Thank you so much for booking a portrait session with me! I'm excited and honored to be your photographer. This contract is simply to ensure everybody is in agreement regarding the services I will be providing. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. I can’t wait for your portrait session!
Description of Services
This agreement constitutes an order for wedding photography services, and any additional services outlined above in Package. It is agreed to by both parties, Photographer, and Client, as described above. Client agrees to pay Total Amount by the Final Payment Due By date as defined above.
It is understood that any and all images, whether proofs, digital Files, final prints or sample prints, and all rights to them remain the property of the Photographer.
Regarding the images delivered, as digital files or otherwise, Client’s rights are limited to personal use. Photographs may not be sold or used in advertising unless otherwise specified by the Photographer
Reservation & Reservation Fee
The Amount Due at Signing, as defined above, is a Reservation Fee. Upon receipt, the Photographer will reserve the time agreed upon for the Event Date and will not make another reservation for the agreed upon time. For this reason, the Reservation Fee is non-refundable.
All permits and permissions required for the Photographer to photograph the event, whether for location, personal release or any other cause, are the responsibility of the Client to obtain.
Limitation of Liability
Although all care will be taken with these photography services and the digital photographs taken, the Photographer limits any liability for loss, injury, death, inability to perform the photography services for any reason, failure to deliver images for any reason or any other types of damages to the return of all payments already paid to the Photographer up toTotal Amount defined above
Client hereby agrees to indemnify, release, discharge and hold harmless the Photographer, its heirs, legal representatives, assigns, employees or any persons or corporations acting under permission or authority of the Photographer from and against any liability or claims arising as a result of any work done related to this agreement. This includes, but is not limited to claims related to the use of the likenesses of anyone captured in the images or any distortion, blurring or alteration that may occur or be produced in the taking, processing or reproduction of the photographs.
This agreement cannot be transferred or assigned to any third party by either the Photographer or Client without written consent of both Parties.
This is the entire agreement between Photographer and Client and supersedes all previous agreements. It cannot be altered without written consent of both Photographer andClient.
Digitally signing this agreement has the same effect as manually signing a paper original.
The photographs produced by Katy Pair and assistant(s) are protected by Federal Copyright Law and may not be reproduced in any manner without Katy Pair’s written consent. Katy Pair owns all copyrights for any and all images produced in connection with this agreement, including the right to reproduce or publicly display such images.As author, of all images made here under and as provided by law, Katy Pair shall retain the copyrights in perpetuity, regardless of possession or ownership of photographs, digital files, or any other format of reproduction.
Retainer and Pricing
A signed contract and non-refundable retainer fee are required to reserve the specified coverage. By signing of this agreement by both parties, Katy Pair will reserve the time agreed upon and will not make another reservation for the special time frame. For this reason, all retainers are non-refundable even if the date is changed or if the wedding becomes canceled for any reason.The client shall remit a booking retainer for 25% of the total costs (including coverage pricing and travel fees.) The remaining balance is to be paid in full prior to the event date.No part of any order, including previews, will be delivered until the balance is paid in full.
Katy Pair shall be the exclusive photographer retained by the client for the purpose of photographing the wedding. Family and friends are permitted to photograph the wedding provided they do no interfere with the Photographer’s duties.
The Client will furnish the photographer with a list of any persons, groups or occurrences specifically desired to be photographed at least TWO WEEKS prior to the wedding date. Katy Pair will do her best to fulfill this list, although there will be no guarantee for capturing these photographs
Approximate Date of Delivery
Client should expect to receive an archival CD of images (average of 100 per hour) and the print release to the images approximately 8 weeks from the event date
Since a disk of high-res photos is provided to the client, Katy Pair Photography is not responsible for keeping files after the images are delivered.
I hereby give to Katy Pair Photography the absolute and irrevocable right and permission with respect to the photographs that he/she has taken of myself and/or my minor child in which he/she may be included with others:
a) To copyright the same in the photographer’s name or any other name that he/she may select;
b) To use, re-use, publish and re-publish the same in whole or in part, separately or in conjunction with other photographs, in any medium now or hereafter known, and for any purpose whatsoever, including (but not by way of limitation) illustration, promotion, advertising and trade, and;
I hereby release and discharge Photographer from all and any claims and demands ensuing from or in connection with the use of the photographs, including any and all claims for libel and invasion of privacy.
Session timeline: The Photographer shall make gallery proofs available through an online gallery proofing website within 2-3 weeks from the session. The Client is responsible for picking their favorite images from this gallery within 21 days. The online gallery will stay open and active for 21 days from delivery via email. If the Client requests to extend the time or re-open the online proofing gallery, a $50.00 un-archival fee shall be applied.
Wedding timeline: The Photographer shall make gallery proofs available through an online gallery proofing website within 6-8 weeks from the event. If the Client requests to extend the time or re-open the online proofing gallery, a $50.00 un-archival fee shall be applied.