Terms and Conditions


Wedding Photography

Terms and Conditions

In the following terms & conditions “the photographer” shall mean Tom West or colleagues trading as Beehive Photography Studios. “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.

By hiring Beehive Photography Studios, you therefore agree and commit to our terms and conditions.

1. Copyright:

The copyright Designs and Patents Acts assign the copyright of the images

to the photographer.

2. Display:

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.

3. 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.

● 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


● 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.

4. Prices:

● All standard wedding prices 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.

5. Payments:

● A non-refundable booking fee of £100.00 will confirm 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 week before the

wedding day. You wedding photographs will not be released to you until this payment has been made

● Additional goods ordered must be paid for in full at the time of ordering.

● Titles to all goods remains with the photographer until paid for in full by the


6. Force Majeure:

● 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.

7. Ownership:

● All digital negatives (computer files) remain the property of the

photographer. On occasion, the photographer may supply a copy of the

edited digital negatives to the client(s) for their own non-commercial use.

8. Cancellation Fees:

● If the client(s) should have to cancel a booking the following cancellation

fees will become due immediately upon said cancellation:

● Cancellation with more than (or equal to) 100 days to go until the wedding

date, the booking fee of £100.00.

● Cancellation with less than 100 days to go until the wedding date, full price

for the complete photographic coverage booked. Where no package has

been specified on the booking form, it will be deemed that the client(s)

have chosen the starter price to the value of £250.00. 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.

9. Personal Accident:

● 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.

10. Album Delivery:

● All wedding albums can either be collected or posted to the customer via courier.

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