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How To Respond to a Model Release Request (Giving Permission)

If you are receiving the request by SMS (text message):

  1. Click the link in the text message
  2. If you have the Twenty20 app, the link will take you to the photo you are in
  3. In the top right corner, tap where it says "" and the model release form will load


How to give permission:

  1. Select whether you are giving permission for yourself or for your child.
  2. Enter in your first and last name, as well as your email address.
  3. Certify that you are 18 years or older. Then press Next.
  4. Use your finger (or computer mouse) to provide your signature in the white box. Don't worry, this doesn't have to be your prettiest signature.
  5. New Feature - You will be presented with the option to opt-in to giving the photographer permission for all photos of you that they add. This is a great way to give permission to a photographer you trust and will make it so you don't have to individually sign releases for each photo they've taken of you. (Note: If as a model you gave permission to a photographer for all photos and now you want to remove your permission, please reach out to our support team)
  6. Click the "I Give My Permission" button.
  7. All done! Thank you for helping your friend sell their work!



What am I giving permission for? 

Signing a model release allows the photographer to potentially sell their photo for commercial licensing. Without a model release, their photo can only be sold for editorial use. You can read about commercial and editorial licensing here.

For instructions on how to request permission and send a model release request, click here.

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