It is mutually agreed that the following terms and conditions form an integral part of this contract/invoice. That no variation or modification of this contract shall be effective unless accepted by Michelle Williams Photography (also called “the Photographer”) in writing.
Booking fee is required to secure the date. This sum will apply to the contract fee.
The balance of the payment for the services contracted for must be paid 30 days before the wedding date. Payment for additional photographs and albums is made when they are ordered. Any bank charges incurred due to returned cheques will be debited to the client.
In the event of a client cancelling a booking for wedding photography. Michelle Williams Photography reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee in accordance with the following scale:
(the booking fee) if cancelled up to 6 months prior to the wedding date
50% of the agreed fee if cancelled less than 6 months prior to the wedding date 100% of the agreed fee if cancelled less than 30 days of the wedding date.
Should the cancelled wedding turn out to be a postponement, then subject to availability on a new date, monies other than the booking fee may be applied to a new wedding date. In the event that Michelle Williams Photography cancels services for the wedding date, due to illness, accident or act of God, any fees paid, including the deposit will be returned to the client.
WEATHER AND/OR DELAYS
Weather permitting, the photographs will be taken as agreed. In the event of inclement weather the photographer, in co-operation with the client, will make the necessary changes to the schedule. Michelle Williams Photography will do their best to produce coverage of the wedding with the time allocated to them. Similarly when delays occur due to circumstances outside Michelle Williams Photography’s control, the photographer will stay on beyond the agreed time but may charge an additional fee for the extra time involved.
Michelle Williams Photography will honor requests for specific photographs subject to the following: weather and time permitting; availability and the co-operation of the persons concerned.
Michelle Williams Photography cannot be held responsible for the lack of coverage caused by the bride, the bride groom or other members of the wedding party not being ready on time. Neither by restrictions placed on the photographer by the church, register office or licensed wedding venues. Michelle Williams Photography does not guarantee any specific picture nor to include any specific background, location, props or arrangement. Although every effort will be made to interpret the clients wishes.
Michelle Williams Photography is limited by the guidelines of the ceremony official or reception site management. The Client agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on the photographer. Negotiation with the officials for moderation of guidelines is the clients responsibility. Michelle Williams Photography will offer technical recommendations only.