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Valentin Dickler : « I love posing! I feel confident in that. I do also love sharing with others in the world of modeling. »

Valentin Dickler : « I love posing! I feel confident in that. I do also love sharing with others in the world of modeling. »

  My name is Valentin Dickler. I live in Switzerland and since I was born. I’m a drafter in an architecture studio and model. This year I was finalist of “Mister Swiss Roma...

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Denzel Watkins: “The more experienced the photographer is the more he will be able to coach and the more the model will learn!”

Hello, my name is Denzel Watkins!. I was born and raised in Detroit, MI where I then moved to Las Vegas, NV from Cleveland, OH right after I graduated high school in 2009. My passion is modeling, acting & styling/fashion! On my downtime from that I enjoy working out and going on road runs, playing basketball and just networking and meeting new people, which leads to new relationships and that to me ...

13 jul 9:10 PM 0 Read More...

Conheça o modeloTauan Colzani

Olá família World of Models, tudo bem? Meu nome é Tauan Muriel Colzani, 24 anos, 1,86m, sou de Botuvera,  cidade do interior de Santa Catarina bem aconchegante e rodeada pela natureza e muito ar puro. Atualmente moro em São Paulo, um lugar muito diferente de onde vim, mas já estou bem adaptado à correria da grande cidade. Sou um homem tranquilo, que valoriza e ama muito a familia e a mulher que tenh...

12 jul 3:57 PM 0 Read More...

Andy Walters: “I love, when shooting with the photographer, I get the sensation of being one with the project”

I was born in a small town in the north of Milan, to and English-German mother and an Italian father. My hobbies including watching movies, especially those of Quentin Tarantino and jewelry - I love the sparkle of metals and stones, they fascinate me and I lose myself in their beauty. [youtuber youtube='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-G_KJTtDJM'] Modeling: how did all begin My older sister convince...

06 jul 7:16 PM 0 Read More...

Photographer Daniel Gossmann: “I define my work as a simple light style and I prefer to work mostly with hard light”

Thank you Ed. I was born in Eisenstadt, Austria and since I was a child I've been interested in photography. In 2010 I graduated from the Vienna Photoschool. 2011 I completed my master exam. In 2012 I founded the Company “Daniel Gossmann Photography”.  I define my work as a simple light style and I prefer to work mostly with hard light. The most important thing for me is that the light set is well because...

05 jul 4:11 PM 0 Read More...

Jesper Vieveen: “Most memorable show I did was in Amsterdam, It took place in a very cool church and I was lucky enough to open it”.

My name is Jesper Vieveen, 23 years old and I grew up in a town called Zoetermeer in the Netherlands. I have two younger sisters and I love playing sports, food, hanging out with friends and travelling.   Tony Jones discovered me in a club in Amsterdam. At that time I was just visiting my family for the weekend since I was following an exchange program abroad. After I came back I thought why not give it a ...

02 jul 8:53 PM 0 Read More...

Meet Brent Chua, the photographer who came from Philippines

Hey there! Well, I come from the Philippines originally. Beautiful land we got there. Should really plan a project next time I go and visit. Photography, yes, all started in that spontaneous way.. playing around with a camera, experimenting. I was inspired by someone in particular whom I found myself photographing and was surprised of the response the images received. Then came the encouragement from friends do...

01 jul 1:09 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40 Graus, a série: Thiago Perri

Olá família World of Models,  satisfação estar aqui. Sou natural do Rio de Janeiro, criado em Copacabana, carioca da gema! Estou  nessa correria louca de ser modelo, querendo um lugar ao sol! haha. Decidi virar modelo por acaso. Era militar, paraquedista, servi 6 anos, sai meio sem saber o que fazer. Muitos falavam que eu tinha perfil pra modelar, mas não levava muita fé, até o Sergio Mattos, dire...

27 jun 1:07 PM 0 Read More...

Mark Ricketson: “Show business is a tricky beast to say the least. The highs are high and the lows are extremely low, but that's what I love about it"

  Well, my name is Mark Ricketson and I hail from little old Cranston Rhode Island. I grew up in an environment enriched with music and sports, which started at an early age. I ended up becoming an all-state saxophonist going into college. During high school I was involved in jazz band, concert band and yes... marching band as well, and no I don't really have a "one time at band camp story to share." If t...

