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1. ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This agreement contains the entire understanding between Sweet Action Photography and ________________ (Hereby referred to as the party). It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the parties. The only way to change or add to this agreement is to do so in writing, and providing the document is signed by all the relevant parties. 2. RESERVATION: Upon your signature, Sweet Action Photography will reserve the time and date agreed upon, and will not make other reservations for that time and date. For this reason, the Reservation Deposit is non-refundable, even if the date is changed or the wedding cancelled for any reason; including acts of God, fire, strike and/or extreme weather. The Reservation Deposit is to be paid at time of signing the contract. The Reservation Deposit is applied towards the contracted wedding photography package. The party understands and agrees that the entire amount owed for the wedding photography package described in the contract is due on delivery of the sample CD/DVD. (In Summary: non-refundable deposit is due to reserve the date of the wedding) 3. CD/DVD/Digital Files DELIVERY: After the wedding, Sweet Action Photography will provide the party with a High resolution CD/DVD/Digital Files. This CD/DVD/Digital Files will contain all edited photographs (in both color and black and white) taken at the event. The images are for personal reproduction only. Meaning: Any reproductions or electronic images are only for the immediate wedding party and his/her nuclear family. If there are other parties interested in owning copies of the images taken at the wedding event, they will be available for order on Sweet Action Photography?s website ( The party agrees if the balance is not paid, Sweet Action Photography will NOT make a final delivery of files, incurring no liability to Sweet Action Photography and resulting in loss of Reservation Deposit by the party. (In Summary: High Resolution Digital Files will be delivered at time of Final Payment) 4. CANCELLATION: In the event that the party cancels the contracted services for wedding photography outlined in this contract before the wedding ceremony takes place, the deposit will be forfeit. Sweet Action Photography agrees to refund all additional paid money (less expenditures for which receipts will be provided). (In Summary: If the party cancels the deposit is forfeit). 5. EVENT GUIDE: ______________ will be responsible for (or have someone designated for this responsibility) identifying people/objects of whom/which specific photographs are desired. The photographer will NOT be held accountable for not photographing desired people if there is no one to assist in identifying or gathering people for the photograph(s). (In Summary: Please have a list of the formal shots you would like, and someone that can gather people together for them) 6. MISSED PHOTOGRAPHS: The parties agree to positive cooperation and communication for the best possible result within the definition of this assignment. Sweet Action Photography is not responsible for key individuals? failure to be present or to cooperate during photography sessions, neither for missed images due to details not revealed to Sweet Action Photography. Sweet Action Photography recommends that the designate an \"event guide\" to point out important individuals to the photographer, whom the party wishes to include in formal, informal, or candid photographs. (In Summary: Please make sure everyone is present, so we don?t miss anyone! ?) 7. HOUSE RULES: The photographer is limited by the guidelines of the ceremony official or the reception site management. The party agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on the photographer. Negotiation with the officials for moderation of guidelines is the party?s responsibility; Sweet Action Photography will offer technical recommendations only. 8. SHOOTING TIME / ADDITIONS: The photography schedule and selected methodology are designed to accomplish the goals and wishes of the party in a manner enjoyed by all parties involved. The party and Sweet Action Photography agree that positive cooperation and punctuality are therefore essential. Shooting commences at the scheduled time. Should the ceremony start late due to any reason whatsoever, Sweet Action Photography will not be held liable for any photographs not taken. Additional time can be purchased at the price of $299/Hour for one photographer or $399 for two photographers. 