Headshots: Portraits reflecting a location

Portraits reflecting a location Ashlan Gorse is a noted red carpet correspondent for E! Entertainment. Her beat: Los Angeles. Depicting Ashlan with the L.A. skyline behind her helps tell that story. Ashlan also has headshots that arte used as avatars on websites and promos for things she does but in this case, an editorial, a [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:59:55+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Learn More About Headshots|0 Comments

Positioning: Why so many gorgeous models don’t reach their potential

Note: Before reading about positioning, please read the blog “The Genres of Modeling”. It doesn't need to be said that only a handful of aspiring models ever become truly successful professional models, it's a low percentage. However, one of the reasons so many fail isn't that they aren't qualified. It's that they fail to position themselves [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:58:32+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Models Educational Articles|0 Comments

Modeling Overseas, by Laura Jacobs

Long time Laurens Antoine member Laura Jacobs runs a successful agency in Los Angeles that specializes in placing models overseas. We considered several agencies that specialize in placing models abroad, but Laura really stands out because she not only currently has over 20 models working internationally, but until recently, Laura was also a very successful [...]

By | 2017-05-11T10:07:45+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Models Educational Articles|0 Comments

Bryan Garrity: Big Daddy Radio on ESPN

When we got the call from Bryan Garrity that he needed his headshot updated we were of course thrilled. We rarely miss one of his broadcasts on ESPN Radio and when we do, we pick it up on his podcast at Big Daddy Radio. Bryan came in with his renowned partner; Wes Shaw of Shaw Home [...]

By | 2017-05-03T10:02:42+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Behind the Scenes at Laurens Antoine, Laurens Antoine Blog|0 Comments

Headshots: Portraits reflecting skills

Portraits reflecting skills Karina Smirnoff is a professional (and five time national champ) dancer as well as a regular on Dancing With The Stars. We wanted her portrait to be as genuine of a portrayal of what she does so we shot her at Third Street Dance Studio in Los Angeles, the same place she [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:59:57+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Learn More About Headshots|0 Comments

Mother Agencies, and Mother Agents

There are two very different types of mother agencies. Both play an important role in your career, but they are very different, and you need to understand the role of each before signing another contract. To keep things simple and separate, we’ll call one a mother agency, and the other a mother agent. Mother agencies [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:58:38+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Models Educational Articles|0 Comments

Headshots: Portraits reflecting a profession

Portraits reflecting a profession Ed O'Conner is a very and successful San Diego attorney and lecturer. His firm is perched on the top floor of an exclusive downtown building and his suite is one of the city’s best views.  Shooting his portrait in his San Diego office with the views and height depicts both Ed [...]

By | 2017-05-03T10:00:00+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Learn More About Headshots|0 Comments

5 ways to get out of an agency contract.

We all make mistakes. Choosing the wrong agency is a big one to make. You may have signed a contract saying you agree to be exclusively represented by an agency you later find out isn't really all that great, or not getting you enough work. Now what do you do? This assumes you want to [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:58:41+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Models Educational Articles|0 Comments

Model releases: When you should sign one and what it should include

Questions about model releases are some of the most common we get from aspiring talent. Many professional models ask these questions as well when working outside of their agencies. Over time we’ve come to learn that most models know less than they should about these documents, and how surprised they are when they learn what [...]

By | 2017-05-11T10:05:50+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: Laurens Antoine Blog, Models Educational Articles|0 Comments

Alexis Farmer to Star on VH1 Show

You may remember the casting we put out called “Paid gig ($15,000) for models with tear sheets”. We couldn’t say what is was for then, but we can now and Alexis Farmer is one of the stars along along with two of our other subscribing members: Aspen Widowson and Jassmine Amos. Yep, $45,000 was paid out [...]

By | 2017-05-03T10:02:45+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Behind the Scenes at Laurens Antoine, Laurens Antoine Blog|0 Comments