Wedding Photography Tips and Ideas for Your Contract

Every contract should protect each party and you should know what’s in your contract and whatever you along with your photographer’s rights are. Take a look at several different contracts to acquire a concept of what’s acceptable to you.

Make certain your contract includes:

The name from the photographer, studio while stating where the contract is written.

The bride and groom’s names, address, number including cell phone and e-mail address.

Wedding date, time, location, address of ceremony and reception.

Signatures of bride, groom and photographer.

Details of what’s included with your package — Number and sizes of your pictures, any additional things that you discussed like; page color, finish, borders, captions, collages, how many albums and what will be included in each album, the cost of extra pictures, DVD, if the proof album is protected.

Your total cost of the package and the way payments will be made. The contract should state the percentage due upon signing the contract, your wedding event and final payment. Ask if the photographer accepts credit cards, and if they have got an installment plan.

A backup plan in case of equipment failure or technical difficulties.

The amount of hours the photographer will likely be together with you on your wedding event. Discuss late charges, for example, overtime and travel time.

An alternate plan but if your chosen photographer cannot show up on your wedding day.

Statement of how your photographer use your photos for their advertising.

Details of your respective ownership rights of your wedding pictures along with the photographer’s copyrights. If you are purchasing copyrighted photos, you need a permission letter to repeat your pictures.

How your photographer will present your pictures to you — would they be on-line, in the proof album and other method?

Whether you or your photographer has final editing rights.

The period of time your photos will likely be available on-line (if they will likely be on-line) and the way you as well as your guests will be able to access them.

The time line for that photographer to own your proofs (pictures) and album completed.

Details of your responsibilities in the case your wedding is postponed or cancelled.

Number of days that you must cancel the contract after anything has become signed without incurring a fiscal penalty. The contract should state the technique of cancellation, via phone or perhaps writing.

How any disputes between you as well as your photographer will be settled. Will your dispute head to arbitration or court? Which court may have jurisdiction and who will pay the fees?

Ask a recently married person to take a look over your contract and see if you will find any issues that you could have missed.