Modeling 101: How Many Pictures Should My Portfolio Have For a Modeling Casting?
Are you an aspiring plus size model? Would you like to know more about how to break into the plus modeling world? Then this Modeling 101 feature is for you!
Every week, I will be answering a modeling question on the blog that are asked often by readers and aspiring models. This is a great opportunity to learn more about breaking into the business and gaining tips and honest input on how to proceed in deciding if plus modeling is the career for you.
This week’s question is…
Q: How many pictures should I have in my portfolio when I attend a model casting?
A: Quality is more important than quantity. Your portfolio is essentially your resume and should represent the best of your images. If you are just starting out, make sure you have a great head shot (natural makeup) and a great body shot. You should strive for 10 strong images. Your images should show movement and various facial expressions.
Many plus size models post their portfolio images on their public Facebook pages, Instagram pages or their official website. Look them up and take a look for inspiration for your own images.
Here’s a few plus size models we suggest you check out: