TROUBLEMODEL by Visual Organization

TROUBLEMODEL by Visual Organization

While the photographer is trying to do his best at the scene and a model is acting like he is almost all in, some tactical stuff can be missed or unseen

Photography:  Vasily Levanov

Model:  Micheal Adeniji

Style:  Vasily Levanov

Location:  Bankovskiy


Postproduction:  Vasily Levanov

Published:  October 2, 2017

TROUBLEMODEL by Visual Organization
Slide 1 (Line of work)
When you are planning to outsmart someone there is a good chance that your opponent is already thought this through.

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Slide 2 (No setback)
It's hard to predict how it'll go until the matter is resolved, but in the meantime, it's a mess and an open case to discuss. WhatsApp conversation between Micheal Adeniji and Vasily Levanov, two days after the photoshoot.

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Slide 3 (Unexpected turn)
Signed agreement can help you in a lot of ways, it may not solve the problem itself, but it will give you the power to do the right thing. Micheal: I think I should be rewarded for my work.
Vasily: Micheal, this was a TFP contract and photocards will be your only reward.
Vasily: By the way, you didn't fill out all required fields in Model Release form, please text me whats missing.

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Slide 4 (Waste of time)
Sudden change of mind can put everything at risk and lead to a spot where neither of the sides will get what they want. Micheal: Well… I can't just take pictures if it has no benefits.
Micheal: I ain't releasing my person details Bro if it does not benefit me in any ways.
Micheal: I don't even know why I did the photoshoot yesterday... It was just like a waste of time.
Vasily: If you don't complete a Model Release form I'll be unable to send you those pix.

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Slide 5 (Clear message)
Badgering is an effective technique to make things go your way, but it won't work unless you have a leverage to apply. Micheal: I'm sure you would benefit a lot using dose pictures… and what is my own benefit in this?
Micheal: I'm wasted my time, wasted my money for transport, wasted the whole day taking pictures with no compensation.
Vasily: No Model Release, no pictures. You knew this from the beginning.
Vasily: And no further compensation for you as well, this one is stated crisp and clear in Model Release which is you read and signed.

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Slide 6 (On the spot)
If you cut up on the lie, the best thing you can do is to admit that you were wrong and start this relationship from a clean slate. Micheal: We didn't make any agreement and that wasn't even my signature.
Vasily: You are telling me that you forge a legal document to get photos for free?
Micheal: Men don't try me! I won't send my passport number to you.
Micheal: Because you want to make use of my pictures for free too.
Vasily: Yes, this is exactly how TFP contract works.

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Slide 7 (We'll be in touch)
Forcing others to do what they are refuse is wrong because by doing this you will lose any respect you had left. Micheal: You think you are wise right? Send me my pictures now.
Vasily: I think we're done here.
Micheal: I don't understand you done how??
Micheal: I would take it up with you... I would inform my government about this... and my school congregation would know about this.
Micheal: I promise you would be jailed for this.

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Slide 8 (Deletion request)
Every problem could be solved, until the moment when it becomes personal and both sides are reaching the point of no return. Micheal: You messed with the wrong person!! You would be in big problems Bro, I promise you, let's wait and see.
Micheal: The best thing you have to do now is send my pix and delete it from your camera.
Micheal: That's the only thing that can help.

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Slide 9 (Back and forth)
Consequences can be crucial if the person is pushing the limits without a moral code that should stand on his way. Vasily: For inappropriate behavior including threatening other people's lives and wellbeing, violation of TFP photography agreement (incomplete Model Release form), extortion and possibly, forge a legal document I've decided to hold on said photographs for an indefinite time, please consider my decision is final.

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Slide 10 (Wish you well)
People make mistakes, but it is not a good idea to ask for forgiveness if it collates with your initial plan. And Micheal, for more information regarding this case please visit my website

TROUBLEMODEL by Visual Organization
Poster 1 (Preliminary)
Scouting on the streets is always a risk. How to tell that your perfect fit ain't aiming for more than you are planning to give?

TROUBLEMODEL by Visual Organization
Poster 2 (Action)
Dealing with model's emotions is a part of a photographer's job. But what should they do if the model's behavior is out of line?

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Author:  Vasily Levanov

Location:  59.930443, 30.323807


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Location:  59.930654, 30.323209


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Author:  Vasily Levanov

Location:  59.930367, 30.323879



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