Tristian Artez’s Photography Contract




This agreement is between ___________________________________ (hereafter “Photographer” “the Photographer” or “Photography Company”) and ____________________ (hereafter referred to as “CLIENT”).


  1. Scope of Work:

This contract is for services and products related to a photography shoot (hereafter “shoot” or “the shoot”) to take place at the following time and place.


PHOTOGRAPHER and CLIENT are to arrive for the SHOOT at ____________(time) at _________________________(place).


PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to provide no fewer than ______________ photos for CLIENT to view after the shoot, and is not required to provide more than this number of images.  PHOTOGRAPHER will perform basic post-processing or digital image editing services on these photos where artistically necessary.


  1. Fees:

In consideration for the photography services provided by PHOTOGRAPHER, CLIENT agrees to pay the sum of _________________________, including AZ state tax.  CLIENT agrees to pay the photographer a non-refundable initial payment totaling 50% (fifty-percent) of the total price of the photography services upon signing this contract.  The initial payment reserves the photographer’s time and is not a retainer or deposit.  PHOTOGRAPHER agrees to not advertise availability of this same time slot to any other potential clients.  If CLIENT cancels this shoot for any reason, the initial payment will not be returned to CLIENT.


-The balance of the payment for photography services must be paid in full no later than 1 day after the SHOOT detailed in Section 1: Scope of Work.

-Last minute cancellations must pay the remainder of the session.

-If client decides to cancel at the last minute and reschedule, the next booking must be paid in full.


  1. Work Product

PHOTOGRAPHER will deliver proofs of photos to CLIENT no more than thirty days (15 days) after the date of the SHOOT.  CLIENT understands and agrees that proofs are the exclusive property of PHOTOGRAPHER and CLIENT has no right to these photos except for a license to review them, but not store the proofs. 


All photos delivered to CLIENT are licensed for CLIENT’S personal use only.  Photos from the SHOOT to be delivered to the client will be according to the following order.


Are any photos to be included in the price for photography services?    YES


Photography Packages


$150 + tax = 15 Edited images | 1 outfit | 30 min session

$200 + tax = 25 Edited images | 2 outfits | 45 min session

$300 + tax = 35 Edited images | 3 outfits | 1-hour session


+ Additional ???% Sales Tax


*AZ requires photographers to pay sales tax on all services. Thanks for understanding*

*No refunds on deposits are allowed when date is booked which is a 50% initial payment*

*Reschedules/Cancellations must be notified 72hrs in advance*





  1. Indemnification:

4.1 - PHOTOGRAPHER and CLIENT agree that PHOTOGRAPHER is under no obligation to capture any specific moment or pose or person(s) during the SHOOT. 


4.2 - If PHOTOGRAPHER is unable to perform the services in this contract due to any cause outside its control, client agrees to indemnify photographer for any loss damage or liability; however, PHOTOGRAPHER will return in full all payments made by CLIENT to PHOTOGRAPHER in relation to this SHOOT.


4.3 - CLIENT agrees to indemnify and hold harmless PHOTOGRAPHER for any liability, damage, or loss related to technological failure, including data loss. 


4.4 - CLIENT understands and agrees that PHOTOGRAPHER is not required to maintain copies of the photos from this shoot 60 (sixty) days after the photos have been delivered to CLIENT.


4.5 – CLIENT agrees to hold PHOTOGRAPHER harmless for any personal injury which may occur as the CLIENT poses or works with PHOTOGRAPHER.


4.6 – PHOTOGRAPHER will strive to present photos in a workmanlike manner but is not required to cater to specific aesthetic preferences of CLIENT.


  1. Duty of Client

CLIENT will obtain all permissions necessary for PHOTOGRAPHER to photograph at the SHOOT.  PHOTOGRAPHER has no duty to obtain permission of reception centers, churches, buildings, properties, or other locations to operate thereon.  CLIENT understands and agrees that any failure to obtain these permissions resulting in fines to photographer, or which prevent photographer from photographing the event(s) is not the fault, liability, or responsibility of photographer.


  1. Exclusive Photographer

CLIENT agrees and understands that no other party other than PHOTOGRAPHER may take pictures of any poses, lighting situations, or setups made by the photographer.  This slows down the photographer’s work and violates the photographer’s right to take pictures of the event.  CLIENT agrees to take responsibility for insisting that no person(s) get in the way of the PHOTOGRAPHER or take pictures in these situations.


  1. Model Release

CLIENT grants permission to PHOTOGRAPHER and its assigns, licensees, and sublicensees, permission to use CLIENT’S image or likeness in any and all forms of media for commercial purposes, advertising, trade, personal use, or any and all other uses.  Therefore, PHOTOGRAPHER may use CLIENT’S likeness and image on PHOTOGRAPHER’S website or other advertising.  PHOTOGRAPHER may sell photos containing CLIENT’S likeness to third parties.   



PHOTOGRAPHER Signature __________________________________________________   Date: ___________________________




CLIENT Signature: ______________________________________________________________  Date: ____________________________