- 31 Mar 2021
While not everyone is going to be the next Gigi Hadid, the good news is that there is a trend for the rise of social media and more diversity in casting, there are plenty of modeling opportunities for a lot of people who put themselves out there Can. Tough than before, but with the right attitude and the right information, you are on your way to your modeling gig!
If you are a beginner as a model, good quality photographs are a must, but they should not be taken by a professional photographer. As long as your photos are in focus and clearly show what you look like.
At least, you will Need:
- A good, clear close-ups of your face- Wear Little or no make-up.
- A long, full-body shot- Dress in simple, plain, close-fitting clothes like skinny jeans and a t-shirt
Make sure your photos:
- Are recent.
- Are taken in natural light.
- Show you wearing simple, flattering clothes.
- Show your hair and face as naturally as possible. The less makeup, the better.
- Show you as you really look. Don't retouch your photos. #NoFilter.
- Show what's unique about you.
2. The Right Attitude:
If you have ever seen an episode of 'Next Top Model', then you would know that the prettiest girl is not always the most successful. Becoming a model is more than smiling for the camera. Feeling good will only take you so far, and at the end of the day, your attitude will be just that, if not more important.
In the model of these properties, they will get more bookings:
- Able to take on feedback.
- Willing to work long and unusual hours.
- Mature and professional.
- Willing to dye and cut their hair.
- Confident and relaxed in front of the camera.
A great way to gain experience and build a portfolio is to apply to TFP Work on the Model factory. TFP is short for 'Time for Prints' and means that a photographer will take your photos for free. The photographer uses the shots to build his portfolio and you get copies to use, it's a win