Wedding Photography Terms & Conditions

  1. Booking Details

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

  1. Special Requests/Coverage

The client understands & accepts that the photographic coverage will be as the photographer’s professional expertise determines & that no one photograph will be deemed more important than another. Special requests are not binding instruction, although every effort is made to comply with the client’s wishes. Any special requests not notified on the booking form must be made by the client to the Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo), in writing or by email.

  1. Albums

Album prices are a general guide only & subject to manufacturing & material cost variations, which Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) has no control over. Where an album is included in the agreed package price, the photographer reserves the right to change this album subject to market availability, to another album of equal value.

  1. Images

Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) will provide a pleasing colour balance but cannot guarantee exact colour matching owing to anomalous reflectance caused by a combination of certain dye & materials, especially man-made fibres. It is sometimes impossible to record photographically the exact colour as seen by the human eye.

  1. Retouching

Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) will (as a minimum) perform a standard amount of retouching to take the photographs to a quality which she (Zenna Barry) considers to be appropriate.

  1. Copyright and Digital Files

Supplied digital files remain the copyright property of the photographer.  Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) allows the client to store/share/copy/print all images for personal/friends/family use only, subject to no commercial or financial gain.

  1. License

Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) shall be granted complete artistic license, including in relation to the poses photographed & the locations used. The photographer(s)’ judgement regarding the locations/poses & number of images taken shall be final. Due to the vagaries of the weather & the willingness of subjects, it may not be possible to capture all the images requested.

  1. Force Majeure or Act of God

The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their control.

  1. Number of Images

Although Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) will do their best to produce more images than discussed with the client, there is no guarantee that any particular number of images will be produced. All images captured are primarily for creating a wedding album. All images presented to the client are FINAL SELECTION, & other images will not have passed quality control & therefore will not be processed or released to the client.

  1. Images

Images will be supplied via an online gallery link. It should be noted that you are strongly advised to immediately download your wedding photographs from the online gallery to a suitable computer/storage device. Your online gallery will be kept live for 12 months from the wedding date.

  1. Display

The client hereby allows the Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) to display any images included in this contract in their portfolios, literature, wedding exhibitions & direct/indirect advertising. No use of the images will be made by Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) for other commercial reasons, except with the written permission of the client.

  1. Cancellation

The client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to the photographer, but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.

  1. Limitation of Liability

In the unlikely event that Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) is unable to perform to the guidelines of this contract due to an injury, illness, act of God, act of terrorism, or other cause beyond the control of Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo), then we will make every effort to secure a replacement. If the situation should occur & a suitable replacement is not found, responsibility & liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the contracted event.

In the unlikely event that digital files have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons beyond Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo)’s control, including but not limited to camera, hard drive, or equipment malfunction, Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo)’s liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the contracted event. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals. Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo) is not liable for the loss of images beyond the lesser of the final delivery of all products included in the package or one year. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential loss.

  1. Complaints

Any complaints should be raised by the client with Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo), in writing, within 28 days of first becoming aware of the matter to be complained of and in any event within 28 days of receipt of the images.

  1. My details

The company is owned solely by Mrs Zenna Barry, trading as Zen Photographic Ltd (also trading as Zen Photo from Jan 2017) – Registered with Companies House in May 2009.
Address – 36 Houghton Lane, Swinton, Manchester, M27 0FB.
Email – mail@zen-photographic.co.uk/ Contact Telephone – 07775875552