Model-Photographer: Terms of Use Agreement

The following rules apply to all photographers and models attending any event where a model is used by "My Photo Group".


  • Model refers to any person who poses for, or allows to be photographed by, any attending photographer of any given event.
  • Leadership Team refers to any person who organizes an event and is responsible for the actions of the group at that given event.
  • Photographer refers to anyone who uses a camera, or other image recording device, to capture the likeness of a model hired by the leadership team for a given event.
  • Event refers to any scheduled meeting, function or workshop hosted by the leadership team for the express purpose of exchanging information, ideas or knowledge as described in the event's description.
  • Group refers to attending members of "My Photo Group" that are participating in a hosted event.


    PHOTOGRAPHERS :
  • Models hired for a scheduled event will be under contract solely to the leadership team and "My Photo Group".
  • Any photographs taken of the model, at a scheduled event, by attending photographers are understood to be FOR PRIVATE USE ONLY by the attending photographers and are not to be sold, released or otherwise used for commercial purposes without prior written consent of the model.
  • Any request for additional rights to the use of photographs outside of the above stated conditions will need to be addressed by the attending photographer directly with the model, and independent of "My Photo Group", under separate written conditions.
  • It is the responsibility of the individual attending photographer to secure additional usage rights for any images in which the model is seen and neither the leadership team nor "My Photo Group" will be held accountable for such contracts.
  • Photographers have the right, and are encouraged, to enter into individual contracts with a model, on behalf of themselves, for any additional usage rights to their photographs.


    MODELS :
  • Models hired for a scheduled event will be under contract solely to the leadership team and "My Photo Group".
  • Any photographs taken of the model, at a scheduled event, by attending photographers are understood to be FOR PRIVATE USE ONLY by the attending photographers and are not to be sold, released or otherwise used for commercial purposes without prior written consent of the model.
  • It is the responsibility of the model to secure additional usage rights for any images for which the model requires additional rights beyond those stated above, and neither the leadership team nor "My Photo Group" will be held accountable for such contracts.
  • Any request for additional rights to the use of photographs outside of the above stated conditions will need to be addressed by the model directly with the attending photographer, and independent of "My Photo Group", under separate written conditions.
  • Models have the right, and are encouraged, to enter into individual contracts with an attending photographer, on behalf of themselves, for any additional usage rights to their likeness.


Sample Model Release Forms are available in our 'Files' section of this web site or you can download them here.

It is understood that by attending any event hosted by "My Photo Group" in which a model is used, you accept the terms listed above.

Any questions or concerns regarding any of the above terms, or to challenge any of the above term, please addressed them to the leadership team via the "contact us" link on this page.

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