From assignment duties and use of equipment, to copyrights and portfolio usage, the complexities of teaming up with a second photographer are intimidating.
At the same time, if you’ve photographed a wedding or large-scale event, you know this partnership is crucial to your success. If you plan to hire (or be hired as) a second photographer for an event such as a wedding, it is essential to complete a Second Shooter Contract.
That’s why we offer an affordable Second Shooter Contract tailored to professionals just like you. Our team of lawyers and photographers at TheLawTog® developed, reviewed, and approved this contract.
We think this is a pretty awesome combo—legal expertise and photographer know-how.
This contract establishes clear rules and expectations between the primary and secondary photographer. It gives you peace of mind by eliminating the unknowns.
Protecting your business with clear and comprehensive contracts is non-negotiable. Whether you’re starting out, shooting for free, or an experienced professional, this type of legal protection is extremely important.
This contract template should be used when one photographer is second shooting for a primary business as an independent contractor.
This contract includes provisions such as assignment duties, cancellation, confidentiality, copyrights, duration, insurance, liability indemnification, payment, position, relationship, reproduction, use of equipment, and more!
Not only does our Second Shooter Contract provide legal protection, it positions you as a credible business owner. Second photographers will respect your clear rules, detailed expectations, and you!
As an affordable way to protect your business, this lawyer-drafted, photographer-approved contract is a must-have investment for your long-term success.
It is HIGHLY recommended you pair this with an Intellectual Property Acknowledgment and Non-Solicitation Agreements found here.