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How to Start a Successful Model Portfolio Business

Table of Contents

(8 ½″ x 11″ Page Format)

Introduction 8
Chapter 1 Introduction to Modeling 10
How to Start a Modeling Career 10
Modeling School 12
Types of Models 12
Chapter 2 Modeling Agencies 16
What does the Agency Do? 16
Finding the Right Agent 16
Contracting With an Agency 17
Promotional Opportunities 18
Chapter 3 Selecting Camera and Equipment 19
Chapter 4 How to Use Your Camera Properly 22
Exposure 22
Aperture and Shutter Speed 22
Depth of Field 24
Bracketing 25
Chapter 5 Taking Better Pictures with Digital Cameras 26
Digital Cameras 27
Using Your Digital Camera 27
Use High Speed Cameras and High Speed Cards 30
Aiming for Perfect Exposure 30
Metering Systems 31
How to Manage Your Digital Photos 32
Chapter 6 Model Composites 34
Stats 34
7 Major Components of a Good Composite 35
Types of Photographs for Composites 35
Printing a Composite 36
Chapter 7 Model Portfolio 38
Preparing a Portfolio 38
The Basic of a Good Portfolio 39
7 Major Components of a Fashion Portfolio 39
4 Major Components of a Character Model Portfolio 40
Modeling Categories and Requirements 40
Presenting a Portfolio 43
Chapter 8 11 Ways to Find Models 45
How to Obtain Model Release 50
Chapter 9 Working with Models 51
Answering Model Inquiries 51
Location for Interview 52
How to Interview the Model 53
Model Information Form 55
Chapter 10 Planning the Session 57
Wardrobe 58
Hair and Makeup 59
Contract Agreements 59
Pricing 60
Expenses 61
Chapter 11 Posing Techniques 62
A Guide to Posing 62
Posing For Head Shots 63
Directing a Model 63
Chapter 12 Shooting Model Composite and Portfolios 66
Choosing the Location 66
Backgrounds 67
Headshots 67
Studio Lights 69
Controlling the Light 69
Outdoors 69
Indoors 70
Test Shooting 71
Contact Sheet 72
Chapter 13 How to Promote Yourself and Your Business 73
Conclusion 75
Glossary 77-85