Wedding Agreement

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  • Wedding Day Agreement and Questionnaire

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  • Please have the following items in the Bridal Suite for the Photographer to Photograph

    1. Dress Hung

    2. Jewlry

    3. Shoes, and Accessories

    4. Bridal Bouquets

    Attn: It is most common to have the Bridal Party and Mother dressed and ready before the Bride so that they can help assist the Bride into her dress. The Bride will need at least 45 minutes for this task.

  • 1. Grooms Tux

    2. Cuff Links

    3. Shoes

    It is most common to have the Grooms Men and Father of the Groom Photographed while the groom is adjusting his tie and putting his cuff links on. Please inform the Grooms Wedding party and father that they will need to be ready and at the Grooms suite by the above time.

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  • Please allow at least 20 minutes for the Bride and Groom Romantic Sunset Portraits. (No Spectators will be allowed at this time.) This time is set aside for the Bride, Groom and Photographers only!

  • Wedding Contract Agreement

  • Retained Photographer

    The bride and groom (hereafter Clients) hereby agrees that Kris Hanke(hereafter collectively and individually called Studio) will photograph said wedding date and shall be the exclusive stills/print photographer retained to provide the photgraphy at the above described event. It is further agreed that still/print photography, in any form or manner, by another contracted, paid or compensated individual or business entity, shall be prohibited and shall be deemed a breach of this contract, with the exception of a Photo Booth photographer (See Photo Booth Photography).Any such breach of contract will release Studio from any further responsibility under this Agreement, and any monies paid by Clients will be retained by Studio as liquidated damages. Notwithstanding, capturing, selling, and/or reproduction of still/print photography from the aforementioned event by any vendors on behalf of Clients is strictly forbideen and shall be deemed a breach of this contract. It is agreed that any such breach of contract will release Studio from further responsibility under this Agreement, and monies paid by Clients will be retained by Studio as liquidated damages.


    Serious injuries or death of any of the signing parties to this agreement or an immediate family member will cause this agreement to be void, with documentation from physician, funeral director, etc. In the event of photographer's sudden illness preenting appearance or performing contract, client has the option of allowing Studio to transfer this contract to another photographer or allow client to contract with another photographer. All fees except retainer will be returned.

  • Retainer

  • Retainer

    To assure the appearance of Studio for said date and time, Clients agree to pay a retainer (herafter Appearance Fee) of $half the cost of the package chosen or $500 if no package has been chosen(non-refundable) upon the signing of this Agreement and is applied toward the grand total. Payment of the balance is due 2 weeks prior to event date. Make payments to InkStudios LLC or Kris Hanke 8600 Grant Dr. Raytown, MO 64138. Clients agree to pay a service charge of $75 for returned check or payment. Clients agree that Studio may withhold the final products & services from Clients until the entire balance of all fees and ta are paid in full.

    Upon receipt of the Appearance Fee, Studio agrees to reserve the time and date agreed upon and will make no other commitments for date and time. Should the wedding be rescheduled or postponed, the Appearance Fee paid may be applied towards a new date based on Studio's availability. If Studio is not availabe on the rescheduled day, or if wedding is cancelled, the total retainer/Appearance Fee monies must be paid by Clients to Studio as liquidated damages. Should the event be postponed as a result or wars, revolutions, acts of enemies, strikes, floods, fires, power failers, acts of God such as weather-related emergencies, serious illness or injury of either part, or any other cause not under the direct control of either party to this contract, neither party will be held to the terms of this agreement. When the event is rescheduled, client agrees to give Studio first opportunity to provide photography services under the same terms and conditions. Should Studio be unavailable for the rescheduled date, a full refund is due, less appearance fee ($500).

  • Photo Booth Photography

    Photo Booth Photography is permitted at contracted wedding however, with this guideline. Contracted photo booth photographer will operate photo booth only and is not permitted to document or photograph any other aspect of said wedding.

    Sole Photographer

    The client will assist the photographer by ensuring that Videographers and amateur photographers do not interfere with InkStudios LLC’s efforts. In other words, relatives and friends CAN take pictures while the photographer is working IF the client allows it, but they might impair the photographer’s final product. InkStudios LLC will not be held responsible for any unsatisfactory photographs due to these circumstances.

    Negatives (Digital Files)

    Studio shall keep all negatives and/or digital files for its own personal use. The duplication of any Studio images for other than personal and private use without expressed written consent is forbideen. After 18 months from date of event, even if Clients have not obtained their entire package, their entire package will be considered final (inclusive of album) and files may be destroyed. Studio averages 50 images per hour of coverage deliverable. This is not a guarantee nor shall studio be held liable for lack of images produced in this range. Studio strongly believes in quality imagery versus quantity imagery.

    Viewing Gallery

    Online viewing gallery will be available within 4=6 weeks after the commencement of the photographic services. Viewing gallery will be available for 90 days from release date.

    Engagement Session

    The contracting party is responsible for scheduling their engagement photo session in a timely manner before their wedding. If the engagement session is not scheduled, the original contract
price will not be adjusted.


