You know you need to be smart about the sun, but you still want that sun kissed look. The best way to achieve that summer tan “look” without the dangerous rays of the sun is by using a bronzer. Follow the steps below to create a healthy, radiant glow…
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Every model needs the fashion essentials. There are lots of articles on what models should have, but not many give good information for male models. This one is just for you guys! A guys wardrobe is more than just the classic “power suit”, here are the top 10 things you need… Continue reading Male Model Fashion Essentials
Creating a dramatic look can be tricky, after all you don’t want to look like you have a black eye. Creating that sultry, smokey eye can be achieved in just a few minutes. Follow my steps BELOW and you’ll learn how to master the perfect smokey eye…
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Here the director is giving me and my guest to be interviewed a little direction.
I thought I’d take you on a quick behind the scenes trip on a commercial I hosted. Actually it’s an infomercial, and the set up and everything involved is pretty intense. The shoot had multiple cameras to capture all different angles, we had lighting, reflectors, fans, and there were cables running everywhere. We had wardrobe stylists, make up artists, and lots of extras. Myself and another woman were the hosts for the show and we spend a week working on the set which consisted of three different luxury mansions.
In these next pictures you’ll get to see a little more of what goes on behind the scenes and at the end I have a short clip of the finished product.
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Having a great agent is going to help you, but that’s just the start. You see your agent doesn’t get to pick who gets the job. The choice of who gets the job is up to the client. So you might ask, “How do I get the client to Pick Me?” Getting booked as a model is more than just looking good. Here are the secrets to standing out, getting noticed, and landing the jobs. . . . → Read More: How To Get More Modeling Bookings
A few months back I had the opportunity to work with an amazing photographer. Her name is Tracy Rasinski, and the concept was shooting at the Las Vegas Welcome sign. We tossed ideas back and forth until we came up with a winner.
The theme is totally Vegas! The Vegas Sign with a Vegas Showgirl. We shot just before sunset, and the pictures looked amazing. I attached my favorite picture one below.
Now, you might be wondering how I got booked for this job. let me tell you…
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It’s important for a model to keep the pictures in their book or portfolio current. Models that keep their portfolios current usually get more work. So, every time you get new pictures whether from test shoots or tear sheets you’ll add them to your book. You only want to keep current pictures in your book. As a general rule of thumb a current picture is a picture that is less than six months old. So if you have pictures older than six months you might want to look into shooting again soon. You want to keep your book looking fresh. . . . → Read More: Why You Must Keep Your Modeling Portfolio Current
Modeling is a job, and it has the potential to make you a lot of money. The IRS knows this too and they will want their share. When you earn money it’s called income and the IRS collects income taxes from you. Modeling is a little bit different than the average 9-5 type job. At most jobs you are likely to collect a check every two weeks and most of the time you receive that check after having taxes taken out for you. Modeling is different, as a model you are an independent contractor. As an independent contractor you are hired as needed. So you don’t get a check every two weeks, and when you do work your earnings are paid out without having taxes held. You’ll have to pay those taxes owed directly to the IRS yourself. This might sound confusing, but it can be really simple. Let me explain… . . . → Read More: Modeling Jobs and the IRS
One of the great perks of being a model is the opportunity to travel. During my career I’ve been lucky enough to travel all over the United States and visit dozens of other countries. If traveling is something you are interested in with your modeling career then you have to have a plan. Here are a few things to consider… . . . → Read More: How To Travel The World As A Model
How do I choose an agency? This is a question I get asked all the time. When looking for an agency to represent you there are a few things you need to know: . . . → Read More: How To Pick The Right Modeling Agency