Terms & Conditions

 1. Definitions

In this Agreement the terms (a) image includes a digital image, digital scan, photograph, transparency, negative, design, artwork, painting, montage drawing, engraving or any other item which may be offered for the purposes of reproduction: (b) reproduction includes any form of publication or copying of the whole or part of any image and whether or not altered by printing, photography, slide projection (whether or not to an audience) xerography, artist's reference, artist's illustration, layout or presentation, electronic or mechanical reproduction or storage by any other means (c) the Client is the person or organisation to whom the invoice is addressed (whether or not the Client is acting for a third party).


2. Copyright

(a) The entire copyright in the images/film is retained by Andy Casey Photography & Video at all times throughout the world.

(b) Andy Casey Photography & Video supplies the technical and artistic ability to illustrate an idea photographically, and sells the right to reproduce those images in a given context. No property or copyright in any images shall pass to the Client whether on its submission, or on Andy Casey Photography & Video’s grant of reproduction rights in respect thereof.

(c) Any reproduction rights granted are by way of licence and no partial or other assignment of copyright shall be implied.


3. Use

(a) The Licence to Use comes into effect from the date of payment of the relevant invoice(s). No use may be made of the images before payment in full of the relevant invoice(s) without the express permission of Andy Casey Photography & Video. Any permission which may be given for prior use will automatically be revoked if full payment is not made by the due date or if the Client is put into receivership or liquidation.

(b) Reproduction rights granted are personal to the Client and may not be assigned, nor may any image submitted to the Client be loaned or transferred to third parties save for the purpose of the exercise by the Client of such reproduction rights.

(c) Andy Casey Photography & Video reserves the right to refuse to supply or grant a reproduction licence to a third party when requested to do so by the Client.

(d) Reproduction rights are not issued exclusively to the Client except when specified on the invoice.

(e) Permission to use the images/video for purposes outside the terms of the Licence will normally be granted upon payment of a further fee, which must be mutually agreed (and paid in full) before such further use.

(f) Unless otherwise agreed in writing, all further Licences in respect of the images will be subject to these Terms & Conditions.


4. Client Confidentiality

(a) Andy Casey Photography & Video will keep confidential and will not disclose to any third parties or make use of material or information communicated to them in confidence for the purposes of the photography, save as may be reasonably necessary to enable Andy Casey Photography & Video to carry out their obligations in relation to the commission.


5. Indemnity

(a) While Andy Casey Photography & Video takes all reasonable care in the performance of this agreement generally, they shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by the Client or by any third party arising from use or reproduction of any image or its caption.

(b) The Client agrees to indemnify Andy Casey Photography & Video in respect of any claims or damages or any costs arising in any manner from the reproduction without proper reproduction rights of any image supplied to the Client by Andy Casey Photography & Video.

(c) It is the Client who must satisfy himself that all necessary rights, model releases or consents which may be required for reproduction, are obtained and it is acknowledged that Andy Casey Photography & Video gives no warranty or undertaking that any such rights, model releases or consents have or will be obtained whether in relation to the use of names, people, trade marks, registered or copyright designs or works of art depicted in any image. In the event that the image issued or reproduced by or with the authority of the Client then the Client shall indemnify Andy Casey Photography & Video against any loss or damage, proceedings or costs where such rights, releases or consents have not been obtained.


6. Payment

(a) A wedding booking fee of £300 (when booking photography or videography) or £500 (when booking photography and videography together) is required at the time of booking. This secures the time and services of Andy Casey Photography & Video for the day. Should the Client cancel the booking within 14 days from receipt of this payment a full refund will be given. After 14 days the booking fee is non-refundable.

(b) Balance payment terms are strictly 14 days prior to the date of the wedding by automated credit transfer (BACS). BACS details will be supplied with our invoice. We regret that we do not accept Cheque Payments. Proof of postage of remittances is not considered proof of receipt, and clients are advised to send payment by any method affording proof of delivery.

(c)We understand and will exercise our statutory right to claim interest and compensation for debt recovery costs under the late payment of commercial debts act if we are not paid according to agreed credit terms.

(d) If payment is not made in accordance with (b) above then Andy Casey Photography & Video may rescind this Agreement and recover damages, or, at their option, may exercise their statutory right to interest under the Late Payment Of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.

(e) If any invoice issued to the Client is not paid by the Due Date, then all unpaid invoices issued to the Client become due of immediate effect, even if it is less than 14 days from the issue date, and that Andy Casey Photography & Video may consider these invoices as overdue when pursuing legal action for the recovery of said debts.

(f) A fee of £10.00 may be made for each account reminder, duplicate invoice, or any other paperwork, correspondence or phone calls involved with the pursual of a debt. This fee is non-refundable, and represents the additional time spent pursuing overdue invoices.

(g) Andy Casey Photography & Video reserves the right to suspend ongoing services, such as (but not limited to) the Downloadable Web Page or other distribution of images, once any invoice issued to a Client becomes overdue, and also reserves the right to inform the reason of this to third parties to whom this suspension of service affects.

