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At What Age We Can Start Modelling? - Model factory


There is no specific qualification or age limit to enter this field. The first step to making an entry is to create a portfolio. It consists of a series of photographs taken by a professional photographer. The portfolio can then be shown to an advertising agency, a model coordinating agency, which provides suitable models as per requirements, or to a fashion designer. Another way to enter this career is by applying for competitions sponsored by magazines, clothing manufacturers, cosmetic companies, etc., and participating in beauty pageants.

There are no set standards for training in this area, and models are generally expected to learn on the job. Training in this area has been initiated by former models who have established training schools, although this is mainly confined to Delhi and Mumbai.

The main qualities required to become a model are a nice and healthy complexion, and shiny hair. Models must be tall, the fashion industry criteria for best model are 5'7″ to 6′ or 6′ plus. For a man, height should be 6′ or 6′ plus and he should be muscular. Being photogenic is the most important quality for a model. Also a good knowledge of acting, camera friendly attitude and a lot of confidence will reward success in this profession. They should also be open to criticism.

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