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Welcome to Dekilah’s Model Advice, my project designed to help freelance models & those who work with them find answers to common questions and issues related to modeling and model photography.

I’ve found that advice intended to be helpful, honest, and constructive can be difficult to come by in this sometimes competitive and unnecessarily exclusive community. I want to change that by offering what I’ve learned and doing my best to answer the questions you have.

Communicating About Limits with Models

No matter what styles you shoot, the model's limits are likely to come up and should be clearly understood for ...
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When Photographers Ask About Limits

As a model, you have limits and part of pre-shoot communication is clarifying those limits so that you and the ...
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10 Tips for New Models

10 Tips for New Models

Here are ten simple tips I'd like to share for new models. These aren't in any particular order, but I ...
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Finding Photographers for Trade Shoots

As a new freelance model you may find that you need a little helping finding photographers for trade shoots. It ...
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Should New Models Hire A Photographer?

A lot of newer models start out being told they need to pay photographers to build a portfolio or they ...
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5 Ways to Deal with Negativity

Whether you are a model or a photographer or an MUA, stylist, or designer, you're going to deal with negativity ...
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