OWNERSHIP RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
English Copyright Law states that the copyright of photographs remains with the Photographers. Photographers grant the Bride and Groom permission to make copies of the images under the following conditions. The images taken by the Photographers are for personal use by the Bride and Groom, their friends and family. Selling, Publication or any Commercial use of the photographs is not allowed without written permission from the Photographers.
To reserve the event date, Photographer requires a scheduling payment of 25% : Photographer will not hold any date open without receipt of said payment. Said payment is non-refundable for any reason, except if Photographer cancels this contract.
he remaining balance must be received by Photographer no later than 14 working days before the event date . Failure to do so may results in the client(s) wedding date made available to other client(s).
If Photographer has to cancel this contract for reasons beyond their control (death, injury, sickness, etc) their
liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid.
After a period of 14 days from the date of signing this contract, as compensation for loss of income the following
charges apply as a percentage of the total fee due. 60 days or less-100%, 61-90 days-75%, 91 -120 days -50% (number of days before the wedding).
Should the said wedding be a postponement, then, subject to availability, all money paid may be applied to the new wedding.
In the event of Photographer taking another booking on your cancelled date a full unconditional refund of your deposit and monies paid will be made.
Photographer agrees that every effort will be made to provide high quality photographic services. In the unlikely
event that a catastrophic mechanical failure should occur to Photographer’s equipment or transport and Photographer is unable to provide Client the agreed upon photography services and or products, Photographer’s liability shall be
limited to a full refund of all monies paid. Photographer has full Public liability, and professional indemnity insurance. Photographer and Client agree that Photographer is not responsible for damages emotional or otherwise.
Client(s) agree that Photographer may use any photograph for publicity purpose. Such publicity and advertising may include publication on Photographer’s website.
Other persons may take photographs at the wedding and reception, however all “formal” or other shots set up by
Photographer are for Photographer to photograph exclusively) It is the Client’s responsibility to inform all guests
of said policy. This is to ensure that photographs are of a consistently high standard. Photographer cannot be
responsible for unusable shots due to distractions from Client’s guests (i.e. eyes being closed) and other
circumstances beyond the photographers control.
TERMS OF AGREEMENT
I have read and fully understand the schedule and terms of agreement of this contract and realise that this contract becomes effective immediately. I agree that cancellation rates will apply in case of any cancellation by me.
after submission you will be sent a printed copy of this agreement
TO BE SIGNED BY JANET RIDLEY PHOTOGRAPHY
I confirm that I have received a signed copy of the above contract and payment of 25% of final fee as a deposit