Christopher Alexandra Photography Contractual Terms
Christopher Alexandra Photography is an active member of Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
The term 'Christopher Alexandra Photography' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the business entity and its photographers hired. The term 'Client' or 'you' refers to the signed client or customer.
Quotes are valid for 30 days; however, dates are tentatively reserved for 72 hours.
We require a 50% deposit to secure a requested date. All balances are due prior to or the day of the scheduled event date. Returned check fee of $35 applies. We accept all major credit cards. Accounts overdue by more than 30 days will be forwarded to our collection agency and if not paid, scheduled for arbitration. Arbitration or mediation for any reason will take place in the city, county and state of Christopher Alexandra Photography.
All packages will include at least one photographer/videographer and and agreed upon number of hours. If an album is included with a package, along with any prints, it is included as an incentive and removing these items will not reduce the overall package cost. Clients may upgrade their package using the additional photography service items provided with their quote.
Image Processing timeline - Albums
All images take approximately 60 days to process. We work very hard to keep processing times within 60 days; however, processing times may vary relative to our workload. Properly completed wedding album orders are processed in the order in which they are received and time frames for completion will vary throughout the year. Image processing will take priority over album processing
We are fully insured. Insurance information will be sent directly to the venue if requested.
Upon signing any contract/agreement or invoice, Christopher Alexandra Photography shall reserve the time and date agreed upon. For this reason, unless Christopher Alexandra Photography is able to fully replace the cancelled reservation, all deposits and balances are non-refundable, even if the date of the wedding is changed or the wedding is cancelled for any reason.
Detailed Contractual Terms and Indemnification Terms
It is understood Christopher Alexandra Photography is the exclusive official photographer retained to perform the photographic and/or video services requested on any signed contract/agreement, or invoice.
Christopher Alexandra Photography may substitute another photographer to take the photographs in the event of illness or of scheduling conflicts. In the event of such substitution, Christopher Alexandra Photography warrants that the photographer taking the photographs or video shall be a competent professional.
No part of any contract/agreement or invoice, including previews, will be delivered until any balances are paid in full.
Christopher Alexandra Photography reserves the right to use negatives and/or reproductions for advertising, display, publication or other purposes. Negatives and previews remain the exclusive property of Christopher Alexandra Photography.
If Christopher Alexandra Photography cannot perform any contract due to fire or other casualty, strike, flood, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the parties, or due to Photographer's illness or emergency, then the Photographer shall return the deposit to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to any contract/agreement, or invoice. This limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault on the part of the Photographer. In the event Christopher Alexandra Photography fails to perform for any other reason, Christopher Alexandra Photography shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the Client's order or agreed upon amounts on contracts/agreements, or invoices.
Client is aware that color dyes in photographs may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes, and Client releases Photographer from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities.
The charges presented on contracts/agreements, or invoices are based on Christopher Alexandra Photography's standard rates at the time of contract/agreement, or invoice signing. These rates are adjusted periodically and future contracts/agreements, or invoices shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT: It is ILLEGAL to copy or reproduce any photographs or videos elsewhere without Christopher Alexandra Photography's written permission, and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties. Photos may not be used or distributed for commercial purpose without Christopher Alexandra Photography's expressed written permission, which extends to the original shared copyright holder and no other person or persons. Images that are used for commercial or personal purposes must display clearly and visibly Christopher Alexandra Photography's logo and website address.
Client agrees to these terms upon entering into any agreement with Christopher Alexandra Photography. All signed contracts/agreements, or invoices incorporate the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of contracts/agreements, or invoices must be in writing and signed by both parties.
Changes to our Terms
If we decide to change our terms, we will post those changes on this page.
If there are any questions regarding these terms you may contact us using the information below.