Companies and consumers may require the services of a photographer to ensure that images are captured for promotional purposes, special events and personal use. Ensure that your photography contract is recorded in a formal, legally binding contract. This photography contract will help protect both parties by keeping a record of the details included in the provision of services.
What is a photography contract?
A photography contract is an agreement between the photographer and the client (either a business or a consumer). It documents the details of the services expected from the photographer, including the fees payable to the photographer, expenses incurred by the photographer and circumstances beyond the control of either party (ie force majeure events).
When should I use a photography contract?
Use this photography contract:
if you are a business providing photography services
if you provide photography services to businesses or consumers
if you are based in England, Wales or Scotland
What is included in a photography contract?
This photography contract covers:
provision of services from the photographer
deposits, fees and expenses
how payment should be made
late collection fees
liability and insurance
termination of the contract
Do I need a photography contract?
A photography contract offers certainty and helps protect both parties by setting out the terms of the contract regarding the photography services to be provided.
What are the deliverables?
The deliverables are all photographs, negatives, videos and other materials provided by the photographer as part of the service.
How can the contract be terminated?
This photography contract allows you to specify the notice period that must be given by either party if they wish to end the contract. The contract can be terminated immediately from either party if there is a breach of obligation from the client or the photographer.
Ask a lawyer if:
the document doesn't meet your needs or cover what you want
you are based outside England, Wales or Scotland
This contract is governed by the laws of England and Wales or Scotland.