26563 River Run Road, Huson MT 59846 406-890-5688 email@example.com
Please read over your contract carefully and fill in all required fields. We appreciate your business and if you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Wedding packages include:
- prewedding consulation
-USB Backup of your files
- location of your choice (travel fees of $0.52/mile will be charged if more than 25 miles from Huson, MT.
- Print release
- Scott and an assistant up to 12 hours.
- Barring acts of god or events beyond the photographer's control 400 shots are guaranteed as a low estimate. However, average galleries run close to 1000 final images not including black and white conversions.
- Online gallery of full resolution images for viewing, downloading and sharing
- 50 4x5 proofing prints.
Pricing is simple! The base package listed above is $1500. In addition you can choose from the following addons, which are all $500.00 each.
SECOND SHOOTER: Up to 8 hours with a backup shooter.
PHOTO BOOTH: 3 Hours of professional multiperson photobooth setup. Includes props, preview station, and a seperate online guest gallery where guests have the option to download 8x10 jpegs of their choice.
REHEARSAL COVERAGE: Up to 3 hours rehearsal dinner coverage.
We offer a discount on engagement sessions for booked couples. Please contact us if interested. In addition your gallery will come with the option to order prints, products and albums from us if you choose. We only guarantee the quality of products and color if you order from us directly. Scott's equipment is callibrated to the trusted lab partners we work with and you can rest assured color is true and papers and inks are all top quality.
CHANGE OF DATE OR VENUE
Scott Wilson Photography must be notified immediately of any changes in schedule or location, at least one week prior to the scheduled date of event. Notification of any changes can be made by phone along with written notice sent via email for documentation. If an email is sent, a confirmation of receipt must be in writing. It is the client’s responsibility to confirm all arrangements at least 7-10 days prior to the event. In the event of change of address or contact information (time, etc.) as listed, you must notify Scott Wilson Photography.
A non-refundable retainer fee of $500 is required to hold the date of your event. No date is reserved until a retainer is received. The balance of the complete package price must be paid at the date specified herein. If final payment is not received as set forth herein, Scott Wilson Photography reserves the right to withhold delivery of the images and or not attend the wedding until payment is received. Upon clients signature and payment of retainer fee, Scott Wilson Photography agrees to reserve the date and time specified. The retainer fee is applied towards the final contracted wedding package.
There shall be NO refund of retainer after 48 hours from the signing of agreement due to the reservation of the photography date. Once a balance is paid, it is NON-REFUNDABLE. Any other arrangements shall be discussed between the client and Scott Wilson Photography. All arrangements will be put in writing. Cancellation must be in writing (email is fine) even if a phone call was made to inform Scott Wilson Photography of the cancellation. The retainer fee will be transferable up to 365 after cancellation. The client agrees to not expect a new date to automatically be available. The client will be given the chance to reschedule but cannot be pushed ahead of other reserved clients.
FAILURE TO PERFORM
Due to the limited and subjective nature of the event Scott Wilson Photography cannot be held responsible for requested photographs not taken or missed, lack of coverage resulting from weather conditions, or schedule complications caused by but not limited to, anyone in or at the event, or by the church or location restrictions. The photographer is not responsible for lost photo opportunities due to any kind of equipment malfunction, the lateness of the event couple, or other principles. The Photographer is not responsible for the lack of coverage due to weather conditions, scheduling complications due to lateness of individuals, rules and restrictions of venue, or the rendering of decorations of the location. It is acknowledged that any lists submitted to Scott Wilson Photography will be used for organizational purposes only and in no way represents photography that will actually be produced. Scott Wilson Photography will do his best to fulfill all requests but can make no guarantees all images will be delivered. Clients are responsible for all location fees and permits.
UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES CLAUSE
If Scott Wilson Photography or its assigns, cannot perform this agreement due to a fire, casualty, strike or other civil disturbances, Acts of God, including but not limited to, road closures, severe traffic, fire, terrorism or other causes beyond the control of the parties, or due to the photographers illness, then Scott Wilson Photography shall return any moneys paid by the client, less expenses, but shall have no further liability with respect to the agreement. This limitation of liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, compact flash card malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without the fault on the part of Scott Wilson Photography.
It is NOT required for the client to schedule a pre-event consultation before the event-date to finalize the actual shooting times and location. Scott Wilson Photography can successfully communicate all event details via email or phone. If the client requests to meet, they must be willing to meet near the photographers location.
WEDDING COORDINATOR/EVENT GUIDE:
If the ceremony or reception provides a "COORDINATOR/ EVENT GUIDE", the client is responsible for communicating all day of information. Including, but not limited to: time line, itinerary, schedules, etc.; with Scott Wilson Photography prior to the wedding day. One week prior to the wedding date, Scott Wilson Photography will provide the client with a specialized day of itinerary. THIS IS TO BE SHARED WITH ANY PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE WEDDING INCLUDING THE WEDDING COORDINATR/EVENT GUIDE.
Scott Wilson Photography shall be the exclusive photographer(s) retained by the client for the purpose of photographing the wedding. Family and friends of the clients and other wedding vendors shall not interfere with the photographer’s duties. Guests will be asked to refrain from taking flash photographs at certain intervals of wedding services to ensure proper exposure of images. Additional professional photographers may be employed only with prior written permission from Scott Wilson Photography. It is requested that guests not take photos during group portrait as it results in people looking in different directions. Scott Wilson’s assistant may request that guests comply with this rule, and it’s best if they are informed by the coordinator/bride/family member ahead of time.
