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Birth Photography Essentials

From the 2 a.m. phone call saying, “It’s time!”, to the unpredictable lighting and delivery length, capturing the entrance of a new baby can be intimidating.

These complexities make preparing for a birth shoot crucial – batteries charged, bags packed, and legal protection in place.

Whether you’re starting out, shooting for free, or an experienced birth photographer, protecting your business is extremely important.

Use TheLawTog’s photography contract templates to stay protected.

What you need to know about our contracts

  • Lawyer-drafted. Photographer approved.
  • No recurring fees - just one time payment
  • Open in a doc editing program (such as word or notepad)
  • Copy & paste into any online system or print for paper use
  • Fully customizable template to suit your business needs
  • Peace of mind as you protect your business
  • Click here to view our complete how-to contract guide

Rachel Brenke is an active practicing lawyer for photographers who intimately understands laws that impact people just like you — making TheLawTog the best solution for your photography contract templates.

She knows the proper legal and strategic items to include in your contract so you’re protected + offering customer service + setting expectations.

The Essential Birth Portrait Bundle

Custom Drafting = $1350

Birth Contract

The legal document that creates the relationship with the client.

Includes provisions such as: coverage, on-call schedule, hospital restrictions, payment and completion schedule, rescheduling, cancellation, proofing, artistic rights, and legal miscellany.

Birth-Specific Model Release

Allows clients to easily and legally give permission for use of their images for marketing and portfolio purposes. Allows Client to choose model release options based on their comfort level.

Print Release

Readily customizable and can be included with digital file orders to outline permissions and restrictions. This template gives your client permission to print and share images for personal use. It does not permit them to use images for commercial use or other reasons. This reemphasizes copyright laws.

*This savings is calculated based on a $450 hourly drafting rate. Estimations may vary by jurisdiction.

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