Model Sign-up • NiNPAH-2016
(Nude in Nature Photo Art Haven)
Camp Ramblewood, Darlington, MD
Friday, Saturday & Sunday — August 12th, 13th & 14th
All model participation is subject to the approval of the organizers.
MODELS PLEASE NOTE: NiNPAH is a NUDE event, our photographers are interested in shooting material that may occasionally include clothing or lingerie, but will expect nude models. If you are uncomfortable posing nude in front of one to dozens of photographers, fellow models and staff, NUDE in Nature, and NiNPAH in particular, are not for you.
Models have a choice of THREE types of ticket:
A) Pay only $18.02 (+tix fee, total $20) and do a total of two hours of modeling, as assigned, in exchange for entry. You will NOT get paid for those sessions, but you may receive tips, which you keep. The two hours of exchange modeling will be assigned when you sign up. Other than those two hours, your time is your own. You can work with any photographer and keep all that you earn. (no charge if not chosen). Non-transferable & non-refundable. Models initially turned down may be chosen later on. We do have some general guidelines that all models must follow. Please see below.
B) Pay $120. (+tix fee) and your time is your own. Charge as much or as little as you like and keep all that you collect. (no charge if not chosen). Non-transferable & non-refundable. Models initially turned down may be chosen later on. We do have some general guidelines that all models must follow. Please see below.
C) Pay $108. (+tix fee). for a SATURDAY ONLY ticket, and your time is your own. Charge as much or as little as you like and keep all that you collect. (no charge if not chosen). Non-transferable & non-refundable. Models initially turned down may be chosen later on. We do have some general guidelines that all models must follow. Please see below.
D) Meal tickets are also available.
General modeling guidelines:
1) Models will offer reduced price "early bird" prepaid, tickets. "Early bird" tickets will be available for at least two weeks.
2) "At the gate" prices will be higher than any of the prepaid tickets, they will be "cash only".
3) Discounts for multiple sessions with the same photographer are permitted. Discounts for non-nude modeling are NOT permitted.
4) Premiums for other than "plain vanilla" (e.g. erotic, explicit, bondage, fetish, etc.) nude modeling are permitted.
5) Only the broad, commercial NiNPAH Model Release will be used. It will not be limited in any way, they will be supplied by NiNPAH. ALL session will include model release at no additional price.
6) All session will include a Model's Age Certification, form 2257, at no additional price.
7) All tickets will be described as "All sales final, no refunds." (If a photographer misses their purchased time slot it is unfortunate, but not a reason for a refund. You might want to shoot at a different time if it is convenient to you.
8) If you are unable to model at the purchased time, you will refund the purchase, with an apology and a smile. (For on line purchases the refund should be made on line.) Changing time, at the photographer's convenience, is permitted.
Dinner, 7 pm - 8 pm Changed 7:45 - 8:45 pm
Breakfast, 8 am - 9 am
Lunch, 1 pm - 2 pm
Dinner, 7 pm - 8 pm Changed 7:45 - 8:45 pm
Brunch, 7 am - 9 pm
Meal times are tentative and subject to adjustment. If we have many additional sign-ups the hours will be expanded to prevent dining room gridlock.
Additional General Information:
Nude in Nature Photo Art Haven
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
August 12th, 13th & 14th
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When you buy these early bird tickets, in addition to having faith, you are saving money. More importantly, you are letting models & other photographers know that you believe in our style of outdoor nude photography, and that you plan to be there. That will help convince models to attend, and having more models (particularly new faces) will prompt additional photogs to attend. We need you to be the first, we need you to lead the way!
although many of the models will be different, the shooting areas will be the same.
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Our target is 80 models and 240 photographers. There is no assurance that we will meet our rather ambitious goal & there is a possibility that we will exceed it; however, we will try to maintain the 1 to 3, model to photographer ratio. As envisioned, most of the modeling will be "one-on-one;" and around 10% of model time will be spent doing "group sessions." Models are hired directly by the photographers, for one-on-one sessions.
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Entrance opens at 7 am for models & staff, (8 am for photographers) on Saturday, August 13. Although parking is available before that, check in, and the gates to camp, do not open until 8 am. Until then, please wait patiently in the parking lot.
The entrance will be open:
Friday: 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm +/- (If you arrive before 2pm please stay in the Parking lot until 2:00 pm)
Saturday: (7:00 am for models & staff) 8:00 am to Noon & 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am to 10:00 am
If you need to arrive at a different time, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org/. we will accommodate your need, within reason.
Everyone must be checked out and off the property by 12 Noon, Sunday, August 14th.
Models must have their Drivers License, Passport or another form of acceptable Government issued photo ID. (Which will be photographed with the model.)
At registration, you will be given a name tag and wristband which must be worn AT ALL TIMES throughout the duration of the event. HOWEVER, models will NOT be wearing wrist bands.
Free parking is provided. You will have access to your vehicle during the event. (Models will have priority [closer] parking.)
You will be able to leave at any time. Re-entry is permitted, with proper documentation (e.g., name tag and intact wristband).
No refunds. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued.Tickets are transferable to a different photographer or artist in good standing, notify us BEFORE opening day if you want to transfer a ticket.
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Ramblewood is ideally located minutes from historic Havre de Grace, Maryland, and is convenient to Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.
The entrance to our 200 scenic acres of private property is located a half mile from the nearest road, providing a safe haven in which to get away from it all. It goes all the way to the Susquehanna River .