It is the clients’ responsibility to schedule and receive permission to use various locations for photography, including the wedding and reception locations and any other locations used during the day. Should a location require a payment, this payment will be paid by the clients.
All photos created by Scott Wilson Photography are copyright protected. It is a violation of federal copyright law to copy, scan, or allow photographs created by Scott Wilson Photography to be reprinted, duplicated, digitally reproduced, copied, scanned, or altered digitally or otherwise, without Scott Wilson Photography' express written permission. The client may print (on their own) their personal wedding photographs with the written consent of Scott Wilson Photography only once in possession of the digital images, whether via Dropbox.com or DVD sold separately. The negatives/digital files remain sole property of Scott Wilson Photography and will never be given or sold.
Scott Wilson Photography agrees to grant these image rights to the client with a non-exclusive, limited, perpetual license.
This license allows the client to do the following with the images:
iii) Upload, email, or electronically transfer the images or files; and,
*This applies only if giving Scott Wilson Photography credit. A description must be made by the client stating ‘Copyright Scott Wilson Photography Please do not copy/paste or edit in any way’.
THIS LICENSE WILL PROHIBIT THE CLIENT FROM DOING THE FOLLOWING:
APPLYING FOR COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION OR SELLING OF ANY IMAGE OR ELECTRONIC FILES SUPPLIED BY SCOTT WILSON PHOTOGRAPHY
MAKING ‘DERIVATIVE WORKS’ OR OTHERWISE MODIFY, INCLUDING EDITING AND/OR MANIPULATING ELECTRONIC FILES
Scott Wilson Photography, as a photographer and artist with whom Clients entrusts photography to, retains the judgment to remove any image(s) from the proofs that it deems bad or irrelevant.
The wedding couple agrees to reimburse Scott Wilson Photography for all reasonable expenses relating directly to the wedding event itself. For example, parking fees, destination travel fees, accommodations, etc. Scott Wilson Photography will bill the wedding couple after the event. Both parties agree to discuss this thoroughly to avoid any surprises as to what will constitute an expense and Scott Wilson Photography agrees to supply expense receipts if so requested. If a wedding or event is more than 25 miles from the photographer’s location a travel fee of $.52/mile will be charged. The photographer will add this to the invoice.
EVENT FOOD SERVICE
Wedding couple does agree to provide a meal for Scott Wilson Photography and those employed by photographer. If a meal cannot be provided advance notice is requested. A per diem fee of $30.00 will be added if a meal isn’t provided.
Returned checks are subject to a $50.00 returned check fee. Client assumes responsibility for any and all collection costs and legal fees incurred by Scott Wilson Photography in the event that enforcement of this contract becomes necessary.
Scott Wilson Photography cannot be held responsible for damage to garments during environmental events. Client is responsible to arrange personal assistance for wedding garments. Scott Wilson Photography will not put any parties in a situation (unless requested by bride or groom) that will cause harm or damage to special garments. However, to achieve certain photos, the clients agree that they will trust the discretion of Scott Wilson Photography and assistants.
Images may be edited at the photographer’s discretion, and delivered images may not include all images shot. The photographer reserves the creative right to edit and release only those deemed professional in quality and within the photographer’s artistic standards. By signing this contract, the client is aware of the style of photography that Scott Wilson Photography produces.
In the event of illness or sudden event out of the control of both parties, Scott Wilson Photography will attempt to substitute a photographer at no cost to client. This contract will be transferable to said photographer.
The parties agree to positive cooperation and communication.
STORAGE OF IMAGES
Due to the lack of information about how long USBs can hold information, Scott Wilson Photography recommends you back up your images on another media format other than USB. Scott Wilson Photography also recommends making multiple copies of USBs every year to insure the images for years to come. Scott Wilson Photography cannot be held responsible for the failure of USBs due to mishandling. It is the client’s responsibility to keep several copies of any files in more than one location, and back the images up on another format such as a hard drive. This is the same for the use of your gallery. Once the images are in the hands of the client, it is the client’s responsibility to download and save the images. Backing up your images is very important. Photographer accepts no liability if you fail to backup your images upon final delivery.
THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THEY HAVE RECEIVED, READ, AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT’S CONTENTS.
Permission is hereby granted to Scott Wilson Photography to use any images created under this contract for professional samples, displays, internet website pages, advertising, exhibitions, contests, and any other purpose. The laws of Indiana shall govern this agreement.
All parties understand and agree to all that is above. Client(s) agree(s) to only sign if they have read and agreed to the terms of service in this contract and they believe all information is deemed correct to the best of their knowledge.
NOTE: We will send you a Freshbooks invoice via email within 1 to 2 business days of recieving your signed contract. You may pay your deposit by a mailed check or with a credit card online (link to pay will be sent with the invoice). Your deposit is due within 5 business days of recieving your signed contract. Final payment details and total amount due will be reflected in your invoice based on the options you select here. Please let us know if you don't recieve your invoice. Failure to pay deposit may result in the loss of your chosen date. Thank you for your business, and congrautulations on your upcoming wedding!