    Meals for Studios photogrpahers and assistants at the above described event will be provided.


    The photographer may be limited by the guidelines of the ceremony official or the site management. Client agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on the photographer. Negotiation with the officials for moderation of guidelines is client’s responsibility; InkStudios Photography will offer technical recommendations only.

  • Copyright and Photo Use

    The photographs produced by InkStudios LLC are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may not be reproduced in any manner without InkStudios LLC written consent. Reproduction includes sending copies of the digital images to friends and family. Written consent for reproduction and display rights will be signed and sent to the appropriate person for a fee. InkStudios LLC owns all copyrights for any and all images produced in connection with this agreement, including the right to reproduce or publicly display such images. As author of all images made hereunder and as provided
by law, InkStudios LLC shall retain the copyrights in perpetuity, regardless of possession or ownership of photographs, digital files, or any other format of reproduction.

    Permission is hereby given to Studio to use reporoduction of pictures for general marketing purposes in accordance with reasonable commerical practice including, but not limited to, within Studios place of business, on the Internet, and for personal meetings with prospective clients. Clients hereby agree that all negatives, digital files and any and all pictures derived therefrom at the described event are the property of Studio. Clients may not sell their images or authorize any third part use of any image without written consent of the Studio.

  • Pricing

    Current prices for items ordered and/or itemized as stated above will be guaranteed for 180 days after event date. If Clients' order is not placed within that time frame, items may be subject to new prices. Thus, if Clients wait to place an additional order, it may cost more. Prices are subject to change at any time without this notice.


    Albums are put into design on a first come, first serve basis. Clients who do not follow through with the selection of the album purchase listed above within 265 days from the date of above event, will forfeit all rights to receiving said album or pay a fee of $350 to move forward with album. Clients NOT specifying an album as part of their contract may purchase an album at any time, however, the price of the album is determined at the time of ordering when outside of the contract.

    Specific Photographs and Liability

    1. Studio will make every effort to assure Client satisfaction according to accepted industry standards. Any artistic interpretations by Studio will be deemed acceptable and correct. Due to the changing and fluid nature of special events, Studio does not guarantee the production of any specific image(s). Events outside of Studios control, such as weather, late arrival of Client or subjects, missing persons, short timelines, venue restrictions, guest intereference, intoxicated individuals, etc. may preclude the creation of some images. Studio assumes no liability for failure to comply with the terms of the Agreement due to events outside of Studios control.

    2. Studio may not be held liable for or subject to damages for failure to provide any proofs or prints due to negligence, accident, or any other avoidable or unavoidable action mentioned or unmentioned by any individual, other service agency or third party necessary in performing the function set forth in this agreement.

    3. Clients hereby agree that Studios liability for damages pursuant to this Agreement is limited in amount to total value of the Appearance Fee and Service Fee actually paid by Clients pursuant to this Agreement.


    If any dispute between the parties arises under this agreement and cannot be resolved in good faith through informal negotiation, such dispute shall be settled by arbitration. Studio and Clients shall agree on a firm or individual to conduct the arbitration. Studio and Clients shall provide an equal share of the costs of conducting the actual arbitration. Studio and Clients shall each bear their own costs for legal representation, transcripts, depositions and any other costs required to prepare the arbitration.


    Studio, as a photographer and artist with whom Clients entrusts photography to, retains the judgment to remove any image(s) from the proofs that it deems bad or irrelevant.

    Permits, Location Fees and Expenses

    Clients will be responsible for obtaining any and all permits and/or paying any fees or commissions required by any venue, person or location being utilized for the wedding or any sessions included herein this contract. This will include, but not limited to houses of worship, parks, reception venues or event coordinators. Any additional expenses beyond what is outlined in the previous paragraphs and specifics of this contract, including, but not limited to, travel, lodging, admittance and parking fees, will be the responsibility of the Clients.


    Clients agree that if any action is initiated in a court of law for breach of this Agreement, or for any reason pertaining to this Agreement, then the venue shall lie in the locality where the Studio's business license is registered. If a favorable judgement is issued for the Studio, the Client agrees to pay relevant attorneys and court fees for said action.


    The client grants InkStudios LLC permission to display selected images resulting from this assignment as an example of InkStudios LLC work and for entrance into competitions and release all claims to profits that may arise from such images.


    If any section, subsection, sentence, part or application of this Agreement be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate any other section, subsection, sentence, part or application but shall be confined in its operation to the section, subsection, sentence, part or application directly involved in the controvery in which such judgement shall have been rendered.


    This contract is not assignable except with the written consent of all parties hereto.

    Third Party(ies)

    This agreement is between Clients and Studio, and excludes all this party interests.

    Agreement: This contract is the ENTIRE agreement of the parties. No other terms or conditions are expressed or implied. Any additions, corrections or modifications to this contract must be in writing and signed by the Clients and Studio. Oral modifications are not enforceable at any time. This Agreement shall be governed under the laws of the State of California.

  • Please feel free to contact 816.835.0598 if you have any additional questions.

    I look forward to capturing your wedding love story.

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