This Agreement is made effective for all purposes in all respects between Hannah Sharpe Photography and _____________, hereinafter referred to as 'The Client' relating to the event(s) detailed below, hereinafter referred to as the Wedding.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This agreement contains the entire understanding between Hannah Sharpe Photography and the Client. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the parties. Should there need to be any changed then this can be arranged in writing with signatures from both parties. In the event that any part of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this agreement shall remain valid and enforceable.
RESERVATION: Once there is a signed contract and the 20% non-refundable deposit has been paid, this reserves your date and time of the Wedding. If the Wedding is rescheduled, postponed, or cancelled within 30 weeks of booking; or if there is a breach of contract by the Client, the retainer fee is non-refundable and shall be liquidated damages to Hannah Sharpe Photography.
EVENT SCHEDULE: The Client agrees to confirm the schedule one-week prior to the Wedding. Notification of any changes in schedule or location must be made in a timely manner and confirmation of receipt must be obtained from Hannah Sharpe Photography by the Client.
SAFETY: Hannah Sharpe Photography reserves to right to terminate coverage and leave the location of the Wedding if the photographer experiences inappropriate, threatening, hostile or offensive behaviour from person(s) at the Wedding; or in the event that the safety of the photographer is in question.
SHOOTING TIME / ADDITIONS: A Wedding never runs on time(!) however, the Client and Hannah Sharpe Photography must agree that cooperation and punctuality are essential to accomplish the goals and wishes of all parties. Shooting commences at the scheduled start time and ends at the scheduled end time. Any additional time beyond the scheduled end time will be billed to the Client. *Do schedule in enough time during your day for couple photographs*
EXPENSES INCURRED: When outside of mainland UK, the Client is responsible for all travel, accommodation, meal and transport costs.
TRAVEL EXPENSES: All travel expenses are based on the distance between the Wedding location(s) and Hannah Sharpe Photography's address. For Weddings, all travel within mainland UK is included. For destination weddings, please inquire.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Hannah Sharpe Photography is not responsible for compromised coverage due to causes beyond the control of Hannah Sharpe Photography including but not limited to: obtrusive guests, lateness of the Client or guests, weather conditions, schedule complications, incorrect addresses provided. Hannah Sharpe Photography is not responsible for backgrounds or lighting conditions which may negatively impact or restrict the photo coverage although will suggest alternatives. Hannah Sharpe Photography is not held liable for missed coverage of any part of the Wedding. Hannah Sharpe Photography will not be held accountable for failure to deliver images of any individuals or any objects at the Wedding.
The Client should provide a list of the shots which are essential and most important to them in order to make sure Hannah Sharpe Photography is aware and can prioritise those shots.
MODEL RELEASE: The Client hereby assigns the Hannah Sharpe Photography the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the Client or in which the Client may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising, educational and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same without restriction. The Client releases all claim to profits that may arise from use of images.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event that the photographer is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to an injury, illness, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond the control of the Hannah Sharpe Photography, the photographer will make every effort to secure a replacement. 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 Wedding.
In the unlikely event that digital files have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons beyond Hannah Sharpe Photography's control, including but not limited to camera, hard drive, or equipment malfunction, Hannah Sharpe Photography's liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the Wedding from the Client.
CAPTURE AND DELIVERY: In order to provide the Client with the best possible shots and keep to the highest standard, Hannah Sharpe Photography is not liable to deliver every image taken at the event. The determination of images delivered to the Client is left to the discretion of the photographer. The final post production and editing styles, effects, and overall look of the images are left to the discretion of Hannah Sharpe Photography.
PAYMENT SCHEDULE: The aforementioned 20% non-refundable deposit is due at the time of signing of agreement. The remaining balance is payable in full on or before 14 days of the Wedding. In the event the Client fails to remit payment as specified, Hannah Sharpe Photography shall have the right to immediately terminate this agreement with no further obligation, retain any monies already paid, and not attend the Wedding.