Model tips

What is a portfolio? A portfolio is the first essential tool in finding a career in modelling. Contrary to popular belief all ages need a portfolio including babies. Modelling is a visual industry so outstanding pictures are paramount in securing jobs. A. A portfolio is simply a selection of images that are used to promoteRead more ⟶

Child Modelling

Do child models need model licences? A. Yes they do. The license is free and easy to obtain. What sort of model work could my child get? A. Your child might appear anywhere from a cover of a parenting magazine, national TV adverts, in store advertising , poster for child products, games feature on packagingRead more ⟶

Types of modelling

Commercial–Commercial models can be any age, any size and any height. Commercial models can do everything that isn’t normally associated with high-fashion, such as product ads (housewares, food products, travel industry, tech devices, and the list goes on). Catalogue– These are models you would see in a clothing catalogue, or for an online clothing companyRead more ⟶

How much do Models get paid?

How much do Models get paid? A. This can vary from job to job. Approximate rates : Adult £350 full day Adult £300 half day Adult £75 / £100 per hour Child £200 full day Child £100 half day Child £40 / £50 per hour If a model is booked for a TV commercial thenRead more ⟶

How Tall Do You Have to Be to Become a Fashion Model?

In the modeling world, height requirements can vary. Depending on the type of modeling you’d like to pursue, being lean and tall may not be a critical factor. That’s why, aside from height, the agency will often look at the other features too. If you are interested in modeling for editorial, commercial prints, body parts,Read more ⟶

Practice Posing in Front of the Camera

Practice, practice, practice! Modeling is one of those skills where practice makes perfect. Your ability to pose or strut down the runway is what differentiates you from a model and a professional model. Try setting up a simple studio in your home—all you need is a tripod and a camera or phone, set the self-timerRead more ⟶

How to Find a Reputable Modeling Agent

Finding a reputable modeling agency can be daunting especially if you’re new to the industry. When searching for a reputable modeling agent, make sure you do thorough research. You can look at local modeling agencies in your city and review their website. In addition to boutique agencies, there are also large international modeling agencies thatRead more ⟶

Do You Need to Go to Modeling School?

If you’re looking to get started in the modeling industry, you might be considering going to a modeling school. It’s not a must, but can be of great value to new models. Whilst some models start their modeling career by simply submitting their headshots to agencies and scouts, others look to professionals to teach themRead more ⟶

What Else Do I Need to Know About Becoming a Model?

Now that you’ve built a modeling portfolio and understand the type of modeling, you want to make sure you’re well equipped with the tools to become a model. Whether you want to become a fashion model for high fashion, a glamour model, or a plus size model, here are some extra tips for aspiring modelsRead more ⟶

Deciding What Kind of Model You Want to Become

An important step to take to become a model is deciding on what type of model you’d like to be. Different types of modeling will have different model requirements, such as height, style, and clothing size. The style and concept behind each shoot for different modeling niches can differ. There are almost as many typesRead more ⟶