Terms and Conditions
Captured by Shantell will supply me with the following:
Shantell Rasmussen as my wedding photographer on November 11, 2019 for a total of 8 hours, providing me with unlimited photography, subject to external variables beyond their control (e.g., weather, location/venue restrictions, light availability, scheduling complications due to lateness/willingness of individuals.)
Basic editing (contrast, toning, cropping, exposure) and delivery of high resolution digital files in JPEG format within 6-8 weeks of the wedding day, in an online gallery.
I agree to pay a total of $2,400 to Captured by Shantell for their professional services. I understand that $200 of the balance represents a non refundable retainer fee that gives the me exclusivity to their services on November 11, 2019.
Upon acceptance of this agreement, I will pay $200 to secure their services and $2,200 no later than 1 month before the wedding. I agree to pay for any additional photography coverage required on November 11, 2019 and acknowledge that a fee of $200/hr will be charged for any overtime requirements.
3.CHANGE OF DATE AND/OR VENUE
I agree to notify Captured by Shantell by phone/email at my earliest convenience should a chance of date and/or venue occur. In situations where the new venue requires substantial travel, I agree to pay for reasonable logistical expenses.
Furthermore, I understand that Captured by Shantell may be unavailable on an alternate date. In such circumstances, I agree to liaise with Captured by Shantell to find a mutually agreeable solution. I accept that I may forfeit some/all of monies paid.
Upon acceptance of this agreement and initial down payment, I accept that no refunds for change-of-mind will apply.
Should the event be canceled, I agree to notify Captured by Shantell at my earliest convenience. In certain situations, Captured by Shantell may return any and/or all monies paid, subject to Shantell's discretion.
Should the event be cancelled within three (3) months of the wedding day, I understand that Captured by Shantell may keep any monies paid as a result of declining other paid assignments. In the unlikely event that Captured by Shantell cancels on me, all monies paid will be fully refunded to my nominated bank account within three (3) business days, accompanied with a list of recommended substitutes.
The copyright of photographs remains with Captured by Shantell. Captured by Shantell grants the Clients permission to make copies of the images under the following conditions. The images taken by the photographer are for personal use by the Clients and their friends and relatives. Sale, Publication or any Commercial use of the photographs is not allowed without prior written permission from the photographer.
6. MODEL RELEASE
The photographer retains the right to use the photographs for the purpose of advertising or otherwise promotion their work. Client agrees not to sell any of the files or prints without written permission from the photographer. The client agrees that they are signing a model release to allow the use of the photographs (of themselves) and those pictured at their wedding for the photographer’s business purposes.
7. MEALS AND BREAKS
Each photographer/assistant will be provided a full guest meal for weddings lasting longer than 5 hours. If no meal is provided the photographers reserve the right to go off-site for a meal for 45 minutes.
8. PHOTO POLICY
It is understood that Captured by Shantell is the exclusive official photographer retained to perform the photographic services requested on this contract. No other professional photographers will be hired by the client or located on site photographing the client during the event unless otherwise approved by Captured by Shantell. No other photographer is allowed to take photos during the ceremony or engagement session unless express permission is given by Captured by Shantell.
An itinerary must be provided to the photographer before the wedding or a timeline should be discussed and created between the Client and Shantell.
10. SOCIAL MEDIA
This clause applies to social media including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, and blogs. When published online it is required that citation of photographer be made. The client agrees that they will under no circumstances alter the photographer’s photographs that are placed in public or on the internet.
11. RETENTION OF DELIVERED FILES
Once the files are delivered to the client, it is the client’s sole responsibility to protect and retain their images for the future. It is highly recommended that USB’s be duplicated and stored in multiple locations in cool dry areas.
The photographer agrees that replacement digital copies can be requested up to 1 year after date received for no additional fee. An additional USB can be requested up to 1 year for a small fee at request. After 1 year from received date photographer has the right to refuse to replace digital or USB copies of images.