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ModelsUpClose produce/distribute creative video shows and still imagery on popular culture themes, suitable for general exhibition viewing.
The contents of our websites is only a small portion of our huge archive and changes often. Visiting our sites you always see something new and different. If there is something special you can not find, you are welcome to email us and we will point you to it (or your interest will prompt us to re-release it soon).
We let the 'pictures do the talking' with a small poster for each video and also on some of our sites there is a short preview video if a 'play' button appears in the middle of the poster. Video posters are organized in 'six pack' slide show displays - with video posters rotating automatically until you click one of the small thumbnail images above the poster window, then you manually move thru that poster display by clicking on the small thumbnail images above the poster window.
NB: if you only see one poster, then that is either the home page single poster/preview or your web browser does not support the poster slide show routine. Update your browser software to the latest version or install the free Firefox web browser (recommended).
Use the big arrow at the top right corner of the screen to browse through poster display pages.
ModelsUpClose is a pioneer of light entertainment video shows featuring a parade of pretty women since 1997; and today is the portal for a collection of music/model video shows, and (where we started) one of the longest running popular culture documentary shows "Women Smoking Culture" and "Model House Show" crafted form our B2B commercial stock scenes:
ModelsUpClose is a brand of Social Impact Media Pty Ltd and today is a global network of independent commercial photographers, producing popular culture shows for public viewing on the Internet, from the everyday life documentary style shows to the creative video art.
ModelsUpClose hire contract and remote working video photographers, models, actors, dancers to be a part of these long running successful shows. You are welcome to discuss joining our network as a photographer or a model or supplying your music, we are always hiring.
ModelsUpClose also provides a home base for indie producers and influence looking for a better deal for their productions - contact us to discuss this.
In the past twelve months over six million viewers have enjoyed our shows (in total across our websites and shared across social media channels) but we rely on the people who go the extra step and buy and download their favorite shows from our websites for funding.
Please read our ordering details, video play information and customer refund policy below and check our Conditions of Use before you view any of our images or video scenes.
Copyright is reserved on all our images, music and web pages. Musical accompaniment is for the personal enjoyment of the viewer and is the copyright of the producer. Separate permission from the copyright owner is required for further use and/or public performance of the music.
We are providing content for your sole private viewing only and on condition that you keep it safe and do not distribute it to others. Sharing our content and allowing others to use your access details may seriously damage our business and we will hold you liable for any costs and damages resulting from your actions.
Our video shows use musical works licensed from AVP, Evanto, Digital Juice Library, Shockwave, VideoBlocks, ccMixter, Daniel Johns, ccMixter, Tune Tracks as detailed in various video episodes. See Copyright Notice below.
Quality reliable service since 1997. Order from us with confidence. Payment is safe and easy via PayPal.
Look for the "Add to Cart" button at bottom left corner of our website posters. Click the small thumbnail image above the poster if the display is automatically rotating and then click the small thumbnails when ready to proceed through the slide show.
Click the "Add to Cart" button to buy. Scroll to the bottom of the order form (not the screen page) to click "Submit Order". When the PayPal transaction is complete you will get an email with your download link.
If you do not see an "Add to Cart" button in the bottom left corner of the poser window update your web browser to the latest version or install the free Firefox web browser (recommended).
NB: if the order form does not pop up over your browser screen soon after clicking the 'Add to Cart' button, then re-start your device and try again or update your web browser to the latest version or install the free Firefox web browser (recommended).
NB: on some mobile devices or if you have zoomed/magnified the browser display you may not see all the page, poster window or 'Add to Cart' button. Change your browser view preferences to default or use finger gestures to shrink the browser on smaller devices.
Our videos are generic mp4 format that play on all devices. Double click the video file name will launch your device default media player and play the video automatically. Or launch your preferred media player and navigate to where the video file is stored on your device to play.
To play legacy DivX videos install the VLC Media player. Open the VLC player and either drag and drop the video file onto the VLC window or use the File menu to navigate to the video file to open.
Restart your device - fixes most problems !
Check you are using the latest version of your web browser or install the free FireFox browser (recommended).
Check browser preferences that 'Java' is on and to 'accept all cookies'.
Web browser does not show the latest videos and/or error message? Refresh/re-load the home page and pages after by clicking the small circle icon next to top URL line on web browser.
A 'black' player window? On the website: allow more time to load videos or reload browser window. On your media player: download the file again and if problems persist use the VLC media player.
Need to stop the poster slide rotation? Click small thumbnail image above the main window
"Add to Cart" button: Set browser preferences to accept ALL "Cookies" and Java is on.
NB: Re-set text zoom on your web browser to default.
Download Problems: Best to always re-start your device before attempting a download
> do not close the browser tab/window until the download is complete
> do not browse other websites or this may interrupt your download
> note where the video is being saved on your device or you may never find it later
> contact us if download problems persist and allow 48 hours for us to reply
Video Does Not Play Properly: Download the video file again and wait until it has fully downloaded before attempting to play. Restart your computer and if problems persist contact us.
> adjust your device monitor to the highest resolution and number of colors possible.
