COOPERATION: The parties agree to cheerful cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this assignment. Emily Susan Photography is not responsible if key individuals fail to appear or cooperate during photography sessions or for missed images due to details not revealed to photographer prior to the event. If noted photographs are missed during the event due to lack of cooperation of guests and/or family, the photographer is not responsible. If noted photographs are compromised due to other guests stepping in the way with their own cameras (such as first kiss, walking down the isle) the photographer is not liable. It is recommended to discuss this with family/guests in advance to prevent mishaps.
IMAGES and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by Emily Susan Photography remain under copyright of the original photographer. The client has limited copyright usage to print images from the session as well as the right to publish images online. If the final payment is not made within the requested one-week prior to event, all images will be withheld from the client until payment is made. Emily Susan Photography retains the right to use any image for promotional purposes, in print or web.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event that the photographer is injured or becomes too ill, or has an extreme emergency that prevents him from photographing the event, Emily Susan Photography will make every effort to provide a substitute photographer for your wedding day in addition to a 25% refund of total cost. In the unlikely event that photographs have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Emily Susan Photography’s control, Emily Susan Photography liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event. Emily Susan Photography can not be sued for an amount greater than the original payment by the client.
RETAINER & PAYMENT SCHEDULE: $500 is due at time of signing this agreement. This contract is not finalized until the deposit is received by the photographer. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE RETAINER. In the event of cancellation, the retainer paid is non-refundable. Once the final payment has been made, only 25% may be refunded in the event of cancellation.
RETURN OF GOODS: Emily Susan Photography is responsible for the delivery of wedding images within SIX (6) WEEKS of the event by means of a digital online gallery. Album delivery is seperate and varies on a case-by-case basis.