Complete Guide for Models: Inside Advice from Industry Pros

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Lark Books, 2004 - Photography - 176 pages
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This book delivers candid, specific inside information about how to get
started in the competitive field of modeling, whether you're male or female or the
parent of a potential child model. The advice comes from those in the know, including successful models and modeling agents, casting directors, magazine editors, makeup artists, photographers, and health professionals. These experts debunk myths about the profession and shed light on common scams that plague the industry. Get the scoop on everything from being discovered to maintaining a
long-lasting career. Go behind the scenes on a New York City fashion shoot to find out what it's really like. Whether you dream of becoming the next supermodel, or just hope to supplement your income with exciting modeling work, this is the book for you.
Beauty is just one trait of a successful model, find out the other 12 traits, along with important information on the business of modeling, from getting an agent, developing your portfolio, make-up advice, and more. A range of model specialties are covered in detail, including: babies and children, teens, men's division, women's division, runway, commercial, mature and classic, plus sizes, swimsuit, body and fitness, and more. Co-author Eric Bean is a successful fashion photographer in New York City, and has worked with top models and agents for over two decades. Jen Bidner is the author of over a dozen books in related fields.
  

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I thought this book gave me alot of insight to the modeling industry. It was great to read advice directly from supermodels, agents, and model scouts.... Read full review

Contents

1 the world of modeling
9
todays model
10
decades of carmen
14
modeling specialties
21
freelance vs agent
22
women
26
runways
28
32
32
conventions scouts
100
modeling schools
104
avoiding scams
106
the business of modeling
113
modeling agents
114
professionalism
128
money matters
131
marketing your image
134

teens
36
commercial print
38
classic
42
babies children
44
body
50
plus parts other
54
more than a pretty face
57
height size
58
health diet
62
personality
74
elusive other factors
80
getting started
89
being discovered
90
approaching an agency
94
transition to acting
137
its your career
140
your first
145
your book
146
test shots
148
casting calls
152
coping with rejection
157
your first
158
posing
164
additional information
171
glossary
172
index
176
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About the author (2004)

Bean is a fashion photographer based in New York City. He works with major modeling agencies on prestigious worldwide advertising campaigns and for distinguished clients.

Jen Bidner is a volunteer K9 handler with Illinois- Wisconsin Search & Rescue Dogs (ILL-WIS), a not-forprofit canine unit that helps law enforcement agencies and fire departments in the Midwest find lost and missing people. She is the author of over a dozen books.

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