Studio Liability Release and Photo Permission
The Light Committee
1.) Express Assumption of Risk, Loss of, Damage, Injury or Illness to Equipment or People
I understand that being near or participating in a photo or video shoot at The Light Committee studio or other facility or location and including during any transportation provided by vehicle or other similar means to other locations, whether indoors or outdoors, with related equipment, props and other items, but not limited to, light stands, furniture, wires and cables, slippery shoes and floors or ground, and more, can result in injury to people and damage or harm to equipment or the facilities or locations. I also understand the consumption of any foods or beverages at any of these locations or during transportation, or simply being present in a location, may cause other illnesses, sicknesses or injury. By my signature below, and as a condition of my being allowed to be in or use The Light Committee’s facilities located in or around the building at 699 E Colorado St, Glendale, CA, and as a condition of working with The Light Committee, its employees or representatives at any other indoor or outdoor location, I expressly assume all risks of damage, harm, injury, illness or sickness and I release The Light Committee from all claims or responsibilities for any damage, harm, injury, illness or sickness including by way of illustration but not limitation, those resulting from negligence, accidents or injury to myself, members of my family, my friends or equipment while on the premises or surrounding areas of The Light Committee property or during transportation to or from a location or while at any other indoor or outdoor location for the purposes of a photo or video shoot with The Light Committee, its employees or representatives.
I agree to abide by all rules established by The Light Committee staff, in writing and/or verbally conveyed, when I am at The Light Committee premises or elsewhere. While I am on the premises of The Light Committee or working with The Light Committee at any location, I will take all precautions necessary to insure the safety of myself, of other people, and of all property and equipment.
Parental or Guardian and Other Visitors Consent and Acceptance
I also agree that if I bring a minor to the facilities, whether I am the parent or acting as their guardian, or if I bring another adult, that I accept full responsibility for the cost of treatment for any injury suffered by him or her, or anyone else I bring with me to the facilities to be present during any photo or video shoots with The Light Committee. I agree that I have informed them of this release of liability and that I am accepting responsibility for any cost of treatment for any illness or injury they may suffer while at a facility being used by The Light Committee.
2.) Permission for Photography and Video & Understanding of Work Terms
For valuable consideration received, I grant “The Light Committee” and its employees or representatives (collectively referred to hereafter as "Photographer") the following rights and unrestricted permission concerning any photographs or video that Photographer has taken or may take of me or in which I may be included with others. I grant Photographer the right to take photographs or video of me for the purposes of providing me photography or videography services for my business or personal use and to use the photos or videos. I also grant Photographer the right to use, post, or publish the photos or videos and my likeness on the Photographer’s business website and online social media profiles, such as but not limited to, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google My Business. I release and discharge Photographer from any and all claims and demands that may arise out of or in connection with the use of the photographs or video, including without limitation any and all claims for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy. I acknowledge that, as established by US copyright laws, Photographer retains copyright to photos and video Photographer produces. The Photographer is granting me a lifetime license to use all delivered images (including any originals/ copies/ prints thereof) for self-promotion, including on any online forum or website (for example, but not limited to, business websites, social media websites, online directories, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram), and in any print materials (for example, but not limited to, brochures, business cards, posters). Accordingly, Photographer grants me a lifetime license to make unlimited electronic and hard copy prints/ copies of the photos/ images for such promotional (including personal and professional) uses and purposes. Photographer authorizes any third-party printing or copying service/ provider to make prints/ copies of the photos/ images upon my request. I understand I may not sell or license the photos/ images for commercial use without the express written consent of Photographer. I further acknowledge that I may have paid Photographer for services or have been fully compensated for any photo or video shoots during the day of a photo or video shoot and I release Photographer from any further financial or other compensation for the use of any photographs or video of me. I also hereby release Photographer from any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking of such photographs or video or in any subsequent processing of them. I further acknowledge an understanding that photographer only provides extra photos at his discretion and even then only extra photos that photographer deems as usable, which generally are provided as web-quality JPEG files of approximately 1,600 ppi size (long edge). I also agree that by paying for the services or selecting photos to have retouched I confirm my approval for the work and services provided. I also acknowledge that photographer, by US copyright law, does not have to or shall not provide original files – also known as RAW files. This authorization and release shall also inure to the benefit of the heirs, legal representatives, licensees, and assigns of Photographer, as well as the person(s) for whom Photographer took the photographs or video. I am a legally competent adult and have the right to contract in my own name. I have read this document and fully understand its contents. This release shall be binding upon me and my heirs, legal representatives, and assigns.
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