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Wedding Photography Agreement

Dawn O’Connor Photography

329 High Street

Rochester

Kent

ME1 1DA

dawnoconnorphotos@gmail.com

07512 521055

http://www.dawnoconnorphotography.co.uk

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This contract is for photographic services to be provided by Dawn O’Connor Photography, the photographer, for the wedding of the above named parties scheduled for ________________________ at ___ PM, in __________________________. Coverage is scheduled for a ……………………………………………………………………..block of time.

All photographs will be shot in digital format. Digital photos will be delivered as web size JPEG files via We Transfer or on USB, as well as made available on a private online gallery.

Fees: The fee for ………………………………… hours of photographic coverage is   £……………………….This includes a Wedding online gallery with print ordering, digital processing of the camera RAW files and all density and color corrected medium-resolution wedding images in JPEG format sent via We Transfer or on a USB stick. Additional hours of photography are available £50 per hour, which is due to the lead photographer prior to her exit at the end of the wedding by either personal check or cash.

Terms: Upon your signature, Dawn O’Connor Photography will reserve the time and date agreed upon, and will not make other reservations for that time and date. For this reason, the Reservation Deposit of £ 100.00 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 totaling [£ …………………... The balance of £ ……………………. 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. Dawn O’Connor 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 Dawn O’Connor Photography.

It is understood that Dawn O’Connor Photography will act as the sole and exclusive wedding photographer.Dawn O’Connor Photography reserves the right to bring one assistant at her discretion. Since flashes from guests’ cameras may ruin shots taken by Dawn O’Connor 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: Dawn O’Connor Photography” with each image posted. Client(s) will have unlimited personal use of the photographs at any time for no additional fee.

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. Dawn O’Connor 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 Dawn O’Connor Photography’s control.

In the event that Dawn O’Connor 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 Dawn O’Connor 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 Dawn O’Connor Photography is able to rebook the original wedding/event date, Dawn O’Connor 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 Dawn O’Connor Photography is NOT able to rebook the original wedding/event date, Dawn O’Connor 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 installment. 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 Dawn O’Connor Photography that the wedding/event is cancelled. Cancellation must be in writing (print or email) even if a phone call was made to inform Dawn O’Connor 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 Dawn O’Connor Photography. It is recommended you print a copy for your records.

 Bride Groom Signed_________________________________________ ___________________________________________

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 Dawn O’Connor Photography  ________________________________________________

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