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AMY WILLERTON, I’M A CELEBRITY, GET ME OUT OF HERE

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As you may or may not be aware, Amy Willerton is more than just a model to us, she’s part of our UK Model Folios family. We are so proud of how she has conducted herself in the jungle thus far, despite being a victim of some clear mistreatment by other camp Members.

We met Amy through sponsoring the Miss London beauty pageant (regional heat for Miss England and Miss World). We spotted from the offset she had that certain something; the ‘X-Factor’ if you will, and we were right.

Travelling to Thailand with Amy after she won a photoshoot with us and Alan Strutt to shoot there was a real highlight. It was on those stunning beaches we shot her debut calendar and spent time really getting to know the real Amy.

Here’s some of our highlights! #TeamAmy x

MICHELLE KEEGAN SHOT BY ALAN STRUTT

Alan Strutt has been on a whirlwind (as always) shooting the most beautiful celebrities on the most stunning locations.

Check out this picture of the gorgeous Michelle Keegan shot by Alan in the Caribbean, page 3 in The Sun.

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WELCOME, STACEY CLARKE

We are very excited to welcome on board another fabulous female photographer

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READ ALL ABOUT OUR OUR WONDERFUL NEW TEAM MEMBER HERE!

And check out some of her gorgeous work below x

CHANNEL 4 MAGIC SHOW SERIES CASTING

Zig Zag productions are currently making a brand new Friday night entertainment series for Channel 4. The series is all about magic and will feature a brand new and very talented magician who will perform magic effects on the unsuspecting public in various locations across London.

They are currently looking for glamorous girls and boys aged 18 – 30 who would like to get involved in the programme as background artists.

If you would like to be included, contact us now!

 

CLIENT TRUST

It is common, particularly for newbie or amateur models to come and visit us at UK MODEL FOLIOS with an established look. The most difficult thing for them is to allow us to take over and create something different that says, ‘model’ and usually means stepping away completely from what they have been used to creating themselves.

Think of it as Tyra Banks in ANTM- everyone loves the makeover episode, right? And the truth is, how many times have you ever looked at the makeovers and thought Tyra was wrong? Exactly, never!

Our favourite recent makeover was for model Claire Leeson AKA Kymberly Fox. Half Mexican, half St Lucian mix, she has stunning natural features but much to Claire’s dismay short hair.

Claire arrived with an array of 18″ plus extensions and wigs convincing us they look great on her because they are natural hair. And don’t get us wrong, from the pictures Claire had sent of her alter-ego Kymberly, Kym does look fab in the wigs- but what about Claire? Claire clearly was missing how beautiful she was and as a result, had been hiding behind the wigs and huge eyelashes. Her icon is Kim Kardashian and though she didn’t want to be seen as a Kim wannabe, she was subconsciously mimicing her and in the process, overriding her own attributes.

Luckily, Claire is one of the sweetest souls and was totally up for us using her natural beauty to create somewhat of a transformation for our lens. It was so great to have her leave not only smiling ear-to-ear because of her fabulous shots but also to hear her say, how much she loves her new look and is going to rock all the different styles we showed her she can create with her gorgeous, edgy fro.

Check out some of our fab shots!

PHOTOGRAPHER UK Model Folios

STYLIST/ ART DIRECTOR Fay Hill

HMU ARTIST Sarah Catherall 

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CONFIDENCE

There is beauty in a woman whose confidence comes from experiences; a woman who knows she can fall, pick herself up, and move on.

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Today’s Message from UK Model Folios

A BIT OF FASHION HERE, A BIT OF FASHION THERE

Here’s Alan Strutt’s fashion shoot with fabulous Model, Zara

INFO@UKMODELFOLIOS.CO.UK TO BOOK YOUR SHOOT WITH ALAN STRUTT

Amy Willerton, Every Model Magazine

Check out our cover shoot and inside spread of model and Miss London 2012 Amy Willerton in Every Model Magazine this month, plus read our own Fay Bacon’s column!

 

 

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Alan Strutt: Leni’s, Photographer of the Week

After the amazing images of Leni’s model Niami we produced and shot with Alan Strutt two weeks ago, it is no surprise Leni’s Model Management have crowned him Photographer of the Week!

Read Alan’s interview here