Portrait/Model
Release Form

Please read through and fill out your information below to submit. This release gives me permission to take your photographs and allows me to use them for my business. Thank you!

This is a legal and binding model release between Andrea Marie (AM), and

Sharayah Green, hereon referred to as Client.

AM agrees to photograph the portrait session of the above named Client on February 8, 2019 .

Client agrees to the following:
(a) AM agrees to license photos to the Client from the shoot. All photos purchased by the Client are licensed for Client’s personal use only. The signing of this contract by the Client constitutes a commercial model release by the Client to AM for their photographs. AM will have the right to make reproductions included but not limited to website, social media, portfolio samples, self-promotion, magazine editorial use, advertisement/ marketing and professional competition without further release.

(b) The Client understands and agrees that AM may have cords, light stands, and other gear at the location. The Client will hold AM harmless for any damage, personal injury, or loss caused by tripping over or otherwise being injured from this equipment. The Client further agrees to hold AM harmless for any personal injury which may occur as the Client poses or works with AM.

(c) The Client agrees to indemnify and hold harmless AM for any liability/damage/loss related to technological failure. Cameras, hard drives, and memory cards are subject to technical failure. AM will take reasonable steps to prevent data loss, but is not liable for loss of data due to technical failure.

(d) The Client understands and agrees that AM is required to retain copies of the final photos from the portrait shoot for 90 days after the shoot. After this period has expired, AM has no duty to retain copies or high resolution files or photos from the event. It is the responsibility of the Client to purchase, store, and backup photos after the 90-day period. This clause is subject to the limitations in section (c) of this Contract.

(e) The signing of this contract by the Client constitutes a commercial model release by the Clients to AM and all adults and adults on behalf of minor children being photographed, agree to these terms. AM will have the right to make reproductions included but not limited to website, portfolio samples, self-promotion, magazine editorial use, advertisement/ marketing, selling or licensing to a third party for public or commercial use and professional competition without further release.

(f) AM reserves the right to refuse to offer services/products due to non-payment.

(g) If the session date is to be moved (due to weather, personal circumstances, or an act of God), the retainer already received may be applied towards any purchase at the ordering session and the remainder of the session fee will be needed to reserve a new date.

(h) It is understood that the Client is hiring AM for their technical/ artistic expertise and, therefore, AM reserves the right to shoot, edit and proof at their discretion.

(i) AM will not be liable for loss of or interference with the photography due to restrictions on the location, including but not limited to, interference from surrounding devices, access limitations, flash restrictions, and the like.

(j) AM will not be held responsible for circumstances beyond human control for lost images. In the unlikely event that digital files have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons beyond the AM’s control, including but not limited to camera, hard drive, or equipment malfunction, the AM liability is limited to the return of all payments received for the session. 

(k) Images will be available to the Client no later than three weeks after the photo session. If an online gallery is uploaded, it will expire 2 weeks after link is delivered to Client. In the case of extending a gallery, a fee of $25 is required. For galleries that have expired and need to be re- uploaded, a fee of $50 is required.

(l) AM will work solely with the Client when it comes to ordering, proofing, and shipping final products.

(m) AM has the right to make the final decisions on images selected for publications.

(n) AM is not responsible for manufacturer/shipping delays.

(o) If any modifications need to be made with any of the products received, all requests must be made within 30 days of receiving the items.

I/We agree to the terms stated above: (your filling out the form below serves as your legal signature to consent for this release form).

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