This article was published on December 12th, 2015
Thanks to technology, getting noticed as a male model is much easier. There are easy ways to get your images out. When using social media, it’s incredibly important to use hashtags. Now, don’t get crazy with your information box. You don’t need your captions to have every piece of your image tagged to the point that it becomes annoying. Keep it short and to the point. You always want to find and follow a good array of people that are in your industry. Most agencies have social media and you should follow them. When it comes to branding your name, keep it professional. Remember, image is everything. No one needs to see what you drank last night or funny memes.
Here are three tips on how to get noticed as a hot model, and who knows, you might even break the internet.
1.Build a solid portfolio.
When selecting photographers make sure you look at their body of work. You want the highest collection of images you can get. It’s great to have a diverse body of work, ranging from studio to location. Not only do you need an array of lighting but also clothing plays a big factor. If all you want to do is underwear modeling. Keep perfecting your poses and always adapt to the scene and switch it up. You can have a great assortment of images but we don’t need three of the same ones in your portfolio. Just like the tips on becoming a male model (insert link to week one) keep your portfolio book sleek and clean!
An important way of branding is networking with photographers. It is great to have friends in this industry. Be very careful with abusing your power. It is great to know someone but don’t use them to get ahead. Know your limits to not go over the edge. Follow your favorite photographers don’t be afraid to contact them. The worst anyone can say is no, you have to start someone. Be very clear with the communication. Agree on the editing, and the over look of the shoot. A photographer can make you or break you but stay professional and you will be very successful.
Most models want to get signed. That is the ultimate dream. If you want to get to that point of being represented you will have this enormous west of your shoulders. Some models do not want to be signed. But what you will have is the exposure. Anyone can book photo shoots but people in this industry know who to contact and where to get your name out there. With having your portfolio in hand, look at local requirements for agencies. You can model at local Agencies and be signed to multiply agencies. It is great to take the advise of industry professionals. When you show up for your interview pay attention to critiques. They are there to help make you the best you can be. Start small until you are bigger than the rest.
Who doesn’t want to get noticed in this modelling industry? Exposure is everything. Some people live for follows and likes but what really counts is how you keep the people coming back for more. You need to entice the audience week after eek. Spread out your posts and have them keep their interest. When having a portfolio in hand be professional, be polite and take direction.