Hi, I think many of us newbies would like to have a chance to shoot portraits using real models. Models are not cheap to hire.
At the same times, I believe there are many would be models that wish to be identified and given opportunities. What is lacking is a venue and someone organizing it.
If we can find a suitable location with simple lighting, the date/time can then be set. Would be models can come with their showcase themselves. Photographers can shoot till they are happy but they must upload their photo here.
Now it is up to the respective model agencies to identify the potentials. You may find an international star among them. Isn't Time Sq in New York is all about giving aspiring artists a chance?