How To Avoid Male Modeling Scams And Tricks

By Shawn Petrovich of Totally Ripped of Los Angeles, which specializes in photography and video of fitness models.

Many college guys think they can submit a snapshot from their hometown to a modeling opportunity and suddenly hit it big and start flying all over the country to model. Making it in the modeling biz simply doesn't happen that way. Generation Y are not familiar with paying their dues, but working your way up is crucial if you want to become a male model. If you sit back in your hometown to wait for some other person to toss you an opportunity, you will likely get involved with a shady opportunity that is porn masquerading as a legitimate modeling opportunity.

Too Good to Be True: High-Paying Early Offers Often Are Porn

Someone who saw you shirtless pic on Myspace might offer you what seems to be a large amount of money. Real Model Jobs also are not desperate to send guys in small towns airline tickets. In reality, it is likely a sketchy job that is looking for naive guys to take the bait. You will be offered a lot more for sketchy jobs than a legit job due to the laws of supply and demand. Guys want legit modeling jobs, but few want the sketchy jobs. So, disreputable people learn to throw a lot of money around to entice new models. If you have never modeled but are suddenly being offered $1000-1500, chances are the modeling you are being offered will involve jacking off on video for websites that sell access to videos of straight guys masturbating.

If you are ready to become a male model, consider our innovative advice on how to get your modeling career started locally, on your college campus. Its a fun way for you and 11 of your on-campus buddies to take a giant leap ahead of other aspiring models!



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