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I Want To Be A Model Where Do I Start - Modelfactory

How To Be A Model

1. Decide What Kind of Model You Want to Be

There is a wide variety of models including fashion, commercial, runway, shoulder and neck, fitness and hand models. Additionally, you can specialize in modeling for still images or videos. Given this wide range of options, it is important that you begin your modeling career by identifying the type of modeling that suits you best.

2. Start Practicing At Home

You can start practicing for modeling career at home. Watch videos of professional models and study how they walk and pose. Follow your references to learn basic postures, postures and modalities. Observe and correct a runway walk in front of a full-length mirror if you have one.

3. Train And Exercise

Consider using a local gym or dance studio to develop a training regimen. You can also start monitoring your diet and exercise to build and maintain your physique. Modeling can be a very demanding career and maintaining a healthy lifestyle will help you stay healthy both mentally and physically.

4. Build Your Portfolio

Ultimately you will need to invest in a photographer to take professional shots for your portfolio. Make sure you have a good range of pictures in your portfolio that show you in different poses, costumes and characters. You can also experiment with props and makeup.

5. Find An Agent

Most clients prefer to work through a modeling agency, so you should try to find an agent. When you go to an agency, take your portfolio and be ready to audition. You should know all the relevant information about your body, such as height, weight, eye color, dress measurements and shoe size.

6. Take Relevant Classes

There are modeling schools that teach about the industry and train models to perform in photo shoots and maintain good health and nutrition. If you want to take classes to complement your modeling skills, consider acting or dance classes. Acting classes can help you with a photo shoot where you have to convey a mood or character. Dance classes can help you develop poise and good posture.

7. Look for Attention Opportunities

To be successful as a model you need to put some time into self-promotion. Always look for opportunities to model so that you can be seen by potential customers. For example, you can work with portrait photographers who can give you some exposure by showing you on their social media or in their portfolios.

8. Use Social Media

The Internet is a great way to promote yourself because you can post photos and videos that potentially thousands of people will see. Through social media, you can build followers and develop a platform to showcase your work. If you don't already have a professional social media presence, start building one. Focus exclusively on visual platforms that emphasize images and videos.

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