Client Name: __________________________________________
CONTRACT FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICES
It is understood that Velvet Lotus Photography (Photographer) is the exclusive, official photographer retained to perform photographic services
requested on this contract.
Photographer reserves the right to use negatives, RAW images, edited images and/or reproductions for advertising, display, publication or other
purposes, not restricted to use on the web, Facebook, business cards, or posters.
No part of any order, including previews, will be delivered until the balance is paid in full. Payment for prints is required in full at the time of
placing an order. Prints will not be ordered until payment is made.
Original photographs are not included, only edits. Photographer retains the right to edit the photographs and omit any image. It is understood
that Photographer will not deliver every exposure taken. Client agrees to abide by Photographer’s editing decisions.
Client will receive photos on digital download/DVD/USB Drive with print release for personal use. Digital download/DVD/USB Drive includes
images for printing and may be used on the web, Facebook, or email.
Client understands that when publishing photos on websites, i.e. personal website, Facebook, etc., client will not edit the photos in any way, i.e.
editing the watermark, cropping, filters, etc.
Client is responsible for making a backup of all photos from the digital download/USB/CD/DVD. Additional USB drives/CDs/DVDs may be
purchased from Photographer. Photographer will make every attempt to keep archival copies of photos, but does not guarantee that they will be
retained indefinitely. Backup copies are for client use only and may not be distributed to others.
Client shall assist and cooperate with Photographer in obtaining desired photographs. Photographer shall not be responsible for photographs
not taken as a result of Client’s failure to provide reasonable assistance or cooperation. Client will be respectful to Photographer and all parties
being photographed. Photographer has the right to end the session, without refund, if there is lack of cooperation or respect.
Client will not hold Photographer or the owner of the property liable for any injury that may occur during the session.
The charges in this Contract are based on Photographer’s Standard Price List. This price list is adjusted periodically and future orders shall be
charged at the prices in effect at the time the order is placed.
In the event Photographer files suit to enforce any term or condition herein, Photographer is entitled to expenses of litigation, including
reasonable attorney fees.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT: It is ILLEGAL to copy or reproduce these photographs without Photographer’s permission, and violators of this Federal
Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
Photographer retains copyright to the photographs. Printing and/or distribution rights granted as noted below.
All retainers and payments are non-refundable.
This Contract incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Modification to this Contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.
Upon signature, Photographer shall reserve the date and time agreed upon, and will not make any other reservation for that date and time. For
this reason, all retainers are non-refundable, even if the date of the wedding is changed or wedding is cancelled for any reason.
A retainer is due at signing to hold the date. 1/3 of the total is due to hold the date. 1/3 to be paid ninety (90) days before the date of the
wedding. The complete balance must be paid in full no later than thirty (30) days before the date of the wedding. A $200 late fee will be assessed
for balances unpaid by thirty (30) days before the date of the wedding. All retainers and payments are non-refundable, except as noted in the