General Portrait Photography Contract Bundle - TheLawTog®
General Portrait Photography Contract Bundle
General Portrait Photography Contract Bundle

General Portrait Photography Contract Bundle

General Portrait Photography Contract Bundle

Capture life's beautiful moments with peace of mind using our General Portrait Contract Bundle. Think of this bundle as the little-black dress of the photography world: timeless, versatile, and essential. Tailored for a range of sessions – from intimate family gatherings and maternity sessions to lively children's captures – this contract is your perfect partner in every portrait endeavor.

This download includes:

Portrait Contract - This portrait agreement covers all of the pertinent areas any photography business owner should have to cover themselves legally for a portrait photography session.
Includes legal must-haves: 
  • booking and payment
  • cancellation
  • rescheduling/late arrivals
  • location & travel
  • styling
  • completion schedule
  • use of independent contractor
  • photographic materials & artistic rights
  • products included & additional purchases
  • cooperation
  • photography & videography restrictions
  • failure to perform
  • substitute photographer
  • photographer's standard price list
  • indemnification & liability
  • legal miscellany 
Model Releases- If you plan to use your images for advertising or portfolio purposes, a model release form is an essential way to protect your photography business. A model release protects you from legal action, eliminate the unknowns around usage of client photos. It is generally signed by the subject of a photograph and covers the following perpetual and irrevocable specifics:

Includes three model releases (with minor release language, if applicable):
  • Standard release form - a standard model release document used for standard photographer usage of photographs and client’s publicity rights
  • Limited release by client’s choice of specific photographs
  • Limited release to exclude photographs containing specific contents from being published
    Print Release - The print release form is readily customizable to be included with digital file orders to outline the dos and don'ts that the client can do with your art. This gives the client the permission to print only – does not give permissions for commercial or other uses.  This does reemphasize the copyright laws.

    The drafting of these documents by legal professionals would typically cost an average of $1,800. However, by purchasing this bundle, photographers can save hundreds while ensuring comprehensive legal coverage and peace of mind.
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    Template in .doc for easy copy-paste 

    Highlighted guides and notes for easy fill-in-the-blank customization 

    Access to TLT KNOWLEDGE BASE - explanations of key contractual provisions so you understand and can explain to your clients 

    #1 Download instantly via email

    #2 Back-up to your digital file system for use in future

    #3 Fill-in-the-blank and edit based on guides in the contract

    #4 Copy/paste into any online contract signing system or CRM for use!

    • Why choose TheLawTog?

    Headed by Rachel Brenke, TheLawTog is the only dedicated resource for photographers.  With practicing lawyers, business consultants, CPA, financial planners (and more!) you’ll get information with first-hand experience to help your photography business. 

    • Can I edit the contracts?

    Yes! They come as .doc files so you can fill-in-the-blank, remove or add what you need. We provide options and headings to easily allow for editing.

    • Can I use these contracts if not in the US?

    TheLawTog®’s contract forms are drafted on general American law-based contract principles and are applicable to many states.  Due to variations in law based on location and business policies, the contracts are editable and easily adaptable. If you are a photographer outside the US, the policies may be implemented for your business, but U.S. Federal Copyright laws and other legal theories may not apply.  For example, in the United States, unless otherwise contracted, the photographer retains copyright ownership of images. However, in other countries, the law may give the copyright ownership to the client and necessitate a provision for transfer. 

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