Name of Bride *
Name of Bride
Please list both bride and groom on this line, even if parents or another party is paying for the wedding photography, ultimate responsibility and communication will be with the bride and groom.
Name of Groom *
Name of Groom
Please list both bride and groom on this line, even if parents or another party is paying for the wedding photography, ultimate responsibility and communication will be with the bride and groom.
Address once married *
Address once married
Please use the address that you will have following the wedding.
Event Location *
Event Location
Please include address where I will meet the bride. Typically where she will be stepping into dress. Please have dress, shoes, jewelery all set out to be included in detail shots before bride gets into dress.
Services and Fees *
SERVICES & FEES Your contract is customized to the your event per our email or telephone discussions. Total for wedding coverage is $1495. Please do not share your special rate with anyone, but refer friends to our website Your collection includes; Up to 10 hours of wedding day coverage beginning with bride's preparations & details and continues throughout the evening celebration with friends and family. Up to 8 hours of coverage. All expenses related to hosting galleries, rentals, fuel, mileage, lodging etc... All time for initial post processing, storage of images, color-correcting, archiving image collection etc... Hosting for two online galleries 1- Online mobile PASS gallery online for 30 days but can be upgraded to 10 years for $29. 1- Online Proofing gallery online for one year. Links to share photos to Facebook or with friends and family who can order their own prints. Link to Professional photo processing labs to ensure you get the highest quality prints at affordable prices. Lexilu Photos is not responsible for the poor image quality resulting in using inferior fast printers like Walmart, Costco, Snapfish etc... Our professional labs match printing profiles to ensure your photos look their best and last a lifetime. All image downloads with print release. Client is responsible for downloading and archiving photo collections. If you prefer Lexilu Photos can provide you with a disc or usb of the image collection for an additional $25.00 per collection. Payment of $100 deposit down with the balance due by September 13, 2014. Final payment may be sent by check to Lexilu Photos 2671 Clear Springs Ct Lapeer, Mi 48446 or you may request an invoice for online payment. Total of coverage is $500.00. If the Client should cancel this Agreement, any monies already paid will be forfeited to LP in lieu of liquidated damages for LP declining other work.
1. Exclusive Photographer *
Lexilu Photos (LP) shall be the exclusive photographer(s) retained by the Client for the purpose of photographing the event. Family and friends of the Client shall be permitted to photograph as long as they do not interfere with Photographer’s duties and do not photograph poses arranged by Photographer. Videographers are not permitted to use still cameras to avoid unwanted association and/or confusion with LP. No unauthorized professional photography is allowed on the wedding date. LP shall be the exclusive photographer retained by the Client for the purpose of photographing the wedding. It is asked that family and friends do not interfere (standing in front of or behind the photographer) with LP duties and do not photograph poses arranged by
2. Deposit and Payments *
2. Deposit and Payments. Upon signing this agreement, the Client shall make a non-refundable deposit of 1/3 the total to retain LP to perform the services specified herein. The deposit shall be applied to reduce the total cost and Client shall pay the balance due as outlined herein. LP reserves the right to refuse to offer services or products due to non-payment.
3. Ammendments to Contract for Winnie Kellogg and George *
3. Amended; Exclusive for Murphy/Moore Wedding. Total Coverage $1495 Deposit Received $400 Balance $1095 Option One Three payments of $365 with the first payment due December 17, 2015, Second Payment due April 17, 2016, and final payment due August 17, 2016.
4. Cancellation *
If the Client should cancel this Agreement, written or verbal, or via email consult, any monies already paid will be forfeited to LP in lieu of liquidated damages for LP declining other work.
5. Copyright and Reproductions *
The signing of this contract by the Client constitutes a commercial model release by the Clients to LP. LP shall own the copyright for all images created and shall have the right to make reproductions or modifications. Examples of use include LP’s portfolio, samples, self-promotions, advertisements, entry in photographic contests or art exhibitions, editorial use, or for display within or on the outside of LP’s studio. Client gives LP, its assigns, licensees, successors in interest, legal representatives, and heirs the irrevocable right to use Client’s name (or any fictional name), picture, portrait, or photograph in all forms and media and in all manners, including composite or distorted representations, for advertising, trade, or any other lawful purposes, and Client waives any right to inspect or approve the finished version(s), including written copy that may be created and appear in connection therewith.
6. Clients Usage of Images *
If the client has elected to purchase, or if their wedding collection includes, the “edited image files” of the coverage. LP agrees to release the original, high-resolution files to the Client on a PASS gallery, or for a small fee a USB with the understanding that the Client has a non-exclusive license to make prints or digital copies for personal or family use, but will not sell such prints or images, or use them for any commercial purpose. Client agrees not to edit the images, only to print them. LP authorizes Client to use images for announcements in publications; Client shall request that the publication run a credit as “Photo by: “” near the photograph, but shall have no liability if the publication fails to do so. Lexilu will provide the Client with a print release.
7. Image Storage *
LP will archive the Client’s images for 1 year from the wedding date. Client acknowledges that LP is not liable after that time. Clients may renew their PASS gallery for $29, for 10 years of online storage. Should Client elect to purchase the high resolution USB, LP recommends that the Client duplicate and keep several copies in safe places.
