What Are Comp Cards and Why Do Models Need Them?

Comp cards are essential to a model’s career.  Without them, a model will look unprofessional and inexperienced.  Likewise, strong comp cards are a model’s ticket to booking jobs and leaving a lasting impression.  This is how clients and agencies will remember them, i.e. How they look, How they photograph, How much experience they have?  All this…

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How I Became A Model – Model Susan Lackner

We always hear about models who are just picked up off the street and suddenly on their way flying across the world shooting for ads like Dolce & Gabana and Versace.  But the hard truth is that for 98% of the models in the world, this is not the case.  Many models work for years…

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Are Modeling Classes Necessary?

Are modeling classes necessary?  Or are they just a waste of time and money?  Different people may have different perspectives on the subject, but to be honest, I am hesitant when it comes to spending too much time or money on them.  Here’s the deal… Modeling classes are definitely helpful, I just think they are overpriced.  Everything…

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Modeling Advice – New Models Shoot and Shoot Some More.

As we know, in the beginning, models need all the help they can get.  They have high hopes but little credibility.  They dream of being supermodels, but no way to show that they are good for it.  One of the best things a new model can do is shoot continuously; until they have the portfolio…

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Modeling Advice – How to Improve Your Portfolio.

One thing every model must do as they progress is replace their old and dated photos with newer, better ones.  As each model grows and improves, they inevitably get better photographs and tear sheets (proof of work).  This is the process that all models must go through to one day develop a sharp and compelling…

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What are Test Shoots? – Benefits for Models and Photographers.

Models and photographers alike need to stay current, sharp, and on the edge of their industry.  Test shoots are a great way for both parties to do this by working together to get what they need; whether it be new photos, experience, and or the ability to simply try something new without wasting a client’s…

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How Many Photos in a Modeling Portfolio? What Kind?

Modeling Wisdom’s true identity is all about answering people’s questions regarding modeling; to create a complete guide to modeling all on one website.  So naturally we love it when people contact or email us with direct questions that they may have.  Here is an example of a great question that a subscriber had for us…

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Modeling Portfolio Tips!

Having a remarkable portfolio and being a professional model go hand in hand.  Male or female, a great model will have a great portfolio and likewise, a great portfolio will accompany a great model.  This is all due to the fact that successful models have performed many jobs and have the tear sheets (proof of…

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Male Model Requirements – What It Takes To Be A Male Model

Male Model Requirements! – Discover What It takes To Be A Male Model!  In a world where female models steal the show, male models often times go unnoticed.  Many male models make it big but never get noticed like their female counterparts.  Even though they don’t get all the publicity that female supermodels do, they…

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How to Walk like a Runway Model

This is an interesting question that most models have, How do I walk the runway?  There are definitely do’s and don’ts and every model has their own personal style, but all will follow most of these basic steps.  Below is a basic outline one can follow, as well as video, to create a strong walk that…

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