Vogue and a slew of industry heavyweights like Tomas Meier, Jack Pierson, Doug Lloyd and Stewart Shining are looking for the next bright young photographer. The winner gets $ 10,000, a mentorship from Management Artists and a Red Epic-X camera. Get all the details here.
Here’s an insider’s view of the under-age factor for models by former Vogue bookings editor and model agent, Trudi Tapscott.
Here’s another reason models that aren’t emotionally ready for the rigors of the industry should not be allowed to work. The dangers of being a vulnerable young woman is highlighted in the Model Alliance’s article on the death of a model, seen from the perspective of her former roommate.
Read Ponyryder’s interview with current Vogue Italia cover girl Chrystal Copland.
Speaking of Vogue Italia, their sister site, Vogue Italia Curvy features Muse Models’ new plus size division.
“I saw beautiful young people who didn’t make it in that industry just because their look didn’t happen to be the look of the moment. I knew this wasn’t going to be a lasting, secure place to earn my income”
Who remembers Kathy Ireland, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model of the 80′s? Since then she’s quietly built a 2 BILLION dollar empire along with being a major philanthropist. A fascinating and inspirational read.