Are model releases necessary for portfolio

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  1. spiralout

    spiralout TPF Noob!

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    I've been considering putting together a portfolio together for a while, and I finally have 6 or 7 images refined and ready to print. A couple of them, however, include people. As long as I'm not selling them, are model releases necessary to include these photos in a portfolio?


     
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    No. (I'm not an intellectual property attorney.)
     
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    Hertz van Rental We're supposed to post photos?

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    No. You are not selling the images and putting them into the public domain so no release is necessary. Some info:
    http://www.pdnedu.com/pdnedu/resour...t_id=1000694456
    But use the search facility. This question is often asked. Two threads here. You'll find more.
    http://www.thephotoforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17367&highlight=model release
    http://www.thephotoforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15892&highlight=model release
     

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