Wedding Photography

Terms and Conditions

It is agreed that this contract will govern terms and conditions on which the Photographer/s will take images of the Clients Wedding and it is agreed that this contract sets out the total contract made between the parties and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless agreed by both parties in writing.

1 Booking Fee A non-refundable booking fee of £200 (`The Booking Fee') is charged when the Client signs this contract. The Booking Fee is deducted in full from the total price as detailed on the booking invoice. 

2 Payment Following payment of the Booking Fee the remaining balance ("Price" less "Booking Fee") is due to be paid 1 month prior to the Wedding Day unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Photographer. Payment of additional images/albums is to be made when they are ordered for the prices stated upon order. Additional images are not included in the Price.

3 Display The Client hereby allows the Photographer/s to display any images taken pursuant to this contract in their studios, portfolios, literature, exhibitions, competitions and advertising. No use of the image/s will be made by the Photographer/s for other commercial reason except with the written permission of the Client. For the avoidance of doubt all copyright in the images is owned absolutely by the Photographer within the provisions of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988. It is contrary to this Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically, electronically or by any other means any image created as part of this contract without the express permission of the Photographer/s.

4 Images All image sizes are nominal. The Photographer/s will provide pleasing colour balance but the Client accepts and agrees that the Photographer/s cannot guarantee exact colour matching owing to anomalous reflectance caused by a combination of certain dyes and materials especially in man made fibres and that it is sometimes impossible to record photographically the exact colour as seen by the human eye.

5 Retouching Retouching, digital manipulation and artiste finishing is available to the Client as an optional extra for an additional price to be agreed.

6 Reorders All reorders shall be treated as an extension of this contract and will be charged for at the Photographer/s prices prevailing at the time of order. No responsibility for error will be accepted unless orders are given in writing.

7 Licence

7.1 The Photographer/s shall be granted artistic licence in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. The Photographer/s judgement regarding locations/poses and the number of images taken shall be deemed correct. Due to the vagaries of the weather and the willingness of the subject/s it may not be possible to capture all of the images requested by the Client.

7.2 No less than 14 working days prior to the date of the wedding that Client shall supply a written list to the Photographer/s setting out the number of images the Client requires under this contract clearly identifying those people who should appear on the images with a brief description of the setting and background (“The Specification”).

7.3 The Photographer/s shall use all reasonable endeavours to take only those images specified by the Client pursuant to the Specification.

7.4 Notwithstanding the provision of Clauses 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 if, for any reason, the Photographer/s reasonably deem it unreasonable in the circumstances to take the images which have been requested in the Specification then the Photographer/s shall, at their sole discretion, exercise their right to take such other images as they consider appropriate in the circumstances.

7.5 If, in the opinion of the Photographer/s, the Client does not provide a written list of sufficient detail to enable the Photographer/s to comply with the Specification (or if the Client does not provide such a list at all), within the timescale detailed at 7.2 then the Photographer/s may exercise their discretion and take such images as they deem reasonable in the circumstances.

8 Force Majeure or Act of God The due performance or alteration of this contract is subject to alteration of cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their reasonable control.

9 Limitation of Liability In the unlikely event of photographic failure 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 "Price". Neither party shall be liable to indirect or consequential loss.

10 Cancellation

10.1 The Client may cancel this contract at any time after it has been signed by sending a written notice to the Photographer/s.

10.2 If the Client notifies the Photographer/s more than [120] days before the date of the wedding is due to take place then the Photographer/s shall reimburse the Client the whole of the price as is more particularly defined in clause 10.3.

10.3 If the Client notifies the Photographer/s that they wish to cancel the contract at any time within three months of the date of the wedding then the amount of compensation that they shall receive shall be calculated as a proportion of the difference between the "Price" and "Booking Fee" in accordance with the table below: (detailing the amount refunded to the Client).
In the event of cancellation of this contract all Booking Fees paid are non-refundable

[0-7] days 0%
[8-14] days 5%
[15-30] days 10%
[30-60] days 20%
[60-120] days 50%
[more than 120] days 100%

11 Negatives/Digital Files Negatives and digital Files remain the property of the Photographer/s

12 Prices The price and range of products and services not listed on the booking form are subject to change without notice.

13 Complaints The Client shall notify the Photographer/s in writing within 21 days of receipt of the final form images if they have a complaint setting out the nature of the complaint in sufficient detail so as to make it clear to the Photographer/s the nature and reason for the complaint.