Model + Talent Release *
In consideration of compensation as indicated below, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, I do hereby irrevocably authorize Kyle Burnell (hereafter "Photographer"), Photographer's legal representatives, assigns, and those acting under Photographer's permission and on Photographer's authority, to copyright, publish, and use in all forms and media and manners for advertising, trade, promotion, exhibition, or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, any depictions of myself made by Photographer or Photographer's representative, in which I may be included in whole or in part, alone or in conjunction with other persons, or composite or distorted in character, or form, or based on or involving any stunt poses, in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name, or reproductions thereof in color or otherwise, or in derivative works made through any medium, where said depictions may include any or all of still, single, multiple or moving photographic images or pictures, video recordings or audio recordings (collectively hereafter the "Depictions.").
Model does hereby waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product or advertising or other copy that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which they may be applied. Model hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless Photographer, his legal representatives, assigns, and all persons acting under his permission or authority, from any liability by virtue of blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking of the pictures, or in any processing tending toward the completion of the finished product, unless it can be clearly shown that the publication thereof were maliciously caused, and produced, and published solely for the purpose of subjecting Model to conspicuous ridicule, scandal, reproach, scorn, and indignity.
Model hereby affirms that all poses, positions and situations enacted in the depictions covered in this release were entered into without force, coercion, or threat whatsoever, and were posed freely by Model with Model's full consent in return for compensation and for Model's own amusement. Model further agrees to hold blameless and free of all accusation of such force or coercion Photographer, his legal representatives, assigns, and those acting under his permission and on his authority.
Model hereby affirms that they are at least 18 years of age and that Model is fully able to contract in his/her own name without breach of any prior agreement or applicable law. If a minor under the age of 18, then the parent or legal guardian shall sign this release as well.
Model's compensation in connection with this instrument is:
(a) the Photographer will provide copies of the final edited images within a reasonable amount of time following the shoot to the Model via download from a website on the internet.
(b) the Photographer does hereby grant the Model reproduction rights on all photos for personal and promotional use as long as the Photographer’s copyright notice remains intact, or is otherwise attached or stated with the image. Model may not, nor allow or contract with another party to, alter or manipulate any image without the Photographer’s express written consent.
(c) This document also serves as a “release” from the Photographer to photographic labs providing permission for them to print, on behalf of the Model, any images from Model's session which may or may not contain the Photographer’s copyright warning.