Obviously, the number one priority for an editor when choosing a model is a look that matches the brief. As a working fitness model you need to be mindful that different briefs will require different body types, different physiques, variances in musculature and specific aesthetics – so don’t be disheartened when you are not selected for a gig. The bottom line is that even though you are awesome, your aesthetics simply won’t suit every single opportunity.
It may sound unusual but personality is very important when it comes to modelling. Given a choice, photographers and editors will opt for a model that is bubbly, outgoing, enthusiastic, creative, engaging and energetic, over someone who is not.
Successful models will always conduct themselves professionally and will appear to enjoy the entire process (even during those boring moments when all you seem to be doing is waiting around!). Your attitude and personality can show through in your photographs, so you want to make sure you are radiating positivity at all times in a genuine way! By conducting yourself in this manner, you’ll create a great reputation for yourself, which could help you score more gigs in the future.
The importance of zinc doesn’t just extend to its well-known role in supporting our immune system. Zinc is one of the most vital micronutrients essential to so many daily functions in our body and our overall health and wellbeing. Without zinc, we can’t survive, let alone thrive. Benefits of Zinc Did you know more than […]
Why sleep is important for staying fit? The whole relationship between being fit and sleep deals directly with hormones, specifically leptin and ghrelin. Ghrelin lets your body know that you are hungry (even sometimes when you’re body really isn’t) and leptin signals your body to stop eating. Without the proper amount of sleep, these two […]
What Should A Modelling Portfolio Contain? When it comes to fitness modelling there is never going to be one exact “look” or “type” that every publication will go for. For this reason, your portfolio should effectively demonstrate your versatility as a model. By ensuring you present a range of different looks, situations, styles, even hair […]