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Commercial License Agreement


RL Miller Photography LLC offers a standard limited licensing agreement to our Architectural, Commercial, Interior Design, and Video Production clients unless otherwise specified in writing and signed by both parties.  By hiring, contracting, employing, or otherwise engaging RL Miller Photograpy LLC for any photography, videography, graphic design, post processing, aerial, licensing of existing images, or any other work, the following terms apply.

This Photography Agreement (“Agreement”) is between RL Miller Photography, a Washington limited liability company (“Photographer”) and Clients of company (“Clients”), collectively referred to as the “Parties”, with the photography session detailed below.


Client has elected to receive and Photographer will provide Architectural, Commercial, Interior Design, Aerial, Portrait and/or Video Production (Photography Services)


Title (possession) of and copyright to all Work provided hereunder shall at all times remain the exclusive property of Photographer. Upon payment by Client for the Photography Services provided by Photographer, a limited, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable license shall be granted to Client which allows Client to use the Photography Services for marketing purposes on their own website(s) in order to further the success of Client’s business and service offerings.  The Photography Services may not be resold, transferred, or distributed in any other manner without the prior written consent of Photographer.  Additional usage requires additional compensation.  This includes prints, advertising, magazine usage, or sharing on any other platforms but the clients’ own website.

Photographer reserves the right to use any Photography Work created under this Agreement for professional samples, displays, internet website pages, advertising, exhibitions, contests, and any other purpose.

Exclusive Photographer.

Photographer and/or any photographers hired by Photographer to perform the Photography Services shall be the exclusive photographer(s) retained by Client for such purposes.

Damages; Indemnity.

In no event shall Photographer be held liable for any damages incurred by Client or to Client’s property. In no event shall Photographer be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages.  Client agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Photographer from and against any and all third party claims, losses, liabilities, damages and expenses, including attorney’s fees, resulting from Client’s act or omission under or related to this Agreement.


Travel expenses such as airfare, rental car, hotel, parking, shipping, or destination fees (if any) must be reimbursed to the Photographer and will be added to the balance due. Travel fees will be estimated in the initial payment total whenever possible. Clients are responsible for all location fees and permits.

Image Delivery.

Images will be delivered to the Client fully edited.  Any further editing required after delivery will incur an additional cost of $50.00 per hour.  Reshoots or additional visits will require a fee of at least 50% of the original cost of the photography or video shoot and up to 150% at Photographers discretion.  By hiring photographer, client has agreed to have reviewed photographers prior work/style and agrees that the delivered product is final unless additional compensation is rendered for additional work or editing.

Returned Checks.

Returned checks are subject to a $50.00 returned check fee. Client assumes responsibility for any and all collection costs and legal fees incurred by the Photographer in the event that enforcement of this contract becomes necessary. All legal action shall be taken appropriately.

Payment Terms.

Payment is due immediately upon receipt of invoice.  A 5% late fee will be assessed every 30 days if the balance is not paid in full.

Governing Law.

This Agreement shall be governed by the law of the State of Washington without reference to its rules relating to choice of law.

Entire Agreement.

This agreement contains the entire understanding between the Photographer and the Client. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the Parties. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by all the Parties. If the Parties want to waive one provision of this agreement that does not mean that any other provision is also waived. The party against whom a waiver is sought to be effective must have signed a waiver in writing.

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