When one wants to start her modeling career, it is difficult to do it alone, even with all the goodwill in the world. In fact, you should know juggle castings , the requirements of industry professionals, schedules, travel, etc. In this case, it is easier to trust a modeling agency which is the specialty. But what exactly?

What is a model agency?

This is a company that is paying their physical models for the promotion of the collections industry. These agencies earn their income from commissions on contracts obtained by the models affiliated with their brand. They act as the discoverer of exceptional physical, they are models, handle them make test strips and books are. In presenting the books of their models to designers, photographers and advertising, they take care of their find and negotiate contract fees for their services. They can also manage and organize the planning, transport, housing their models: it is to coordinate all the details so that the model can only focus on the quality of its service.


How to enter?

Must occur in an agency, only to times when it organizes castings , match their profiles and convincing.
Send a letter with some information (name, address, phone number, age, height and measurements) and two photos to 10 × 12 or 13 × 19 cm (portrait and a photo-store). It is advisable to contact your mail a stamped envelope with your address for reply or return photos. If your profile interests recruiters, they get back to you, no need to restart.

Famous agencies

Agencies are more famous than others in the community, this is the case for example of the agency Elite Model Management who helped launch the careers of Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, Claudia and Naomi Campbell. Other reputable agency: Ford Model Management has managed the careers of Mischa Barton or even Lindsay Lohan.


More agencies popping cans to defraud credulous girls who dream of glory and glitter. Keep in mind that you must check the references of the agency for which you are applying and that you have absolutely no fee to enter: it will be the agency to pay you money once engaged. Be vigilant and do not be fooled by recruiters fictitious. You will understand, it is easier to trust an agency which is managing your career. Recruiters are trained in habits and customs of the middle and will be better able to advise you and guide you to castings that match your profile. But beware, not all agencies are not trustworthy, carefully choose yours!