In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Duke Photography trading as Duke Photography. “The clients” shall be those persons defined as bride and/or groom on the booking form. These terms & conditions cannot be varied in any way by the clients unless such conditions are expressly agreed by the photographer in writing.
The client(s) hereby allow(s) the photographer to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc.
License, Coverage and Reproduction:
Photographs taken during the course of the event will be at the discretion of the photographer although every effort will be made to comply with the clients requirements.
All photographs that are taken are uploaded to an online viewing gallery and family and friends have the option to buy additional prints/digital files
Online viewing gallery has a limit of four downloads. Extra downloads will incur an extra cost of fifty pounds.
The photographer shall be granted artistic license in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. The photographer's judgement regarding these matters shall be deemed correct. The photographer shall endeavour to photograph all individuals as requested by the client(s) at some point, but no responsibility will be taken by the photographer on the occasion of leaving somebody out.
For a booking involving a church ceremony or at certain venues, the photographer's movements are sometimes restricted by the official in charge. The area from which the photographer is able to cover the ceremony may not be the photographer's choice and the photographer cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case.
Due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some colours may alter throughout a set of photographs.
Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the photographer will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure.
The photographer cannot be sued more than the price paid for wedding photography.
All standard wedding packages and additional goods specified on the booking form are supplied at the prices ruling on the date of booking. Goods not specified on the booking form are supplied at the prices ruling at the time of receipt of the order.
a non-refundable booking fee of 25% of the total cost will confirm and secure your booking, as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the photographer's website. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the client's chosen package when calculating the final balance due.
Payment in full of the remaining balance will be due one calendar month before the wedding day.
Titles to all goods remains with the photographer until paid for in full by the client(s)
The photographer will endeavour to put the client(s) in touch with another photographer in the event they are unable to attend on the wedding date due to any cause beyond their reasonable control e.g. sudden illness, injury, victim of crime, flooding etc. In the event of cancellation by the photographer, or in the very unlikely event of total photographic failure, liability shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid.
If the client(s) should have to cancel a booking, the following cancellation fees will become due immediately upon said cancellation:
The Deposit is non-refundable. The ceremony can be cancelled up to one month with any monies outstanding refunded (excluding deposit) The client(s) are hereby advised to take out an appropriate insurance policy to cover any expenses incurred in the event of cancellation.
Where the photographer is able to re-book the date with an equivalent booking then the cancellation fee will be reduced to the booking fee.
On the Day & Optional Evening Cover
The photographer is the only authorised and official photographer for your wedding day. The latest the photographer will work to on any wedding day is 9pm.
Optional Engagement shoot:
The engagement shoot takes place within a ten mile radius of Portsmouth
Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
Album & Photo Delivery
All Photographs are edited and uploaded to an online viewing gallery within an 8 week period from date of the wedding.
In an unlikely event that this will take longer, the photographer is doing everything they can to make ensure photos are edited to a high standard for the client.
Album can take up to 6 months from the moment the order list is received
All wedding albums are collected or posted to the customer via courier at extra cost. This fee is currently £11.00.