Both commercial and fashion photography thrives on professional models to present latest products and collections. Every fashion model does this in his or her unique and exclusive way that makes them special and in-demand.
Whether you are aspiring a career in modelling world, or just starting your modeling career or you are an established pro model or actor needing updating your look, you must invest in professional modelling portfolio before attempting to embark seriously on modeling aspiration. Thought a good photo portfolio would definitely help, before putting together a modeling portfolio, it is very important for you to know what type of modeling would suite you.
Generally, a photo portfolio of a Freelance model would include a variety of different types of photographs, while a portfolio of a high fashion model would require much sophisticated and high fashion photographs. From the very beginning of your career, it makes sense in avoiding any setbacks or rejections you might encounter while attempting to enter a type of modeling that is not best suited for you.
Fashion Modeling Portfolio Photo Shoot
In fashion modeling field, a portfolio is generally the first thing that agencies and clients call for before they even choose to see a model in person. Therefore, it is highly recommended to focus on the building of an impressive modeling portfolio. For every model, aspiring or professional, generously investing in quality portfolio is one of the most important marketing tool that will enable you to establish a successful career as a model.
A typical fashion models portfolios includes assortment of photographs shot in various angles and poses. The photos should able to demonstrate your ability to portray different personalities. It’s important to ensure that you select quality photographs for your portfolio. Idea is that the photos included in your portfolio need to impress agencies and clients alike and help you stand out from the crowd.
You must strive hard to keep your portfolio as professional as possible by only including high quality photos. If you are just starting your modelling career, especially when you are presenting yourself to a new agency for first time around, you should aim to include a small number (6 to 12) of quality photos in your profile. For an established model, the portfolio could ideally have anywhere between 15 and 25 photos.
Your portfolio should include a mix of photos that overall demonstrate your modelling abilities. You should consider including good head shots without makeup, often called Polaroids. It’s also important to include some good body shots in various poses, with swimwear or tight-fitting clothes, especially if you plan to cater to larger fashion model markets.
At SRK Creative, we give our best to create good fashion and glamour model portfolio that helps aspiring models showcase their best of features. Here we offers aspiring models professional trained and experience team to help them get their professional portfolio done that would allow them jump start their modelling career.
These pictures are from such a model portfolio shoot done by our team.