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 This Wedding Photography Contract (hereinafter the “Contract”) is made between the Client and Helen Rossy Photography(the “Photographer”) and the undersigned Bride and Groom (collectively, the “Clients,” or the “Couple”).



The date, timing, and location of the wedding, and reception, are defined in the attached Annex “A” labeled, “Wedding Information Sheet.”



The Wedding Photographer shall coordinate with the Clients on all photography matters with regard to the Wedding and shall plan and discuss the flow of the wedding as it shall happen on the wedding date. Specifically, the Wedding Photographer shall provide the services outlined in the “Services Specification Sheet” attached hereto and incorporated herein. The Clients may purchase additional services in accordance with the terms and rates set forth in the attached “Additional Services Sheet.”


The Wedding Photographer and the Clients shall maintain constant and immediate communication with each other in cases of last-minute changes, modifications on any matter relating to wedding photography-related concerns.


Representations and Warranties.

The Wedding Photographer represents and warrants to the Clients that all Services performed by the Wedding Photographer shall be done with due diligence and according to standard industry practice 


Terms of Payment


The Parties agrees to the following Payment Terms:


- Wedding Photographer’s Fee for Services: $250/hour

- Non-Refundable Deposit: $250 

*The Non-Refundable Deposit is due upon execution of this Contract

- Private gallery fee: $100 


The Wedding Photographer accepts the following methods of payment: Cash, PayPal, Venmo 


Should the Couple request any additional services not in this Contract, it shall be approved by the Wedding Photographer and placed in writing. Any additional services agreed to and additional fees that shall follow are due on the date of the Wedding.



Other terms and conditions:
The Parties hereby agree that the Photographer will be provided with a meal by the Client in case his/her attendance will be required in excess of five hours.

The Parties agree that the Client will provide a brief overview of the wedding’s expectation to allow the Photographer to prepare in advance.
The Photographer agrees to reasonably put in maximum effort to snap photographs of as many guests as possible.
The Photographer will not be held liable for the poor quality of photographs in case of the guests’ interference with the photographer’s work.
The Client understands and abides by the fact that the Photographer may be restricted or limited by rules of the location of the ceremony and/or reception.


Photographic Materials.


The Photographer shall make gallery proofs available through an online gallery proofing website. The Photographer delivers all good(unique, not duplicated) photos in color correction. The Client agrees with the Photographer's taste of color and style.    These proofs shall be available to the Client with 4 weeks of the session. When the online proofing gallery is delivered, it shall remain open for 30 days from the delivery date. Request for additional photographs or changes to images shall be made within 7 days following the delivery of the online gallery. The online gallery shall remain open for 30 days. If the Client requests to extend the time or reopen the gallery a $50 fee shall apply. Be advised that RAW files may be destroyed at any time after the online gallery has closed.




The Parties agree that the Photographer will maintain the copyright for all the photographs taken by him/her.
The Client shall only use the prints, including digital files, in accordance with the permissions within this agreement. The Client’s prints are for personal use only and shall not be submitted to contests, reproduced for commercial use, or authorize any reproductions by parties other than the photographer. The Client must act in accordance with this release.
The parties agree that the photographer is not allowed to use images for advertising or post them on a website or any social media. The gallery provided by the photographer is absolutely private. 



The Client shall assist and cooperate with the Photographer in obtaining the desired photographs, including but not limited to specifying persons and/or scenes to photographed: taking time to pose for photographs at the Photographer's direction; pre-shoot consultation, etc. The Photographer shall not be responsible for photographs not taken as a result of the Client's failure to provide reasonable assistance or cooperation.


Clients agree that the Wedding Photographer cannot be held responsible for wedding guests, attendees, and employees of the Clients which may hinder the Wedding Photographer while he/she is shooting or performing duties; failure to comply may result in uncaptured moments or fewer delivered images.




Clients may cancel this Contract, in writing, for any reason. If the wedding is canceled, refunds are limited to unearned fees (as defined herein), funds in excess of unused or non-refundable fees, and out-of-pocket expenses.


In the event the wedding is canceled, the Wedding Photographer Fee will be deemed earned for the actual time the Wedding Photographer has dedicated to the Clients and the wedding. Upon cancellation, the Clients will be entitled to a refund of any monies paid, except for the non-refundable deposit.


The Wedding Photographer may cancel this Contract at any time. In such an event, the Wedding Photographer must provide a comparable replacement Photographer, subject to the Couple’s express consent. If the Couple would not like to use the replacement provided, the Wedding Photographer shall refund all monies previously paid by the Couple, including the non-refundable deposit.


In the event of cancellation, the Clients and the Wedding Photographer shall agree and declare in writing that this Contract has been terminated and will no longer remain in effect. All outstanding obligations of the Wedding Photographer to the Clients shall be deemed void and invalid.


Failure to Perform.

If the Photographer is unable to perform this agreement due to illness, emergency, fire casualty, strike, unsafe environment, threat, the act of God, or causes beyond the control of the Photographer, the Photographer will not be held liable for missing scheduled session coverage. Photographers will arrive at the session to the best of their abilities. If coverage and photographic services cannot be fulfilled by Helen Rossy or a replacement chosen at the discretion of the Photographer, Photographer shall return the retainer to the client and shall have no further liability. Further, if the Photographer is unable to deliver photographic materials due to technological malfunctions, including but not limited to camera and processing, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault of the Photographer, liability shall be limited. The limit of liability shall not exceed the contract price stated herein. Helen Rossy Photography will not be held responsible for any ruined photographs due to any cause in or outside Helen Rossy Photography’s control.


Substitute Photographer.

The Photographer reserves the right to substitute with another photographer in the case of failure to perform as stated above. The substitute photographer is chosen at the discretion of the Photographer and does not constitute a breach of this agreement. The Photographer warrants the substitute photographer to be of comparable quality and professionalism. 


Limitation of Complaint.

The client will have thirty days after gallery delivery to make Helen Rossy  Photography aware of any issue, discrepancy, technical problem, or any other complaint regarding photos, their quality, and contents, or anything relating to wedding day coverage. After this 30-day term has expired, Helen Rossy Photography will no longer be liable to the client for any corrections, damages, refunds, re-edits, or re-shoots. Re-edits after this term may be made if deemed appropriate by Helen Rossy Photography but the hourly fee of $100 for retouching will be billed with a minimum of one hour required.



Any and all parts of this Contract, including all attachments hereto, shall be strictly construed and considered confidential in nature. Neither the Wedding Photographer nor the Clients shall have the right and entitlement to disclose any information and detail in relation to the Contract and the Services herein represented and embodied. Such disclosure shall be considered a material breach of this Contract and shall be subject to further action by the aggrieved party.



Waiver, Amendment or Modification.

No waivers, amendments, and/or modifications to this Contract shall be deemed valid and/or binding unless expressed in writing and agreed upon and signed voluntarily by both the Wedding Photographer and the Clients.




Entire Contract.


This Contract constitutes the entire Contract by and between the Wedding Photographer and the Clients, and supersedes all prior communications, understandings, representations, and Contracts, either written and/or oral, with respect to all matters covered in the Contract.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Contract on the day and year first above written.







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Annex “A” labeled, “Wedding Information Sheet.”


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Annex “B” labeled, “Wedding shoot list.”


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