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Release Me – New Model Release iOS Photography App

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Release Me frees you from the shackles of paper, and puts your model release forms in a simplified, organized digital format which has just as much legal standing as a classic paper one.

A release form is important because it protects both the rights of photographer/filmmaker AND model.

Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod-Touch. 


This app retails for $8.99/£5.99 and you can download it here.

Organization

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Release Forms can be sorted into project folders, which organizes models in a way that makes sense to you.

Sign The Screen

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Have your model read through the legal details, and simply sign the screen with their finger. You can add a photo reference directly on the form, so you can remember who’s who.

Fully Customizable

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The app comes preloaded with a general release form. It’s a one-size-fits-all form that will over almost everything. With that said, we wanted to make the app fully customizable so you can paste in your own forms. You can drag and drop new sections, or set a custom order as your default release.



Strike Out

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If there’s a small particular section the person signing doesn’t agree with, you can "strikeout" that certain bit before they sign. After they sign, you cannot manipulate the form without a new signature

Sharing

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These forms are in no way stuck on your phone or iPad. After a release is complete, you can automatically generate a PDF and e-mail it to any e-mail address you provide.

Map View

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One of the cooler features is the automatic location finder. If you don’t care to write in yourself where you photographed a subject, you can use your phone or iPad’s built-in maps. In just a second, it automatically marks your current place on a map with a pin, and can continue to add them for every model you photograph.



Custom Letterhead

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If you have a custom letterhead for your business, you can upload it onto your phone and enter it into the app so that it goes on top of every one of your release forms. If you don’t have one, the app can automatically generate one for you. 

A release form… It’s better to have it and not need it, than it is to need it and not have it, because you never know what you might end up using your pictures for!

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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