Contract/Agreement for Services
CONTRACT FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICES
It is understood that Grandeur Image Photography (Photographer) is the exclusive, official photographer retained to perform photographic services requested in this Agreement.
Photographer reserves the right to use negatives, RAW images, edited images and/or reproductions for advertising, display, publication or other purposes, not restricted to use on the web, Facebook, business cards, or posters unless otherwise specified in the contract agreement.
No part of any order, including previews, will be delivered until the balance is paid in full. Payment for prints is required in full at the time of placing an order. Prints will not be ordered until payment is made.
Original photographs are not included, only edits. Photographer retains the right to edit the photographs and omit any image. It is understood that Photographer will not deliver every exposure taken. Client agrees to abide by Photographer’s editing decisions.
Client will receive photos on digital download/DVD/USB Drive with print release for personal use. Digital download/DVD/USB Drive includes images for printing and may be used on the web, Facebook, or email.
Client is responsible for making a backup of all photos from the digital download/USB/CD/DVD. Additional USB drives/CDs/DVDs may be purchased from Photographer. Photographer will make every attempt to keep archival copies of photos for 1 year following event, but does not guarantee that they will be retained during this period.
Client shall assist and cooperate with Photographer in obtaining desired photographs. Photographer shall not be responsible for photographs not taken as a result of Client’s failure to provide reasonable assistance or cooperation. Client will be respectful to Photographer and all parties being photographed. Photographer has the right to end the session, without refund, if there is lack of cooperation or respect.
Client will not hold Photographer or the owner of the property liable for any injury that may occur during the session.
The charges in this Agreement are based on Photographer’s Standard Price List. This price list is adjusted periodically and future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time the order is placed.
In the event Photographer files suit to enforce any term or condition herein, Photographer is entitled to expenses of litigation, including reasonable attorney fees.
Photographer retains copyright to the photographs. Printing and/or distribution rights granted as noted below.
All retainers and payments are non-refundable.
This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Modification to this Contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.
Upon signature, Photographer shall reserve the date and time agreed upon, and will not make any other reservation for that date and time. For this reason, all retainers are non-refundable, even if the date of the wedding is changed or wedding is cancelled for any reason.
A retainer is due at signing to hold the date. 1/3 of the total is due to hold the date. 1/3 to be paid ninety (90) days before the date of the wedding. The complete balance must be paid in full no later than thirty (30) days before the date of the wedding. A $100 late fee will be assessed for balances unpaid by thirty (30) days before the date of the wedding. All retainers and payments are non-refundable, except as noted in the
If Photographer cannot perform this Contract due to fire or other casualty, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties enacted upon Photographer, or due to Photographer’s illness or emergency, then Photographer shall return the retainer to Client, but shall have no further liability with respect to the Contract. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of Photographer. In the event Photographer fails to perform for any other reason, Photographer shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of Client’s order.
Photographer recommends Client purchase insurance for the wedding or event.
Client agrees to provide meals for each photographer at the event reception as well as adequate time for the meal (i.e. during the regular meal).
For events longer than eight (8) hours, two (2) meals for each photographer will be provided.
Completion of processing and edits of a wedding may take up to ten (10) to twelve (12) weeks for delivery.
FOR ALL SESSIONS (NOT INCLUDING WEDDINGS/EVENTS)
Photographer understands weather, illness, or other reasons may cause Client to reschedule a session. Client will not be charged a penalty rescheduling a session provided at least a 24 hours notice is given. Client may reschedule the session, at the convenience of Photographer, without being charged a fee. No show or rescheduling within 24 hours will incur a $50 reschedule fee at the discretion of Photographer.
Photographer may reschedule previous cancellations/reschedules without penalty.
Completion of processing and edits of a photography session may take four (4) weeks for delivery.
Additional copies of photos / albums may be purchased for a fee. The album is only for the owner (the paying client) to print photographs (as noted in the release).
Printed photograph quality will depend on where it is printed. Only prints printed through Photographer will be guaranteed for color and quality.
Client may print images at the professional photo lab of choice.
If included, files in the “web” folder or with “web” in the name are resized and sharpened for web viewing (i.e. Facebook, Flickr, Blogger). These files are watermarked and should be used. Client should not print these files. These files should be used on the Internet (web, Facebook, e-mail, etc.).
Photographs may be used for advertisement (modeling, head shots, etc.). Credit to “Grandeur Image Photography” must be given for the photograph.
Photographs may not be entered in photo contests without expressed permission from Photographer.
Digital album downloads will be removed after thirty (30) days. A $50 fee will be charged to repost digital album downloads.