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« on: April 18, 2011, 22:40 »
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i was just accepted as a contributor to IS...
im beginning to see they are quite a bit more sticky over there when it comes to Model Releases.  My standard releases that i use at the other agencies dont fly over at IS cuz they cover a blanket period of time.  Jeeez, so seriously, how annoying to have to submit a new MR for every shoot.  hardly seems worth the trouble for the few bucks i'll make on an image.  How do ya'll manage this?


« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2011, 22:53 »
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Use DeepMeta, it will help you manage the model releases.
Yes, I get a new release with every shoot. Why is that such a hassle?

« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2011, 23:21 »
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yeah, I've just always done it that way - a new model release for every shoot.  that covers me and the model both so I don't have a problem with it. All my models know they have to sign a release at every shoot with me.  I use the generic iStock release and it works at all the other sites I submit to as well.

« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2011, 23:27 »
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It's a legal thing to protect the model. A release that covers a blanket period of time with no specifics could mean a photographer might upload images of the model that they're not okay with. Better safe than sorry, and trust me, it's not that much of an inconvenience.

grp_photo

« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2011, 03:58 »
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At least here where I live it wouldn't even valid without a specific date! New shoot new release it's for your own protection I agree rarely with iStock but in this case they are spot on!


 

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