Last updated: April 11, 2020
- Article 1.
By means of this TERMS AND CONDITIONS, mutual rights and obligations between the CLIENT and the SERVICE PROVIDER are determined in the performance of services.
- Article 2.
For all photography services, the SERVICE PROVIDER provides a contract for the client to sign. If no contract has been concluded directly with the client due to booking through agencies, wedding planners or any other third party, by paying the booking fee or the entire amount, the CLIENT accepts the terms and conditions from the SERVICE PROVIDER.
- Article 3.
The CLIENT shall make a booking fee as per contract to retain the SERVICE PROVIDER to perform the services specified in the contract.
- Article 4.
The CLIENT reserves the right to the cancellation of this Agreement, but without the right to a refund of a reservation.
- Article 5.
In the event, that CLIENT reschedules the wedding, and the SERVICE PROVIDER is able to re-book the original wedding date, CLIENT will receive credit for the paid amount of money. A new contract may be required. The new package price will reflect pricing in effect when the date change occurs. In the event that CLIENT reschedules the wedding and the SERVICE PROVIDER is not able to re-book the original wedding date, CLIENT forfeits the retainer. In the event that CLIENT, for pandemic reasons is forced to reschedule the wedding, the SERVICE PROVIDER will hold the booking fee already paid, for a new date.
- Article 6.
On its own behalf, and on behalf of the subject, CLIENT acknowledges that he is familiar with the SERVICE PROVIDER portfolio and is requesting services with knowledge of the SERVICE PROVIDER style; that SERVICE PROVIDER work is constantly evolving; that SERVICE PROVIDER services are of unique and artistic nature; that the photos may be different from photographs taken by the SERVICE PROVIDER in the past and that in creating the photos. The SERVICE PROVIDER will use his personal artistic judgment to create images consistent with his personal vision of the event. Accordingly, the CLIENT acknowledges that the photographs will not be subject to rejection on the basis of taste or aesthetic criteria.
- Article 7.
The SERVICE PROVIDER will be granted artistic license in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. The SERVICE PROVIDER is a nontraditional photographer and does not work from detailed “shot lists”. His approach is contemporary and creative. As such, he works in a free-flowing manner to best provide you with photos that represent his style and approach.
- Article 8.
Specific or requested photos such as but not limited to: screenshot ideas, Pinterest boards, Instagram or Facebook feeds, other photographers’ work, or similar cannot be guaranteed or reproduced by the SERVICE PROVIDER.
- Article 9.
The CLIENT understands that photography is dependent on the light and that the quality of the images received is a result of the collaboration of both SERVICE PROVIDER and the CLIENT. SERVICE PROVIDER knowledge, experience, artistic style, and CLIENT’s investment in time and effort to organize a wedding day in order to ensure there’s enough quality light are key elements to produce desired results.
- Article 10.
CLIENT agrees to allocate 1 (one) hour required for photographing the bride and the groom at locations selected in consultation with the SERVICE PROVIDER and within the “golden hour” period, which is usually defined as one hour before sunset. Otherwise, the SERVICE PROVIDER is unable to guarantee the quality of the presented images.
- Article 11.
The SERVICE PROVIDER is entitled to publish all the photographs and/or use them for his company’s commercial purposes (social media posts, blog) without the written permission of the CLIENT. Alternatively, the total amount of the photographic service chosen will be altered by an additional 30%, and a new contract signed.
- Article 12.
Wedding vendors can request and use the images delivered from the SERVICE PROVIDER or the CLIENT only with the SERVICE PROVIDER agreement. Vendors such as, but not limited to: florists, decorators, wedding planners, venues, musicians, organizers, makeup artists, hairstylists, etc; are allowed to use photographs produced and approved by the SERVICE PROVIDER on their websites and social media and for their own commercial purposes only.
- Article 13.
The SERVICE PROVIDER is obliged to provide his services to the best of her abilities but reserves the right to a complete stylistic and artistic expression.
- Article 14.
In the unlikely event that the assigned SERVICE PROVIDER is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to an injury, illness, act of God, denied visa entry, theft, natural disaster, transportation delay or other cause beyond the control of the SERVICE PROVIDER, the SERVICE PROVIDER will make every reasonable effort to secure a replacement photographer acceptable to the CLIENT if possible. If the situation should occur and a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility and liability are limited to the return of all payments received for the event.
