Photography Model/Artist Release Form
Simply print the form below, sign it and email back to Adam as soon as possible - firstname.lastname@example.org
__________________ __________________(the “Model/Artist”), for access to a minimum of 5 print-ready digital copies of photos during the photoshoot released as consideration, the receipt of which is acknowledged, hereby grants to Adam Stone (“Company”), its legal representatives, assignees, and those acting under its authority, the unrestricted right and permission to copyright and/or use, and/or publish photographic portraits or pictures of the Model/Artist (the "Pictures"), and the negatives, transparencies, prints, or digital information pertaining to them, in still, single, multiple, moving or video format, or in which Model/Artist may be included in whole or in part, or composite, or distorted in form, or reproductions thereof, in colour or otherwise, in any media for advertising or any other lawful purpose.
The basis for this contract is a non-commercial arrangement where Model/Artist in the interest of gaining modelling experience, self-promotion or product/service promotion, agrees that in exchange of modelling time or materials or services rendered, he/she shall receive a minimum of 5 print-ready digital copies of photos, delivered to Model/Artist by Photographer within 30 days of the photoshoot.
Model/Artist hereby relinquishes any right that he/she may have to examine or approve the finished product or products or the advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in connection with an image that Company has taken of the Model/Artist, or the use to which it may be applied. Model/Artist agrees that copyright, moral rights, and all other intellectual property rights to the Photos belongs to Photographer and/or his or her heirs, licensees or assigns, with full right of lawful disposition in any manner.
Model/Artist agrees that, while he/she may use the Photos for purposes related to the promotion of Model/Artist's business, including, but not limited to: advertising, portfolios, composite cards, exhibitions, contests, and promotional web sites, Model/Artist will not sell or otherwise transfer publication rights to any of the Photos without Photographer's prior consent.
Model/Artist understands that Photographer has the moral right to be identified as the author of the Photos when copies of the Photos are presented to the public, and shall communicate this understanding to publishers, designers and other third parties that act on Model's behalf to create presentation material using the Photos.
Model/Artist further releases Company its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, servants, or employees (“Releases”) from any claims for remuneration associated with any form of damage, foreseen or unforeseen, associated with the proper commercial or artistic use of these images unless it can be shown that said reproduction was maliciously caused, produced and published for the sole purpose of subjecting the Model/Artist to conspicuous ridicule, scandal, reproach, scorn and indignity.
Model/Artist also waives any and all claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, that may be sustained by Model/Artist, or any of the property belonging to Model/Artist, whether caused by the negligence of the Releasees, or otherwise, while performing the photography session, or while in, on or upon the premises where the photography session was performed.
It is the express intent of Model/Artist that this document shall bind all members of Model/Artist’s family, heirs, assignees and personal representatives.
Model/Artist represents that he/she is 18 year or older, that the photography session was conducted in a completely proper and highly professional manner, and this release was willingly signed.
Date: ____________ ___________________________________
Model Name: _________ _____________________________________