This model release is made by , an individual (the "Model"), in favor of , an individual a(n) (the "Photographer"). In consideration of the payment of $, the Model agrees as follows:


  • (a) Permission to Use. The Model grants the Photographer the full irrevocable right to take pictures, portraits, digital images, or photographs of the Model or in which the Model may be included (the "Photographs") and use, publish, reproduce, edit, exhibit, license, distribute, or otherwise exploit the Photographs, in whole or in part  and in conjunction with the Model's name (or fictitious name)  and biographical material,for any lawful purpose, except   and in all forms of media now known or later created (the "Photographic Use").  in, on, or in connection with and any advertising and publicity in connection therewith (the "Photographic Use").
  • (b) No Obligation. The Photographer's right to use the Photographs does not constitute an obligation to make use of this right.


The Model assigns to the Photographer all interest in the Photographs, including copyright. The Photographs and any associated negatives are the sole property of the Photographer and the Model waives any right to:

  • (a) inspect or approve the Photographs;
  • (b) inspect or approve any text, graphics, images, or other content created in connection with or combined with the Photographs; or
  • (c) receive any royalties or other compensation related to the Photographic Use.


The Model hereby releases the Photographer from any liability arising from the Photographic Use, including that based on copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, libel, defamation, or false light, or resulting from any alteration, blurring, optical illusion, use in composite form, distortion, or other modification that may occur, intentionally or otherwise, in connection with taking the Photographs, processing the Photographs, or the Photographic Use.


The Model hereby represents that:

  • (a) he or she is a legal adult and has the full legal capacity to execute this release;
  • (b) the rights granted under this release do not conflict with or violate any other commitment the Model has; and
  • (c) he or she has read this release before signing it and fully understands its contents, meaning, and impact.

The Model is signing this release on the date stated opposite his or her signature.


Social Security Number:_____________________________
 Witnessed By:____________________________________Date:____________________________
Witness Name


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What's a model release form for adults?

Pose. Snap. Publish? Whether you're shooting haute couture, your neighbor's line of novelty tees, or just building your portfolio, you need your models' permission to publish their pictures as a photographer. A model release gets this in writing and articulates how to use your images.

Here's the information you'll need to have handy to complete your model release form for adult:
- Who the photographer is : Have their name and contact information ready.
- Who the model is : Have their name and contact information ready.