Please find below my terms and conditions for my wedding photography.
It is mutually agreed that the following terms of agreement form an integral part of this contract and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless accepted by both Matt Fryer Photography and the client, in writing.
BOOKING DEPOSIT: A booking fee is required at the time of booking, together with a signed contract. Dates are booked only when this fee is paid. Please make cheques payable to Matt Fryer. Any payments made by PAYPAL may incur a charge of 2.5% extra. An unconditional refund policy exists for a period of 7 days from receipt of this contract and payment. Once passed this booking fee is non refundable.
BALANCE PAYMENT: The remaining balance payment is to be made not later than 7 days prior to the Wedding Ceremony. Payment for additional album photographs, prints & frames is made after the wedding at the time of ordering.
CREATIVE LICENCE: Matt Fryer shall be granted creative and artistic licence in relation to the choice of locations and poses used. Matt’s judgement on photographic style and the number of photographs taken, shall be deemed correct. Due to changes in the weather and the availability and willingness of subjects, Matt will do his best to honour requested photographs but does not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangement.
COPYRIGHT: The 1998 Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act assigns copyright to Matt Fryer Photography. However Matt Fryer Photography will allow you to make copies of the imagery as per this contract, photographically, electronically, or by any other means, as previous agreed in initial contact documents. Matt Fryer Photography retains the right to use any imagery from your wedding for advertising or promotional use unless otherwise stated.
EXCLUSIVITY: Matt Fryer Photography shall be the sole professional (still) photographer at the venues specified. He does however positively encourage family, friends, and other guests to take photographs throughout the day. If a videographer is present on your day they are forbidden to provide you with any still images from their footage.
FORCE MAJEURE: In the unlikely event of total photographic failure, injury or sickness beyond Matt Fryer’s control, his liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. Your statutory rights are not affected. Matt Fryer Photography has full Public Liability, and Professional Indemnity Insurance.
CANCELLATION: If Matt Fryer has to cancel this contract for reasons beyond his control, (death, injury, sickness etc.), their liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid, He will however endeavour to provide you with a photographer of equal calibre to himself in the first instance. After a period of 14 days from the date of signing the contract, if you the client, cancels the contract, as compensation for loss of income to Matt Fryer Photography, the following charges apply as a percentage of the total remaining fee due. (Number of days before the wedding) 60 days or less – 100% 61- 90 days – 75%. 91-180 days – 50%.
Should the cancelled wedding turn out to be a postponement, then, subject to Matt’s availability, all money paid may be applied to the new wedding. In this case, the total fees chargeable shall be the fee which applies at that time.
In the event of Matt Fryer Photography taking another wedding booking for your cancelled or postponed date a full unconditional refund of your deposit and monies paid shall be made.
COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE: Please address any complaints to Matt Fryer Photography either by E-mail or telephone 01271 815918 / 07725737732 09.00hrs – 17.00hrs Mon – Fri. Standard UK call rates apply. We would endeavour to respond to any complaint within 48 hours.
SAFETY: The photographer reserves the right to remove herself and her team should they be subject to any harassment by guests, including verbal or physical abuse and sexual harassment. The photographer will in the first instance report this to the client(s) and offer the opportunity for the offending guest to be removed.
PRIVACY: Matt Fryer Photography will store your name and wedding details on a private internal database. These details will not be made available to companies or individuals outside of Matt Fryer Photography.