This Agreement is by and between “SSPL (SNAPME SERVICES PVT LTD)” and “Client” which includes the Client’s employees and representatives. Client agrees that it has the legal authority to enter into this Agreement on behalf of its employer, company or organization. Photographer’s relationship with Client is that of an independent contractor.

“Image(s)” means all visual representations furnished to Client by SSPL whether captured, delivered, or stored, in photographic, magnetic, optical, electronic, digital, analog, or any other, media.

COPYRIGHT

  1. The Agency retains the entire copyright on the Photographs, Films and other works at all times, throughout the world.
  2. Where reproduction of Works has taken place and settlement has not been made, the Photographer will make such charges to the publisher of those images as falls within the Copyright Act 1957.

DISPLAY

  1. The client(s) hereby allow(s) the SSPL to display any photograph covered by this contract and to generally promote the business in advertising, social media, brochures, magazine articles, websites, sample albums etc.

CREATIVE LICENSE, COVERAGE AND REPRODUCTION

  1. Photographs taken during the course of the event will be at the discretion of the Snapper although every effort will be made to comply with the client’s requirements.
  2. Special requests are not binding instruction, although every effort is made to comply with the client’s wishes. The Snapper(s) will do their best to honour the requested photographs but do not undertake to guarantee any specific picture nor incorporate any specific background, location or group arrangements due to changes in weather and the availability and willingness of subjects.
  3. For a booking involving a ceremony at the church, temple, religious places or at certain venues, the Snappers movements are sometimes restricted by the official in charge(venue/place). The area from which the Snapper is able to cover the ceremony may not be the Snapper’s choice and the Snapper cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed view should this be the case.
  4. Due to a variety of lighting conditions and the limitations of digital sensors, some colours may alter throughout a set of photographs.
  5. The Snapme Services Private Limited is not liable for publishing any video/audio format deliverable on the internet.
  6. Although all equipment is checked regularly and reasonable steps are taken to ensure backup equipment is available, the SSPL will not be responsible for photographs that are not produced due to technical failure.

PAYMENTS

Client(s) agrees to pay as per the selected(by client) payment module (only one) for their assignment signed between him and Snapme Services Private Limited.

Payment modules are as below

  1.  One time complete payment
    • A non-refundable booking fee or 20% of the package price whichever will be minimum will confirm your booking, as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the SSPL website. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the client’s chosen package when calculating the final balance due.
    • Payment module will be a full 100% amount in advance within 15 days of booking date (inclusive of the booking fee)
  2. Part Payment(50%-50%)
    • A non-refundable booking fee or 20% of the package price whichever will be minimum will confirm your booking, as well as full acceptance of the terms and conditions as published on the Snapme Services Private Limited website. The booking fee will be deducted from the cost of the client’s chosen package when calculating the final balance due.
    • Payment module will be half i.e. 50% of the total amount in advance within 15 days of booking date (inclusive of the booking fee).
    • Remaining half i.e. 50% of the total amount within 14 days of Wedding/event or at the time of online delivery of raw data and processed pictures.

EXPENSES

  • Where extra expenses or times are incurred by the Snapper as a result of alterations to the original brief by the Client(s), or otherwise. The Client shall give approval to and be liable to such extra expenses or fees, in addition to the fees and expenses shown on the Estimate as having been agreed or estimated.

ON THE DAY

  1. The Snapper  will be the sole professional (still) photographer at the venues specified. The Snapper does however positively encourage family, friends and other guests to take photographs throughout the day.
  2. The Snapper will not take photos during the wedding breakfast and will use this time to take a break. A meal is not a requirement, however, one would be greatly appreciated.
  3. The Snapper  will stay to photograph beyond the first ceremony & stays until approximately 11 pm. Any photography following this time will be at the discretion of the Snapper  or if expressly agreed in writing beforehand.

FAILURE TO PERFORM

  • If Snapper  is unable to supply his photographic services due to illness, mechanical breakdown, accident, Act of God, or any other cause beyond his control, then Snapper will attempt to procure the services of another professional Snapper to fulfil his obligations. If that does not succeed, Snapme Services Private Limited will return any fees paid by Client and will have no further liability with respect to this Agreement, and Snapme Services Private Limited will not be responsible or liable for any other damages beyond the amount of this Agreement.

