• Fitting and Showroom Modeling

    While fitting and showroom modeling is somewhat obscure it is certainly not unimportant. You can have a long and lucrative career provided that you meet the physical requirements and want to work in New York City; the fashion capital of the world! As a fit or showroom model you will be modeling the same clothes […]

  • Catalog Modeling

    Catalog modeling is considered to be the bread and butter of the modeling industry. It doesn’t have the same allure as fashion and runway but it pays well and there is a lot of work out there. There are height and size requirements but the models can be a bit shorter than the fashion and […]

  • Fashion Print and Runway Modeling

    This is the most familiar and sought-after job in the industry; the job that most people dream about; the world of the “Super Model”. The physical requirements for this type of modeling are the most precise. As a rule female models need to be between 5′ 10″ tall and wear a size 4 dress. For […]

  • What “Type” of Model are You?

    As an aspiring model, it is important for you to figure out which type(s) of modeling you are best suited for. There are several different categories, all of which have different requirements. If you familiarize yourself with the different categories you will be put yourself on a more direct path towards a successful career in […]

  • What Does it Take to Become a Male Fashion Model?

    To become a male “fashion model” there are certain physical requirements. As a general guideline, men should be between 6′ and 6’2″ tall and wear a size 40R-42L jacket. They should be lean and fit. The typical weight is between 140-165 pounds. Large muscles look great and work well in fitness modeling, but they are […]

  • What is a Beauty Shot?

    Simply put, a beauty shot is a close up image that captivates the viewer. It can be intriguing, seductive, innocent, charming or joyful. The model can be looking directly into the camera or away from it as long as the image produces a pleasant response. A beauty shot can be clean or commercial looking; it […]

  • 8th Annual International Color Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER, JOYCE ANDERSON, USA LOS ANGELES April 21,2015 – Professional Photographer, Joyce Anderson , of the USA was presented with the 8th Annual International Color Awards in the category of Fashion at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow webcast Saturday, April 18, 2015. The live online gala was […]

  • What to Include in Your Modeling Portfolio

    New York City is one of the international centers of the fashion industry, so it should be no surprise that there are thousands of people shopping their modeling portfolios around Manhattan. While you want to stand out from the crowd, you should be aware of the standard types of photos that fashion photographers, talent agents, […]

  • Modeling Portfolios – Photo Shoot On Location

    With spring just around the corner, it’s now time to get excited about planning my modeling portfolio sessions on the beach! There’s no better place to shoot that awesome swimsuit shot for your portfolio than on a beautiful location. Over the past 15 years, we have discovered so many magnificent sites. This year we plan […]

  • Assembling Your Modeling Portfolio

    If you want to put together the best modeling portfolio near Manhattan , you should remember that variety is key. Your portfolio should provide proof of what you have done with snapshots of you with different styles and different hair and makeup. Work with your professional photographer to start building a portfolio that has the […]