Interviews

Josh Knight: ” I think modeling is a lot more like acting than most people realize”

Josh Knight: ” I think modeling is a lot more like acting than most people realize”

Well, to start my name is Josh Knight. Several times people have mistaken my name for Josh Knightlee because my Instagram handle (@joshknightlee). Where Josh Knightlee comes from...

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Loammi: "A photographer might ask you to climb up a rope or have your face splashed with paint,or have you dance and be goofy on set. That's what keeps it interesting and fun".

My name is Loammi, I was born and raised in Belgium. I currently live in Antwerp which is a very cool and vibrant city with lots of old buildings and young people destroying them:) It's symbol is a hand so my hometown is famous for Belgian chocolate hands and cookies. Personal interests I would say sports, good food watching series like The big bang theory or Family guy,drawing How did all begin I was scouted on ...

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Mario Catana: "My nose gets jobs and campaign; my nose,that Mister Armani likes, he told me that. He booked me was my face was my face profile and nose, so, nose= jobs for me lol"

Hello guys, I'll be fast ....Mario Catana born in Bucharest Romania, based in Milan. Interests: sports( ex football player), snowboarding, basket ball, tennis, beach volley, bike-riding ... photography, music, interior design, cuisine How did all begin I start modeling when I was 17. my sister took me to the agency ... by hand lol. My first casting was my first job, TVC for fragrance. It was the moment when I rea...

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Colin Baird: "There is no drug in the world that can top 'working it out' on a long-ass runway and feeling like a million bucks in a suit you can't afford haha!"

Hey guys! My name is Colin Baird and I've been modeling for about 3 years now - doing a lot of commercial work in Toronto, Canada and loving the industry. I'm originally from the east coast of the country from a small town where my family still l ives.  Never really imagined myself as a model but fell into it through a photographer friend who set me up with a portfolio and hooked me up with the industry! As for m...

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Adrian Nallo: "Male models have never been as big as female models for the simple reason that fashion and beauty really doesn't suit men as it does the female frame"

Firstly thank you for having me be part of World of Models.. My name is Adrian J. Nallo, I was born in Quelph, Ontario to my student parents who are from the U.K. and Sierra Leone  We moved like gypsy's in the south of Canada until we made a big move to Vancouver where my brother was born, then Victoria where my sister is from. We lived in an amazing house about forty minutes from downtown on a quarter of a mountai...

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Liliana Gomes, the woman behind Joy Model Management!

And I had a real good time meeting Liliana in her agency some days ago. And here´s her story I´m sharing with my World of Models family. There comes the cool Liliana Gomes! Thank you for having me! I'm from Annapolis, located in the state of Goiás, Brazil and a mother of a 10-year-old-daughter. I studied Law in the university of Brasília and I came to São Paulo as a model finalist in a contest for a magazine co...

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Jens Peter: "I remember when my first Calvin Klein campaign came out in 86/87 on GQ magazine. I had also done an Obssession ad that was very sexy and super strong image, shot by Bruce Weber"

The former top model of 80´s and 90´s joins the World of Models family for an exclusive interview and shares his fabulous modeling moments and gives some important tips for guys/girls interested to become a model. Classy, Sexy and Stylish, ladies and gentlemen, here is the first part interview. I was introduced to a photographer who did a test for my card. I had a model girlfriend who introduced me into it and one...

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Victor Mathe: some highlights on his modeling career and other stuffs!

I started modeling at the age of 14 after being pushed to enter my high pagent by my class mates and I never looked back! Three years ago at the age of 18 I did my very first test with top south african photographer Byron Keulemans - a test that booked me my first job - a campaign for South African jewellery ' Sterns'.   Being a black Model in South africa is a  Plus - unlike when I'm in Milan, London or Paris, ...

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Photographer Omar Macchiavelli: "image Worth a billion words!"

Obrigado my dear. I studied cinema at university, address multimedia technologies. I have visited many countries growing my passion for photography and reportage.since I was 18 years I worked in the fashion business and I started to experiment with fashion photography with friends who worked with me. I've always considered photography as a vehicle of emotion. lights, subject, focus. These are important elements, b...

