Modeling Profession

Model & Modeling Profession

Modeling as career symbolizes one of the most lucrative as well as exciting professions available to the youth. The giant strides taken by the fashion designers. Modeling is the art of learning how to walk, how to move and show off clothing to the best possible way to assist create a demand for it. When potential customers look at the model, they commonly imagine themselves in that outfit. Modeling is, certainly a glamorous field, which offers tremendous opportunities to take trips and meet a variety of sections of people. Moreover once established it is a highly paid job.

A model is a person who poses or displays for the professional objective of art, fashion, or other products or advertisements. There is no specific educational qualification required to enter this profession. To begin with, one can approach the reputed Modeling agencies with the portfolio of recent photographs or can apply for the contests sponsored by various magazines, cloth manufactures and cosmetic companies etc. Personal attributes are the most important factors for the success of any model. Key attributes required to become a model is a good and healthy complexion coupled with lustrous hair. Female Modeling aspirant should ideally be at least five feet and seven inches tall. As for men, the taller they are the better for them. Being photogenic is also one of the key attribute.  Camera friendly attitude, plenty of self-confidence and grace while showcasing the products, are all vital in earning a name in this profession.

Category of Modeling:
  • High fashion modeling
  • Glamour modeling
  • Petite modeling
  • Plus size modeling
  • Teen modeling
  • Mature modeling
  • Body part modeling (hand modeling, etc.)
  • Character or "real people" modeling
If you become a model your work may involve:
  • Runway modeling
  • Catalog modeling
  • Showroom modeling
  • Fit modeling
  • Promotional (trade show) modeling
  • Television
  • Videos
  • Editorial (magazine and newspaper) modeling
  • Print advertisements

If you think are you able to Modeling Profession, so you should follow this suggestion.
  • Be serious about modeling - No photographer wants to work with someone who finds this profession to be a joke or something to mess around in. You need to be on time to shoots, look presentable for the shoot, credit accordingly, and be cooperative
*    Join modeling websites - Websites such as and are great modeling sites to join. Here you can create your own profile, specify what type of work you're interested in, upload pictures, and search for photographers, hairstylists, makeup artists, etc in your area.
If you have no previous experience and no professional-looking photos, find a friend who is handy with a camera to take a couple simple full-body shots and face shots. This will give photographers an idea of your look and will look better than random candid shots in your bedroom.
In the modeling world there are many types of compensation for a shoot. There's TFP (Time For Prints), TFCD (Time For CD), TFI (Trade For Images), paid assignments - paying you, and paid assignments - you paying the photographer. You will need to specify what type of work you're looking for in your profile. In the beginning you will probably only be able to find work in TFP, TFCD, TFI, and paid assignments - you paying the photographer. Later on you will find more work where you are paid and can request to only do paid work.

Modeling Institutes

Elite School of Modeling
NDIIT, 105 MOR Pocket, Kalkaji
New Delhi 110019
Phone: 91-11-4155 1111
Fax: 91-11-41634765

Ninth Floor, Nariman Bhawan
Nariman Point
Phone: (+91 22) 66303666
Fax: (+91 22) 66325500

Phone/ Fax - +91-80-23417392
Email -
Mobile - +91934180741 / +919880351203
Models Guru
North Delhi Office:
DU-161, Pitampura
Near Income Tax Colony, Delhi-110088.
Ph.: +91-11-27341050 / 60 / 70
Polytechnic For Women
A-3, South Extension, Part-1
New Delhi
Web site:
Glitz Modelling
F-100, Lajpat Nagar
Part-II, New Delhi-Pin110024
Phone: 011-2981-0921 / 2981-6950
Platinum Models Inc.-headed by photographer ronykaula
A-57, Shivalik
Malviya Nagar, Delhi - 110017
Phone: (91)-(11)-26684010, 41881355, 41881356, 41881124
Face 1- headed by former Femina Miss India Mehr Jesia
797, Jesia Bldg.
Jam-e-Jamshedji Rd.
Parsi Colony, Dadar
Mumbai 400014.
Phone: 4149968, 4126878
YSG Worldwide Model and Promotion Co.
Orient House, 4th Floor
Adi Marzban Path
Mumbai 400038
Tel: 2616732, 2615029
Ozone Models Management-Set up by Ashok Shetty, an ex-model.
B. Choksey Building
Gamdevi, Nana Chowk
Mumbai 400007
Phone: 3892668, 3892542, 3876244.
The Tina Factor- Started by Tina Shah in1983
C-31, 1st floor, Defence Colony
New Delhi 110024
Phone: 011-4690213

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