• -Diary of a Melanated Model

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Where have you been!?

October 2, 2017 /
Uncategorized

Hey all, I know that it has been quite a while. There has been so much going on and well, life. Over the summer I have opened a new store, gotten married, suffered some losses and then some. Such is life. I am preparing to come back full force this next year as I cross …

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When do I state my rates? When do I become a paid Model?

March 8, 2017 /
Pay

I previously did another post about this, go check it out! It was in regards to photographers thoughts on when a model needs/deserves to be paid. All based on what I have actually seen and heard from photographers themselves, no hearsay. When you have reached a good exposure, I suggest charging for your time. At …

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Do models deserve to be paid?  -Negativity from SOME

March 8, 2017 /
Pay

I REPEAT. These are REAL personal experiences in listening to photographers rant, or seeing their post on media pages.  This will in no way state that ALL photographers feel this way.  I know there are a few selective readers out there. Studies show, that photographers in fact, do not believe you should be paid by them.. …

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Model Height, Weight, and Appearance

March 5, 2017 /
Standards

Contrary to popular belief, models, just like all other women and men, come in all shapes and sizes.  You are not simply born and named “model” lol.  When most people think of models, they assume a very tall slender woman, or a very tall fit man.  A model can be anyone that is either selected …

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Social Media Groups

February 27, 2017 /
Socail Networking

One of the best things about social media is that you can find any and everything. Especially groups! There are model groups for individual cities, by state, town, gender, etc. There are a good handful of like minded individuals in some of the groups. Some are updated with weekly events and castings. This is a great …

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African American. Black. Brown skin. Woman of Color. Melanin.

February 27, 2017 /
Brown Skin Beauties

  A few of the words to describe us today. One forgotten word though. HUMAN. Something a lot of people forget that we are when it comes to modeling. I still bleed. I still require food and water to survive. I draw breath, just like the next guy, maybe less with these weak lungs. Somehow, …

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