1 summary of contract
This contract is between the Photographer, Beata Cosgrove, and the Client.
Clients’ names and address(es)
Bride’s name _________________________
Bride’s address _________________________
Groom’s name _________________________
Groom’s address _________________________
A booking fee is required when the client signs the contract. Dates are reserved only when the booking fee is paid. This sum will apply towards the contract fee.
The balance of the payment for the services contracted for must be paid in full not later than 30 days prior to the wedding. Payment for any additional photographs and albums is made when these are ordered. Any bank charges incurred due to returned cheques will be debited to the client.
In the event of the Client cancelling a booking for wedding photography [the photographer] reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee in accordance with the following scale:
In the event of cancellation or postponement, at the discretion of the Photographer, and subject to availability, monies other than the booking fee may be applied to the new wedding, or redeemed against other photographic services carried out by or on behalf of Beata Cosgrove Photography.
5 WEATHER AND / OR DELAYS
Weather permitting, the photographs will be taken as agreed. In the event of inclement weather, the photographer, in co-operation with the client will make the necessary changes to the schedule and will do her best to produce coverage of the wedding within the time allocated to her. Similarly, when delays occur due to circumstances outside her control, the photographer will stay on beyond the agreed time but will charge an additional fee for extra time involved.
6 REQUESTED PHOTOGRAPHS
The photographer will honour requests for specific photographs subject to the following: weather and time; availability and the co-operation of the person(s) concerned, bearing in mind that not all people are keen to be photographed. All such requested photographs must form part of the Client’s final wedding order.
8 COOPERATION AND COMMUNICATION
In the unlikely event that the photographer is unable to complete the coverage due to unforeseen circumstances, the photographer reserves the right to appoint another photographer to attend on her behalf to undertake the photography.
The location of the event(s) to be photographed is within 50 miles of Bath. Otherwise, a charge may apply.
10 Image Size, Colour, Style and Composition
11 COPYRIGHT LAW
The Client hereby grants to Beata Cosgrove Photography the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the Client and their wedding, for editorial, trade, advertising and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. The client hereby releases Beata Cosgrove Photography from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.
The client shall be responsible for obtaining such clearances in respect of any third party copyright works, trade marks, designs or other intellectual property, and will indemnify the photographer against all expenses, damages, claims and legal costs arising out of any failure to obtain such clearances.
14 Limitation of Liability
In the unlikely event of a total failure of equipment or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstances, 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.
15 AGREEMENT AND SIGNATURES
The Clients confirm that they have read and understood the terms and conditions in this contract. This contract is governed by the law of England and Wales.
Bride’s signature & date ____________________________________________
Bride’s name IN CAPITALS ____________________________________________
Groom’s signature & date ____________________________________________
Groom’s name IN CAPITALS ____________________________________________
Photographer’s signature & date ____________________________________________