> reduce the player window size if video playback is not sharp, stalls or ends abruptly
Or install the VLC Media player. Open VLC app and either drag and drop the video file onto the VLC window or use the File menu to navigate to the video file to open and play.
100% “No Questions Asked” Refund:
In most cases your purchase is available within minutes of buying, except when you pay by e-bank methods in which case access will be determined by the time it takes your bank to process the payment. However, should you not be able to access or use our website as intended with your computer device and Internet connection, simply contact us within seven days of your payment having been cleared by PayPal and we will cancel your purchase and fully refund your payment.
Alternatively: you are welcome to Contact Us and ask for technical support at no additional cost, to help you to access and use our website. If we are unable to help in a reasonable time, we will cancel your purchase and fully refund your payment.
Please allow 48 hours for us to action your request. If you do not receive a reply from us within 48 hours, please assume we have not received your original request, verify you have given a valid reply to address and resubmit your request.
NB: Please do NOT attempt to “charge back’ your payment directly with your card company or bank or by opening a dispute with our billing company. This action will delay settlement and may incur additional fees which we will recover from you.
Purchasing a download video or photo eBook is a commitment to buy it just like any book and we guarantee to provide the access you need to successfully complete the download process. If you are not able to successfully download the product you have purchased or it will not play on your device, please contact us and we will help you or refund your purchase.
Click here for an email client to contact ModelsUpClose. Or enter these details in your 'send address' field: contact (at) modelsupclose.com
Your comments, question and suggestions are always welcome but please remember email is not perfect or a secure media and your message may not reach us, our reply may not reach you and your message may be seen by others.
We reply to your e-mail personally within 48 hours. If you do not get a reply, please check your e-mail settings, check your email folders for misplaced replies and check your "reply to" address in the header of your email messages and try again.
No personal details are retained by us when you browse our web sites, access our catalog and order form pages or send e-mail enquiries or comments.
ModelsUpClose do not provide your email or other personal details to any other person or company for any reason, provided your contact with us is legal and we are not compelled by law enforcement agencies to disclose this information.
We never telephone or send advertising mail to you and never engage in e-mail, mail or telephone marketing of any kind.
We may send you an occasional text only email update and/or customer satisfaction survey unless you have requested no email contact. We may send you an email if we have an urgent technical or legal reason to contact you (such as you dishonour payment) whether or not you have elected to receive email from us.
If you have opted in to our forums or when we need to contact you with alerts and procedural matters related to your current order, you may receive brief occasional emails from us related to your purchase. We never send third party advertising. Unfortunately our email address can be used by others to send fake email, please delete any such email without responding.
NB: we never send email asking for your access details or asking you to confirm your personal details. Please treat any such email as fake and delete it without responding.
All personal details you provide via PayPal secure panel are stored according to their policies and procedures. Contact PayPal for further information about these policies.
All details you provide via our Google mail, forums and NewsGroups, YouTube and PhotoBucket pages are stored in accordance with their respective site policies and procedures.
When you make a purchase, a copy of the details you provide on the order form, including your IP address is transmitted to our download service provider. We use best practice methods to process and store our data and do not make your personal details available to any third parties accept if required by law or situations where you attempt to dishonour payment commitments you have made to us, in which case, we reserve the right to pass your details to our Debt Recovery Agent and lawyers.
Ideas volunteered by viewers are welcome and will be acknowledged appropriately in any subsequent production using that suggestion. If you are seeking payment for supplying concepts, suggestions, script and/or content please indicate this first and get our agreement before sending your material to us. We are not responsible for the confidentiality of material forwarded without prior arrangement to do so.
To contact us via the Internet, type the email address shown at the top of this page into your email client as per regular email. This is not an encrypted communication channel. We do not guarantee that unauthorised persons will not access your information and you should only email details that suit these conditions.
Our Privacy and Confidentiality Agreement is limited to our web site and company practices. When you follow a link, whether to PayPal or other web site linked to ours, these sites are not bound by this agreement and it is important you check that their privacy and confidentiality terms suit you.
Our Confidentiality Agreement is automatically voided if you attempt a fraudulent order transaction, break any of our Conditions of Use or attempt to 'Charge Back' credit card purchases you made with us. Non payment of accounts, placing a debit enquiry with your bank and/or fraudulent access to services that require payment of a fee may each automatically void this confidentiality agreement. Debt recovery agents do not respect your confidentiality in their pursuit of outstanding accounts.
Our publications represents a collection of finished works of some interest to the general public and/or works in progress in the form of a compilation of concepts, ideas, themes, scenes of various levels of technical and artistic quality, on various non technical social or cultural topics. We do not represent to have any qualifications, expertise and/or understanding of the people, topics and activities recorded in these articles. The views recorded and discussed are not necessarily those of the publishers but are simply a representation of the personal beliefs, skills and knowledge of the participants depicted by participants at that time.
Articles published on our websites are not intended to be representative or a comprehensive view of an activity, group, behaviour or topic. The content is not intended to be balanced, promotional or educational.
Website content changes over time and catalog sections of the website do not necessarily include content presented as samples or previews for this web site. Content may be withdrawn without notice by the contributor or by us for other reasons. You are invited to contact us if you need assistance locating a specific article but in accepting your order, we assume you have a general interest in our publication and not a specific single item use.
