Models in the job, on castings or in the agency – The own model portfolio is from experience the A & O for professional models. In your modelbook you have your best photos of different shootings. In it lies your sedcard and the business card of your booker. With her you present or ‘sell’ yourself and your portfolio in front of customers. With a good model portfolio, you increase your chances of casting.
For customers, you have the unique advantage of being able to quickly get an overview of your services. You can also find more tips under Model at any time.
Your professional appearance with a model portfolio: Job, Casting & Co.
Shooting. Shooting. Shooting! After the first photos were taken in tests with photographers, they just have to be packed for your model castings. Ideally, you need 40 different photos for your portfolio (from different routes, from different photographers.) Tip: New Faces may of course also have blank pages and your images should be clearly visible later in the presentation, so you should have a model portfolio on international Standard buy In Germany, the format is approximately exactly DIN A4 Stable transparencies should protect your photos.
High-quality portfolio books, especially for models, offer you the necessary protection. Thanks to stable processing, photographers, agencies and customers can quickly and easily look into your book. So that the customer also keeps something of you with you, you should make sure that your new model book has space for Sedcards. In addition to the sedcards, you should also pay attention to a compartment for the business card of your model agent.
The perfect model book at a glance:
- High-quality, stable processing of the model portfolio
- 20 thin transparencies (per slide 2 photos)
- DIN A4 (photo prints are mostly 20x 30cm)
- Business Card Holder (Modelbooker)
- Sedcard Holder
Frequently asked questions about “Modeling” and “Becoming a model”
- Casting & Job – Book or Sedcard?
- Portfolio Map – Number of images?
- Buy Modelbook – What do I have to pay attention to?
- How do I place my model sedcard?
Most of the questions we have already answered above for you!
Become a model: your model book for jobs and test shoots with photographers
Model Sedcard and model portfolio: If you want to prove yourself as a serious model, you must learn how to perform professionally. Your book takes into account all cases and eventualities with robust material and high-quality workmanship. In the article by Stephan Czaja you can see all the details: Recommendation Model folder. Thus, the sedcard can always be carried directly in the book. If the photographer or the designer is interested in you, he can take a sedcard with him. There are agencies or agents that have specific requirements for your model portfolio or portfolio book. There are always a few things to consider when choosing your modelbook.
Page size or size of the photos in the modelbook
Most of the photos are printed in 20x 30cm. The standard image size in the modeling industry is 9 “x 12”, which is roughly equivalent to an A4 page.
Cover and of the model portfolio
Professional portfolio books are mostly black and simple. After all, it’s mainly about the content, namely the photos. The portfolio book should nevertheless be of high quality. As a rule, the portfolio book consists of a rigid cover, mostly made of imitation leather. It should be as flat as possible with the lid closed, otherwise it could slide down a stack of other portfolio books by an agent on the desk.Anzahl der Fotos im Modelbook.
Quality is about quantity. Not all pages must be filled. For the first time in our opinion 5-11 professional and big pictures with a different stalk are enough to show your talent as a model. Furthermore, the book should have document pages that show where you already appeared in print (eg on posters). In addition, there is your CV and current pictures that show you in the natural state.