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Pedro Albuquerque: the brazilian model and his passion for the performing arts!

Hello World of Models, family, I´m Pedro Albuquerque, 21 years old, a brazilian model and I was born in Brasília, the capital city of Brazil and I´m now living in Rio de Janeiro, taking acting classes to become a professional actor . The modeling early years I decided to become a model in 2006. I was discovered in a modeling competition and my first test shooting was an editorial for a mall in my hometown. ...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 27: Dylan Armstrong!

Hey Edward, it´s good to be here! I'm from the beautiful city of Cape Town. Some   of my favourite things to do is listening to music, gymming, snowboarding,  generally I'm quite out going and like meeting people , partying , and of course taking my dog Aston on mountain walks. How did all start? It all started in 2010, I got told I should try it so I did. I sent my polaroids that I took myself with my cell...

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Meet Gabriella Riggon, from Q Management!

I'm from the UK, a little town called Wolverhampton and I've been modelling since the age of 15. To stop listening the music while you watch the video, just click on the stop button, located right below the page in Radio on line [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmajX4sjlFA&playnext=1&list=PL318B4C7AD96E12AC[/youtube] How did all begin? I'd taken part in a competition on a local radio station and wo...

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Meet Fraser Barke, from Q Management!

I'm from West Vancouver, British Columbia, one of the most beautiful cities in the world! You can go from the ocean to the top of the mountain in less than half an hour in the area I live in. I have a passion for hockey (playing more so than watching) and a lot of other sports. My first test shoot was actually part of the competition win for a local magazine that was really fun! I got to wear amazing cloth...

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Meet Bo Roberts, from Q Management!

I´m from southern Indiana, just above Louisville, Kentucky. Personal interests would be any team sports and being around positive people with good attitudes.   I used to participate in cage fighting and a photographer saw me preparing for a fight and wanted to do a shoot. The rest is history! A fashionista? I enjoy my YSL Johnny boots with dress slacks, button up shirt and a vest. I wear that for nights on th...

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Sam Webb: "I have worked for most of the major fashion designers including Dolce Gabbana, Cavalli, Armani, Calvin Klein, Viviene Westwood, Valentino"

He is one of the Kings of Milano and has been working with the most prestigious fashion designers and photographers around the world! Ladies and gentlemen, there comes Sam in an exclusive first part interview with me. Specially for my World of Models family, make yourself comfortable Sam! Hahaha I feel comfortable already, my shoes and socks are off :) I am Sam Webb, from Birmingham in England.  I love boxing and ...

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"Modeling made me learn how to get the best of my qualities and skills and allowed me to meet new and professional people of the fashion world"

Hi! My name is Ana Cláudia Fanchini  I'm 27 years old,and I work as a model and actress. I'm from Itu, a small city of the state of São Paulo. In 2002 I came to live in São Paulo, the largest brazilian city to achieve my professional goals. Besides modeling and acting, I enjoy going out with my boyfriend, go to theaters, have dinner and discover new and unusual places in São Paulo. How did all begin I was st...

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Katiza Garcia: "the fashion market for ethnic models has improved over the years, although still a bit undervalued"

Hi World of Models! It is a pleasure to be here and share a little bit about myself with you guys. I’m really excited! My name is Katiza Garcia, I was born on the island of Santiago - Cabo Verde (west coast of Africa). Currently I´m living in Brazil - Campina Grande,  a small but very interesting city! In 2009 I joined the TEAM Models agency, where the first jobs were fantastic and even today has been better...

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Model Jeff Barroso: "Catwaks are cool. Wearing clothings from top brands before anyone else is a privilege"

 Hi World of Models, it is a great pleasure for me to be a member of this family too!. Well, my name is Jefferson Barroso, 25 years, brazilian and I was born in Campina Grande, Paraíba and I´ve been modeling since I was 20. When I turned 19 I was invited to participate in a modeling contest in my hometown. I won this contest and then I started working as a model to fulfill my goals. Besides modeling, I´m also...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 25: Ramon Pereira!

