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what is a model release

December 8, 2020

A model release is a legal release form signed by the subject and/or guardians of a minor being photographed. It’s purpose is to grant permission to the photographer to publish, sell, or distribute the image in one form or another, depending on the circumstances of the photoshoot. In our case, this model release form grants […]

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Chances are, your day-to-day life has changed a lot lately. Many of us have gone from working in an office to working from home full-time. We’ve seen a lot more of our immediate family lately and a lot less of our other friends and family. And we’ve all started to spend a lot more time […]

June 1, 2020

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May 25, 2020

So many of us find ourselves in a moment of pause right now. Chances are, you have way more time than you once did to assess your personal brand and invest your time and energy into your own business. Now is a great time to polish your personal brand and bring it to the next […]

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May 2, 2020

Life looks a whole lot different now than it did a few months ago. All at once, so many things we’d always taken for granted may have experienced a total shift – from spending time with loved ones, to dining in at restaurants, and to even working in a regular office. When it comes to […]

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Great photos are the heart and soul of your personal brand. But if your state has a shelter-in-place order or if your usual personal brand photographer (hopefully, that’s Angela Vaughns Photography!) isn’t offering services at the moment, you might have to get a little creative in order to create some photos for sharing. Here are […]

May 1, 2020

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January 1, 2020

image of a man in a gray suit, white shirt, and red tie. He is smiling and standing in front of a dark green wall.

Seeing as how it’s 2020 and the Internet reigns supreme, having high quality, current headshots is vital to your career. And it really doesn’t matter what your job is, either! It used to be that real estate agents and corporate finance leaders were the only ones required to have such images taken, but today everyone […]

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