Agency Name:




Name (first & Last):


I accept Terms:


1. Payment

– 50% of estimate is required to confirm assignment and reserve dates.

– Balance due upon posting of lo-res first-edit selections and prior to release of final hi-res


– A 2% per month finance charge applies after 30 days of invoice date regardless of

production delays or client billing cycle.

– Client agrees to honor all finance charges incurred.

– Client understands that no reproduction rights are granted until all invoices are paid in full.


2. Rights

– Copyright to the images belongs to photographer.

– The shoot fee covers usage as specified on estimate and on invoice only.

– All other uses to be negotiated for separately.


3. Editing

– Client agrees that photographer will do the first-edit of digital files.

– Photographer will post lo-res, 500 x 332 pixel selections for client’s final edit.

– Client agrees to make final edit from posted selections.


4. Delivery

– After last shoot date, photographer requires five (5) business days to process, edit, and post the lo-res selections.

– A rush fee of +150% will apply if client requests four (4) day service,

+200% for three (3) day service, + 400% for two (2) day service, and + 500% if one (1) day service is possible.


5. Postponements

– Client agrees to pay 50% of the shoot fee and 100% of the expenses incurred in preparation of the assignment in the event of a postponement

– 75% of the shoot fee and 100% of the expenses in the event of a cancellation,

– 100% of the shoot fee and 100% of the expenses in the event the photography is killed after completion.


6. Tear Sheets

– Client agrees to forward two (2) complimentary copies where work appears no later than one week after publication.

– If work is electronic, then a video cassette will be satisfactory for photographer’s file.


7. Photo Credit

– In editorial and non-advertising uses, client agrees to include a credit line in the publication as follows: “photographs © abraham menashe”


8. Arbitration

– Client agrees to submit disputes to arbitration in New York City under rules of the American Arbitration Association.

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