Release Forms

All of my models sign one of two release forms typically. This guarantees that we're on the same page as to what's expected, how everyone can use their images, and what rights each individual has. As a notice, within the United States, the photographer owns the copyright outright on any image.  Using your likeness for commercial purposes (i.e. selling your images to an advertiser, etc) is not legal without you having signed a release specifically allowing for this.  That having been said, posting on Instagram, Facebook, or the website does not require a release. I just do it because it's a courtesy and I believe in relationships.
Disclaimer: These releases MAY be changed at any point in time without being reflected in real time on the website. Please make sure to read the full release when you are signing it. The spirit of each release will remain the same. 
TD;LR; Version of each: I retain copyright. You may use the images for personal use and may not alter, sell or publish the images without permission, 
Release 1 - You are paying for your shoot
Images by Philippe, or associated shoot photographer, retains the copyright and ownership of all images created during the session and has the right to make reproductions for the purpose of display, portfolio, advertising, website or any publication to promote the studio or name. I also agree that the images can be used without additional compensation to the undersigned. I am of full age and have the right to contract in my own name. I have read this model release and fully understand the contents thereof. This release shall be binding upon me and my heirs, legal representatives, and assigns.
Copyright of all images by Images by Philippe or designated photographer remains with the photographer and they may not be reproduced in any form without the express written permission of said photographer. Images by Philippe grants the client the right to reproduce the images provided for their personal use only and does not allow the photos to be altered, sold or published. Client agrees not to supply images to any third parties.
I hereby declare that I, ((Model.Name)), will be a subject in the aforementioned photographs. I am over the age of 18 and hereby give my consent to the above Release, understanding that my digital acceptance herein constitutes my agreement to the conditions of this form or that. 
I, ((Model.Parent Name)), am the Parent or Legal Guardian of the subject(s) in the aforementioned photographs. I am over the age of 18 and hereby give my consent to the above Release, understanding that my digital acceptance herein constitutes my agreement to the conditions of this form.
Images by Philippe, or associated shoot photographer, retains the copyright and ownership of all images created during the session and has the right to make reproductions for the purpose of display, portfolio, advertising, website or any publication to promote the studio or name. I also agree that the images can be used without additional compensation to the undersigned. I am of full age and have the right to contract in my own name. I have read this model release and fully understand the contents thereof. This release shall be binding upon me and my heirs, legal representatives, and assigns.
Email: ((Model.Email))
Country: ((Shoot.Country))
Shoot name: ((Shoot.Name))
Date of signing: ((Shoot.Date))
 I hereby agree to abide by the terms and conditions as provided. 
Release 2 - We have agreed to a Trade
For Consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by signing this release I hereby give the Photographer / Filmmaker and Assigns my permission to license the Content and to use the Content in any Media for any purpose (except pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising, promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service. In the unlikely event of sale, all profit made from my likeness will be split 60% (photographer)/40% (model) at the time of sale. I agree that the Content may be combined with other images, text, graphics, film, audio, audio-visual works; and may be cropped, altered or modified. I acknowledge and agree that I have consented to publication of my ethnicity(ies) as indicated below, but understand that other ethnicities may be associated with me by the Photographer / Filmmaker and / or Assigns for descriptive purposes.
I agree that I have no rights to the Content, and all rights to the Content belong to the Photographer / Filmmaker and Assigns. I acknowledge and agree that I have no further right to additional consideration or accounting (except as mentioned above), and that I will make no further claim for any reason to Photographer / Filmmaker and / or Assigns. I acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon my heirs and assigns. I agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws (excluding the law of conflicts) of the country/state in which the shoot took place ((Shoot.Region)) or the photographer resides. 
It is agreed that my personal information will not be made publicly available but may only be used directly in relation to the licensing of the Content where necessary (e.g. to defend claims, protect rights or notify trade unions) and may be retained as long as necessary to fulfill this purpose, including by being shared with sub-licensees / assignees of the Photographer / Filmmaker and transferred to countries with differing data protection and privacy laws where it may be stored, accessed and used. I represent and warrant that I am at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
Definitions: “ASSIGNS” means a person or any company to whom Photographer/Filmmaker has assigned or licensed rights under this release as well as the licensees of any such person or company. “CONSIDERATION” means $1 or something else of value I have received in exchange for the rights granted by me in this release. “CONTENT” means all photographs, film, audio, or other recording, still or moving, taken of me as part of the Shoot. “MEDIA” means all media including digital, electronic, print, television, film, radio and other media now known or to be invented. “MODEL” means me and includes my appearance, likeness and voice. “PARENT” means the parent and/or legal guardian of the Model. Parent and Model are referred to together as “I” and “me” in this release, as the context dictates. “PHOTOGRAPHER / FILMMAKER” means photographer, illustrator, filmmaker or cinematographer, or any other person or entity photographing or recording me. “SHOOT” means the photographic, film or recording session described in this form.
As this is a shoot for trade, I hereby acknowledge that I have agreed to appropriate consideration. If no specific terms have been agreed upon in email, the following terms are standard for ((Photographer.Name)). 
 - 5 retouched images, no less than 3 of which are chosen by ((Model.Name)) from the approved list provided by ((Photographer.Name)). 
 - turnaround time under 4 weeks from date of shoot for selection of said images and 4 additional weeks for retouching. 
 - all images available by download for a period of no less than 30 days after final delivery. 
 - ((Model.Name)) has non-commercial usage rights for all images related to this shoot, but no rights for additional retouching, editing or sale without prior permission from the photographer. 
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