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First modeling portfolio picture of a Tampa model on Tampa Bay Modeling. All portfolio photographs, unless otherwise noted, by C. A. Passinault, lead photographer for Aurora PhotoArts Tampa Photography and Design, as well as Director of Tampa Bay Modeling. C. A. Passinault is a top photographer, as well as a modeling expert.Second model photograph on Tampa Bay Modeling. Click on the image for an anecdote of the modeling shoot which produced this picture.In this third picture, you can see why the Tampa Bay area is one of the best in the world for modeling portfolio development work. Photograph by Tampa photographer C. A. Passinault.Image four of our online portfolio of another Tampa model. This photograph, if we are not mistaken, was taken on location in the Tampa Bay area. The best modeling portfolio photographs are location shots.This is another great picture. This is the fifth model photograph on Tampa Bay Modeling. Pictures featured in our thumbnail array may not be the same as those of models which are in our featured model section, but often, they are one and the same.Unmatched in any Florida modeling market. The quality of this image is excellent! Photograph by C. A. Passinault, our resident photographer and modeling expert.Another top Tampa model gets their look on. The best models can obtain a wide range of looks, as you can see when you look at other pictures of this model!Is it any wonder why more and more companies and art directors are booking independent models without going through an agency? Proof that you can be a professional model, with a lucrative career, without being dependent upon an agency to find and book modeling jobs!Another awesome photograph of a Tampa model by modeling photographer C. A. Passinault, lead photographer Aurora PhotoArts, and director of Tampa Bay Modeling.For modeling portfolio work in the Tampa Bay area, nothing beats location work. Studio photography is not nearly as cost effective, or appropriate, for modeling portfolio work.Keep in mind that this picture, for a modeling portfolio, was taken by a qualified modeling portfolio photographer, C. A. Passinault, for a specialized, professional market, which is modeling. A wedding photographer or a portrait studio will not be able to give models what they need for an effective modeling portfolio, as you have to know what you are doing!This is the 12th picture in our Tampa Bay Modeling online portfolio. Yet another Tampa model shows a marketable look in their portfolio. The best models are capable of the most looks, and are not locked into a single look!Agency model or independent model? It doesnt matter, anymore, especially in Tampa Bay. Professional models like this one can be booked without going through an agency, saving both the model and the job agency fees.Modeling portfolios need at least six looks, and by looks, we mean different looks. A composite cards needs at least five, on average, with a headshot on the front, and four different looks on the back of the comp card. This Tampa model is demonstrating a marketable look right now, in this photography. Picture by C. A. Passinault.
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~RESOURCES~Tampa Bay model photographed at a Tampa Bay location during a model portfolio photography session by Tampa Bay photography company Aurora PhotoArts Tampa Bay Photography and Design. Photograph by modeling portfolio photographer Chris Passinault.

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Please note that we do not endorse one modeling agency over any other, and that we are not affiliated with any modeling agency. Tampa Bay Modeling recommends that models utilize modeling agencies ONLY as one of many sources of modeling jobs, and that models should never allow any modeling agency to manage their professional modeling career, as modeling agencies also represent the competition of the model, which are other models. It is our opinion that modeling agencies, and general, are working conflicts of interest because of this. Our recommendation and our opinion may not necessarily be about the modeling and talent agencies listed on our web site, as these Tampa modeling agencies are legitimate and model-recommended.

SAG (SCREEN ACTORS GUILD) FRANCHISED

ALEXA MODEL AND TALENT MANAGEMENT - 4100 West Kennedy Blvd. #228 Tampa, FL 33609 - South Tampa - (813) 289-8020. TA #250.

BENZ MODEL AND TALENT MANAGEMENT - Ybor City Tampa Bay- (813)242-4400.

LOUISE'S PEOPLE - 863 13th Avenue North St. Petersburg, FL 33701 - (727) 823-7828. TA #0000362.

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Model and talent agency laws as defined by the State of Florida DBPR.

Search for TA# License on the DBPR database. Caution - this is not easy to use. You must enter the agency name and then select "Talent Agency" under license type.

Learn more about Model and Talent Agency Scams In Tampa Bay.

For information only. To the best of our knowledge, the agencies listed here are ethical professionals. Tampa Bay Modeling, however, does not assume any liability for anyone wishing to contact these agencies. We are not affiliated and do not necessarily recommend or endorse any of these agencies. Use this information at your own risk.

Please note that you do not have to be represented by a model and talent agency to have a career as a professional model. Models can find modeling jobs and book those jobs at go-see's without the use of an agency. While smart models use model and talent agencies as another source of job leads, models who take the initiative and utilize every means available to them have a major advantage over models who are simply content to be simply represented by model and talent agencies or a main mother agency.

Tampa Bay Modeling cannot guarantee the results of models who choose to obtain modeling jobs on their own. The results are up to the individual model and the efforts that they put into their career.
We do not recommend allowing any model and talent agency to guide or manage your career. In our opinion, it is a conflict on interest to allow this because the agency also represents other models who are your competition. Model and Talent agencies are simply a source of possible model jobs, and should not be the center of any professional modeling career.

TA (Talent Agency) licenses verified by the Florida DBPR (Department of Business and Professional Regulation) database on 08/18/06. Listed agencies are S.A.G. (Screen Actors Guild) franchised.

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