Models Direct Guide to Female Modelling

A lot of aspiring female models want to be a model because it brings all the fame and fortune they dream of. However, it’s an extremely competitive and cut-throat business that will more likely break you than make you. Here are some cold, hard truths about becoming a model, and many survive on nothing more than a pot of noodles a night. In these times, it is important to stay focused, remember who you are not lower your standards.

Don’t do any kind of female modelling you are not fully comfortable with.

 

If you don’t want to do glamour work or are uncomfortable doing full nudity, speak up and don’t let people push you past those limits – a picture lasts a lifetime. It is important to bring an adult who can supervise you at all times. If you want to become fashion models when you are older you may be discriminated against for getting your clothes off, or use it as a PR stunt! Think about your career as a whole and don’t do anything to tarnish your good name.
Having the right modelling agency behind you will make or break your modelling career. Choose an established and reputable agency. If you’ve decided signing with an agency isn’t right for you, you could consider going freelance. But be warned- the pay is usually considerably less and there are fewer safety precautions. Many clients will refuse to work with an un-signed model. Get a good, up-dated modelling portfolio and get cracking on finding the right modelling agency for you.

Generally, any model has to have energy and be healthy, having clear skin, a full head of hair, and good teeth. Other qualities such as height and weight depend on what you’re female modelling, plus size female modelling does not require you to be skinny. If you don’t generally fit the criteria of a model you can try becoming a body parts model. When you turn up for a modelling shoot be professional, polite and friendly and don’t forget to focus on the job. Make sure they remember you positively.
Decide what kind of model you’d like to be. Technically, anybody can be a model. However, do remember that if you don’t meet certain requirements that big brands are attracted to, that big contract you want may not be a reality. Be persistent, learn to handle rejection and believe in yourself and you will succeed.

Models Direct Do Shoot For NHS Campaign

Model’s Direct model Jodie recently took part in an NHS advertising campaign showing the negative effect of weight gain caused by alcohol. In order to demonstrate this message Jodie was shot struggling to fasten her jeans!

Jodie had a brilliant time, ‘It was a lot of fun and I had a great day. The photographer was also really friendly and put me at ease. I look forward to my next assignment.’

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Models Direct: Who Wears Short Shorts?

When Aaduki Multimedia came to Models Direct looking for a male promotional model they needed someone who wouldn’t mind showing some flesh! It was toned model Jake who was selected to wear the company’s tiny shorts, handing out promotional material at an event.


“It felt great to be a model for the day,” Jake told us in his feedback. “Felt a bit self conscious at first as was only wearing small shorts but soon got into it. Would feel find doing it again! I was asked to hand out promotional bags for the company and have photos taken with people and for the company.

You can read more about this modelling assignment here.

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Female Models Meet and Greet at Corporate Day Out

When one of the models selected for a promotional modelling assignment at a golf day was unable to make it, model Heidi was more than happy to fill in. She worked at the golf day, along with model Laura, meeting and greeting participants at the event.

“I was really pleased to be asked attend this job and really enjoyed it,” Heidi informed Models Direct in her feedback. “It involved interacting with participants at a corporate golfing day and was a really nice atmosphere.”

“It was fun and friendly” Laura agreed. “Lovely place to work and it was nice to chat and meet new people. Meet and greet was all we had to do so felt very relaxed.”

You can put yourself forward for hundreds of modelling jobs on the Models Direct Job Board.

Models Direct Model Plays the Blushing Bride

Being paid to dress up as a beautiful bride is no doubt the dream job for many women and for model Ayshat it turned into reality! She spent one summer morning modelling for Siobhain Moriarty.

It was the third assignment for Ayshat with Models Direct who said this about the assignment: “It was the best time I spent with any of the clients! I absolutely enjoyed in, thank you.”

Siobhain was also impressed with the model she selected. When asked how the assignment went she gave Models Direct a great response. “The model Ayshat was excellent and a really nice person to work with,” she told us. “I am delighted with the results and I’m glad to have had this experience, would definitely book another model again!”

You can put yourself forward for hundreds of modelling assignments on the Models Direct Job Board.

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Models Direct: A Day Out in London

Back in June, four lucky child models were chosen to take part in a photo shoot at the Natural History Museum in London for children’s clothing company Vintage Kit.

After the museum it was on to Hyde Park for more photos. Although it was a long day for the young models, their parents gave us some positive feedback.

“Eniz had a great day on the Vintage Kit photo shoot,” her dad Besh commented. “The contact on the day was very understanding and very patient with the young children on the assignment…”

You can read more about this modelling assignment here.

A Relaxed Assignment for Models Direct

Recently, two our female models, Natalie and Helen, were chosen to take part in an advertising photo shoot for Deluxe Beds. From their feedback it sounds like they both had loads of fun.


“It was great being a model for the day, I enjoyed it loads and got on great with the people there,” Natalie informed Models Direct in her feedback. “The best things about the assignment were the people and doing the modelling.”

“I had a fab day, everybody was very welcoming!” Helen agreed. “Can’t wait to do it again.”

You can put yourself forward for hundreds of modelling assignments on the Models Direct Job Board.