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It sounds like you're expecting the model(s) to make the difference, going by the road map you've laid out. At best, the model is the final couple of percentage points. There are some differences a model will make to your photography, but that's mostly about taking proper advantage of facial structure and so forth in your lighting. You don't need a certified ...
Social is a big part of the picture. Forget about posing for a moment; there's only so much that can wrong there unless you're trying something very much out of the ordinary. What you may have failed to notice in all of that subtle direction you were following is that direction was only a small part of what was going on. You need to appear confident ...
Apart from what has been previously mentioned, preferably there has to be some form of magic going on. No matter how skilled, if we don´t like the person in question it gets very difficult to work together. Make sure you speak the same language when it comes to the artform, yet at the same time don´t be afraid to venture into a new realm.
Where I might find MUA's (is ModelMayhem any good for example?) I never used Model Mayhem much, so can't comment on that, but a couple of other good resources are: Net Model Purestorm Both of which are good resources (from the point of view of a UK photographer). Good questions to ask a potential MUA What experience do you have? Can I see ...
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