Why and When Do I need a Model Release?

Why do you need permission?

Photos with people sell TWICE as often as other photos!

But if there is a "recognizable person" in the photo, you'll need to get their permission in the form of a Model Release in order for your photo to be eligible for commercial use. Getting a model release from the people your photo protects you and the buyer from legal issues.

Ultimately, photos with model releases are in high demand from customers.

 

What does "recognizable person" mean?

See the images below for some helpful hints, and then take this quiz to see if you know which photos need a permission! Then use the app or the website to ask the models for permission. 

 

For Instructions on How to Get a Model Release, Click Here

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