How Instagram changed the photography industry?
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…
Teen actor & model portfolio shoot of Alistair Hendry
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…
What does a model portfolio need?
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…
How to use Instagram to promote yourself
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…
How to become a freelance model?
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…
How to spot a rubbish photographer
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…
How important are good quality headshots
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…
Choosing actor headshot photographer
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…
The different types of modelling
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,…
How to build your modelling portfolio?
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…
Actor Headshots vs Portfolios
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…
Should you pay to join a model agency?
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…
Model portfolio photographer
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…
Fitness model portfolio
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…
Wardrobe Tips for Actor Headshots
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…
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…
Model Interview: Jordy Casteleijn
“In modelling and commercial acting it is very important to be confident and believe in yourself, because if you doubt yourself it will show.”
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
Model Interview: Hannah Judd
“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. ”
commercial fashion photographer
editorial fashion photography
Fine Art Children’s Portraiture
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…
Choosing a Model Portfolio Photographer
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…
Model Interview: Laerke Simone
“It’s always better to fail at something then not even try! Then at least you know you had tried”
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
Model Interview: Tommie Fourie
Model Tommie Fourie Interviewed and shot by Photographer Zuzana Breznanikova of London Photo Portfolios
“Don’t change yourself to fit beauty standards”
Tommie Fourie portrait
How did you get into modelling?I got scouted by a model from Switzerland at an…
Difference between editorial and commercial modelling?
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…