Assistant Photographer Contract

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Photographer assistants help professional photographers plan, set up, and complete photoshoots in studios and external locations. Their job is carrying and setting up the equipment, assisting with lighting, and ensuring that the shoot runs smoothly. The Assistant Photographer Contractis an easy-to-use Work-For-Hire Agreement for a Photographer’s Assistant for a Professional Photoshoot.

This legal document details the terms and conditions between a Photographer and The Assistant.
It covers the essential elements of the relationship, such as:

  • Date of the Service
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Use Rights of Images
  • And More.

This Agreement contains all the essential terms and conditions including dates, rights ownership, and compensation.

This fully customizable contract includes all the essential terms and conditions, including a transfer of ownership rights of the photographs.

If you’re hiring or working with an Assistant for a Photoshoot it is important to secure the relationship with the right contract.

The right photography agreement will help you secure proper rights, build strong relationships, and grow your business.

Creating a contract ensures that the parties making the agreement will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out in advance of the engagement.

Other names for this Document:

Assistant Photographer Agreement, Photographer Assistant Contract, Photographic Assistant Contract, Photography Assistant Contract, Photographer Assistant Contract Template, Photographer Assistant Agreement.

Approximate time to complete contract:  6-7 Minutes
Single-Use Contract Unless Purchased with a Subscription


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What Is It?

The Assistant Photographer Contract covers the essential contract terms between a Photographer and The Assistant.

This standard Photography contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The Release of Rights
  • The Use Rights of the Recording, including promotion and advertising rights.
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law


How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between a Photographer and The Assistant.

Some things needed to build your custom Assistant Photographer Contract:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Dates of the Project
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Assistant Photographer Contract, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.

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Packages You May Need:

Professional Photography Package
The Professional Photography Package includes all the most common agreements needed to run your photography business.  This package will make sure your business stays protected while giving you peace of mind! All Contracts in Package are Single Use.

Price $66.00

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