The Association of Photographers was originally formed in 1968 as the Association of Fashion & Advertising Photographers (AFAP, although it later became AFAEP when editorial photographers were embraced). In 1993 the Association changed its name to The Association of Photographers. It is important to fill out a model release form so that you and the model know what the you are asking from the model, and so that it is written all down. It is also important to do if the model is under 18 years old, so you need to have parental/guardian consent.screen-shot-2016-11-21-at-15-13-14