15 Tips for a GREAT Modeling Portfolio

Shooting your modeling portfolio is the most important thing that you will do as a model.  Hopefully you make it to the cover of a major magazine some day, but without an amazing modeling portfolio your career will never get off the ground. PLEASE don’t make the mistake of rushing ahead and getting a bunch of really cool and creative photographs of yourself.  That is NOT what makes a great modeling portfolio. Here are 15 common questions and my advice for how you can create a killer...

 
MODELING PORTFOLIO 101 – What you need to know

MODELING PORTFOLIO 101 – What you need to know

A modeling portfolio is a models most important marketing tool. The modeling portfolio is what will get you signed by a modeling agency(s) and hired by clients. Modeling is a first impression business.  Your photographs are always seen by the modeling agencies and clients BEFORE you are, so if they don’t sell your ability to be an amazing model – they new selling you short. A modeling portfolio is the collection of photographs that were taken to show the models range and ability. ...

 
How to find the right model photographer to shoot your portfolio

How to find the right model photographer to shoot your portfolio

There are great model photographers all across the United States. There are however very few that are really good at shooting modeling portfolios. That doesn’t mean they aren’t good model photographers, it just means they don’t really understand what makes a great modeling portfolio.  They don’t teach that in photography school. So here is what YOU need to know as a model… Start your search by looking at the business websites of model photographers in your area.  Notice I said...

 
Five tips for becoming a Foot Model

Five tips for becoming a Foot Model

So you want a career as a foot model? If you live in a big city and have great feet, then there is a chance that you could become a foot model. I am, however, sorry to report that the majority of foot models are actually girls who are making extra cash posing for pictures and videos on foot fetish adult websites. Yes – there are some women who specialize in foot modeling (A subset of Parts Modeling) for mainstream advertising, but there are a few very important criteria that you have to...

 
Modeling with Tattoos, is it even an option?

Modeling with Tattoos, is it even an option?

Yes – modeling with tattoos is an option. But if you’re serious about modeling – STOP getting tattoos. If you’re researching this question – you probably already have some tattoos or you are thinking about getting one. There are photographers who love models with tattoos.  While those photographers way create some great images of you, they probably won’t be paying you to model for them. There are also a few magazines dedicated to the art of tattoo’s, but only a few (See...

 
Is your Modeling Makeup Kit ready for your next photo shoot?

Is your Modeling Makeup Kit ready for your next photo shoot?

A modeling makeup kit is an important tool for EVERY model. Both male and female models need a well stocked modeling makeup kit to insure that they alway look their best in front of the camera. It doesn’t matter if you are modeling for fun or if you are modeling professionally through modeling agencies, it is not uncommon that you will be expected to do your own hair and makeup. Tip:  Even if you have been told that a makeup artist will be at your shoot, take your modeling makeup kit just in...