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Photography Services INCLUDED
- 6 Hours of Continuous Coverage
- 1 photographer (no 2nd shooter)
- All high-resolution digital files with reproduction rights, provided via USB drive and digital download
- Final edited digital files to be delivered 30 days after event, no specific number / amount of images is guaranteed
Wedding Photography Contract
Wedding Photography Contract Terms
The above-listed Bride and Groom (the "Clients") and Photographer (Photographer) agree that
the Photographer will provide wedding photography services as outlined in the tables above.
This is a legally-binding contract.
This contract represents the entire understanding of the requirements, schedule, and payment
terms for the wedding photography services listed above.
If there are any disputes or actions resulting in legal proceedings related to this contract, such
actions shall take place in and be subject to the laws of Klamath County, OR.
Clients accept sole financial responsibility for any legal fees or related costs incurred by the
Photographer in enforcing the terms of this wedding photography contract. Any failure by one or
both parties to uphold or enforce a provision of this contract shall not constitute a waiver of any
other provision of this contract.
The Clients agree to retain the Photography for the services listed above by signing this
wedding photography contract and paying a deposit equal to 30%(=$400) of the total fee of $1200.
Clients acknowledge that no reservation can be made prior to the signature of this contract and
subsequent payment of the initial service deposit.
The remaining balance for the above listed wedding photography services shall be due in full no
later than 14 days prior to 8/22/20. In the event that payment is not made in full
by this deadline, Photographer reserves the right to terminate this contract, retain the initial
deposit, and no longer be held liable for providing further services to the Clients.
The Clients may cancel this contract at any time, to do so clients must send a written cancellation notice via either email or certified mail. The Clients hereby forfeit their initial deposit.
Client may reschedule the dates of the ceremony and reception listed above no later than 30
days prior to 8/22/20 with the written approval of the Photographer. Should the
Photographer be unable to accommodate the Client's rescheduled date, the Clients will not be
held responsible for the remaining balance of this wedding photography contract, but will forfeit
their initial deposit.
If Photographer is unable to perform any or all of the duties herein for any reason, including but not limited to, fire, transportation problems, acts of God, accident, illness, or technical problems, and if he cannot provide another competent professional, all money received by photographer, minus expenses, will be returned to Client, and Photographer shall have no further liability with respect to this agreement. This limitation of liability also applies to any loss/damage of photographs or failure to deliver photographs for any reason. Liability for a partial loss of photographs shall be pro-rated based on the percentage of total. The sole remedy for any actions or claims shall be limited to a refund whose total amount cannot exceed the total monies paid by Client under this Agreement during the time preceding the date on which such liability arises. The Client hereby releases, discharges and agrees to hold harmless the Photographer, Mariel Hensley of Mariel Hensley Photography LLC from the liability resulting from any injury, accident and loss or claims regardless of the cause, in which the Client is involved during a photo shoot, including attorney fees for bodily injury and property damage caused by any act or omission.
Upon receipt of a digital images (provided via download from a Dropbox gallery,) Client accepts all responsibility for archiving and protecting the photographs. Photographer does not permanently archive image files. Photographer is not responsible for the lifespan of any digital media provided or for any future changes in digital technology or media readers that might result in an inability to read discs/USB’s provided. It is Client's responsibility to make sure that digital files are copied to new media as required. The Clients acknowledge that the Photographer only maintains archives of images for 6months after wedding date.
Any additional goods or services not included in this wedding photography contract will be sold
at then-current rates. Photographer makes no pricing guarantees outside of the terms of this
contract, and the Clients acknowledge that prices for additional goods or services are subject to
change suddenly and without notice. For additional coverage beyond the 6hrs included in this wedding package,
photographer may be available to stay at an hourly rate of $150/ hr, which will be billed after the wedding and must be paid before images are delivered.
Mariel Hensley will be the sole and exclusive photographer for the above listed events.
Photographer is responsible for bringing any equipment necessary to conduct the
services outlined in this contract. Wedding guests may take photos, but it is the responsibility of the Client to prevent family and friends from interfering with Photographer's duties. Photographer is not responsible for compromised coverage due to causes beyond his control such as other people's camera or flash, the lateness of the bride, groom, family members and bridal party members or other principles, weather conditions, schedule complications, rendering of decorations, or restrictions of the venues or officiate. Photographer is not responsible for existing backgrounds or lighting conditions which may negatively impact or restrict the photography coverage. Client agrees to confirm the schedule one-week prior to the event and to send the Photographer a copy of the invitation prior to the wedding. Notification of any changes in schedule or location must be made in a timely manner. Changes can be made by phone with a follow-up email for documentation. If email is sent, confirmation of receipt must be obtained.
Client agrees to confirm the event's date, time, and location no later than 7 days prior to
The Clients acknowledge that they are responsible for ensuring appropriate behavior by their
guests, wedding party, and other vendors. In the event that the Photographer identifies any
inappropriate, threatening, hostile, or otherwise offensive behavior directed at them, their
assistants, or their equipment, Photographer reserves the right to end coverage of the events,
retain all fees paid by the Client, and hold no further responsibilities to the Clients.
Photographer agrees to notify the Clients of any of the above listed behaviors, and give them an
opportunity to correct such behaviors, or remove the offending individuals from the venue prior
to ending event coverage.
Photographer will provide the goods and services listed in this wedding photography contract,
including event coverage for the listed hours at the venues listed.
Photographer agrees to make every effort to provide satisfactory coverage, but cannot make
any guarantees as to specific photos, poses, etc during the event.
Unless agreed upon prior to any editing work, high-resolution files may contain a mixture of color and black and white images. Limited color correction and/or retouching are included at Photographer's discretion. Client may request further changes for an additional charge and allowing for an additional 30 days processing time. Photographer is not responsible for any prints that are not ordered directly through Mariel Hensley Photography. For best results, clients should order prints of their high-resolution files through a reputable photo lab, which can be recommended by the photographer.
This wedding photography contract serves as a model release. This grants the Photographer
the right to use all images and footage without restriction for advertising, portfolios, and other
lawful purposes. The Clients waive the right to inspect any images or products using the images
or footage from the events in this contract, and the right to restrict the use of the images or
footage from the listed events by the Photographer.
All photographs and footage are and shall remain the sole intellectual property of the
Photographer in accordance with United States Copyright Laws. The Clients hereby waive any
rights to intellectual property ownership, or monetization of the images and
footage created by the Photographer, with exception of the terms of any formal written releases
provided to the Client by the Photographer.
I have read, understand, and agree to abide by the terms of this wedding photography contract
as they are listed above.