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Model Safety - Please Read!After a conversation with a model over the weekend I feel the need to address something I dont see much about on dA: Model Safety.Model Safety - Please Read! by neolestat
With the increase of internet modelling sites such as One Model Place, Net Model, Model Mayhem and similar, it has never been easier to promote yourself either as a model or a photographer and there has been an explosion of want to be talent on both sides of the camera in recent years. Nowadays anyone with an internet connection and a couple of hundred £/$s can set up an internet account, go out and buy a professional looking camera and call themselves a photographer. Like any trade there are professionals, there are great amateurs and there are sharks.
For the sake of this article Im going to use the industry standard term; GWC (Guy With Camera), for the sharks. While I dont want to misalign anyone personally in the trade, it has been my experience that for every two professionals Ive met, Ive met a GWC only in it f
Modelling 101 – Release Forms.A brief overview on Model Release Forms hopefully of use to models and photographers alike.Modelling 101 – Release Forms. by neolestat
Photographers; how many times have you had a popular photo or series of photos on display only to have the model contact you saying that a) her new boyfriend doesnt like her assets being on display for the whole world to see or b) that she has new found respectability and will lose her job if her new employer Googles her and finds her naked all over the www? Either way she wants you to remove her images from your portfolio and in the worse case scenario destroy them.
Models; have you ever come away from a shoot, only later to see the images that you consider the worst of the day and definitely portraying you in a less than favourable light on the www? Have you ever trusted a photographer not to post the nipple slip he inadvertently caught on camera only to later find a less than salubrious crop showing that nipple in all its glory?
Yes? Then this article is for you.
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