I want to be a model, but how do I do it?
A: We welcome anyone over the age of (3) to come-in and talk. You
don't need: experience, pictures or a long resume. - Only the interest,
desire and perseverance to work in a new direction. Then if you're
lucky, something special may happen - But we can only teach you
how to play the game, it's up to you to make the team and get in
Do I have to go to a modeling school?
A: No, but you have to bring some skill to the audition. You have
to be able to compete. Any agency will have to train you if you
are not ready. Sessions will help you develop your image, shoot
your book, create your card, train you on the runway, and help to get you the
What qualities do agencies look for?
A: All markets are looking for something different - Jacksonville
tends to be more conservative. Think of Kate Moss - At 5'7"
and a body that's not all that curvy she's a major success. But she does have
a great asset - The ability to communicate a " look, attitude
and feeling" in pictures. She has created her own value.
How much does it cost to get started?
A: Be sensible - spend only a little at the beginning and see how
things go. If the chemistry and situation offer greater opportunities
then dive-in deeper. Just avoid the pitfalls of committing 'big-dollars"
at the beginning under a pressure sale. You don't have to!
I'm only 5'4", am I too short?
A: For high fashion, probably so. But, that does not exclude you
from what we do. You have a unique image that we want to help develop
for petite modeling, print modeling, and local fashion shows. Even
if you are the perfect height and model type, there are still no
Do I have to spend a lot of money
A: Absolutely not! But you will have to spend something for the
basic tools to get you started. At Sessions we make it affordable
How much do models get paid?
A: Everything depends on your genetics, ability, and perseverance.
When you just start out you may have to work for free, on up to
those who have become very successful earning $1,000's of dollars
How do I start a portfolio?
A: Photographs are 80% the Life of a model. They have to be powerful
and truly represent your image. Sessions has the best fashion Photographer
in town, with 30 years experience creating portfolio books.
Is there a magic age to start modeling?
A: At Sessions, we start training models at the age of 3. In the
business, models can be any age depending on what clients are looking
for. There are Fashion Models and Lifestyle Models. Fashion Models
sell clothes and are often tall and slim. Exceptions include Petite
and Plus size categories. Lifestyle models can be babies to grandparents
selling products in advertisements and commercials. At Sessions,
we represent all ages and sizes depending on if you have the Look!