22 jun 8:51 PM 0 Read More...

Diego Furoni: some highlights on his modeling career

Diego Furoni is living a very special moment on his modeling career. He is a star of a very popular tv show in Phiipines to a huge audience and he is back to World of Models family to share some very cool moments with us. Welcome back Diego, you rock buddy!    Hello World of Models,  first off, it´s a great pleasure to be here again to share with you guys some updates on my modeling career. Well, I a...

21 jun 2:32 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, a série. Episódio 85: Samuel Serrano

È um grande prazer fazer parte dessa família!! Eu sou de Dom Benito Badajoz (Espanha), vivo atualmente em Goiania, estado de Goiás e tenho 16 anos. Basquete e futebol são meus esportes favorito e curto muito cuidar do meu corpo. Comecei a modelar há 8 meses,  quando fui descoberto pelo scouter Alexandre Correa na escola. Ele me convidou para fazer um curso de modelo. Em seguida fiz um um book e fui ...

19 jun 2:39 PM 0 Read More...

Jim Synadinos: “ Each photographer is unique and I like to accomplish my mission and impress them with the results of our work”

So, Geia sou ( Hello ) nice to meet you. My name is Jim Synadinos  and I am from Athens , Hellas. Now I took residence in the most wonderful part of Washington DC, Georgetown . You will find me running to castings in NYC or having eating crazy healthy or Greek food.  Modeling: how did all begin  It was a couple of months after my graduation from Oxford School of Architecture, a beautiful day on Green S...

11 jun 10:07 PM 0 Read More...

Photographer João Prospiter: “Sometimes an image summarizes a whole life”

Hello, everyone! First of all, the pleasure is all mine for the invitation to share my story with World of Models  :) family :) [youtuber vimeo='https://vimeo.com/95655054'] My name is João Prospiter, 22 years old and I'm a photographer for a year and a half now. I come from a small town on the countryside of Paraná, a state on the South of Brazil. I started only with personal photoshoots, but now I...

07 jun 12:29 PM 0 Read More...

Valentin Zweigert: “When I´m walking down the catwalk that is like riding a Ferrari and I enjoy my smooth walk like Danzel Washington in his movies”

Helloooooo :) my name is valentin zweigert, I'm 28 years old, live in Hannover Germany  and my mother agency is Modelwerk in Hamburg Germany. I was born in Moskva Russia and moved with 9 to my lovely Germany where I got the chance to  earn my money and experiences with modeling! I'm super interested in changing this world to a better place for everybody on it :) Therefore I like to calm my body and spirit ...

30 mai 12:39 PM 0 Read More...

Reno di Gois: "The best thing about modeling is to be someone who can make and inspire another person to change his/her life "

Thanks Ed, my name is Reno and I’m 21 years old, an ex-bodybuilder (I won a championship in my town) and a muay thai fighter (which I came in second place in a state championship).       I started modeling 3 years ago. My cousin Ed Mendes encouraged me to pursue a modeling careed and I decided to give a try. Thanks uncle Ed, that was a great advice!. That time I needed to lose 14 Kgs to start my ...

24 mai 5:23 PM 0 Read More...

Meet the brazilian model Pedro Carvalho

Hi World of Models, it´s my pleasure to be a member of this family! I´m 24 years a Brazilian guy from Rio de Janeiro and I´m working in Milan now.   I  used to work with events and production and someday I went to a casting in a model agency. They liked and invited me to be a model. I was 20 years old that time.  One of the best thing about modeling is the network and contact with differents culture...

18 mai 5:56 PM 0 Read More...

David Koch: some highlights on his modeling career

Hello World of Models, it´s so cool to be back to share some highlights on my modeling career, so here we go!   Recently I walked  for Thomas Rath. I have made a huge cosmetic campaign in Barcelona and had a few Magazine shootings. Posing to photographers  The more i shoot the more I get comfortabel with these situation. People told me that I´m getting better from time to time. I would not...

17 mai 1:37 PM 0 Read More...

Baixada Santista rocks: The behind the scenes moments – Part 1

Hello my World of Models family and welcome to my behind the Scenes moments. I´ve selected some cool never published moments that happened in these last 3 years. This is the first part I´m sharing with you guys and I hope you enjoy them. My buddies from Baixada Santista. Hugs, Ed and the World of Models family: we rockkkk!!!!! Christian Hansen   Miguel Elias Neto  Matheus Gu...