I´m Ramon Pereira, brazilian, 21 years old and I was born in São Paulo. My aims:  be able to work abroad as a professional model in the fashion campaigns and be succesful in this market, that is not easy. How did it all begin My friends always encouraged me that I´d pursue a modeling career so I decided to give a try and I´m enjoying it!. My first shooting was fine, maybe because I was used to pose in the ...

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Nick Bateman: "I'm very lucky to be getting such fun roles in a Movie. Filming Hobo with a Shotgun while playing the roles of IVAN and RIP was one of the most fun I´ve had in my life. working with such passionate people"

He is back to World of Models family to share some updates on his modeling and very exciting acting career. And be careful folks, cause Nick is a terrific martial arts fighter too lol! Hey Edward,  I´ve been staying in Toronto, Canada to focus more on acting so I haven't been modeling too seriously lately. To stop listening the music while you watch the video, just click on the stop button, located right below the...

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Meet Sanja Miletic, from Q Management!

I was born in Jagodina near Belgrade in Serbia.  In my childhood I was very interested for art, ballet, singing, music, painting and finally I found myself in modeling! Since I was young, I looked at all the fashion mags and wanted to be a model. I was discovered when I was 16 and was very excited to get started! Fashion, fun and enjoying the life I like fun feminine tops but I also like to mix in some rock a...

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Meet Tania Balash, from Q Management!

I was born in small town in Belarus. Now I live in NYC.I like lots of things but my favorites are Scuba diving, cave diving, and skydiving. When I was 14 I went to a modeling agency in my town just for fun. And then they had a beauty contest which I won! Soon I received my first invitation to Paris and started testing. Catwalks, backstages, fashion, food, enjoying the life! Catwalks are fun.You come on the set...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 24: Hunter Clowdus!

Well, thank you so much for having me!  I'm 19 and extremely athletic!  I am from Chattanooga, Tennessee and have lived here my entire life.  It has everything I want and need, plus the best friends I could ever ask for, and the most amazing family in the world! How did all begin Funny story actually, I had no interest whatsoever in modeling.  Jokingly I allowed a friend of mine to make a page for me and t...

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Photographer Sam Cosmai: "From a picture you can give birth to an entire book.It can be described and give a thousand descriptions"

I dreamed of photography since I was a little child. I started by taking mental pictures during the journey of my family from Sardinia to the north of Italy. I had just 5 years old. Then, we arrived at Barona´s neighborhood  in Milan where I began photographing my most beautiful friends. Those  retreats are still the part of my archive that I appreciate most. Milan gives you the opportunity to meet many people ...

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Luis Vilela: some highlights on his career as a professional fashion photographer!

Hometown Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil zil zil! Hello World of Models family, how are you guys doing? I´m Luis Vilela, brazilian, professional photographer and I was born in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais. I started my career as a fashion photographer in 1996. Before photography, I used to work as a celebrity make up artist My style? Hmmmm.... It´s cool, I love working with lights, shadows and grains. My inf...

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Photographer Guilherme Licurgo: "I am a young photographer and my work is about passion, I love what I do, I feel what I do.To me, the most important thing is to do what you love, with love. The images just come out"

I became a photographer two years ago, I worked as a model when I was 14 and I quit modeling when I turned 18. That time, I used to be very excited to see the set, what the photographers were doing and not only to pose to their lens. I graduated in Law, in Rio de Janeiro and two days after my graduation party, I went into the conflict: "I don't want to do that",  I brought a suitcase and moved to  São Paulo, whe...

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Photographer Tony Veloz: "I have a very minimalist aesthetic. I like simplicity and structure. I’m influenced by fashion and have a true appreciation for makeup and beauty and I think that shows in my work".

I was born and raised in Laredo, TX. While studying communications in college, I took some photography classes and fell in love with them. I was already interested in fashion and beauty so that was my first form of inspiration when I began shooting. It began as a hobby. When I moved to DC, I met some friends that worked in theatre and they asked me to do their head shots. Those became my first paying gigs. On...

