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Should you have friends/family sign contracts / model releases?

Sure, you’ll have the images for your own memories of special people in your lives, but if it’s not people you’d really like to use up your camera clicks for, save yourself the trouble by asking them to sign one from the get go. You’ve been there before I am sure, out and about with your …

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Understanding Model Releases: What They Are and Why You Need to Use Them

Running a photography business can be complex. Why would you need a model release? I mean, after all, you own the copyright to the images, that means you can do whatever you want, right? No, actually it is unlikely you have completely free rein. Let me ask you some questions: Do you use images of …

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Can I charge my client for not signing a model release?

Can I charge my client for not signing a model release?

Engaging a client for a photography session is awesome as you’re able to execute your skills, create some art, provide images and make some money in the process.   However, something else comes out of sessions that is arguably as important as the money made from the transaction: the use of images for marketing and …

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Street Photography and Model Releases

Street photography uniquely captures our world in a candid and artful way. In attempting to capture an un-manipulated scene, these photographs are often taken in public places with the subject unaware of the photographer’s presence. In our litigious society who appears in professional photographs and what is done with those photographs has become increasingly important …

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Model Releases versus Non-Disclosure Agreements – Which do I need?

When running a photography business there are situations that will arise, leaving you, the owner, at a loss for what to do. Many times these are simple legal questions that can trip you up if you aren’t prepared with the right information. In today’s Internet-age people get weird about the use of photographs you took of them …

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Should my photography contract and model release be separate documents?

  Having a photography contract and model release will set the client and photographer relationship up for success.   The model release gives the proper permissions needed for commercial use and the contract outlines expectations of the transaction and governs the obligations of each party. While the photography contract and model release could be put into one …

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Do wedding guests need to sign a photography model release form?

You publish an awesome wedding feature for one of your favorite couples of the wedding season.  It was a dream with the details, engagement of the wedding party and the venue was to die for.  The feedback from your audience is amazing with raves and likes.  Then you get an inbox message from a guest …

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What if my client doesn’t want to sign a model release form?

Client sends an inquiry.  You respond excitedly. They pay the retainer/deposit. Just waiting on contract. You think all is good – then the client throws you a curveball. They are questioning the model release form. What do you do? Let’s check out what a model release is, when you need one, and how to deal with this …

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Why should I get a model release form

Why should I get a model release form?

There’s so much to think about legally when running a photography business.  Getting legit, forms needed, copyright vs model release.  Right of privacy is a big legal issue and should be adhered to and understood as much as possible by business owners, especially photographers. Understand a model release form, educate yourself and your client.  You’ll …

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Can I design and print an album for a client with another photographer's photos if the client has print release?

Can I design and print an album for a client with another photographer’s photos if the client has print release?

The legality of designing and printing an album for a client with another photographer’s photos depends on the express terms of the licenses granted by the copyright owner. Like other third party services like editing, it is essential that the appropriate licenses are granted by the copyright owner, rather than just the client (who may …

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Just Released: Photobooth Photography Contract

This agreement covers all of the pertinent areas any photography business owner should have to cover themselves legally for a portrait photography session. Includes provisions such as: coverage payment schedule completion schedule rescheduling cancellation use of props set up permits and permissions etc. Does not include a model release. Must be purchased separately. These contract …

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Model Call Photography Contract – Now Available!

This contract is intended for photographers actively portfolio building with model calls or have models for a various of reasons (workshop/mentoring modeling, continued portfolio building, etc.) The goal with this agreement is to outline all responsibilities of both parties and INCLUDES THE MODEL RELEASE.  Optional provisions are available to allow you to select if any …

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Just Released: Destination Wedding Photography Contract

This agreement covers all of the pertinent areas any photography business owners should have to cover themselves legally for a wedding. Includes provisions such as: coverage payment schedule completion schedule provided meal copyright rescheduling cancellation travel requirements artistic rights, etc. Does not include a model release. Must be purchased separately. These contract forms are not state …

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Newly Released: The Ultimate Portrait Contract Bundle

We have a la carte forms, bundles and now THE Ultimate Portrait Contract Bundle! This bundle includes these forms: Portrait Contract Model Release (Adults) Model Release (Minors) Print Release Permission to Sell To a Third Party Product Delivery Agreement Payment Plan Agreement Credit Card Authorization Form Invoice Form 3 Mini-Scripts for Payment Plans   For …

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Copyright vs. Print Release-A comparison of photo release forms

With the advancement of digital cameras and consumer demands for digital files, I understand how it can be confusing and scary to deal with the legalities. If you hop in one social media group, you’re told to never sell copyright. If you hop in another, they say just give all copyrights away. Your head is …

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How to write a photography contract

Having written agreements with your clients creates legal protection for both parties, outlines expectations and provides customer service. You should never go into any photography session without some written documentation to help guide the relationship. I am happy to have convinced you that you need a contract.  At a minimum, you need a services contract, …

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Legally Covid – Protect Yourself In Pandemic

Understanding the legalities that protect you from liability during pandemic is especially important.  In this video, I walk you through the liability legal triad (that is needed outside of pandemic as well) covid specific contracts needed tips and tricks to navigating this time and more! Snag our entire Covid-19 Legal Contract bundle here.   MUST …

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