13 mai 12:53 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 83: Pedro Orioli

Hi folks, my name is Pedro Orioli, I'm 16 years old. I was born in Vila Histórica de Mambucaba, a city located near Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro,  Brazil.   I work in a gym fitness center (that belongs to my family) and I am also starting a modeling career. I always thought about becoming a model, but I only decided to pursue this  career, after my first photo shoot. I was discovered by the photogr...

10 mai 12:14 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40 Graus, the series: Model Bruno Nespoli

Hello World of Models, my pleasure to be part of this family! I´m 20 years old, born in Linhares-ES, Brazil,  and I´m living in Rio de Janeiro now to move on with my modeling career. I´m crazy about bodybuilding and muay thai, but haven´t been practicing lately because of my studies and castings. But I will not give up on being fit and healthy   Modeling: How did all begin  Well, my first contac...

07 mai 1:01 PM 0 Read More...

Denise Bowen: My main motto: Never give up, for every challenge there is a lesson and a blessing"

It is a pleasure to being interviewed by the World of Models Family. My name is Denise Bowen, and my background is ½ British and ½ Jamaican.   My personal interests include tattoos, sunsets, fashion writing, listening to music, dancing, drawing, writing poetry. Moreover, I have an insatiable appetite to explore and learn different things and to travel.  How did all begin   I was scouted on th...

03 mai 6:45 PM 0 Read More...

Model Alexander Staudal through an incredible journey into the modeling world!

My name is Alexander Staudal, im a 90's baby, and was born in 1992 in a city called Elsinore. And that´s where i grew up, along friends, family and through my life, sports and school, I met the people i still surrounded by today, those people mean the world to me, and they always will. When I'm coming home after a long journey caused by my modeling, it´s still the same, it feels like we never were...

30 abr 12:58 PM 0 Read More...

Meet Ioana Braniste, the model from Romania

Hello, World of Models family! My name is Ioana Braniste, I’m 20 years old and I was born in Bacau, Romania. I decided to become a model when I was 12 years old, I just felt this is my road, my family supported me and at 14 years old I got a contract with a big model agency, after participating to a national beauty contest. My first test shooting was a little strange, because I didn’t know how to pose and...

27 abr 8:58 PM 0 Read More...

Marco Rodriguez: "Women will always be on top of the business! And that's good how it is, I think"

Hello World of Models, my name is Marco Rodriguez 25 years old from Germany, I started modeling in 2012.   I came for the fashion week, but I had no agency, no pictures and no money. After the castings I went every day to hit the streetse, to get some cash! I stayed for about 3 weeks in Milan, after paying for my stay, composite cards, shoots,...I didn't make some money at all, but I get some pictures and ...

27 abr 12:10 PM 0 Read More...

André Zuan Chenso: "I like my entire body. I think it looks good and it is strong enough to allow me to train martial arts "

  Hello everyone, my name is Andre Zuan, from the south of Brazil. I started modeling when I was 17 years, when i was chosen to do a fashion show in my city. After 2 years, I got signed to a scouting agency and started to travel. During my first trip to Mexico, I realized how much experience I could get living in such different cities, and decided to take it more seriously. I travelled  to Asia a...

04 abr 1:02 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 82: Yannick Konan

Hello,  I might thank you for this interview, that’s very cool ! I’m Yannick, 22 years old, originally from Cote d’Ivoire (West Africa)  The below pic by photographer Alexandre Alves https://www.facebook.com/Alves.Alexandre.Photography I live in France. I was born and I  grew up in Abidjan. I like  Fashion, Sport, Music (so far, because I sing everytime haha) and Cinema.  I study Communication an...

02 abr 1:39 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40 Graus, a série: Paulo Rodriguez

O modelo da 40 Graus Models da semana é o “carioca da gema” Paulo Rodriguez. Sua participação no programa da rede Globo “Amor e Sexo” em 2013  bombou nas redes sociais com direito a bis na semana seguinte. Os trabalhos estão surgindo cada vez mais e o World of Models selecionou alguns momentos muito especiais  em imagens e também nas palavras deste apreciador da culinária japonesa. Com vocês, Paulo...

