Model Agency Tests

There's two types of tests. The one where a model turns up hoping to hell that the photographer/MUA/stylist has some clue and doesn't completely waste their day (or days) with some half-baked 'concept' shoot, and the ones where they turn up with cash in their hands in return for some images that will freshen up their agency page. I haven't had time for the former this year - but love doing the latter.

Yesterday, Colours Agency in Glasgow sent down three not-so-wee laddies and a wee lassie to refresh their books. Manchester - as usual - gave us various shades of grey. These are some of my favourites from the day...big thanks to the models for making it painless, and especially to Jade as it was her first proper test & she did great.

Models: Jak, Jason, Jordan & Jade at Colours

Then, because it had been a fairly quiet day, we took a few frames of one of Colour's other models...more to come of these when I get chance...

Ksenija Selivanova by Jay Mawson

On Fashion Editorial Submissions

It feels like I can't do a simple test today without somebody involved asking where it's going to be submitted. Or "Can we submit?". Or stating "I only test if it's for submission".

Yeah. We'll submit to 125. Or Purple. Maybe Vogue. Love. Wonderland. They're doing a feature on local designers shot in provincial towns this month. Perfect.

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