(h) On the Client's death or bankruptcy or (if the Client is a company) in the event of a Resolution, Petition or Order for winding up being made against it, or if a Receiver is appointed, Andy Casey Photography & Video may at any time thereafter inspect any records, accounts and books relating to the reproduction of their images to ensure that the images are being used only in accordance with the reproduction rights granted to the Client.


7. Expenses

(a) Where extra expenses or time are incurred by Andy Casey Photography & Video as a result of alterations to the original brief by the Client, or otherwise at their request, the Client shall give approval to and be liable to pay such extra expenses or fees at Andy Casey Photography & Video’s normal rate in addition to the expenses shown on the estimate form as having been agreed or estimated.


8. Rejection

(a) Unless a rejection fee has been agreed in advance, there is no right to reject on the basis of style, composition or editing.


9. Force Majeure

(a) Andy Casey Photography & Video will endeavour to put the client in touch with another photographer in the event they are unable to attend any booking due to any cause beyond their reasonable control.

(b) In the unlikely event of total photographic failure, injury or sickness beyond Andy Casey Photography’s control, their liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. Your statutory rights are not affected. Andy Casey Photography & Video has full Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.


10. Cancellation & Postponement

(a) Once the Client has made a booking for a specific time and date, Andy Casey Photography & Video will not accept any other work from other clients for those times and dates.

(b) As a result, once a booking is made, if it is subsequently cancelled, a cancellation fee will be charged to the client according to the following schedule.  Cancellations with less than 12 weeks to the date of the wedding, will require full payment of the chosen package. Where no package has been specified on the booking form, it will be deemed that the client has chosen a package to the minimum value of £1,600.00 The client is hereby advised to take out an appropriate insurance policy to cover any expenses incurred in the event of cancellation. All cancellations must be in writing. The cancellation conditions above will apply for postponed weddings if Andy Casey Photography & Video is not able to reschedule for the new date and time. The fee for postponed weddings is subject to change. In addition to this cancellation fee, the client will be charged for any expenses already incurred by Andy Casey Photography & Video.

(c) If the booking has to be cancelled by Andy Casey Photography & Video due to adverse weather conditions a new, mutually agreed appointment will be made.


11. Right to a credit

(a) If the box on the 'Licence to Use' marked "Right to a Credit" has been ticked Andy Casey Photography & Video’s name will be printed on or in reasonable proximity to all published reproductions of the images. By ticking the "Right to a Credit" box Andy Casey Photography & Video asserts their statutory right to be identified as the author of the work in the circumstances set out in Sections 77 to 79 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 or any amendment or re-enactment thereof.

(b) Unless otherwise agreed in writing if any image reproduced by the Client omits the copyright notice or credit line specified by Andy Casey Photography & Video any fee payable by the Client shall be subject to an increase specified by Andy Casey Photography & Video, and in any event an increase of not less than 25%.


12. Delivery of images & Video

(a) Andy Casey Photography & Video will edit every take and deliver digital e-proofs of what they consider to be the best representation of every situation covered. As a result, printed contact sheets will only be supplied to the client if agreed so beforehand and will incur a charge for their production.

(b) All image files are delivered as colour Adobe RGB 1998 .tif files or sRGB .jpg files as requested. Client assumes all responsibility for any RGB to CMYK prepress work required. Client agrees to hold harmless Andy Casey Photography & Video from any claims arising from such work. Andy Casey Photography & Video is not responsible for how images render on websites. Andy Casey Photography & Video liability for all claims shall not exceed in any event the total amount paid under this invoice.

(c) Please allow up to 28 working days for all wedding albums from the point of client approval, 14 days for prints and 28 Days for Frames and Canvas wraps. Collection from our studio is assumed unless postage is paid.

(d) All video files are supplied colour corrected and graded to suit the project under the style set out by the client in the brief as Mov. MP4 as requested. After the videos are complete, we deliver the projects in a format that is friendly for use on video hosting sites such as youtube and vimeo. Additional formats are also available according to clients requests.

(e) Andy Casey Photography & Video is not responsible for how images/film render on websites. Andy Casey Photography & Video liability for all claims shall not exceed in any event the total amount paid under this invoice.

(f) The Wedding Film schedule is, 30 second teaser to be delivered digitally within 14 days after the date of the wedding. The Highlight along with full coverage of the ceremony and speeches, please allow up to 8 weeks for digital delivery followed by USB up to 2 weeks after approval via post.


13. Storage

(a) Every effort will be made to archive the images indefinitely by Andy Casey Photography & Video. However, Andy Casey Photography & Video makes no warranty about the nature of its archive past the date of first delivery of final images & videos. Clients should treat the delivered files carefully, and we recommend that you keep a safe copy for the duration of the licence.


14. Applicable Law

(a) This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of England & Wales.


15. Variation

(a) These Terms & Conditions shall not be varied except by agreement in writing.