CANCELLATIONS/POSTPONEMENT

  1. Once Client and Snapme Services Private Limited  have agreed to time(s) and date(s) for an assignment, Snapper  will not accept other work from any other clients for that time(s) and date(s).
  2. When Client, its assigns, or employees, postpones or cancels an assignment, or is unable to reschedule said assignment to a time and date agreeable to Snapme Services Private Limited, Client will be responsible for payment of any and all expenses up to the time of postponement or cancellation, plus:
    • Thirty percent(30%) of fees for postponement, or cancellation, less than twenty-four hours from the scheduled time, or
    • Fifty percent(50%) of fees for postponement, or cancellation, after Snapper, has departed for location.
  3. If the same assignment is rescheduled for a later date will be only with agreement with Snapme Services Private Limited, full fee and any additional expenses will be charged for the actual shooting.
  4. If the same assignment is rescheduled for a later date and Snapper is not agreed with the dates due to other bookings or any other circumstances, Snapme Services Private Limited will return the amount except the booking fee or 20% of package price whichever will be minimum and will have no further liability with respect to this Agreement, and Snapme Services Private Limited  will not be responsible or liable for any other damages beyond the amount of this Agreement.
  5. Fees for cancellations and postponements will apply irrespective of the reasons for them, specifically including, but not limited to, weather conditions, Act of God, or the fault of a third party.

DELIVERY

  1. Snapme Services  Private Limited will endeavour to deliver digital negative files as quickly as possible. However, this could take up to 4-6 weeks during busy periods.
  2. The Snapme Services Private Limited will endeavour to deliver complete deliverables as quickly as possible. However, this could take up to 4-6 months during busy periods.

DELIVERABLES

  1. Processed pictures or Edited Pictures
    1. After receiving processed pictures, the client needs to inform for any pictures’ re-editing or extra pictures editing requirement within 14 days from the date of receiving processed pictures.
    2. Extra basic charges will be applicable in case any pictures’ re-editing or extra pictures editing requirement shared after 14 days of the time period.
    3. Charges will be applicable as per re-work requirement and projects’ scale.
    4. We are providing only one-time rework facility in photo processing. Hence re-editing or extra pictures editing requirement to be shared completely at once only.
    5. Further deliveries will be delayed in case of delayed response from the client.
    6. Once the final delivery is confirmed and completed, No extra requirements will be served without payment.
  2. Photos Selection & Album Printing
    1. Pictures selection for album printing to be completed and shared with us within 14 days from the date of receiving selection invite through the mail.
    2. After receiving album proofing invite through the mail, the client needs to provide feedback for any modifications in album threads and confirmation for album printing within seven days from the date of album proof opening.
    3. We are providing only one-time rework facility in album design processing, Hence modifications in album threads to be shared completely at once only.
    4. Further deliveries will be delayed in case of delayed response from the client.
    5. Once the final delivery is confirmed and completed, No extra requirements will be served without payment.
  3. Cinematic & Traditional films:
    1. Cinematic Film:
      • Client needs to provide feedback on the list of songs shared through mail or his/her choice of songs within 24hrs of receiving song list else we will be proceeding with same songs in a cinematic film.
      • After receiving draft cinematic video, the client needs to provide feedback for modifications or confirmation for final delivery within seven days from the date of receiving the draft cinematic video.
      • We are providing only two times rework facility in cinematic film processing, Hence feedback on draft cinematic video modifications to be shared carefully.
      • Extra basic charges will be applicable in case of third time or any further modification requirement shared in the draft cinematic video.
      • Extra charges will be applicable as per re-work requirement and increment in the length of video timeline on the basis of per minute (/min).
      • In case of no feedback received on draft cinematic video within seven days, the shared draft cinematic video will be considered for processing final delivery of cinematic film
      • Further deliveries will be delayed in case of delayed response from the client.
      • Once final delivery confirmed and completed, No extra requirements will be served without payment.
    2. Traditional Film:
      • After receiving full length/traditional wedding film, the client needs to provide feedback for modifications or confirmation for final delivery within seven days from the date of receiving full length/traditional wedding film.
      • We are providing only one-time rework facility in full length/traditional wedding film processing. Hence feedback on full length/traditional wedding film modifications to be shared carefully and completely at once.
      • Extra basic charges will be applicable in case of second time or any further modification requirement in full length/traditional wedding film.
      • In case of no feedback received on full-length wedding film within seven says, shared full length/traditional wedding film will be considered for processing final delivery.
      • Further deliveries will be delayed in case of delayed response from the client.
      • Once final delivery confirmed and completed, No extra requirements will be served without payment.
  4. E-Invitation
    1. e-Invitation link will not be available after fifteen days of the event.

