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2nd Shooter Agreements



What You Get

Updated to comply with ACCC's "Unfair Contract Terms" changes, applicable from 9th November 2023. 

Our 2nd Shooter Agreement templates are designed to give photographers and videographers a clear, easy-to-follow legal framework for collaborating with secondary shooters on various projects.

Whether you’re capturing the magic of a wedding or the energy of a corporate event, these templates aim to ensure that roles, responsibilities, and compensation are clearly defined.

The document also provides clear instructions on how to use these as contract templates in Studio Ninja



  • Easy to Understand: Written in straightforward language, our templates are easily understandable without legal jargon.

  • Customisable: Areas for personalisation allow you to adapt the agreement to fit the unique needs of your photography or videography business.

  • Comprehensive: Covering key aspects like roles & responsibilities, compensation, intellectual property rights, and confidentiality, these templates aim to protect both parties involved.

  • Digitally Accessible: the documents are supplied in an MS Word .docx format to allow for easy modification or conversion to an editable PDF for digital signing


Who Is This For?

  • Professional photographers and videographers
  • Event planners coordinating photography or videography services
  • Freelancers or contractors hired as 2nd shooters. 


Why You Need This

Working with a 2nd shooter involves complexities beyond just taking great photos or videos. These templates aim to:

  • Simplify the process of formalising roles and responsibilities
  • Help define compensation and payment timelines
  • Clarify intellectual property rights
  • Ensure both parties understand and agree to terms related to confidentiality, equipment usage, and more.


Before purchasing please ensure you have read and understood our legal disclaimer. 

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