Olympic-sized Swimming Pool,
Meals (available as an option) are served in our comfortable dining hall overlooking the pool. Food is served cafeteria style. (You are welcome to bring your own food & join us in the dining hall.)
Ramblewood features a number of newly renovated cabins that can comfortably accommodate five hundred people. Cabins are completely self-contained buildings with sinks, showers, toilets and brand new mattresses and box springs. Cabins are cleaned before the arrival of each group. You supply your own sheets, blankets, pillows, pillow cases, & towels.
Photographer tickets provide access to Ramblewood for two days of photography. They do NOT include modeling time with any of the models. Models for one-on-one, and group sessions may be hired directly by the photographers, either in advance, or on the spot. Tickets also provide an individual, single bed in a cabin. All models will be using our standard, broad, commercial model release & providing age certification (Forms 2257) as part of the price.
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Condensed Rules: Play nice, respect one another (see details below).
This is an 18+ event. You MUST be at least 18 years old and able to prove it. You MUST have government issued photo I.D. (usually a driver’s license or passport) to enter the grounds. If you are younger than 18 years old, you may NOT enter the grounds, but we look forward to your joining us when you reach 18.
Nearly everyone hates rules. We would like to have fewer rules, Camp Ramblewood is fully aware of the nature of NiNPAH and has always given groups like ours complete freedom. This freedom is what makes Ramblewood a great place for NiNPAH. We plan on protecting that freedom while keeping things safe. We want to leave Ramblewood knowing that we will be welcomed back for future events. The event rules are posted here to outline our expectations for attendees.
We want to keep things open and transparent, so we’re all on the same page when we arrive at the event. We figure, once you’re there, the less time you have to spend reading the rules, the more time there is for you to be both in front and behind the lens having fun. If you have any questions after reading the Event Rules, email us at staff@PhotoHeros.com
Alcoholic beverage is NOT welcome. That means NO, beer, hard cider, wine, liquor, whisk(e)y, or distilled spirits.
Smoking is only allowed outside. You may NOT smoke in the cabins or other buildings.
Illegal drug use is not permitted. NiNPAH does not allow, support, or condone the use of any illegal substances at the event. As an organization, we renounce any and all use of illegal controlled substances, and comply in entirety with the code of law on said matters. No exchange of money, or anything else, for sexual activities is permitted.
Law enforcement officers, investigators, journalists and other members of the media are welcome to attend for their own personal pleasure only. However, they are not permitted to enter for official, or government business, or another purpose, unless they have presented valid court orders. Media may NOT report our activities without our specific, written permission. Ramblewood is private property, we have an assumption of privacy, which we INSIST that you observe.
We want what happens at Ramblewood (other than model pictures) to stay at Ramblewood .
You agree to sign a waiver at registration releasing NiNPAH, the organizers, & Ramblewood from liability and indemnifying and holding harmless NiNPAH, the organizers, & Camp Ramblewood.
Dogs and other pets are NOT allowed. If you show up with a dog, you will not be admitted into the event. (Service animals required by law are exempted.)
Please be respectful of the facilities and do not cause undue breakage and/or destruction of property.
Do not touch anyone in any way without express verbal permission. There is no room for implied consent.
Never join a Shoot unless specifically asked to do so. Even if a Shoot looks spontaneous or chaotic, it may well not be. Don’t even ask.
Do not talk to or greet anyone while they are photographing or modeling. Please keep conversation, laughter, and comments to a minimum around all photography & drawing sessions.
Maintain an appropriate distance from shoots. We expect others to walk past while we are shooting, but we do NOT want them to stop and gawk.
SNIPING*: Do NOT do it! You may ONLY photograph the model(s) that you have signed up for and paid to photograph.
To eliminate any possible confusion or misunderstanding:
Do NOT point a camera at any models unless you are paid up & currently scheduled, to photograph them.
If you find it necessary to be in the same area, make sure that your camera is cased or the lens is capped. If that is not possible hang you camera with the lens pointing toward you or straight down.
Do NOT photography other photographers, artists, or staff without their clear and unequivocal permission.
Make sure your background does NOT include photographers or others.
* ”Sniping” includes, but is not limited to, taking pictures from a distance without the knowledge & permission of the subject. It also includes all other kinds of surreptitious and candid image making.
Hidden cameras: The use of hidden cameras is PROHIBITED. Make sure your model knows exactly where the camera(s) are, and from where she or he is being photographed. This includes cameras “hidden in plain sight”.
If there is a problem please report it IMMEDIATELY, do NOT wait, or delay. Any concerns should be raised with a Staff Member.
Please clean up after your shoot or other activity. Leave all equipment and grounds the way you found it, or better. Do not leave behind: candy wrappers, bottles, cans, worn out equipment or anything else.
Fireplay is ONLY permitted in the fire pit by the pond and with prior approval from staff. The usual, and customary, rules for open fires & fire in general, apply, and are incorporated by reference.
Water Safety: The usual, and customary, rules for water safety apply, and are incorporated by reference.
Ramblewood & NiNPAR rules may on occasion conflict If that happens, your activities must be within the bounds of both sets of rules. Needless to say, the broader laws of society must also be observed.
These rules are evolving, they will be updated as required.
NiNPAH-2016 ✧ Camp Ramblewood ✧ Stan Goldstein of: PhotoHeros.com
We are back at Ramblewood for the East Coast return of BIG TIME, OUTDOOR, NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY!