MODEL RELEASE (standard modeling practice)
I GRANT, ASSIGN AND CONVEY FULL OWNERSHIP, COPYRIGHT AND ANY OTHER RIGHTS IN ANY AND ALL PHOTOGRAPHS PRODUCED DURING THIS SESSION TO JOANNA TILLMAN PHOTOGRAPHY AND ANY PHOTOGRAPHERS UNDER HER MENTORING OR TRAINING ALONG WITH THE RIGHT TO REPRODUCE ANY OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS (BY ANY MEANS OR METHOD, AND IN ANY MEDIUM, NOW KNOWN OR CREATED IN THE FUTURE).
I HEREBY AGREE THAT ANY LICENSEE OR ASSIGNEE OF THE ABOVE-NAMED PHOTOGRAPHER SHALL RECEIVE ALL APPROPRIATE RIGHTS TO USE THE PHOTOGRAPHS IN ANY WAY AND IN ANY MEDIUM.
THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND ANY LICENSEE(S), AND/ OR ASSIGNEE(S) HEREBY OBTAIN ALL RIGHTS TO USE THE PHOTOGRAPHS UNDER NO RESTRICTIONS WHATSOEVER AND FOR WHATEVER PURPOSES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ADVERTISING, WITH ANY POST-PROCESSING OR MANIPULATION DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER.
I AGREE THAT ANY OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS OR DERIVATIVE WORKS CREATED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER, LICENSEE(S) AND/ OR ASSIGNEE(S) TO REPRESENT AN IMAGINARY PERSON SHALL NOT REFLECT UPON ME PERSONALLY UNLESS I GIVE LEGAL PERMISSION TO USE MY FULL NAME.
I HEREBY RELEASE ANY LEGAL CLAIMS OR DISPUTES, NOW OR IN THE FUTURE, AGAINST EITHER THE PHOTOGRAPHER OR HIS/ HER AGENTS IN REGARDS TO USE OR EXPLOITATION OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND ANY DERIVATING WORKS CREATED THEREFROM, AND UNDERSTAND FULLY THAT THE PHOTOGRAPHER IS UNDER NO LEGAL OBLIGATION TO COMPENSATE ME FOR THE USE OF ANY PHOTOGRAPH(S).
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMED RISK
I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING AND/OR VOLUNTEERING IN THIS ACTIVITY OR EVENT, including by way of example and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or
carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently prepared or trained for participation in the activity or event, and have not been advised to not participate by a qualified medical professional. I certify that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude my participation in this activity or event. I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form will be used by Joanna Tillman Photography in which I may participate, and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said activity or event. In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows:
(A) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Joanna Tillman Photography and/or their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the event holders, activity or event sponsors, activity or event volunteers;
(B) I INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in this activity or event, whether caused by the negligence of release or otherwise.
I acknowledge that Joanna Tillman Photography and their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, and agents are NOT responsible for the errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of Joanna Tillman Photography.
I acknowledge that this activity or event may involve physical activity, and may carry with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity or event. The accident waiver and release of liability shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.
I understand that I will NOT receive financial compensation, but rather FREE DIGITAL IMAGES, as compensation for my modeling.
I understand that if in the event I cannot attend my shoot as scheduled, my session retainer fee of $75 will not be refunded.
I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT, AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.