This is a common question amoung stock photographers. We are all told that images with models are better than images without. Being relatively shy about asking people to pose for us we often start with family and friends.
Eventually they get tired of our ever present camera and it forces us to re-examine the effort. We then ask friends to find us more friends. Sometimes this works and sometimes it doesn't. When it doesn't we feel stuck.
So now what do we do? There are few options available.
The first option is find a local agency. The upside to this is that the models are usually reliable. They don't want to loose their place in the agency so they are careful to follow directions. The downside is that not every agency is really an agency.
Many "agents" are nothing more... [ Read more...