I'm trying to become a model... any advice on how to get started? Thanks. :)
Well it really depends on where you live and what the fashion/modeling community is like but here are some of the things I would do if I were you!
-Do your research! Find out about the various designers, photographers, agencies, and modeling oportunites in your community.
-Work on your walk and practice posing and working on angles in the mirror. You don’t want to go to a photo shoot and have no idea what poses to use or what angles work/don’t work.
-Connect with the people you researched. If your facebook is professional enough, add them there or send them an e-mail saying hello, that you appreciate their work and would like them to keep you in mind for any future projects, tests, or trade work :) Remember, everything you say and do on the internet is lasting so if you want to be successful in this industry, make sure anything you post represents you and your “brand” in a positive light.
-Network, network, network! One shoot usually leads to another but you have to be willing to put an effort into building friendships with the people you work with in hopes to work with them and others in the future.
-Once you have built up a few photos in your portfolio, consider visiting an agency. Look at their websites for details on what they look for in a model and when they have open calls. Steer clear of any “agency” that asks you to pay for representation.
Starting out in this industry can be SO exciting, if not a bit daunting :) We were ALL there once so keep your head up and good luck!
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