TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT FOR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES (Standard Photographer Ts & Cs )
In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Laurence King trading as Snappitt Photography. “The client(s)” shall be those persons defined as bride and groom ,or the clients in the wedding booking.
It is agreed that the following terms set out the total agreement made between the parties and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless agreed by both parties in writing.
A non-refundable booking fee of £150 or £100 (depending on package ) as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the photographer's website secures the time and services of the Photographer for the wedding and is non refundable or transferable in the event of cancellation, it being the agreed loss suffered by the photographer due to cancellation. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the client's chosen package when calculating the final balance due. Payment in full of the remaining balance will be due one calendar month before the wedding day. Weddings that are postponed to a later date will retain the fee as long as the photographer can re- schedule for the new date and time.
The details of the wedding arrangements are to be agreed beforehand in writing (email is acceptable). The Client shall notify the Photographer of any changes to these details in writing. The Photographer/s cannot be held liable for delays or disruption in their delivery of the service until any changes are received, and acknowledged in writing.
The Client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to the Photographer/s but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.
The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, social media, sample albums etc. If the client does not want images to be displayed , just inform the photographer of this , in writing . This will be no problem.
All image sizes are nominal. The Photographer/s will provide a pleasing colour balance but cannot guarantee exact colour matching caused by a combination of certain dyes and materials especially man-made fibers. It is sometimes impossible to record on film or digitally the exact colour as seen by the human eye.
For bookings involving a church ceremony or at other certain venues the photographers movements will sometimes be restricted by the official in charge and can even be restricted by a booked videographer. The photographers locations choices to cover the ceremony may not be the photographers choice and the photographer cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case.
All images will be adjusted for exposure, brightness, contrast, sharpness, etc The Photographer's judgement regarding these corrections and the number of images put forward to the Client for preview shall be deemed correct. Some retouching , and portrait finishing may also be applied .
Prints / Reorders
All prints and reorders shall be treated as an extension of this contract and no responsibility for error will be accepted unless orders are given in writing.
The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images to the photographer. Any images or copies of images whether stored digitally or otherwise and any computer program including any source or object code, computer files or printed documentation relating to such images are protected by the Copyright and Design Act 1988. It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically/electronically or by any other means an image created as part of this contract without the permission of The Photographer/s in writing. Snappitt Photography however offer all their image packages with a licence for the client to do with the images , as they wish , print ., copy ,etc. Non-commercial only.
Due to the extent of differences in clients preferences it is not the photographers responsibility to take any desired people in photographs. Formal group shots will be taken as required within reason provided there is enough time before the clients are called for their meal . It is the clients responsibility to have a list of these and it is suggested that they include someone who can help organise these by helping to get the people needed for each shot.
It is important for the client to understand that they book the photographer based on their photography work and creative style. It is not possible for the photographer to recreate another photographers work or ideas through selected images by the client.
The Photographer/s shall be granted artistic licence in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. The Photographers judgement regarding the locations/poses and number of images taken shall be deemed correct. Due to the vagaries of the weather and the willingness of subjects it may not be possible to capture all the images requested.
Force Majeure or Act of God
The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their control. Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure.
In the unlikely event of the assigned Photographer being unable to attend your wedding due to unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to appoint another photographer to attend your wedding on our behalf to undertake the wedding photography to his/her best ability.
Limitation of Liability
In the unlikely event of a total photographic failure or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of the contract. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential loss.
Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
Snappitt Photography's terms and conditions must be read and agreed before booking.Therefore the couple agree to everything outlined on this page.
* If there is anything that is not clear please ask.
The Wedding date is only secure once the deposit has been paid. The final payment has to be received 1 calendar month before the wedding date unless agreed upon by the client and photographer in writing .
Governing Law This agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of N.Ireland .
* These terms and conditions are agreed with any booking for Snappitt photography services. T&C’s may be subject to change.