Do Models Make Good Money?

Do Models Make Good Money? One of the main reasons people enter the model world is because of the lifestyle. This includes the glamour, popularity and more importantly, the compensation. Like every industry though, there are levels to it. The levels are mainly dictated by your experience and success. Starting out as an amateur never…

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Why Fitness is Important! By Photographer Chad Heller

Article by professional photographer Chad Heller of Chad Heller Photography. Recently, my dear friend and frequent modeling subject Jonah Taylor of Modeling Wisdom contacted me for the reason of writing on my experience and thoughts involving the importance of fitness in the modeling/photography world. Of course, if you are reading this you are probably thinking,…

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When do models retire?

When do models retire?  Is there a certain age?  Or is there some type of modeling code that tells models when they should hang up their stilettos and 6 pack abs?  Well I’ll tell you there is no specific age for both men and women to retire from their modeling careers, but there are some signs that…

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Is Modeling Glamorous?

Is modeling glamorous?  Well, not all the time.  Most of the glamour and events that individuals see as it pertains to modeling involve high-budgets and high-end models (supermodels).  For the rest of the modeling world, it is not always this glamorous.  That is not to say that modeling for anyone else other than supermodels is not…

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How to deal with Rejection.

The modeling industry can be a tough place to try make a living.  Many designers, agents, clients, and photographers have no problem pointing out your flaws or imperfections, and if they don’t like what they see, they move on to the next model.  Unfortunately, the modeling industry is a very shallow industry and furthermore, rejection is…

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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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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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The Age Requirements of Modeling – How old to be a model?

Certain types of modeling call for certain age ranges.  From high-fashion where age range is typically from 16 to 21, to child modeling where typical ranges are 2 to 12.  But what about models who have done well their whole lives and are starting to get a little older, or beginners in their mid 20’s…

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