Secure Your Models

posted on 15th of october, 2012
Ever since I started stock photography in 2006, I started researching on various ways of dealing with sources like models and equipments. Stock photography itself was and is still a very unknown concept to many people outside advertising and publishing field. For equipment I could find rentals and also people who personally rented out their equipment. Though renting equipment seemed cheap it was actually costlier and also risky. There is always a burden of using someone else's equipment which can affect your productivity.
In case of models the most common concept was to pay them and get a model release signed. This concept works well with models who are amateurs who are needing work. Some of them will also do your...

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Posted by Thefinalmiracle on November 04, 2012
@calyx22 - Yes every business possesses risks but RF stock is like a total risk into shaming ourselves our the models at sometime. The least we can do is keep hunting for our used images and check for problems, then report them if they are damaging.
Posted by Calyx22 on November 03, 2012
I use my daughters as models but haven't recently since I found one image being used for a rape survival page. Yikes! My parents would have a heart attack if they ever saw that! Bottom line is, we can't know what the images are being purchased for (when purchased) or how they will be used if they are just generic images. Or even images of certain concepts can be substituted for others. You should be prepared to be unpleasantly surprised at LEAST once in your stock career. :)
Posted by Thefinalmiracle on October 17, 2012
@Egomezta - U R Welcome. All the best! :)

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