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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Supermodel Secrets – What exactly is a Supermodel?

Supermodels are the world’s most elite models chosen to work for the most prestigious designers on the planet.  They are paid incredibly well and work often.  But we already knew that.  So what is it exactly that makes supermodels, well so super? The term Supermodel really only refers to high fashion models who have been extremely successful…

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What Makes a High Fashion Model?

When it comes to modeling, everyone immediately thinks of High-Fashion Models, and why not?  They work in the fast paced, always changing, lucrative modeling genre of High Fashion.  So if it’s so great, why don’t all models do it?  Why don’t all models become high fashion models where they can make big bucks, travel internationally,…

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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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Modeling Wisdom – What is Stock Photography?

Stock photography is: A varietal supply of licensed photographs that are sold for public and or commercial use, taken by professional photographers and hosted on professional stock photography websites.  Basically, a professional photographer creates a business taking numerous photos, compiling them, and selling them to the public.

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Measurements and requirements of Plus-size Models.

Also known as “full-figured models,” plus-size models are perhaps not always what most people consider when they think “plus-size.”  A high fashion model body type can be very specific with particular measurements and requirements.  Models who do not necessarily meet these slender, manikin-like measurements can be considered “plus-size models.”  That means someone who is in good shape…

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Video from Under Armour’s Fit Models – A Day in a Model’s Shoes.

Recently, myself and a few of my good modeling buddies had the chance to fit model for Under Armour.  After walking the runway, Under Armour asked us to fit model for the rest of the week.  We energetically obliged and decided to capture some of it on video.  This video gives a quick behind the…

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