MODEL RELEASE:  The undersigned hereby grants THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) the absolute and irrevocable right and permission, in respect to the photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings, or any other media (hereinafter collectively known as “Images”) that THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) has taken of me or my property, or minors in my care, or in which I may be included with others, to copyright the same, in THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“)’s own name or otherwise, to use, re-use, publish, re-publish, post, display, in printed form, or in any and all media now or hereafter known, and for any legitimate purpose whatsoever. You hereby grant to THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) the right to use and publish images and photographs taken at your photography session to further promote its service, including portfolio, print, web site, display, advertisement, commercial, and editorial use. THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) agrees to limit the use of these images and photographs to promotional use only. THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) may revoke this license at any time and for any reason. THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) retains all copyrights to the images and derivative works thereof. THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) agrees to only use first names of minors under age 18 years old at the time of the photoshoot and will leave any Social Media “tagging” up to the parents or legal guardians.

A signed legal model release will be required for each person appearing in the photograph(s) before any session will begin, and any person 18 years or older, who appears in any photograph will need to provide a valid form of government-issued identification. In the case of minor(s), a signed release from a parent or legal guardian will need to be completed for all minor(s) appearing in the photograph(s).

NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY: In the case of nude photography, nobody under 18 years of old will be present on the day of the photoshoot. There will be no exceptions. A high-resolution image will be taken of your government-issued form(s) of identification on the day of the photoshoot, along with a high-resolution photograph of fully-clothed model(s) holding signed model release(s) and official identification next to their face(s) before the nude photograph(s) will be taken. If THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“), its affiliates, or assistants suspect that the identification is suspect or invalid, the case will be turned over to the appropriate law enforcement agency for investigation.

COPYRIGHT AND REPRODUCTION: The client agrees that all copyrights and/or intellectual property rights for all photographs taken at the session shall be held exclusively by THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“). The client will receive images via an online gallery and may print at their discretion as well as use them for non-commercial purposes, including, but not limited to, posting images online and to social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, etc.) but must note THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) as the photographer and include a tag where feasible. The client hereby releases THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) from any liability due to loss or damage of the images and also releases THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) from any obligation to maintain copies of any digital file, image, or photograph. The client may not sell, distribute or take credit for any of the photos taken by THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“). THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) highly recommends that photographs be printed only through a professional printing lab.  If the client prefers to print through a low-quality printer, THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) is not responsible for the client being displeased with those printed products.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY RELEASE: By agreeing to a photography session with THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“), I am hereby waiving, releasing, and discharging THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) and all its affiliates, from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me or my family including my traveling to and from this event. THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) is not responsible for any injuries inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for their children and for themselves and release photographer from any claims against their person, estate, or their business.  Client swears that each person is participating voluntarily in the said photography session and forfeit all right to bring a suit against THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) for any reason. THOMAS WILSON PRATT SLATIN (“TOMSLATIN.COM“) is not responsible for uncooperative parties.  It is understood that the behavior of children is unpredictable, however, the photographer is not liable if children do not cooperate during sessions.

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