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  1. How Instagram changed the photography industry?

    Date 13 Jan 2018
    There is no doubt that Instagram has changed the photography industry but you might be asking how? Here are just few Making photography more accessible as a medium Instagram has made photography more accessible to a wider audience. The smartphones such iPhones have made it easier for anyone to take good…

  2. Teen actor & model portfolio shoot of Alistair Hendry

    Date 06 Jan 2018
    I did a talent and model portfolio shoot this week with actor Alistair Hendry who is studying at the renowned ArtsEd drama school in London. He shows a lot of potential not only acting but also modelling. He has some impressive credits under his belt before even completing his acting studies.  With his height…

  3. What does a model portfolio need?

    Date 02 Jan 2018
    Do you want to become a model and wondering what does a professional model portfolio need?  To be you It might sounds obvious but many aspiring models end up going to a makeover studio for their model portfolio shoot and end up with images which look nothing like them - too much makeup, hair…

  4. How to use Instagram to promote yourself

    Date 01 Jan 2018
    Many actors and models ask me how to use Instagram to promote themselves; build their brand.  Here are 10 Tips for promoting yourself on Instagram as a model / actor and growing a genuine following: 1. Post regularly It is important to post regularly to reach a wide audience. Posting once a…

  5. How to become a freelance model?

    Date 31 Dec 2017
    Getting signed by a model agency is not easy. Reputable modelling agencies get hundreds of application from new faces every week. However nowadays you can be a freelance model - your own agent. The advantage is that you get to keep model agency fees. The disadvantage is that you will need…

  6. How to spot a rubbish photographer

    Date 30 Dec 2017
    Are you looking for a professional portrait photographer but confused by all the choices? Here is some advice on how to spot a rubbish photographer and 10 signs that might help you spot them 1. Is the photographer cheap? The first sign to stay away is if the photographer is…

  7. How important are good quality headshots

    Date 27 Dec 2017
    Professional portrait shoots costs money. How important are good quality headshots? Do you need a professional photographer to take a good headshot? What are the benefits of hiring a professional portrait photographer to take your headshots The problem with selfies is that they look like selfies - they might be…

  8. Choosing actor headshot photographer

    Date 26 Dec 2017
    There are many portrait photographers to choose from for actors headshots.When choosing an actor headshot photographer look at their actor headshot portfolio, credentials and the packages they offer. Cheap doesn’t usually mean good value - there is a reason why a photographer would charge below £250 for a headshot session…

  9. The different types of modelling

    Date 25 Dec 2017
    What are the different types of modelling? There are different areas of modelling depending on your look. Besides fashion / editorial modelling which usually includes runway, there is also commercial, fitness / body modelling, classic / timeless, curve / plus size, child or teen modelling and newer categories for extraordinary talent,…

  10. How to build your modelling portfolio?

    Date 23 Dec 2017
    5 Steps to Building your Modelling Portfolio  Do you want to get into modelling but not sure how you can build a professional model portfolio?  How to build your modelling portfolio - model portfolio shoot by London Photo Portfolios Step 1: Get a professional fashion photographerYou will need a professional photographer…

  11. Actor Headshots vs Portfolios

    Date 20 Dec 2017
    Actor Headshots & Talent / Casting portfolios  Tightly cropped actor headshots are boring! If you have a varied casting portfolios showing all your casting types then this increases your chances of getting a particular role. It can help the casting director to see you in that role. Actor portrait photographer Zuzana Breznanikova…

  12. Should you pay to join a model agency?

    Date 20 Dec 2017
    Have you been asked to pay an upfront fee to join a modelling agency? Should you pay to join a model agency? The simple answer is NEVER. A reputable and legitimate model agency will never ask you to pay any upfront fees to join their agency. Good model agencies work on…

  13. Model portfolio photographer

    Date 02 Nov 2017
    The most sought-after model / talent portfolio photographer in London Fashion photographer Zuzana Breznanikova of London Photo Portfolios is a highly sought-after model & talent portfolio photographer. Her model portfolio shoots are in high demand and weekends can be booked months in advance and people come to shoot from all over…

  14. Fitness model portfolio

    Date 29 Oct 2017
    Do you want to become a fitness model? Start your fitness modelling career with a professional fitness model portfolio and learn few tricks on how to look your best for the shoot.  Check out fitness modelling portfolio for Jamie photographed by our in-house photographer at London Photo Portfolios. Jamie has a…

  15. Wardrobe Tips for Actor Headshots

    Date 02 Sep 2016
    Do you have an actor headshot photography session and you are not sure what to wear?  Wardrobe advice from top portrait photographer in London. 1. Avoid anything distractingTexture can look good but avoid busy prints, logos or any patterns which will distract from your face. The same goes for any distracting…

  16. Music portfolios

    Date 11 Jul 2016
    Musician portraiture / Musician portfolio shoots by Celebrity portrait photographer Zuzana Breznanikova Are you a musician looking for a photographer in London? At London Photo Portfolios our London portrait photographer Zuzana Breznanikova also specialises in music photography / talent portfolio shoots. Our talent portfolio shoots are a perfect choice for promotional photos if are a…

  17. Model Interview: Jordy Casteleijn

    Date 01 Jul 2016
    “In modelling and commercial acting it is very important to be confident and believe in yourself, because if you doubt yourself it will show.” Jordy Casteleijn Black and white portrait of actor and model Jordy Casteleijn Portrait of Jordy Casteleijn for his interview audition headshot for Jordy Casteleijn Model portfolio of Jordy Casteleijn B&W…

  18. Model Interview: Hannah Judd

    Date 30 Jun 2016
    “Fashion week is crazy. There are like 20 - 25 castings everyday for a week. You have fittings all night to the early morning sometimes. It’s so stressful but so much fun - makes it worth it. ” Hannah Judd commercial fashion photographer editorial fashion photography edgy editorial nautical fashion…

  19. Fine Art Children’s Portraiture

    Date 18 Jun 2016
    London based Photographer Zuzana Breznanikova is a fine art children’s portraiture photographer. Her black and white fine art kids portrait photography is in high demand.  B&W fine art children’s portraiture Kids photoshoot FAQ’s Do I get all the photos from the shoot? Yes - our packages are all-inclusive so you get all of the photographs from…

  20. Choosing a Model Portfolio Photographer

    Date 16 Jun 2016
    Modelling advice on choosing a professional model portfolio photographer in London First of all you want to make sure that the model portfolio photographer you choose is a professional fashion and commercial photographer - not a makeover studio (or worse a hair salon). It would be a waste of…

  21. Model Interview: Laerke Simone

    Date 05 May 2016
    “It’s always better to fail at something then not even try! Then at least you know you had tried” Laerke Simone Laerke Simone: Vogue fashion shoot fashion photography with model Laerke Simone fashion editorial of Laerke Simone vogue italia shoot london fashion photographer editorial with model Laerke Simone editorial photography…

  22. Model Interview: Tommie Fourie

    Date 04 May 2016
    Model Tommie Fourie Interviewed and shot by Photographer Zuzana Breznanikova of London Photo Portfolios  “Don’t change yourself to fit beauty standards” Tommie Fourie Tommie Fourie portrait men photography men editorial outdoor editorial editorial photographer editorial photography menswear shoot How did you get into modelling?I got scouted by a model from Switzerland at an…

  23. Difference between editorial and commercial modelling?

    Date 28 Apr 2016
    The models normally fall into two categories - editorial or commercial.  Commercial fashion photography are used to display and sell products, clothes, jewellery etc. The model criteria including height for commercial modelling are often less strict than for fashion editorial / catwalk models. Models normally have more ‘classic’ look and brands like to cast the model that…

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