No warranty is given as to the suitability of this content for you. Contributors are anticipating a typical general audience found across educated western societies of the world and it is your responsibility to determine the suitability of this content for you - if in doubt please do not use this website.
Any and every use by you must be done only with our specific written permission, payment of any fees and charges mutually agreed and prominent recognition must be given to the copyright of ModelsUpClose, the original contributor of the content and of the music and give prominent credit for our Internet URL.
Any use for which you cannot produce written proof of our approval for such use.
Any use must not be construed as presenting ModelsUpClose content as representative of the creative works, skill or product of any other individual, company or organisation.
Any use must not portray the people, products, locations, scenes, customs, companies, organisations, religions, governments portrayed in any context that may be construed as humorous and/or derogatory and/or any negative way.
Any use must not lead to embarrassment and/or injury and/or damage of any kind to the people, products, locations, scenes, companies, organisations, religion, governments appearing or portrayed or of the writer/producer of the article.
Any use must not portray any person, entity or place appearing as representing and/or endorsing any particular view and/or opinion and/or product and/or activity other than what they have specifically stated as representative of their personal opinion and recorded public activities at the time of publication.
Any use must not modify the context, creative and/or artistic merit and/or reality of an article or scene including changes of colour, proportions and/or scale (other than length).
Any content is not to be used in any context that may be considered as political and/or religious.
Any use must not reflect poorly on the reputation, professional standing and quality of product of ModelsUpClose.
The viewing, purchase and use must not contravene any law and/or government regulation or place ModelsUpClose, its employees, contractors and contributors in a position of contravening any law or regulations.
The purchaser and/or public viewer agrees by the act of viewing and/or purchasing that they do not intend any of the above prohibited uses for our content and agree to indemnify ModelsUpClose, its employees, contractors and contributors separately and collectively for damages and remedy costs arising from their accessing, downloading, purchase, viewing, contributing that breach any of these conditions.
The public viewer and/or purchaser/subscriber understands that these conditions may change over time and will refer to the latest Terms and Conditions of Use before each and every specific use of content and, if necessary, you will modify your action to suit the conditions of the day without any further cost to ModelsUpClose.
Further you agree to accept responsibility to ensure any third party users of a publication you are responsible for using our content also agree to these conditions.
All Rights Reserved: World wide copyright of text, photographs, videos and music from ModelsUpClose web sites, downloads, video tapes, CDs, DVDs, printed photos and photo CDs and other content is always retained by ModelsUpClose as a brand division of Social Impact Media Pty Ltd and the original contributor. A condition of viewing our content is that you agree not to give away, resell, swap, distribute or allow to be distributed in any manner our text, images or videos, without first obtaining our written permission and providing prominent links to www.ModelsUpClose .com and the brand/product web site. Your acceptance of our terms and Conditions of Use as detailed on this page is deemed as verified by your viewing, purchasing and/or downloading content.
Content supplied by Contributors remains the copyright of the Contributor concerned and is licensed for publication on our website. To enquire about publishing this content elsewhere, contact ModelsUpClose in the first instance quoting the URL and other identifying marks of the article you wish to use. Gaining the approval of the original content producer elsewhere, does not replace your obligation to secure the written permission of ModelsUpClose.
Any unauthorised broadcasting, public performance, copying or re-recording will constitute an infringement of copyright. Copying, hiring, lending and posting to boards, forums and/or social media websites prohibited. Contact us first to confirm you are complying fully with our terms and conditions before you use our content.
All content published on branded sites such as ModelsUpClose and forums is owned and operated by Social Impact Media Pty Ltd and is copyright by Social Impact Media Pty Ltd and/or licensed to Social Impact Media Pty Ltd by the independent producer and owner of that content.
Social Impact Media Pty Ltd actively monitors use of ModelsUpClose content and also utilize the services of the following Copyright Agents: DMCA Pro; Degban Ltd
Please contact us to discuss this further.
ModelsUpClose websites are provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. ModelsUpClose makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, ModelsUpClose does not warrant that:
* this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
* that the website contents will meet your needs and be suitable viewing for you; or
* the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any matter you should consult an appropriate professional.
Limitations of liability:
ModelsUpClose will not be liable to you whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise in relation to the contents of and/or use of and/or otherwise in connection with this website:
* for any direct loss;
* for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
* for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if ModelsUpClose has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
* In posting content to ModelsUpClose you also agree to indemnify ModelsUpClose, its employees, contractors and contributors for any liability arising from the accessing and/or use of this content.
Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit ModelsUpClose’s liability in respect of any matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for ModelsUpClose to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
You accept that, as a limited liability entity, ModelsUpClose as a brand division of Social Impact Media Pty Ltd has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers, employees, contractors and associated companies. You agree that you will not bring any claim against Social Impact Media officers or employees or contractors in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.
Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect ModelsUpClose division of Social Impact Media officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and subcontractors.
If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
This website disclaimer is based in part on a precedent created by Template-Contracts UK and published by Freenetlaw.com