PHOTOGRAPHY AGREEMENT –Rhonda Thornton-Hecker
Event Date(s) Event Start time: _________ Event End time: __ _____________
Event Location (s): _______________________________________________________________________
Name: _ _______________ ___________________________________ Phone: __________________________________
Event Colors: please specify traditional / formal / informal / casual etc. _________________________________
Photography fee agreed to: $_______(taxes included in the pricing). A deposit of $ 200.00 _ is due at the signing of this agreement, with the balance to be paid in full prior to the day of the event.
Expenses: (The Photographer is responsible for their own travel, accommodation, meal and transport costs unless provided by the Client)
PACKAGE AND SERVICES INCLUDED FOR THE FEE STATED ABOVE:
ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This agreement contains the entire understanding between Rhonda Thornton-Hecker the Photographer and the CLIENT. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the parties. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all the parties. If the parties want to waive one provision of this agreement that does not mean that any other provision is also waived. The party against whom a waiver is sought to be effective must have signed a waiver in writing.
RESERVATION: A signed contract and reservation fee are required to reserve the specified coverage.
SHOOTING TIME / ADDITIONS: The photography schedule and selected methodology are designed to accomplish the goals and wishes of the CLIENT in a manner enjoyed by all parties. CLIENT and Rhonda Thornton-Hecker, the photographer agrees that cheerful cooperation and punctuality are therefore essential to that purpose. Shooting commences at the scheduled start time.
FILM and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by Rhonda Thornton-Hecker are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may not be reproduced in any manner without explicitly written permission. From the photographer. The copyright ownership of the resulting images will be transferred to the CLIENT under the following conditions:
The negatives and or CD’s are the property of the CLIENT for personal use and for the purposes of the reproduction and giving of photographs to friends and relatives.
MODEL RELEASE. The CLIENT hereby grants to Rhonda Thornton-Hecker and its legal representatives and assigns, the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the CLIENT or in which the CLIENT may be included, for online display; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. The CLIENT hereby releases Rhonda Thornton-Hecker the photographer and its legal representatives and assigns from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event that the photographer is injured or becomes too ill to photograph the event, Rhonda Thornton-Hecker will secure a replacement photographer. If the situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. Rhonda Thornton-Hecker takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, transportation, and processing the photographs. However, in the unlikely event that photographs have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Rhonda Thornton-Hecker’’s control, Rhonda Thornton-Hecker/Photo By Rhonda liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.
SECURITY DEPOSITS: In the event of cancellation, the security deposit paid is non-refundable. It shall be liquidated damages retained by Photo By Rhonda in the event of a breach of agreement by CLIENT.
COMPLETION SCHEDULE: Photo editing and CD creation takes approximately eight weeks
I have read and understood the terms above. I hereby agree to the terms of this agreement.
Signed _____________________________________ ( Client ) Date ________________
Signed _____________________________________ (Photographer) Date _______________