We are extremely excited about our recent collaboration with MAXIM UK. The huge brand with a subscription base of 750,00 in the UK alone have chosen UK Model Folios to shoot their main page articles after working with them on Miss England’s Best Beach Body. The four lucky newcomer models Rissikat Bade, Jessica Linley, Naomi Young and Hollie Dowding were co-selected by the MAXIM Editor and UK Model Folios to be the first in showcasing our amazing photographic opportunity and will follow the likes of Megan Fox, Nicole Scherzinger and Eva Mendesto who have also appeared on MAXIM.
MAXIM UK were ecstatic when Alan Strutt agreed to shoot the models for UK Model Folios and as expected he did not disappoint. A great friend of UKMF, Miss London 2011 Rissikat said about her MAXIM shoot, ‘I was so excited when I was told I was one of the four lucky ladies to shoot with Alan Strutt for MAXIM. The atmosphere in UKModelFolios studio was as always very relaxing and happy. It was amazing to work with Alan again, as well as shooting with the beautiful pageant girls, Naomi Young and Jessica Linley. The Harlett lingerie, which was provided for the shoot, was stunning and I just can’t wait to see the results.’
A special thanks goes to Harlette Lingerie, another exciting collaboration of ours- we have recently linked up with Harlette to shoot the stunning TV personality and model Melissa Reeves 2012 calendar wearing the exquisite Harlette garments. We were also ecstatic when they agreed to lend their sought-after and very luxurious pieces for the MAXIM shoot and as expected, the models were blown away by the elegant yet tres sexy lingerie- even the Maxim Editor himself commented on the one-off Harlette peacock lingerie set saying, ‘hot knickers, very hot!’
Another special mention and appreciation goes to the fabulous Sandstorm Boutique– we completely heart their fabulous swimwear and after using many of their super-hot pieces in Thailand just had to use them for MAXIM too.
The articles will be published on various occasions over the few months starting with stunning model, Hollie Dowding. Keep watching to read and see our work in action!
Like many models, Leah in the past has struggled to find both a reputable portfolio and modelling agency, however after she attended a casting for Celeb Agents and met UKMF photographers Roy Strutt and Antony Michael she felt very confident that this was the agency she wanted to sign with, and the portfolio company she wanted to use. Since UK Model Folios work closely with Celeb Agents shooting their clients, we offered Leah an exclusive package and now she not only has a fabulous portfolio but moreover has been signed to a management she is very confident will lead her in the direction she wants to go in. As always we like to get some detailed feedback from our clients and report their experience back to you. And so without further ado, please read on for Leah’s experience with UK Model Folios.
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Hi Leah! How are you today?
I’m fantastic, thank you!
Tell us a little bit about yourself
Well, I’m a full-time glamour model from Essex. I’ve been off the scene for a while but I’m back with a bang and ready for action! I hope 2011 is my year!
What encouraged you to book a shoot with UK Model Folios?
I attended a casting for Celeb Agents and photographer Roy Strutt was on-hand to take a few snapshots of the girls, I really enjoyed shooting with him and after I was selected by the agency to join their books I saw it as the perfect opportunity to work with Roy again, and decided to book him through UKMF.
How easy was it to book a shoot with UKMF?
I found it very straightforward to book my shoot because just as extremely professional everyone is there, they are also really friendly and easy to talk to.
When your portfolio next needs updating will you use UKMF again?
I will absolutely be using UK Model Folios when my portfolio needs updating. Not only did I really enjoy my shoot with them but also I found myself not wanting it to end!
Why do you feel you got excellent value for money?
In this industry there are a lot of people who want to exploit young models like myself so when you find a great company to work with it’s a blessing as its very frustrating when you have spent a fortune and you’re not happy with the end results. UKMF really impressed me and I was so happy with absolutely everything – from the service to my final images.
How did you find working with our photographer, Roy Strutt?
Because I had previously shot with Roy I found him really easy to work with. Often female models find it a bit intimidating working so closely with a male photographer but with Roy this definitely was not the case! He is such an experienced photographer and extremely professional. This automatically put me at ease and allowed me to love the shoot.
What was your favourite thing about your shoot and why?
I’d say the overall experience combined was the best bit and of course my fabulous new pictures!
How did you decide to have your hair and make-up styled?
I always know how I want to be styled but this time I decided to have three different looks to show my versatility as a model.
Why did you like your hair and make-up?
I loved my hair and make up because the hair and make-up artist listened to me and created the looks I wanted.
Did you get on with both the photographer and the hair and make-up artist?
I got on extremely well with Eva, which I was really happy about – let me tell you; there’s nothing worse then not getting on with a photographer and hair and make-up artist!
Which is your favourite picture and why?
I love all of pictures but I’d probably say the headshots were my favourite, even though I had really natural make-up (which I’m not used to) I still felt and looked amazing!
Overall, what was your favourite thing about the UK Model Folios service?
I’d have to say the fact that everyone is so friendly, helpful and professional.
Why do you feel it’s important for young models like yourself to have a professional yet friendly service such as UKMF to guide you with your modelling career?
It’s very important! There are too many people in the industry just concerned with making money and how we feel as customers to their service is overlooked but UKMF actually care. They take the time to listen to you and ensure you’re getting what you want for your money. It’s very difficult to know who to trust in the industry but I know I can trust this company and as a result have already gone back to ask for their advice and help on other areas of my career. They are VERY experienced in all areas of the celebrity model market so for young models like myself, you couldn’t hope to find a better company.
If you could describe your experience with UKMF in three words which would they be and why?
Fun, relaxed and professional.
Finally, feel free to add any more comments on your experience with UK Model Folios.
I’d like to thank the whole team for such a wonderful experience. xx