A concern has come to our attention that we wanted to share with you.
In the current climate, with the war in Ukraine, and the floods in NSW and QLD, there are a lot of people out there trying to do what they can to raise money for relief efforts. This is to be commended, however people can engage entirely in good faith and still have serious issues.
The concern we had is that there are operators out there who will use these situations to their own advantage. If you are approached to participate in a fundraising activity, please ensure you do your due diligence before accepting the job.
It is also possible you will be asked to perform or work or provide rights to publish or share existing photos or artwork for no pay as part of this arrangement. While you are welcome to accept an unpaying gig for charitable purposes, we recommend strongly that you are highly cautious of these gigs, especially when they are online.
As with all modelling jobs, the other LMS working conditions still apply for gratis jobs, and as with photography jobs, a model release is needed to ensure that the photographs are only used in a manner to which you agree.
Gigs where cryptocurrency or NFTS are involved in any capacity are particularly insecure, as the platforms are vulnerable to hacking.
If you have any questions about fundraising activities you have been approached about, please contact the committee, or Posey Corps to discuss.