jeff can be considered the first guy paying for my services. before that most male models think that they’re doing you a favor by posing for you as a photographer. to go into modeling, you have to set priorities. if being spotted in fashion shows in Washington dc is your highest goal, that’s fine.
but if you want to walk the runway or be featured in the editorial pages of fashion magazines like vogue, you should be setting your sights in new york and try to land representation with a top agencies. most young men and women who do pay a photo service are of the type who considers modeling more seriously. Not only do they get great images but dealing with a photographer which experience shooting model headshots and who understands the industry can help them knock at the right door.
I had the chance to take pictures of this male model with perfect height and looks great for editorial for agency submissions. We did different looks from casual to dressy, including a couple of shirtless. after the shoot, I gave him a list of the top modeling agencies with directions on how to submit.