood that if CLIENT wishes to purchase copyright ownership for an additional fee, CLIENT may do so before any prints are delivered.
  1. PROOFING/PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to provide 10 - 15 finished high-resolution digital images on disc or via email no later than (NUMBER OF DAYS) days after CLIENT's wedding day. These images may consist of various poses and lighting setups, including group shots and close-ups of the bride, groom, and wedding party. It is understood that any additional products or services not specified in this Agreement shall be an added expense subject to additional charges.

  2. PAYMENT SCHEDULE PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to complete photographic services within X months from the date of this Agreement. CLIENT agrees to pay PHOTOGRAPHER according to the following terms: (NUMBER OF PORTIONS) equal portions due at signing, (NUMBER OF PORTIONS) equal portions owing on delivery of proofs, and the final portion owing on delivery of the finished product.

  3. CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING Cancellations must be made in writing. Suppose the CLIENT cancels this Agreement before signing. In that case, PHOTOGRAPHER reserves the right to retain an amount equal to (1 PORTION OF ALL FEES FOR ALL PORTIONS) as a cancellation fee for all sections cancelled whether prior or after signing, unless otherwise agreed by both parties. Cancellations can occur only after signatures are affixed below. If for any reason either party cannot fulfil their responsibilities under this Agreement, or if circumstances arise beyond control (e.g., riots, strikes, natural disasters etc.) that prevent performance hereunder, then neither party shall assume liability, and the Agreement shall be cancelled. In such an event, all fees paid by the CLIENT shall be refunded in full.

  4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY PHOTOGRAPHER is not responsible for any injuries during the photography session. CLIENT agrees to hold PHOTOGRAPHER harmless from any liability arising from or in connection with the services provided hereunder. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE PHOTOGRAPHER BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS OR PROFITS, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH CLAIMS ARE BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.

  5. INSURANCE It is understood that CLIENT agrees to provide PHOTOGRAPHER with a certificate of insurance showing the minimum amount of (1 MILLION) dollars in general liability and worker's compensation coverage before the commencement of photography session(s). It is also agreed and understood that it would be the CLIENT's responsibility to maintain said insurance throughout the term hereof. Failure to supply such documentation or maintain such coverage shall create an added expense for which the client will be responsible. Should the client elect not to purchase such insurance coverage, the photographer may assume such responsibility at an additional cost subject to review and approval by the client.

  6. ENTIRE AGREEMENT This Agreement constitutes the parties' entire understanding and supersedes any prior agreements, whether oral or written. This Agreement may not be amended except in writing signed by both parties.

  1. ENTIRE AGREEMENT This Agreement constitutes the parties' entire understanding and supersedes any prior agreements, whether oral or written. This Agreement may not be amended except in writing signed by both parties.

  2. GOVERNING LAW This Agreement shall be governed by and construed by the State of (STATE) laws.

  3. SEVERABILITY If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

  4. HEADINGS The headings herein are for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.

  5. DISPUTE RESOLUTION Any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be submitted to binding arbitration by the then-current rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The costs of such arbitration, including administrative fees and attorney's fees, shall be paid one-half by each party and one-half by the non-prevailing party or parties.

Signature of Photographer: __________________________.
Date: __________________________.

Signature of Client: __________________________.
Date: __________________________.

PHOTOGRAPHER: __________________________.
Name: __________________________.
Address: __________________________.
Phone: __________________________.
Email Address: __________________________.

CLIENT: __________________________.
Name: __________________________.
Address: __________________________.
Phone: __________________________.
Email Address: __________________________.

By signing this Agreement, both parties agree to the terms and conditions set forth herein. Date__________________________. Signature of Photographer__________________________. Signature of Client__________________________.

PHOTOGRAPHER and CLIENT have read, understand, and agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties and supersedes any prior agreements, whether oral or written. This Agreement may not be amended except in writing signed by both parties.