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Making a Wedding Photography Contract
If you are a wedding photographer, you can create Wedding Photography Contracts in order to safeguard your interests when offering photography to a client. As a result of making this agreement, all signers will know what to expect. This agreement covers when and how payment will be made, along with other factors, such as cancellation policies and copyright protection. As a Rocket Lawyer member, you may opt to activate Document Defense®, which enables an attorney to help you demand payment or otherwise enforce your legal rights.
Regardless of what type of work you plan to do, a Wedding Photography Contract is a good idea for every photographer. The following benefits might inform your decision:
Anyone who decides against signing a Wedding Photographer Contract can anticipate issues like past due invoices and last-minute changes.
Key details that you may find necessary to include in your Wedding Photography Contract are:
The agreement will also contain typical legalese with regard to the independent work relationship between the parties, indemnity, and the method(s) of dispute resolution. During the process of making your agreement, you'll also have the ability to pick which state's jurisdiction it falls under. With the document tool, you are able to make more alterations, if needed. It will be important to include what kinds of shots will be taken and what the cost will be. In addition to deciding who owns the copyright and who will be responsible for any broken photography equipment, you should also consider a cancellation policy, in case the photographer or the client needs to cancel, and whether the photographer will receive a deposit.
Luckily, you don't need to pay hundreds of dollars to get your agreement in writing. With the document tools on Rocket Lawyer, any photographer should feel empowered to make a Wedding Photography Contract for free today. Your agreement will be assembled step by step, as you answer simple questions to provide more details. Simply click on "Make document" above to begin.
After completing this customized document on Rocket Lawyer, you'll have the ability to retrieve it on any device. Feel free to try any of these actions with your document: making edits, printing, downloading it as a PDF document or Word file, or adding signatures electronically via RocketSign®. Alongside each Wedding Photography Contract, there's a series of instructions on what you should do next. The client should receive a copy of your final contract.
Depending on whom you ask, some lawyers may not even agree to review your contract if they weren't the person who drafted it. A better approach might be to request help from the Rocket Lawyer On Call® network. When you sign up for a Premium membership, you have the ability to ask for a document review from an attorney with experience in business or get answers to other questions about your Wedding Photography Agreement. We're here to support you.
Last reviewed or updated 08/26/2021