Terms and conditions

Photographer’s Responsibilities:
Sama Photo + Film ("Photographer") agrees to perform photographic services in a professional manner for the specified event(s) according to industry standards. The Photographer, as specified in the contract, will be the exclusive photographer for the event(s) and may be assisted by one or more individuals.

Client’s Responsibilities:
Clients are responsible for ensuring appropriate behaviour by their guests, wedding party, and vendors. The Photographer reserves the right to take reasonable action to remedy any unsafe, offensive, or inappropriate conditions, and may leave the event if necessary.

Booking and Payment:
To secure photography services, clients must sign this contract and pay a non-refundable deposit equal to 25% of the total fee. No reservation is confirmed prior to contract signature and deposit payment. Full payment is due upon contract execution, with the balance paid in full no later than 14 days before the event.

Model Release/Copyright:
Clients grant the Photographer the right to use all images without restriction for advertising, portfolios, and other lawful purposes. The copyright of all photographs remains with the Photographer.

Event Changes and Cancellation:
Clients must notify the Photographer immediately of any changes in schedule or location. Rescheduling is possible up to 30 days before the event, subject to the Photographer's approval. Cancellations made within 30 days of the event result in forfeiture of the initial deposit.

Delivery Date and Image Processing:
The Photographer will deliver edited images within 90 days from the date of final client approval. Limited colour correction and retouching will be performed. Clients may request additional physical copies within 7 days of delivery.

Limitation of Liability:
The Photographer's liability is limited to the fees paid by the client for services. The Photographer is not liable for special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages.

Jurisdiction/Choice of Law:
Disputes arising from this agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of state and federal courts serving South Australia, Australia. The agreement is governed by the laws of the State of South Australia.

Clients acknowledge the Photographer may be limited by event guidelines or rules and agree to hold the Photographer harmless for any impact such restrictions may have on the final product.

 This agreement represents the complete understanding between the parties. Amendments are only effective if made in writing and executed by both parties.