Wedding Photography Agreement Template

A client contract for wedding photographers, accompanied by a video tutorial on how to quickly customize your template. 

You’re a talented and passionate photographer and a savvy business owner. You know it’s crucial to have a strong contract ready to send to couples before booking your services for their wedding date.

This template addresses all of the moving parts, opinions, people, and emotions that culminate on a couple’s wedding date. With a strong client agreement in place, you don’t need to worry about what will happen in the event of a last-minute cancellation, an unhappy bride, or late payment. It’s all in writing, ahead of time, so you can focus on your art of documenting lifelong memories.


When do I need this contract template?


This contract is for photographers providing engagement and wedding photography services for both local and destination weddings.


What does this contract include?


This wedding photography agreement is a customizable contract template that you can tweak with your details and change for each client to make sure that you get paid, protect and extend a license to the copyright in the images your produce, agree on details of how either party can end the relationship and how much notice they must give, and legally protect your business in the unfortunate event that a disagreement arises.


This contract template includes the following provisions:

  • Purpose of Agreement
  • Package Details
  • Event Details
  • Reservation
  • Terms of Payment
  • Pre-Event Consultation
  • Specific Photograph Requests
  • Engagement Session
  • Changes and Additions
  • Cooperation
  • Permissions
  • Substitute Photographer and Photographer’s Agents
  • Copyright Ownership
  • Social Media
  • Promotions
  • Photo Processing, Storage, and Delivery
  • Album Design
  • Artistic Interpretation
  • Turnaround Time
  • Retention of Images
  • Postponement, Cancellation, or Termination of Agreement
  • No Show
  • Failure to Perform
  • Breaks and Meals
  • Safety and Harassment
  • Term of Agreement
  • Expenses
  • Independent Contractor Status
  • Freedom to Provide Services Elsewhere
  • Use of Photographer’s Own Equipment, Materials, Supplies, and Tools
  • Insurance
  • Taxes and Liabilities
  • Security
  • Force Majeure
  • Warranties
  • Limitation of Liability
  • Indemnification
  • Dispute Resolution
  • And more!

When you download your template, you will receive a video tutorial on how to quickly customize your template. Simply add your details and send it away to your new client!