HOW TO FIND A MODEL
Models are on the loose waiting to be scouted. They are waiting to be chosen by a well known photographer or modeling agency that will help them showcase their talents. Not all models will have what requires them to be a model, but there is no waste of time in hunting for one. If you are a photographer and need to try your skill, you need a model. If you have enough finance, go ahead and start a modeling agency. Don’t know where to start searching, here is where you can:
If you find contacts of a model, meet up and arrange a photoshoot with them. A few will revert, a few won’t. Do no take it personally if they won’t, they have reasons of their own. Read for information on their account, so you remain updated.
Word of mouth
If you are a reputed model and people trust you as a photographer, they will always suggest you names of these models. These are usually the friends of friends. They come with recommendations. It is better you do not blame them however, if something may go wrong in the process.
Events and fairs
Colleges and offices host a variety of events and fairs at their places of work in order for promotion sake or just an annual thing. If you are scouting for a model or a photographer, you already know what you may require. Attend these events and keep it secret, while you notice each and every person and choose your type.
This is the most reliable and convenient source. You can search from the best agencies. These agencies will surely offer you the best models. Make sure you get models that live close by. So that they are available whenever you need them. Ask information from the agency regarding the model to avoid any further inconvenience.
These models on groups are freelance and non agency types. However, they work really well and you do not have to worry about that. Agencies do not except these models because they slightly differ from their tastes. This will make your models stand out.
Model community sites
A little more secure than Facebook is these model community websites. They are reliable and also provide some background information about the model. Browse through magazines and the internet and you will find a variety of excellent sites.