Modeling Contracts: Should Models Sign Exclusive Contracts?

Should Models Sign Agency Contracts? Contracts are tricky things, full of legalese and containing inconvenient or downright unfortunate clauses. Modeling also involves contracts that come in various kinds. One such contract is the “exclusive contract” that is typically the one contract that an agency will ask a model to sign. Basically, this contract is all…

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Do Models Pay Taxes? Tax Deductions for Models.

Modeling Expenses: Keeping Records and Receipts for Tax Purposes We understand that taxes are necessary, but the fact is that they take a good chunk off your income. What’s more, they are pretty troublesome to compute and account for, especially when you’re doing the filing yourself. Many models are confronted with this problem, regardless of…

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Attitude and Personality—Why These are Important in Modeling

When you’re just starting out and trying to get into the modeling industry, chances are you’ve read some books or articles saying that attitude and personality are two of the most important things you can have, apart of course from the requisite physical attributes for this job. Attitude and personality refer to the way you…

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NYC Modeling Agencies – Male Model Agencies in New York

NYC Modeling Agencies – Model Agencies in New York For Male Models! New York is a city that puts the hustle and bustle of any other city to shame. If you’re a male model looking to start a career in the Big Apple, you need to be prepared to face a ton of competition in this…

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Model Measurements – Height, Bust, Hips, And Waist sizes of Runway Models

Model Measurements – Discover the Height, Bust, Hips, And Waist sizes of Female Runway Models! Last time, we tackled the measurements commonly required of male runway models and some of the other Types of Modeling!  Now, let’s check out what measurements you’ll need if you’re considering a career as a female runway model. These aren’t…

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How To Make Money Blogging: How To Build A Blog – Bob Lotich

I certainly understand that this is not a modeling article and this IS a modeling website.  But this information can be exceedingly helpful to any of those interested in blogging and seeking to earn a profit from it; or even make a living from it. Recently, I was speaking to one of my mentors pertaining…

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Male Models: Runway Requirements and Measurements

Male Models: Runway Requirements and Measurements As far as aspiring male runway models are concerned, you could say that the requirements are pretty clear-cut. After all, this is a live gig, not for print or TV, so there won’t be any camera tricks, photo editing, or good angles to offset certain physical attributes. That said,…

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How to Prepare For an Audition or Casting

Modeling gigs won’t just fall into your lap—you have to work to get them. Sometimes, you need to audition first. You might have to audition for the agency that’s eyeing you, or for a particular job like a TV spot or print ad. Auditions aren’t easy, so it’s important to be prepared for the day…

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Plus-Size Modeling Standards, Measurements, and Requirements.

Article written by New York Fitness Model Michelle Alford. When it comes to the modeling world, most individuals immediately think Runway and or High-Fashion. But modeling may be larger than you think. Diversity is the key to reaching various audiences. One of these fields is the plus-size modeling industry. And for those interested, it is…

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Should Models Have a Minimum Weight Limit?

Should Models Have a Minimum Weight Limit? One of the words most people associate with models is ‘skinny’. For the most part, that’s because it’s what the industry demands out of most of the models—as we’ve touched upon before, clothes look better while they’re hanging on tall and lean frames. Sometimes, however, the level of…

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