Terms and Conditions
HOW DO I WORK?
I will capture the day in a story telling and documentary style. Any images required other than that of a documentary nature (group shots) should be written down and provided in our pre wedding meeting – however please remember my style is not primarily posed shots. Images supplied will be a minimum of 400 depending on the content of the day. I will create you a video/slideshow of your images to music that you can watch (who wants to click through hundreds of photos when you can sit back and watch it on your TV or laptop – perfect evening watch with friends and family over a bottle of wine... )
JPEG images and a photo slideshow are supplied to the couple in a wooden, engraved USB box. I create and use custom lightroom presets for photos, please ensure you view my portfolio to ensure you like my editing style. I work on a digital basis only. Prints, albums & prints can be purchased on your online gallery
FOOD AND DRINK
I will require a hot meal on your wedding day or a tab for a minimum of £20.00 through the day to be able to order my own meal and soft drinks. I am happy to join your guests and sit amongst you all for dinner, but this is not at all expected. It can be pretty tiring bouncing around all day, and by the afternoon I start to flag... so it's nice to have a little break for an hour or so and some hot grub, do a bit of editing... no one likes a hangry
Your wedding date is only confirmed upon receipt of deposit and will always be confirmed over email. A deposit is required upon booking. I am always happy to meet for a coffee, so you can get to know me, my style and understand the day ahead first
The final payment of the balance should be completed no later than 3 calendar months before the wedding date, or can be paid in instalments if this suits you better
IMAGE DELIVERY TIMESCALES
A sneak peek will be posted within 48 hours of your wedding on Instagram / facebook. I will also add a selection of images to your dropbox account to give you some teasers whilst I edit the photos. Images will then be delivered to you within 6 weeks but at peak times this can increase to 8 weeks.
I am the sole professional photographer on the day (unless a second shooter has been booked) however friends and family are encouraged to take lots of photographs, but please ensure I can always set up in the position I need to be in. Videographers are welcome, I often work alongside them and can recommend some to you if you want a recommendation.
Please be aware that some churches or venues will not allow photographers at the front of the church and the use of flash can be prohibited. Please check their policy prior to the ceremony and inform me.
My liability in respect of this booking shall be limited to damages of an equal amount to the total price paid by the customer. Neither party shall be liable for any breach of its obligations resulting for causes beyond its reasonable control, which may include acts of god, fire, natural disaster, war and weather. Under the Consumer Rights Act, which superseded the Supply of Goods and Services Act on 1 October 2015, your photographs will be supplied with reasonable care and skill.
If I was to cancel this booking for reasons beyond my control (for instance- COVID, death, injury, pregnancy or sickness) liability shall be limited to the amount of monies paid, and I will always endeavour to help you find an alternative photographer if possible and give you as much notice as possible. The booking deposit is non- refundable, and if within 90 days of the wedding cancellation is made, 50% of the final amount owed must be paid
If you wish to change the date of your booking then all money can be transferred to a new date subject to my availability. Please be aware extra charges may occur if date is in the future.
PRE WEDDING MEETING
If you have booked the whole day package then we meet for a coffee and some pre wedding photos. This is an ideal time for us to get to know each other. You, me and the camera can have 10 minutes of you being yourselves, perhaps a little bit silly, and get used to having a camera in your face
This is either done at my home location or a nearby outdoor area, or if you wish to choose a different or sentimental location then please let me know (extra charges may occur for travel / time) Approximately 10- 20 images are sent you you via dropbox in the week following. No discount is given if these photos are not required. A normal photoshoot charge is required if couples who choose a half day package wish to have pre wedding
POSING & GROUP SHOTS
Most peoples greatest fear is how to pose. But please don’t panic, I gently direct you if I see fit. Remember you have booked me because you would like more informal photos. I often tell couples to hold hands, tickle each other, pick each other up, tell rude jokes, look at each other like you really, really love them....
just be yourselves. Group shots are also wonderful, we need them to form memories of our wedding day (plus Grandma always wants one for her wall). However they do take a lot of time away from your guests, and drag people away from the fun (and drinks) so please do keep these to a minimum and lets not spend more than 15 minutes on this part of your day!
MOST OF ALL ... it’s my job to run around all day capturing your wedding story. So make sure you spend your
day with the people you love, having the absolute time of your life