8. Failure to Perform *
If Lexilu or it’s assistants, cannot perform this agreement due to fire, casualty, strike, or to civil disturbances, Acts of God, including but not limited to, road closures, severe traffic, fire, terrorism or other causes beyond the control of the parties, or due to the photographers illness, then Lexilu shall return any monies paid by the CLIENT, less expenses paid in advance and deposit, but shall have no further liability with respect to the agreement. This limit of liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, compact flash card malfunction, lost in the mail, or other wise lost or damaged without the fault on the part of Lexilu. In the unlikely event that the photographer is injured or becomes too ill, or has an emergency that prevents him from photographing the event, Lexilu will make every effort to secure a replacement photographer. If the situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event less expenses paid in advance, and deposit. Lexilu takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, handling, and processing the photographs. However, in the unlikely event that photographs have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Lexilu’'s control, Lexilu'’s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package less expenses paid in advance, for any sessions with images provided, (engagement session) and deposit. In the event LP fails to perform for any other reason, LP shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client’s order. LP will give 150% but client understands the unpredictable and non-posed nature of photojournalism and waives any right to any civil action due to missed or lost photographs (including but not limited to unintentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence). LP will not be held responsible for circumstances beyond human control for lost images.
9. Specific Shots *
Due to the unpredictable nature and rapid pace of wedding photography, LP does not guarantee the delivery of any requested or expected photograph. LP will not be liable for loss of or interference with the photography due to restrictions on the location, including but not limited to, interference from surrounding devices, access limitations, flash restrictions, outdoor ceremonies scheduled in full sun, or in severe weather, or intrusion of guests with cameras or video recorders. LP is not responsible for missed sessions on the day of the event due to late arrival of any individual. LP will provide the Client with a suggested time line for wedding day photography. Failure to abide by the time line may result in lack of certain images being taken. For example, if the brides hair and make-up appointment runs late, and runs into the time scheduled before the ceremony to take her bridal portraits, LP will try to take a few during formal sessions following the ceremony, but bride understands that the amount of images will be lower than expected due to missed opportunity to photograph her at the scheduled time. All pre–ceremony, getting ready photography stops 30 minutes prior to ceremony start time to prepare cameras for ceremony coverage. LP will abide by the rules of the Church/Kingdom Hall/Synagogue in regards to camera placement and restrictions at the ceremony. However it is the responsibility of the Client to communicate with the officiant of the ceremony and provide LP with guidelines, including contact information of elder, pastor, rabbi, priest, civil servant, magistrate, no later than 30 days prior to the event.
10. Photographer *
Photographer. LP will use best efforts to substitute another photographer to take the photographs in the event of any Lead Photographer’s illness or an emergency. In the event of such substitution, LP warrants that the photographer taking the photographs shall be a competent, exceptional, professional. The Client has the right to refuse the recommended professional and, instead, accept a refund for any services & products not delivered, less deposit and paid expenses. It is asked that three plates are provided for LP (Luanne and Jon and Nick) if event duration is longer than 4 hours. If no meal is provided, it is understood that LP and assistant will leave the event for one hour to purchase a meal. LP is not responsible for any photos that may be missed while obtaining a meal.
11. Photographer's Fees *
The charges in this Agreement are based on LP’s standard fees (on Page 1). These fees are adjusted periodically and future orders for services or items not agreed to in this contract shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed. LP does guarantee the print credits will be sufficient to purchase prints, even should the prints prices increase post the signing of this contract.
12. Garments *
Lexilu cannot be held responsible for damage to GARMENTS during environmental events. Client is responsible to arrange personal assistance for wedding garments.
13. Proofing and Editing *
It is understood that the Client is hiring LP for their technical and artistic expertise and, therefore, LP reserves the right to shoot, edit and proof at their discretion. LP does not guarantee that everyone involved in the event will be photographed or will be included in the final images. LP's focus is the bride and groom and the events surrounding them throughout the wedding day. LP has the right to make the final decisions on images selected for publications. Images will be available on client’s online personal gallery no later than 12 weeks after the photo session (engagement/bridal/wedding day). Please allow us to contact you when they are available, and respect this schedule that we are editing in order of events shot. Please refrain from posting messages to my facebook wall; ie Are my images done yet? Hey, when will the pix be done? (thank you in advance for this). LP will provide proofing and ordering for the Bride and Groom, via an online gallery which can be protected with an access code upon request. Client's can share the gallery with friends and family at their discretion. LP personally prepares and orders each print request. Image proofs are edited cleanly, or with consideration given to proper exposure, crop, etc. All artistic or portrait retouching done by LP will be made on select images for online galleries, usually bride portraits and bride and groom formals, and on prints ordered by Client through LP. LP does not retouch each and every photo with regard to skin softening, blemish removal, wrinkle removal, removing objects, cloning or replacement of heads in group shots unless requested by the Client for a specific photo. Each additional request, beyond what was provided the client, will result in a $25 per image edit. Images can be edited for print or re-upload into gallery. LP has the right to make the final decisions on images selected for publications. LP is not responsible for manufacturer or shipping delays. All unused print credits and unused sessions will expire six months after wedding date.
14. Miscellany *
This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. The laws of the State of Michigan shall govern this Agreement. If any modifications need to be made with any of the products received, all requests must be made within 30 days of receiving the items.
Signature of Bride or Groom *
Signature of Bride or Groom
One signature is required to acknowledge the terms of this agreement.
Note: Upon signing of our contract, you imply that you have received, have read and do accept the above stated company policies with regards to Deposit, Payment Requirements, Postponements, and Cancellations/Refunds. I/We agree to the terms stated above. Only one signature is required for this contract. Signing party MUST be bride or groom.
Date *
Once you submit your signed contract you will receive a message that will direct you to make your deposit. PLEASE click on the link to make your deposit. If you do not see the message PLEASE contact me. Thank you, Luanne, Lexilu Photos