The composite, unlike the book, usually delivered to the
agency as a business card, so it is advisable to make many
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The first steps for Modeling, develop a portfolio and composite
The book is the card of the model. For
photography, the book of a model consists of a series of snapshots that show
their physical and interpretation, with the largest number of registers and
The best book consists of a selection of only the best
photographs of many sessions held so that it displays a range that allows the
end user to easily fit in your project model. A good book will also contain
pictures that come from various jobs and even several photographers.
If the model aims to focus its work on a specific style or discipline, the
photographs in his book should be directed towards them. Otherwise, the variety
in the photographs in terms of styling, makeup, hair, perched and even attitudes
of the model, is what will define the quality and effectiveness of the final
The book itself is simply a folder with several transparent sheets that keep the
pictures, almost like a photo album. Can be purchased at photo shops and even a
good professional photographer can provide copying services and making it.
The composite, very similar in concept to the book itself is a simplified
version of it presented on a single card a selection of our best photos from the
book of the model, in addition to basic information about it:
A composite usually has a size of about half DIN-A4 sheet and
contain a selection of photographs of the model, but showing at
the same time, and at least:
And for a composite is as effective as possible
(And can also be
applied to the book):
- A close-up photography or close-up face
- A full-body photograph
And as a final advice for the preparation of a composite or a
- Photographs should be very different from each other,
showing very different attitudes and resting.
- Show changes of clothes and styles.
- Makeup and different hairstyles, including hair dyed
- Combine photos outdoor photo studio.
- All the better if there are photographs of commercial
work containing superimposed trademarks, publicity stunt, or
even the names of the photographers, if they are well known.
- The black and white photographs, and photographs and
conceptual art are very welcome.
Any agency or casting director with experience will appreciate a
good selection of photographs over the actual quality of the
photographs. The optimum is, of course, make the right choice
and that the selection includes only photographs of great
technical and artistic quality.
- Include photographs of naked or in underwear is usually
only beneficial if you are looking for work or casting is
done is related to the bare or related brand advertising.
- By contrast, the photos in bathing suits are very
effective to show openly the body of the car without having
to include nudity.