Friday, January 9, 2009

Baby Models take first steps as Models

The Boston Globe featured the baby agency Dynasty Models as Dynasty owner Joe Freeman and he shares how a baby can take it's first steps into the modeling business.

"The baby modeling scene in Boston may not be as active as it is in New York or Los Angeles, but it's steady and competitive enough to support divisions at agencies such as Dynasty Models on Newbury Street and Model Club in the South End. Local companies like L.L. Bean, Hasbro, Summer Infant, Safety 1st, and Tufts Health Plan provide a regular stream of work. Regular casting sessions draw parents eager to see their kids in ads (and to fund their 529 college saving plans), but they have to be thick-skinned enough to tolerate industry euphemisms about their bundle of joy being "not right" for the job. "

To read the full article on Dynasty from click here.

Modeling no matter your age is not and easy pursuit. Also getting paid from a modeling agency can take 6-8 weeks or longer, so a person should not model if they are looking for a stable side income, while modeling can offer a great income it is not something a family should rely on.

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