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How to Prepare for a Modeling Audition

What is Expected During Modeling Auditions and Open Calls There are few things more exiting in the modeling world than getting a call for an audition. All of us want our meetings to go smoothly and look as beautiful as … Continue reading

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Top Ten Modeling Tips for Aspiring Models

Whether you’re just starting out as a model or you’re an experienced pro, you should always feel comfortable modeling. Before any shoot, you should either have a phone call or a sit-down meeting (in a public place) with your photographer … Continue reading

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Creating the Makeup Effect for a Greaser Inspired Shoot

By Natalia Zurawska, professional makeup/hair/spfx artist Although I have been involved in a number of great projects over the years, one of my recent favorites was a greaser-style shoot with the rock band, Hedley. Besides working with Hedley, one of … Continue reading

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Q&A with Model – Jade Amber (OMP ID: 406737)

If you aren’t familiar with the incredibly beautiful and talented Jade Amber (OMP ID: 406737), it’s time to take notice. Jade has been an OMP member since 2009 and is a true success story. Not only is she a fantastic … Continue reading

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Controversey and Plus Size Modeling

Until recently, the typical 5’9” / 100 lbs model was the only consideration for any major swimsuit campaign. However, the demand for plus size models rises every day. With major magazine companies like Sports Illustrated showcasing plus sized models such … Continue reading

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Grunge Fashion: The Attitude

Written by – Stephan Pisko, M.mpL. – Metaphysical Photographic Life- OMP#25261 The grunge look is a little more difficult to pull off if you don’t possess the ‘honest attitude’ it’s harder to do than it visually seems and some personalities’ … Continue reading

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The Amazing Dani Silva – The Naked Truth Interview

By STC: Thank your joining us for another round of STC excitement. We did not get enough of you last time. Dani: Yeah, last year I was hijacked from behind the desk by attending photographers and not prepared at … Continue reading

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The Best Makeup Artist Tools for OMP Members

By: Natalia Zurawska Hi Everyone, My name is Natalia Zurawska. I have been a professional makeup/hair/spfx artist for the last 10 years. There are so many amazing products on the market today. Here are just a few I could not … Continue reading

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A Perspective: Old Photographers – New Photographers – by Allen Henson

There are a lot of photographers now-a-days, easily a hundred times more than the “film days”. Then, I’d speculate there was a certain discipline and respect for the process. Film’s expensive and developing it on the fly a meticulous process … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: The Use of Shadows in Lighting

Even novice photographers get it; gear is important but second to the right implementation of that gear. And a camera more often than not isn’t as important as the right lighting environment, whether it’s available or man-made. A fairly common … Continue reading

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