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Photographer Rafael Manson: "I don´t have any specific project, I just follow my instincts and let it flows! But one thing I have in mind is to open a modeling agency in the future"

Hello World of models family, thanks for having me! I´m so excited to share my story with you guys. I'm Rafael Manson, brazilian photographer 22 years and I was born in Goiania, Brazil. I´ve been working as a professional photographer for almost 3 years and I´ve been in love with fashion photography since I was a little child. When I was 10, I started collecting pics of  fashion campaigns posted in mags, cata...

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Photographer Thomas Watkin: "I don't really work on "projects," or at least I don't think of it that way. It's one picture at a time, a process that occasionally leads to sequencing of interesting ideas"

Main influences on photography? I spend very little time looking at other photographers' work. I don't have time. I am more influenced by the work of artists prior to the arrival of photography, or who were not photographers, Brueghel, Goya, Eakins, Gainsborough, Hopper, there are many. The special moments and the modeling life I have never captured a perfect picture; I would be happy to let you know when I do. S...

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Photographer Alberto Bruni: " Recently I went to Vietnam and Cambodia to create a photo article. This summer I´m working on two fashion shoots: in New York and in Miami"

Hey folks, check out my second part interview with photographer Alberto Bruni I have worked with many newcomers and many models had their first professional shoot with me. That is always something very special for the model and the photographer. The model is often excited and uncertain. I try to create a situation that is as relaxed as possible for the model, to create trust. Often I succeed and I am in personal ...

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Photographer Ray John Pila: "The best shots are when the stars line up. Usually by wind, or nature, water, waves… birds, when nature works with you, then it´s a wonderful shot, It´s a dance"

I was born in Hawaii, and raised on the north shore on the beach surfing. I was always interested in photography as a child but film took a long time to develop it. I would shoot here and there but not that much due to cost. I did some weddings, and it was fun, then some models. After I went back to College and majored in Graphic Design digital photography fit right in. His style and influences on photography I t...

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Meet Naoumie Ekiko from Q Management!

From Cameroon, Africa there comes Naoumie!      I was born in Cameroon, Africa! I love singing, dancing, hanging out with friends. Q Management, met the bookers, got signed! To stop listening the music while you watch the video, just click on the stop button, located right below the page in Radio on line [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIFuOClaisg[/youtube] I went to Q Management and on that very same ...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 23: The Stenmark twins - Part 1!

They are the new sensation coming from Sydney. Australia! Jordan & Zac Stenmark, the twins brothers got into the modeling world just 4 months ago but they´ve already posed for the lens of the amazing photographer  Milan Vukmirovic for a 40 page spread in L´Officiel Hommes mag. And they are here to share their story with my World of Models family! My special thanks to my bud Christopher Sanchez-Vahle, the ...

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Bruno Gama: "The best catwalks´ experiences so far were the Givenchy show in Paris, Phillip Lim show in NYC and a Hair show also in NYC that was on a very cool place called Gothan Hall"

I am Bruno, 21 years old from Florianópolis/Brazil. I am a friendly guy who loves to enjoy life to the fullest! My personal  interests are related to sports, films, reading and of course food.     I was discovered by a scouter in a row of a rock concert in 2005. concert He took me to São Paulo to get to know few agencies but at that moment i had no intention to leave my city because I had other plan...

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Jhonnes Mattos: "My first test shooting was with Sergio Mattos. I had no idea what to do in front of cam but, believe me, it was one of the best test shooting I ever did!!!"

Hello World of Models family, thank you for having me!! I am Jhonnes Mattos, brazilian model, from Aracaju-Sergipe, a small  aradise full of positive evergy and vibrations! But I also in love for Salvador city and Rio de Janeiro, the place where I live mostly of the time.   Personal interets? Hmmm, many many.. But let me put the one that can show to u guys  who I really am. "SHARE WISDOM AND KNOWLEDGE". T...

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Meet model Akin Akman from Q Management!

The series on Q Management´s models continues. Now it´s turkish Akin´s turn! My name is Akin, I am from Izmir, Turkey. Since the age of 5 I have been training to be a professional tennis player. Then a funny thing happened out of nowhere I was scouted at a mall and after a push from my sister and mother, I went for it! Working with photographers: a different energy I love working with photographers who lo...

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