WWhat is the price of fame nowadays especially for a model or actor? A model’sor actors’ investment in themselves is a costly thing. Working to create looks in their book to attract bookings has been a task all models have to persue. Some less than others based on looks or opportunity.testing for want of a better word is not something I have done for quite some time. Dragging yourself to a model agecny to see if youre on par with their brand image for their models, if so you may be allowed to ask to test and then it’s down to the model if they want to. I have to admit that when I was testing it was not normally too much of problem. Nowadays the young guns running the agencies by default will say send us your book or your links!! To which I will shrug my shoulders and slowly put down the phone as a polite gesture without verbalising how I feel.
So in short I don’t test much if at all unless i feel that there is something in it for me, either financially or creatively. The other poular term is shooting for submission! this simply means testing and hoping to get it featured in an online magazine of which there are thousands now. No real value and