31 mar 10:39 PM 0 Read More...

Eduard Petrovskyy: "If you are talented enough and do all the best you can, you’ll definitely succeed. That’s a simple rule"

I'm a simple guy from Ukraine. Lviv is my hometown. Despite of travelling a lot, it’s still the best place in the world for me. I love it's mall streets with ancient architecture and yellow lights. Speaking about myself, I’m a very easygoing person. I used to hang out with bad companies, burning life without thinking about future, looking for things which would make me happy.Well, I’m still looking for t...

31 mar 1:07 PM 0 Read More...

Rudnei Graczyk: "My first big show was CK in Milan 2005 and that opened the door for many big designers shows"

  Hello, I'm Rudnei Graczyk, born in a town called    Blumenau, in south of Brazil. I'm a very active person,  love sports, love music, i can play guitar and not only that, but I also have a band called 4uS, with my  girlfriend and a friend (both models). About personal interests,  I have many dreams but I like to live life simply and let things happen  naturally.   I became a model 9 years ...

25 mar 1:17 PM 0 Read More...

Ivan Guerrero: "I think people and models have been and still are the most direct influence in my photography"

  My name is Ivan Guerrero, I was born in Mexico City but I grew up and currently live in Aguascalientes, a small city (you’ve probably never heard of) located in the center of the country.      Since my early childhood, I have been very interested in illlustration, drawing and painting so I attended drawing classes for many years. Nothing big, just small pastels and pencil drawing courses. I have a m...

21 mar 9:25 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40º, a série: Breno Dalsgaard

E dando sequencia à série sobre os modelos da 40º Models, o carioca Breno Dalsgaard, que acaba de gravar o clipe da Copa do Mundo com o cantor Ricky Martin, passou por aqui para dar um breve relato sobre a sua vida de modelo. Voltaremos a falar com ele em breve porque o Breno retornou há pouco tempo à vida de modelo e agora está focando também a carreira de ator. Boa sorte Bruno, vamos que vamos que a hora ...

16 mar 5:23 PM 0 Read More...

Bruno Fabre: "My first show was for MISSONI and the day after I was on the cover of THE TIMES newspaper"

I’m Bruno Fabre, a french guy , 22 years old and I live in Paris. I like music (can´t live without it). I play the guitar and music is very important for me. It creates links between people and this is universal! I enjoy sports too, I did a lot of soccer in high school when I was younger. Obviously Fashion is one or my passions too. I think if I didn’t like fashion I couldn’t be a model. I...

15 mar 4:34 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, a série. Episódio 81: Gabriel Ramos

Olá, família World of Models, é um prazer estar aqui com vocês para contar um pouco da minha história  Eu sou o Gabriel Ramos, natural de Pedregulho,  interior de Sâo Paulo e trabalho como modelo há 1 ano            Sempre tive vontade de ser modelo, mas até os 17 anos não tinha tentado nada. Eu estava estudando para prestar Medicina, o que não era bem  o que eu queria, ...

15 mar 4:22 PM 0 Read More...

World of Models in Rio with model Gabriel Loureiro

Hi folks, here we are having a real good time during the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. I met the cool model Gabriel Loureiro and we took some pics for your eyes only.  Gabriel is a new face from 40 Graus Models and he´ll share  his story with us soon. Meanwhile, enjoy these behind of scenes moments and have fun! Hugs, Ed, the brazilian editor Mother Agency http://www.40grausmodels...

08 mar 3:55 PM 0 Read More...

Meet Isha Blaaker. the model who came from Suriname

I was born in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. I moved to Holland when I was two. People always used to tell me that I should get into modeling. I was once in Suriname and a local designer asked me to model for him. With the photo’s I got from that, I signed with my mother agency MAX-Models in Holland. I would never do it full time until I finished university and I actually only recently got my ma...

26 fev 1:10 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40º. the series: Model William Fink

Hello World of Models family, my name is William Fink, 17 years old and I am from  Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil,  I am now living in Rio de Janeiro and I got signed by 40 Graus  Models My modeling career began by chance. I was discovered when I was walking downtown  in my city, and a scouter ask me if I wanted to be a model and I thought "Why not?". I never liked to make plans, I just let it flows and mak...

21 fev 1:24 PM 0 Read More...