- Article 15.
The SERVICE PROVIDER will make every reasonable effort to deliver all the photographs requested by the CLIENT. The SERVICE PROVIDER and CLIENT both agree that the SERVICE PROVIDER is not responsible for compromised coverage due to causes beyond the control of the SERVICE PROVIDER, including, but not limited to: weather conditions, schedule complications, the lateness of the bride, groom, family members, bridal party members or other principles. Other people’s mobile phones, cameras or flash, rendering of decorations, restrictions of the venues or officiate, existing backgrounds or lighting conditions may also negatively impact or restrict the photography coverage. The SERVICE PROVIDER coverage is limited by the guidelines of the ceremony official or the reception site management. The CLIENT agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on the Photographer. Negotiation with the officials for moderation of the guidelines is the CLIENT’s responsibility.
- Article 16.
Images are edited at the SERVICE PROVIDER’s discretion, and delivered files will not include all raw images taken by the SERVICE PROVIDER. The SERVICE PROVIDER reserves the creative right to edit and release only those deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the photographer’s artistic standards. The selection of delivered photographs by the SERVICE PROVIDER is final. In order to retain the documentary approach SERVICE PROVIDER image editing includes color correction, re-sizing, blemish removal (if needed), and cropping of the images. Images will be color-corrected and fully edited, but will not be heavily retouched. If you wish to have specific editing on any images (including, but not limited to the following: heavy correction of makeup, environmental effects, clothing, reflections in glasses, removal of objects, or any other excessive editing), SERVICE PROVIDER will accommodate you and will quote you an hourly editing fee stated in the price sheet to accomplish this task. Up to a maximum of 10 images can be enhanced further to include minor object removal and other digital enhancements.
- Article 17.
CLIENT and SERVICE PROVIDER agree to hold consultations prior to the event to finalize details about the shooting, the location, and the procedure.
- Article 18.
The SERVICE PROVIDER will make every reasonable effort to handle all digital photographs both during and after the event on a minimum of two (2) separate digital storage units simultaneously. SERVICE PROVIDER limitation of liability applies to loss or damage of photographs, or failure to deliver photographs made in causes such as, but not limited to: theft, accident, act of God, malfunction or any other cause beyond the control of the SERVICE PROVIDER.
- Article 19.
The SERVICE PROVIDER retains the copyright to the images under Croatian law. However, this Agreement allows the CLIENT to use images in unlimited form and number, but solely for non-commercial purposes.
- Article 20.
Please note that all events of 6 (six) hours or longer will require a meal to be supplied for the SERVICE PROVIDER. In case this is not the option, the CLIENT will inform the SERVICE PROVIDER at least 24 hours prior to the event and allocate 45 minutes for the SERVICE PROVIDER to obtain the meal for himself.
- Article 21.
Upon receipt of the digital media, both physically or via online service, CLIENT accepts all responsibility for archiving and protecting the photographs. SERVICE PROVIDER is not obliged to permanently archive image files. SERVICE PROVIDER is not responsible for the lifespan of any digital media provided or for any future changes in digital technology or media readers that might result in an inability to read the digital media provided. It is CLIENT’s responsibility to make sure that digital files are copied to new media as required.
- Article 22.
The SERVICE PROVIDER hereby obliges to deliver images in digital form within 60-90 working days from the event.
- Article 23.
Due to the wedding season workload and travel arrangements, all printed materials, books or prints included in the collections for weddings covered from May through October might be delivered no sooner than November of the same year.
- Article 24.
The SERVICE PROVIDER shall be available at the event by the end of the last official wedding event, or by the time amount specified in the price sheet. Additional coverage will be charged according to the price sheet.
- Article 25.
All communications with the SERVICE PROVIDER shall be made in English and in Writing (Mail or Email).
- Article 26.
The parties agree to solve any disputes amicably, and if that is not possible, the Municipal Civil Court in Pazin, Croatia will have jurisdiction.
- Article 27.
The contracting parties have read, understood, and agreed upon the terms and conditions of this agreement by signing it.