Photography Tips: Unposed Poses

Unposed Poses Here’s how to get great, natural-looking photographs. * Think of Why. When you look at the big picture of the photoshoot, considering the why is important. What is the reason for the picture and what is the feeling you want people viewing the image to feel? When you can assign some adjectives to the shoot, you’ll be able…

Modeling requires the right attitude by Shawn Brooks

Modeling requires the right attitude

A model must: 1. Love being in front of the camera and an audience 2. Be able to perform on demand 3. Be committed to and serious about modelling 4. Be hard-working 5. Be professional and pleasant to work with 6. Be patient and resilient 7. Be intelligent with the ability to learn quickly 8. Be versatile, willing to learn…

Professional Headshot by Shawn Brooks

Professional Headshot

Mario Testino, born on October 30, 1954, is one of the most influential fashion and portrait photographers of our time. His work has featured internationally in magazines such as Vogue, V Magazine, Vanity Fair and GQ. He has also created emblematic images for brands such as Gucci, Burberry, Versace, Michael Kors, Chanel, Estée Lauder and Lancôme.

How to become a model by Shawn Brooks

become a successful model

  Where do I start  To become a successful model you’ll need a modeling portfolio, I’m sure you know what one of those is but for those that don’t it’s basically a selection of pictures showing yourself in different outfits and poses. The standard size for the photos is 9 by 12 inches and you’ll need around 10 – 12…

The different types of modeling by Shawn Brooks

The Different Types of Modeling

Acting/Commercial Playing a role on television in an advertisement for a product, service, or idea. Fashion Fashion modeling is done to promote clothing or accessories. Fashion models are generally 5’10” or taller in major markets (Smaller markets often begin Fashion at 5’8” and taller) and very thin with looks ranging from beautiful to unusual and distinctive. Runway: Occurs during a…