Here is a sample contract for a wedding photographer:
Wedding Photography Services Contract
This contract is entered into between [Photographer's Name] ("Photographer") and [Client's Name] ("Client") for wedding photography services on [Wedding Date] at [Wedding Venue] ("Event").
Services Provided: Photographer will provide wedding photography services as follows:
a. Coverage of the wedding ceremony and reception for [Number of Hours] hours, beginning at [Start Time] and ending at [End Time].
b. Editing and post-processing of all images.
c. Digital delivery of all edited images via an online gallery within [Number of Days] days of the wedding date.
Payment: The total cost for photography services is [Total Cost] to be paid by the Client to the Photographer in the following manner:
a. A non-refundable deposit of [Deposit Amount] is due upon signing of this contract to secure the Photographer's services for the Event.
b. The balance of [Balance Amount] is due [Number of Days] days before the wedding date.
Cancellation: In the event of cancellation of the Event, the Client will provide written notice to the Photographer as soon as possible. In the event of cancellation, the deposit is non-refundable.
Photographer's Responsibility: The Photographer will use their best efforts to ensure that all requested photographs are taken and delivered in a timely and professional manner. The Photographer is not responsible for any circumstances that may prevent the photography from taking place or for any missed photographs due to the Client's failure to provide reasonable assistance or cooperation.
Image Usage: The Client grants the Photographer permission to use any images from the Event for marketing, advertising, or any other purposes. The Client agrees not to sell or otherwise distribute the images without the Photographer's permission.
Liability: The Photographer is not liable for any damages, injuries, or losses incurred during the Event. The Client agrees to indemnify and hold the Photographer harmless from any and all claims, damages, or expenses arising from the Client's use of the images.
Miscellaneous: This contract represents the entire agreement between the Photographer and the Client and supersedes all other agreements or understandings, whether written or oral. This contract may not be amended or modified except in writing signed by both parties. This contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of [State].
By signing below, the Client agrees to the terms and conditions of this contract.
Client Signature: _____________________________
Photographer Signature: _____________________________