WEDDINGS BY CECILIA - Bilingual Wedding Celebrant  (English-Portuguese-Spanish)  



WEDDING DATE: _______________   Arrival Time:

The agreement is executed on _________, 2015 by and between Cecilia Johnson (hereinafter called the "Officiant"), Peter Johnson Photography (“Photographer”) and ________________ ( Bride) and _______________ (Groom) (Client):

Marriage License     An original valid marriage license, if required, must be obtained by the couple and presented to the Officiant prior to the start of the ceremony, if not a disclaimer will be read to the guests; or if already married to each other a copy of the marriage certificate has to be presented to the officiant at least 2 weeks before the ceremony.

Fees: Economic Photography: $250.00 Personalized Ceremony: $300.00____ or Economic Ceremony : $200.00____ Additional Fees (Traveling fees if venue is outside of Palm Beach County; valet parking if self-parking is not available; and entrance fee to the venue)

Booking Fee/Balance – 50% of the total as booking fee is required to block date and time . Booking fee is not refundable but it is transferable pending calendar availability within 6 months of the original date. The balance is due in cash or money order prior to the ceremony.

Tardiness –If the ceremony starts more than 30 minutes late, the Officiant may , at her discretion : a) Perform the original ceremony provided she has no other obligation the same day or a shorter version; b) Perform the ceremony at another date if more than 30 minutes delayed; Photographer: Shooting will begin at the scheduled agreed time. The hour and half contracted are continuous. If a delay by the Client prevents from the photographs desired by the Client, the Photographer will not be hold reliable. Depending on photographer availability Client may contract additional hours, paid in cash.

Exclusivity (Photography) Peter Johnson Photography is the exclusive official photographer retained for the event.

Economic Package (Photography) Photographer will start his work just before the ceremony, during the ceremony and photos of family or romantic shots, not to exceed 1hr15min. It is the client responsibility to gather the family members for the photos Photographer will not be responsible for missed images.

Cooperation – The Client agrees to cooperate and communicate for the achievement of the best results. Photographer recommends that the Client designate an event guide to identify important individuals for photos.

House Rules: The Photographer is limited to the guidelines of the venue or/and church. The Client accepts the technical results of their imposition. Any mediation with 3rd party is the Client’s responsibility.

Limit of Liability (Officiant & Photography) : 1) In the event that the Officiant and/or Photographer are unable to fulfill this agreement due to illness, hospitalization, accident, transportation breakdown or any other unforeseen causes, all monies will be returned and the Client agrees that the Officiant and/or Photographer will not be held liable for any damages (including punitive) due to non-performance of the services. The Photography will take all the equipment required to perform their duty; however, in the unlikely event that the photographs are lost stolen or destroyed for reasons beyond the Photographer’s control the liability is limited to the return of all payments received by the client. With this understanding the Client agrees and consents to release and indemnify Officiant & Photography from and against liability, claims, damages and actions arising directly or indirectly from Officiant & Photography services or location of the ceremony.

After the Ceremony: Officiant will complete, sign and return the license back to courthouse by certified mail within the time allowed by law. If the license is lost either in the mail or at the courthouse officiant will assist the couple to obtain a duplicate. Photographer takes 2 to 3 weeks to mail the flash drive with all the photos to the client. Your photos will appear on our photography hosting website at, protected by password when the photos are ready for you to share with family and friends if applicable.

Copyright & License to Print- Photography – the Client has permission to reproduce, display, distribute and/or use the copyrighted photographic material (images) for personal use only. You may not distribute, duplicate and/or use copyrighted material for advertising and/or commercial use. You may not edit, modify or create derivative works of the copyrighted material without citation to the originator of the material. The Client agrees to indemnify Photographer for all damages and expenses that may incurred in the connection with the material.

 Force Majeure -"No Party shall be liable for any failure to perform its obligations where such failure is as a result of Acts of God (including fire, flood, storm, hurricane or other natural disaster); Officiant & Photography will not travel if a hurricane warning has been issued for her area of residence or/and the area of the ceremony.

PHOTOS and COMMENTS Release for the use of photos taken during the wedding to be published on the Officiant & Photographer website, book and other social networks, free of charge. The same courtesy is extended to the couple for photos of the Officiant.

This agreement and any attachments constitute the entire agreement between the parties and may not be modified except in writing signed by both parties. No other representation or promises have been made except those that are set out in this agreement.

If any part of the agreement is adjudged to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining parts shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto agree to the terms and conditions as described above and have caused this Contract to be signed below. The use of a typed signature, or confirmation by e-mail. Constitutes your acceptance and agreement as if actually signed by you in person or by confirmation via e-mail.

_____________________________________________________________________________ (Bride)




Marriage License 


A valid marriage license, if required, must be obtained by the couple and presented to the Officiant prior to the start of the ceremony, if not a disclaimer will be read to the guests. If you already married a copy of the marriage certificate has to be provided to Officiant prior to the ceremony

Personalized Ceremony $300.00 ____ Economic Ceremony: $200.00 ___

Additional Fees (Traveling fees if venue is outside of Palm Beach County; valet parking if self-parking is not available; and entrance fee to the venue)