1. Exclusive Photographer.
The Photographer shall be the exclusive professional photographer retained by the Client for the purpose of photographing your event or session. Family and friends of the Client may not interfere with the Photographer’s duties and may not photograph poses arranged by the Photographer.
2. Deposit and Payment.
The Client shall make a deposit to retain the Photographer to perform the services specified herein. The deposit may be a personal check, cash or charge. No work will be created or printed without payment.
3. Photographic Materials.
All photographic materials, including but not limited to negatives, transparencies, proofs, digital files (including RAW, Tiff, JPEG), and previews shall be the exclusive property of the Photographer.
4. Copyright and Reproductions.
The Photographer shall own the copyright in all images and photographic materials created and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions. The Photographer shall only make reproductions for the Client or for the Photographer’s portfolio, samples, self-promotions, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, advertising, illustration, editorial use, or for display within or on the outside of the Photographer’s studio, including printed materials, media on the World Wide Web, and any current or future digital media. If the Photographer desires to make other uses, the Photographer may so without or oral written permission of the Client.
5. Client’s Usage.
The Client is obtaining prints for personal use only, and shall not sell said prints or authorize any reproductions thereof by parties other than the Photographer. If Client is obtaining a print for newspaper announcement of the wedding, Photographer authorizes Client to reproduce the print in this manner. In such event, Client shall request that the newspaper run a credit for the Photographer adjacent to the photograph, but shall have no liability if the newspaper refuses or omits to do so. If Client purchases limited, non-exclusive usage rights to digital files, such usage shall be for personal, non-commerical use only.
6. Photographer’s Standard Price List.
The charges in this Agreement are based on the Photographer’s Standard Price List. This price list is adjusted periodically and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed.
7. Client’s Originals.
If the Client is providing original prints, negatives, or transparencies owned by the Client to the Photographer for duplication, framing, reference, or any other purpose, in the event of loss or damage the Photographer shall not be liable for any dollar amount.
8. Terms and Conditions.
The terms and conditions of this contract supercede any and all expressed or implied terms and conditions of client’s purchase order, voucher or check (payment). Any exceptions of terms and conditions must be negotiated and stated herein as amendment(s). Client’s signature constitutes binding contract.