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    Default No wonder I can't find suitable models for my stock photo shoot

    I notice I get harder and harder to find suitable models for stock photo shoot, and I get some of these "models" intro mails in my Inbox,
    har?? why would I pay to shoot you and what can I do with the photos? there is no such demand in stock photography!!

    Than I go over to see Travel notice / Availability Notice in modeling site, more than 80% of the models posted are specialise in this genre.

    and I go to see Casting Calls Notice for female models, wow! lagi best, many "photographers" asking TFCD nude shoot lingerie shoot!!

    Ok, I get it, and give up, will go to look for aunties models elsewhere.

    than one friend share a blogpost in Facebook, wondering you think this girls are street smart or ..............

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    Default Re: No wonder I can't find suitable models for my stock photo shoot

    I am finding it quite a bit harder recently to book models for proper shoots also. Most are overseas doing shoots or events.

    Doesn't look good boss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    I notice I get harder and harder to find suitable models for stock photo shoot, and I get some of these "models" intro mails in my Inbox, har?? why would I pay to shoot you and what can I do with the photos? there is no such demand in stock photography!! Than I go over to see Travel notice / Availability Notice in modeling site, more than 80% of the models posted are specialise in this genre. and I go to see Casting Calls Notice for female models, wow! lagi best, many "photographers" asking TFCD nude shoot lingerie shoot!! Ok, I get it, and give up, will go to look for aunties models elsewhere. than one friend share a blogpost in Facebook, wondering you think this girls are street smart or .............. http://www.lollipop.sg/content/spore...money-and-fame
    Oh my........... 😱

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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    I notice I get harder and harder to find suitable models for stock photo shoot, and I get some of these "models" intro mails in my Inbox,
    har?? why would I pay to shoot you and what can I do with the photos? there is no such demand in stock photography!!.........................

    Ok, let me elaborate a little more....

    I look at their books, lying here and there not much cloths on with a constipation expression (I guess is the "IN" thing that many "photographers" are looking for),
    and I can't really picture how would they look when they have more clothes on,
    a 18 years old successful business woman expressing confidence, showing toothy small with bracelet!!??
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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    Ok, I get it, and give up, will go to look for aunties models elsewhere.
    Can look for them in People's Park Complex, where PRC aunties predators prey on SG uncles who just collected their CPF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricohflex View Post
    Can look for them in People's Park Complex, where PRC aunties predators prey on SG uncles who just collected their CPF.
    Stay away from those PRC aunties who flash you their gold teeth grins because your CPF may end up as their diamond stud gold teeth.
    Last edited by Sion; 18th April 2014 at 10:19 AM.

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    In a way, don't you all think somehow it was first the shoot organisers on CS who provided the platform for such things? It started innocently and good-natured-ly as activities for amatuers, but later drifted into stuff uncontrollable by CS, moving from 'private hotel shoots', into 'shaving', 'police reports', 'nude photo leaks', sammyboy forum shits.

    I don't think an adult industry will stem out in Singapore anytime in the near future, but somehow these people are leading young models into that direction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sjackal View Post
    In a way, don't you all think somehow it was first the shoot organisers on CS who provided the platform for such things? It started innocently and good-natured-ly as activities for amatuers, but later drifted into stuff uncontrollable by CS, moving from 'private hotel shoots', into 'shaving', 'police reports', 'nude photo leaks', sammyboy forum shits.

    I don't think an adult industry will stem out in Singapore anytime in the near future, but somehow these people are leading young models into that direction.
    Their motivation is for Art and noble although their actions appear dubious to outsiders.

    Private hotel rooms are chosen because they are conducive to creative and artisitic sweaty pursuits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sion View Post
    Stay away from those PRC aunties who flash you their gold teeth grins because your CPF may end up as their diamond stud gold teeth.
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    No PRC aunties with gold teeth so far, but got PRC aunties wearing transclucent see-through blouses in PPCpx area. This is not fiction.
    Last edited by ricohflex; 20th April 2014 at 09:11 AM.

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    No competition from FT yet..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricohflex View Post
    No PRC aunties with gold teeth so far, but got PRC aunties wearing see-through blouses in PPCpx area. This is not fiction.
    How about you lead a CS photoshoot trip to People's Park to shoot PRC aunties?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sion View Post
    How about you lead a CS photoshoot trip to People's Park to shoot PRC aunties?
    Leave them to the CPF cash rich SG uncles in PPCpx. Don't waste your digital camera memory card space on PRC aunties.
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    Default Re: No wonder I can't find suitable models for my stock photo shoot

    reading this thread made my day

    all probably with our new age morals. 'u r only young once, so long as I'm not selling my body and not showing everything - why not?'
    hiah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keithwee View Post
    reading this thread made my day

    all probably with our new age morals. 'u r only young once, so long as I'm not selling my body and not showing everything - why not?'
    hiah.
    Even if you are selling your body and showing everything, why not? So so as there is a rich uncle or rich ah pek with hairy hands willing to pay. LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by sjackal View Post
    In a way, don't you all think somehow it was first the shoot organisers on CS who provided the platform for such things? It started innocently and good-natured-ly as activities for amatuers, but later drifted into stuff uncontrollable by CS, moving from 'private hotel shoots', into 'shaving', 'police reports', 'nude photo leaks', sammyboy forum shits.

    I don't think an adult industry will stem out in Singapore anytime in the near future, but somehow these people are leading young models into that direction.
    Yes, CS had once again become the industry leader in this matter.
    I get paid more shooting part time ...... damn, I should find more time to shoot part time

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    For stock shooters widen your net and make your lighting portable. Venture into Johore or other parts of Malaysia to shoot. Organize the models into 2 or 3 days of shoot to make the excursions profitable.

    The models in Malaysia are cheaper, better because of choice and more willing to collaborate and to please.

    You really need to have a bit of thick skin to approach and pick models out from the street. A friend who owns a small ad agency goes to the beach to cast his models and another photographer friend hands out his business cards to the girls in the cafe.

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    these girls have a lack of confidence in themselves if they need "supporters and followers" and want to feel famous.

    these are are only there to get their rocks off at seeing a girl in lingerie (albeit one that isn't very good looking in the first place).

    and these guys are usually the tasteless guys with almost no standards in how the girl looks

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    Quote Originally Posted by kei1309 View Post
    these girls have a lack of confidence in themselves if they need "supporters and followers" and want to feel famous.

    these are are only there to get their rocks off at seeing a girl in lingerie (albeit one that isn't very good looking in the first place).

    and these guys are usually the tasteless guys with almost no standards in how the girl looks
    Miss Kei I think you need a lot of confidence to pose in front of a group of highly creative shooters poking their lenses at you from all sides.

    The guys shooting you would be very passionate shooters exploring all angles in shooting you even in the narrowly confined, dimly lit, smoke filled hotel room with heavy breathing, gasps and mouth-water dripping.


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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    ....lagi best, many "photographers" asking TFCD nude shoot lingerie shoot!!
    I thought this is left over from april fools.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sion View Post
    For stock shooters widen your net and make your lighting portable. Venture into Johore or other parts of Malaysia to shoot. Organize the models into 2 or 3 days of shoot to make the excursions profitable.

    The models in Malaysia are cheaper, better because of choice and more willing to collaborate and to please.

    You really need to have a bit of thick skin to approach and pick models out from the street. A friend who owns a small ad agency goes to the beach to cast his models and another photographer friend hands out his business cards to the girls in the cafe.
    What they please.... ? Are we missing out ?? :/
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