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Modeling 101

Photography: Luke Jones for the April 2016 issue of PMM // Model: Melanie Ennis of Dorothy Combs Models

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 other 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 Often Should I Be Submitting Images/Information to Agencies?

A: My suggestion is to send snap shots to agencies every four (4) months. Your snap shots should be clear and taken with good light. Do not send blurry or dark pictures. Do not wear a lot of makeup. You should wear stretch pants or jeans with a tank top. Take shots against a white or light-colored wall and make sure the light in the room is hitting you and not behind you. You should also take some shots from the side. Try to accurately measure yourself (bust, waist, hips) and send that information in, along with your height. Good luck!

For more plus modeling advice and tips, please visit the following links on the blog in our Modeling section:

How to Be a Plus Size Model

How To Get Started In Plus Size Modeling

To see past Modeling 101 questions and answers, click here.

To learn more about Madeline Jones, click here to read her official bio.

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