How to Get Your Pet into Modeling?

If you, like most people do, think of your pet as more of a celebrity than an animal, you have probably thought at some point about pet modeling.  You imagine your pet on the cover of pet magazines, pet food and treat labels, and acting in commercials as well as movies.  Though all this may…

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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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Why Hire Professional Models?

  Lately, more people have been noticing a lot of photographers, clients, and production companies trying to get by with beginner talent/models, and even friends or family, for their videos, print ads, photo shoots etc. instead of seeking professional models and or actors.  Of course this is all fine as it is a great case of…

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How Short is Too Short for Modeling?

If you have been following this blog, you know that there are numerous fields of modeling that individuals can pursue.  This is what led me to write the blog Can Anyone Become A Model?  But is there a certain height limit that must be met in order to even be considered for modeling?  I mean,…

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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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Why Pay for Professional Photographers?

Paying for professional photographs is probably one of the smartest and highest impact moves a new, or even advanced, model can make.  Of course shooting with professional photographers can be expensive.  But the reward is far beyond the money.  In fact, by getting professional photos, a model will likely book more jobs and make their…

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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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Is Modeling Expensive? How Much Does it Cost?

Some of the most common questions I get involve modeling and money.  Questions like: Is modeling expensive?  What about modeling fees?  Do I have to pay for classes?  How much does it cost to start modeling?  These are all great questions and should be asked before you begin a modeling career.  The last thing anyone…

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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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