Contract

Portrait Photography Agreement

This agreement is between Ashley Perry, hereinafter referred to as the “Photographer”, operating in the
State of Indiana, and the signers of this portrait photography agreement, hereinafter referred to as the
“Clients”, collectively referred to as the “Parties”, with the portrait session detailed below.
The package list and price list are integral parts of this document. The contract terms, agreement, and price list are the only legally binding documents between the Parties.

Agreement Overview

This agreement contains the entire understanding between the Photographer and the Client. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the Parties. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all the Parties. If the Parties want to waive one provision of this agreement, that does not mean that any other provision is also waived. The party against whom a waiver is sought to be effective must have signed a waiver in writing.

Retainer

To reserve the Session Date Client shall pay to Photographer, upon execution of this Agreement, a non-refundable reservation fee. This fee is for the Photographer’s time, talent and creativity only, this fee does not include any photo files, prints or proofs. Client understands and agrees that Photographer will not book other sessions during this time. In the event that Client cancels the portrait session or fails to attend the session on the Session Date, for any reason, Photographer shall suffer losses that are difficult to ascertain. As such, Client agrees that, in the event of cancellation by Client, such moneys shall be forfeited by Client and paid to Photographer as liquidated damages and not as a penalty. Client and Photographer agree that such amount is reasonable.

Copyright

Title (possession) of and copyright to all products shall remain with the Photographer until client has paid in full. All photos are copyrighted. The negatives and or digital images (hereinafter collectively the “images”) created by the Photographer and/or subcontractor(s) remain the property of the Photographer. It is illegal to copy, scan, reproduce, or post online in forums or elsewhere without the written permission of the Photographer. Violators of this federal law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
Permission is hereby granted to the Photographer to use any images created under this contract for professional samples, displays, internet website pages, advertising, exhibitions, contests, and any other purpose.
The Photographer retains the copyright to all images produced by the Photographer and/or the Photographer’s subcontractors. If purchasing Hi-Resolution images on CD/DVD/USB or Digital Download, Clients will be given a written print release to make personal copies of images. The client understands the digital images purchased cannot be used for profit or advertising and all posting of images on the internet must be acknowledged as images by the Photographer.

Creative License

Images are edited at the Photographer’s discretion. The Photographer reserves the creative rights to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the photographer’s artistic standards.
This is a contract for personal photography services to be provided by the Photographer and/or individuals subcontracted to do work for the Photographer. The Parties agree to the above and below terms and conditions, and acknowledge that they have received, read, and understand the Photographer’s current price list. Client understands that Client will receive a web link for their online gallery 2-6 weeks after their portrait session.
I hereby give permission to Photographer to use my and my family’s photos and likeness in all forms and media for advertising, portfolio, demo, trade, sale, editorial, altering without restrictions, and all other lawful purposes. I understand I am entitled to no compensation. I release the photographer of all forms of claims and liability related to my photo usage.