WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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 Mike Ireland Photography and the client, acceptance is either by electronic email or by accepting my terms and conditions on the booking form, no signature is required for acceptance. it is clear and understood that the second photographer is not fully trained and is currently under the guidance of the main photographer being Mike Ireland, any changes within the agreed plan of your day is not subject to any liability to Mike Ireland Photography, or the owner Michael Ireland.
BOOKING DEPOSIT: A deposit is required at the time of booking, together with terms and conditions acceptance. Dates are reserved only when this deposit is paid. Please make all payments by bank transfer or in cash, Please note all deposits are none refundable.
BALANCE PAYMENT: The remaining balance payment is to be made no later than 7 days prior to the Wedding Ceremony or if previously agreed payment can be made on the day either in cash or bank transfer, no cheques will allowed. Payment for additional album photographs, prints & frames is made after the wedding at the time of ordering.
CREATIVE LICENCE: Mike Ireland Photography "MICHAEL IRELAND" shall be granted creative and artistic licence in relation to the choice of locations and poses used. Mike Ireland'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, The Photographer 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 Mike Ireland Photography. However Mike Ireland 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. Mike Ireland Photography retains the right to use any imagery from your wedding for advertising or promotional use unless otherwise stated.
EXCLUSIVITY: Mike Ireland Photography shall be the sole professional photographer (still) or Drone photographer/s 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 at your ceremony, they shall NOT supply you with any still images from the day only video footage. Priority in relation to shooting locations and timings will be given to the photographer in all instances.
ILLNESS / FORCE MAJEURE: If Mike Ireland is unable to attend your wedding he will supply you with a photographer of equal calibre in the first instance. In the unlikely event of total photographic failure, injury or sickness beyond Mike Ireland's control, his liability shall be limited to a part refund of all monies paid. Your statutory rights are not affected. Mike Ireland Photography has full Public Liability up to 5 Million. Policy details are available upon request.
CANCELLATION: If Mike Ireland 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. 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 Mike Ireland Photography will require all outstanding monies to be paid Should the cancelled wedding turn out to be a postponement, then, subject to Mikes 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 Mike Ireland 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 Mike Ireland Photography either by E-mail only or in writing to the address supplied, in order to protect both parties no complaints will be taken via telephone calls or verbal. We would endeavour to respond to any complaint within 48 hours subject to busy periods this maybe longer.
PRIVACY: Mike Ireland 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 Mike Ireland Photography.
STORAGE OF DATA: Mike Ireland Photography will provide a link for you to download all your edited images supplied, this link will expire within 6 months, it is the clients responsibility to ensure they have downloaded and secured all the images provided, after this six month period the link will expire and no further liability will be held for supplying the images or any outstanding albums. PLEASE ENSURE YOU DOWNLOAD YOUR IMAGES ONCE RECEIVING THE LINK.
By submitting the form I/we agree I have read and fully understand the schedule and terms of agreement of this Contract shown above and realise that this contract becomes effective immediately. I agree that cancellation rates will apply in case of any cancellation by me. This also comes into play once you have confirmed a booking either by email or by telephone conversation and by completing the form on my website.
Covid19 or Variant, Mike Ireland Photography accept no liability for any cancellation of your wedding due to the local authority guidelines on mass gatherings, we will however accept moving your booking date to an alternative date outside any restrictions imposed.
This information was last updated on the 1st May 2019 @Mike Ireland Photography.