It is agreed that the following terms set out the total agreement made between the parties and that no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless agreed by both parties in writing.

• The Deposit of 50% of the package balance secures the date, time and services of Timothy Marriage Photography for the wedding and is non-refundable or transferable in the event of cancellation, it being the agreed loss suffered by the photographer due to cancellation. All cancellations must be in writing. Weddings that are postponed to a later date will retain the fee as long as the photographer can re-schedule for the new date and time.

• Following payment of the 50% deposit, the amount to make up 50% of the total balance is due 7 days prior to the wedding date.

• Timothy Marriage Photography accepts credit card, PayPal or bank transfer. Bank transfer payment details will be made available on the invoice from Timothy Marriage Photography

Image Style & Editing Process
The client acknowledges that they are familiar with our style of photography. The editing encompasses colour grading of all selected images for the client in Lightroom, however, our prices do not include cropping or advanced editing/retouching such as individual removal of pimples, scars, double chins or distracting elements. Additional editing may be requested and a fee per image will be quoted upon request and must be accepted prior to any work being carried out.

Image Storage
Timothy Marriage Photography will keep copies of your finished image files for 2 years. RAW files will be kept for 1 year only. 

Image Delivery
All clients will be supplied with high-resolution jpegs accessible from personalised online gallery. At no stage will RAW files be delivered. Online galleries will be available within 6 weeks of the wedding date excluding public holidays. 

Image Use
Timothy Marriage Photography may use the photographs for advertising or otherwise promoting his work. This is optional and the couple must inform Timothy Marriage Photography in writing if they do not wish to have their images used in any advertising or promoting. 

Any images or copies of images whether stored digitally or otherwise and any computer files or printed documentation relating to such images are protected by the Australian Copyright Act 1968 and remain the copyright of Timothy Marriage Photography. It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically, electronically or by any other means an image created as part of this contract without the written permission of Timothy Marriage Photography.

In the unlikely event of the Photographer being unable to attend your wedding due to unforeseen circumstances, Timothy Marriage Photography reserves the right to appoint another photographer to attend your wedding on our behalf to undertake the wedding photography to his / her best ability.

Limitation of Liability
In the unlikely event of a total photographic failure or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of the contract. Neither party shall be liable for the indirect or consequential loss.

The Client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to Timothy Marriage Photography but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.

We accept the responsibility to contact the Photographer at least two weeks prior to the Wedding date, to confirm details are correct and there are no alterations.

Meal Requirements
If the photographer is required to be at the reception, a meal should be provided.

Travel Allowance
If the photographer is required to travel interstate, the costing for the airline tickets & transfer to the venue will be in addition to the fee. If the photographer is required to travel outside the Melbourne or Geelong Metropolitan area, the photographer will accept an hourly rate of $30 to cover petrol and car allowance.

Overnight Stay
When the photographer is expected to travel interstate, accommodation is required to be paid. If the photographer is travelling within the state, given the travel time home is before midnight, then accommodation is not expected.

Location Information
We are satisfied that the details on the provided schedule are correct. We agree to advise the hairdressers, make-up artists, the hire cars and anyone else involved with providing services for the wedding of all the relevant times, details and locations as detailed, and to coordinate their services. The details and times listed, form part of this agreement and we agree to make every effort to cooperate in order for the Photographer to fulfil the contracted photographic services. We acknowledge the Photographer cannot accept responsibility for the ‘extent’ of the photographic coverage if these details are incorrect or if the agreed schedule was not followed.

Group Photos
A list of names and combinations of guests and family members should be provided for the group and family photographic session so that no one is missing in the images. If specified people on the list are not available to be photographed at the allocated time, it is not the photographer’s responsibility.

Equipment Failure
The Photographer will carry out this assignment with professional diligence. Elements beyond the Photographer’s control (eg. faulty material, equipment failure, damaged memory cards or weather conditions) may inhibit or prevent the Photographer completing in whole or in part this assignment. In this case, Timothy Marriage Photography shall not be liable for the complete performance of the assignment.

Loss or Damage
Timothy Marriage Photography shall carry out this assignment with due and professional diligence. Elements that are beyond our control include interruption of our service due to guest photographers, faulty material, equipment failure or damage or loss of digital files. In the case of digital file loss, Timothy Marriage Photography and the client agree that the liability of Timothy Marriage Photography shall be limited to a full or partial refund of any money paid under this agreement, which shall be in full & final satisfaction of any damage or loss suffered.

Every effort will be made to capture as many special moments of your day as possible however it is not possible to capture absolutely everything. If you have suggestions or desires for photos to be captured such as a surprise dance down the aisle or a set photo of the groom and his mum, please write them down on a list for me and I will do my best to get them. Because of the ever-changing nature of wedding days, not everything can be covered. Timothy Marriage Photography is not responsible for a missing family member(s) during the family photo session.

Additional Coverage
Additional coverage can be purchased before or on the day of the wedding. As a courtesy The Photographer will stay for 15 minutes after the scheduled photography coverage ends if required to capture a special event. However, after 15 minutes the Photographer will charge the minimum standard hourly rate of $500.

Image Delivery
High-Res and Low-Res Files will be available to the Client to download within 6 weeks of the wedding via their online gallery.

Guest Cooperation
The client is responsible for the conduct of their guests. Matt Elliott Photography will not tolerate verbally or physically abusive behavior. If the client 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 client understands that in such an event, no refunds will be granted.

By checking the below box the Couple agree to Timothy Marriage Photography’s Terms & Conditions

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