Model Releases: What Photographers Need to Know

Why do we always need to get our models to sign a release when we do photo shoots? Well in this digital age when images are constantly being used without copyright permission, wouldn't you rather be protected? Read more about model releases and why they're important in this informative article.

Jeff Guyer writes:

The importance of the contract between you and your client is pretty much a given, but just as important– if not more– is the model release. If you’ve been shooting professionally for any period of time, you already know (I hope) that securing a model release from the people you photograph is of utmost importance. What you may not be aware of, however, is why it is so important.

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