9. DIGITAL NEGATIVES, PRINTS and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs, digital negatives or prints produced by Sweet Action Photography are protected by Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may not be reproduced in any manner without Sweet Action Photography?s explicit written permission. Upon final payment by the party, limited copyright ownership of the resulting images will be transferred to the party under the following conditions: · The digital files are the licensed to the party for personal use and for the purposes of the personal reproduction. · The party must obtain written permission from, and compensate Sweet Action Photography prior to an event where the party?s friends or relatives publish or sell the photographs for profit. (In Summary: Sweet Action Photography retains copyrights to all photographs taken. However, Sweet Action Photography will grant a license for unlimited reproduction for personal use to the party) 10. MODEL RELEASE: The party hereby assigns and grants Sweet Action Photography and its legal representatives the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the party or in which guests/relatives may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising or any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. The party hereby releases Sweet Action Photography and its legal representatives and assigns from all claims and liability relating to said photographs. It is agreed that Sweet Action Photography may display and use the photographs taken for advertising, display, website and internet promotion, photographic contests, public display such as in malls, photography books, photography instructional books, store fronts, window displays, studio display, television advertising, magazine advertising and any other purpose thought proper by Sweet Action Photography. (In Summary: You are giving Sweet Action Photography the right to use photographs of you or any person at the wedding to publish photographs for commercial or advertising purposes) 11. EXCLUSIVITY / GUEST PHOTOGRAPHY: It is understood that Sweet Action Photography will act as the sole and exclusive wedding photographer. Because of the fact that flashes from guest?s cameras may ruin shots taken by Sweet Action Photography. The party acknowledges that Sweet Action Photography will not be held accountable for ruined photographs from other individual?s camera flashes, intrusions, or positioning into the photograph. The formal photography time is for the exclusive use of Sweet Action Photography to capture the formal wedding portraits. Because of time constraints and the need for subjects to pay full attention to the professional photographer, guest photography cannot be permitted. Sweet Action Photography will allow guests to take snapshots during the processional and recessional, during candid events at the church, and at the altar during after formal shots have been completed with Sweet Action Photography. (In Summary: Sweet Action Photography will be the only professionally hired photographer) 12. GUEST COOPERATION: The party is responsible for the conduct of their guests. The party will direct all other service providers (florist, DJ, caterer, etc.) to provide any needed information and cooperation to the photographer. Coordination with other service providers is necessary to complete all the photography sessions as scheduled. The party should share the photography schedule with other service providers to make sure that there is no conflict in times. In addition, events during the wedding day should be planned to make the best use of time from all vendors. 13. Sweet Action Photography will not tolerate verbally or physically abusive behavior, nor will it share its time or compete with guest photographers for the attention of the subjects. Unchecked guest conduct that interferes with photography may seriously affect the quality of the photographs taken and increase the number of times photos must be re-taken. If the party is unable to control the conduct of their guests, resulting in an unacceptable degree of misconduct, or if the conduct of any of their guests damages the equipment of the photographer, it will result in the early or immediate departure of the photographer. The party understands that in such an event, no refunds will be granted. (In summary: The party is responsible for the conduct of their guests. Respectful and Kind interactions are expected) 14. COMPLETION SCHEDULE: Digital processing takes approximately 4-24 weeks. Creation of a wedding album takes 6-10 weeks, enlargements 1-2 weeks or possibly longer when laboratory and bindery schedules are heavy. 15. FINAL DELIVERY: Sweet Action Photography will physically or electronically deliver the USB or digital images once all editing has been completed. 16. PAYMENTS: The party agrees that deposit is required at the time of contract acceptance and 100% of the remaining balance is due on the party?s receipt of the FINAL DELIVERY of CD/DVD/Digital Files. Payment may be made in cash, Cheque, or Credit Card. Credit Cards incur an additional 5% fee of the total package, from charges given by credit card companies. Check return fee is $75.00. 17. PENALTY FEES & CHARGES: There is a $200.00 late payment fee for any payments that are not delivered to Sweet Action Photography by WITHIN ONE MONTH OF FINAL DELIVERY. 18. RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL: Sweet Action Photography?s discovery changes to agreed circumstances, or other factors which tends to circumvent its policies may result in its withdrawal. Non-cooperation; available times (without prior notice and without being agreed upon by the party and Sweet Action Photography); change in venue or facilities (without prior notice and without being agreed upon by the party and Sweet Action Photography) missed appointments and late payments are examples of contributing factors. Should Sweet Action Photography initiate the withdrawal, all fees will be returned, excluding deposit as well as fair market value for all services/products already provided. In case of withdrawal, $399.00 an hour is charged for all photographing services already provided and $50.00 an hour is charged for all other services, consultations and all driving time, rounded up to the nearest half-hour. (In Summary: Sweet Action Photography has the right to cancel in the cases listed above. It will return any extra charges, except the deposit these reasons) 19. LIMIT OF LIABILITY: In the unlikely event of severe medical, natural, or other emergencies, it may be necessary to retain an alternative photographer. Sweet Action Photography will make every effort to secure a replacement photographer able and/or willing to provide a similar package as chosen in this contract at the same/similar tariff. If such a situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the wedding/event package. Sweet Action Photography takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, transportation and processing of photographs; including using professional grade equipment and professional grade backup equipment. However, in the unlikely event of the party?s photographs being lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Sweet Action Photography control, the latter?s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. The limit of liability shall not exceed the contract price stated herein. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals. (In summary: We will do our best to be there. ? If some unforeseen circumstance (medical, natural, or other emergency) occurs we will try to find a replacement or return all payments received) In the UNLIKELY event of the party?s photographs being lost, stolen or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Sweet Action Photography control, the latter?s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the event package. 20. NON-GUARANTEE: Although every possible care will be taken to produce photographs of all important and special events during the wedding, Sweet Action Photography cannot place an unconditional guarantee on the above. Sweet Action Photography will not be held responsible for any ruined photographs due to guests? (or any other) flashes; or any other ruined photographs by any other cause in or outside of Sweet Action Photography?s control. (In Summary: We will do our best to create amazing photos for you. However, photographs can be ruined by things such as guests? flashes or over/under exposures. We will not be held responsible for any ruined pictures. However, we will do our best to give you the best possible service and photographs. ? 21. PERFORMANCE: The performance of this contract on behalf of Sweet Action Photography shall be contingent upon acts of God, flood, fire, warfare, government laws or regulations, electrical failure, strikes by suppliers, and/or conditions beyond its control. 22. SEVERABILITY: If any provision of this agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable under the law, the validity of this agreement as a whole shall not be affected, and the other provisions of the agreement shall remain in full force and effect. 23. AMENDMENTS: This contract has been freely negotiated and shall be recognized as the entirety of the agreement. Only those changes or modifications specifically placed in writing, attached, dated and signed by the party and Sweet Action Photography at the time of acceptance of this contract shall be recognized as amendments to this contract. 24. REPRINT ORDERS: Reprints of photos (or additional prints of photos not included in the package, but may be purchased through our website: ) may be ordered at the current rates online. Please note: prices are subject to change without any prior notice. 25. PROFESSIONAL IMAGE MANIPULATION: Sweet Action Photography will allow for limited professional image manipulation (if technically possible) on any of the party?s images of Sweet Action Photography?s choice. This includes red eye removal, color correction, special effects, portrait glamorization, etc. It is understood that if a technicality prevents Sweet Action Photography from performing requested image manipulation, or if a technicality prevents the final result to meet the party?s requirement, the party will reside with the fact that Sweet Action Photography has performed to its best ability with regard to the specific task and that Sweet Action Photography has no further responsibility towards said image manipulation. (In summary: Sweet Action Photography will edit, manipulate, and add special effects to increase the artistic and aesthetic appeal.) 26. Release of Medical liability: In the rare case that a medical: issue, complication, injury, emergency, or any other medical related incident shall occur, you agreed to release your right to hold Sweet Action Photography accountable legally or financially---including litigation, civil action, or suing; whether the medical issue happened inside or outside of Sweet Action Photography?s control or advice. In the event of a medical emergency, Sweet Action Photography will try to reschedule at a time that is convenient for the business & client as well

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