TEMPORARY FREEZE OF ASSIGNMENT

  1. If the client(s) stops responding on payment reminders or not able to pay on agreed dates or delays the payment, his project status will be changed from running to temporary frozen until the further response from client’s end.
  2. Snapme services pvt ltd can hold all the processing of assignment on a frozen project.
  3. Snapme services pvt ltd can disable clients’ revoke access to deliverables shared via any means of storage or web links on a frozen project.
  4. Project process will only be started after paying pending dues by the client(s).

ARCHIVING DIGITAL FILES

  1. While Snapme services pvt ltd may choose to archive the Image(s), it is the Client’s responsibility to properly store and archive the Image(s) for the duration of the term of the license. Snapme servives pvt ltd cannot guarantee the availability of any Image(s) beyond the date of first delivery to Client.
  2. A client is aware that optical, magnetic, electronic, and any other, media for storing digital data are inherently unstable. Client hereby releases snapper and his assigns, contractors, and representatives, from any liability for any claims, damages, or costs, arising from any media supplied by snapme services pvt ltd becoming unusable.
  3. If the Client requests copies of previous work from snapme services pvt ltd archives there will be a ten percent (10%) fee for furnishing them to Client. If no archive exists snapme services pvt ltd will not be held liable.

DIGITAL FILE QUALITY

  1. Snapme services pvt ltd  is committed to providing high-quality services. Unless otherwise specified, snapme services pvt ltd may deliver, and Client agrees to accept, the Image(s) encoded in an industry-standard data format that Photographer may select, at a resolution that snapme services pvt ltd determines will be suitable to the subject matter of the Image(s) and the reproduction technology and use(s) for which the Image(s) is licensed.
  2. Due to variances in monitor calibrations, software, and computer platforms, digital files may display differently on different monitors. Therefore, neutrals will be set for mathematical neutrality and colour will be adjusted for pleasing tonalities.
  3. It is Client’s responsibility to verify that the digital data, including colour profile, if provided, are suitable for reproduction of the expected quality and colour accuracy, and that all necessary steps are taken to ensure correct reproduction. If the data are not deemed suitable, SSPL sole obligation will be to replace or repair the data, but in no event will SSPL be liable for poor reproduction quality, delays, losses, expenses, or consequential damages, resulting directly, or indirectly, from defects or errors in digital files or their use.

PRINT QUALITY

  • SSPL is committed to using high-quality products. However, Client is aware that colour dyes, toners, inks, and other materials, used in photography may fade or discolour over time. As such, Client releases Snapper and his assigns, contractors, and representatives, from any liability for any claims, damages, or costs, arising from any fading or discolouration of any photographic prints.

ELECTRICITY OUTLET AND PLACE FOR EQUIPMENT

  • 5amp/220-230 volts has to be provided at reception ceremony location along with a 4’x2’-table to set up our audio recording devices and laptops.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

  1. A client may not assign or transfer this Agreement or any rights granted under it. This Agreement binds Client and inures to the benefit of SSPL, as well as their respective principals, employees, agents, affiliates, heirs, legal representatives, successors, and assigns. Client and its principals, employees, agents, and affiliates, are jointly and severally liable for the performance of all payments and other obligations hereunder.
  2. No amendment or waiver of any items is binding unless set forth in writing and signed by the parties. E-mail and electronic signatures will be considered legal and binding. However, the invoice may reflect, and Client is bound by, Client’s oral authorizations for any additional Image(s), fees, and expenses, that could not be confirmed in writing due to the immediate proximity of completing the assignment.
  3. If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason is unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
  4. In addition to oral and written agreements, use of any Image(s) by Client will constitute acceptance of all the above terms and conditions.