Photographer Client Service Agreement
Photographer Client Service Agreement
Photographer Client Service Agreement
Photographer Client Service Agreement

Photographer Client Service Agreement

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Are you a photographer and finally ready for a "real" contract? Get this attorney-drafted, industry-tested template TODAY!  Comes with color-coded fields, a video tutorial and written instructions so that your next client is on the "same page" with you and your awesome photography services. 

This client services agreement has been tried and tested with dozens of photography businesses just like yours so that it sets up clear expectations of what you and your client will be doing to have a successful business relationship. This template comes with highlighted fields so that you can customize the services you are providing, including the kind of payment options you do  -- AND it has all of the legalese to make it legit in the eyes of a higher power, a judge, or Oprah (not necessarily in that order). Don’t let the logistics keep you from expanding your business and landing those perfect-fit clients!! Have something solid from DAY ONE so that when someone is interested in what you have to offer -- you can work with them immediately in the way you want to. 

Within one hour of purchase, you can download this, personalize to your business, and have it uploaded to a free e-sign service like Hellosign or Docusign, or integrated it into your client software system like Dubsado, 17 Hats, or Honeybook. BAM -- you are ready to PLAY BALL. 

This Photographer Service Agreement is perfect for outlining the responsibilities and expectations when YOU -- the company -- are providing any kind of photography services to a client. You will sometimes see these called “Master Service Agreements” -- which has nothing to do with Egyptian slavery and everything to do with this contract being the ULTIMATE or TOP authority on the business relationship. This agreement is perfect for: 

  • Portrait/family photographers
  • Newborn photographers
  • Wedding photographers
  • Senior photographers
  • Baby photographers
  • Boudoir photographers
  • Commercial photographers
  • Stop-motion photographers
  • Videographers
  • Lifestyle photographers
  • headshot photographers
  • or ANY other fantastic photographer with a lens cap in their hand and Lightroom on standby...


  • Details on what services will be provided
  • payment details (including when and how much money will be paid out and different ways to structure payment)
  • intellectual-property/content ownership with a choose-your-own-adventure of how you want to handle rights and the copyright cake
  • deliverables
  • disclaimer and liability protection so that if things go wrong they don’t REALLY go wrong
  • contract kill-button clause
  • PLUS all of the boring legal mumbo-jumbo that turns this into a real bonafide contract you can feel proud of putting YOUR name on.
  • Template in an editable Word .doc format with customizable fields/options
  • Video screenflow of creative attorney Brittany Ratelle walking you through the template
  • .PDF instructions, and our favorite hacks for customizing contract templates
  • License to use the template for your business purposes (you can send to a client, attorney or those you are doing business with, on your team and theirs).

Jurisdiction: This template adheres to the US principles of contract law and is designed for those doing business in the United States. While similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, please consult with a local attorney. Please consult with a local attorney if you have any business-specific questions.

Disclaimer: The template includes instructions to customize the form for your particular business and creative needs. While this is an attorney-drafted document, the online landscape changes quickly and decisively and nothing in this transaction or document establishes an attorney-client relationship. If you have questions about the contract terms and whether it fits your specific vision, operations or strategy -- please contact an attorney who practices in this area in your jurisdiction. This template is sold by Brittany Ratelle, LLC which is NOT a law firm and cannot offer you legal advice in applying this document to your particular fact situation. The information offered on or should be considered informational only and is NOT LEGAL ADVICE.

Terms of Use:

Authorized Use: This template is for your individual use only. You may reuse this form as many times as you need for your business transactions, or in multiple brands or businesses as long as it is owned and controlled by the same purchaser. Brittany Ratelle LLC grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable right to use the template in your business or personal affairs. You can send it to whoever you are doing business with for their signature (including their support staff), and you can send it to an attorney to review or edit.

Prohibited Use:  You may not license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute, or make this document available to a third party, other than the people listed above. You may not upload this document to a website, email it to someone, or otherwise share it publicly.