Category: Photography Tips for Submissions

Snapshots

[ 0 ] October 3, 2012 |

When looking through Agencies websites you will see that most do not require professional shots for submissions. They just want to see natural snapshots, without a lot (or any!) gimmicks or cutesy props. One of the biggest scams is duping doting parents into spending a small fortune on ‘professional’ photograph packages that ‘help’ your child […]

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What is a Composite Card?

[ 0 ] February 18, 2012 |

As explained on Wikipedia (click here to read full article at wikipedia.org): “A comp card (also called composite card, z card or sed card) is a marketing tool for actors and especially models. They serve as the latest and best of a model’s portfolio and are used as a business card. A comp card typically […]

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How Many Photographs Should I Submit?

[ 0 ] January 25, 2012 |

This is a tricky question which I asked myself alot and searched around for as many answers as possible. Unless the agency tells you exactly what it wants, I would say 2 to 3 snapshots would do. I found comments from people working in Dallas Agencies saying two would suffice and also New York offices […]

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Tips on taking a good snapshot

[ 0 ] January 20, 2012 |

Here are some quick tips from Kodak, that I used when taking my photographs. I have some good friends in Australia, who run their own professional photography business, Vivid Eye Potraits. Some of their regular work is taking headshots of kids for one of Sydney’s major talent agency. They gave me some great specific pointers and I have asked […]

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Cost of Photographs

[ 0 ] January 20, 2012 |

Photographs cost money to develop and if you are serious about this, you are going to need a A LOT of photo’s! My printer is not a great machine for printing photo’s at home, however this could be a feasible way to print large amounts of photo’s for cheap. I have found an online site that […]

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Photographs for Submissions

[ 0 ] January 19, 2012 |

Taking and preparing photographs for submissions is actually a longer and more tedious process than I expected! Still it is important to get them right as this is the main sale, so to speak. A bad photo is not going to open any doors! Number 4 on the list of Child Talent Agencies I am compiling, says the following: […]

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