Model Training Involves Becoming Comfortable At Photo Shoots Over Time

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

Q: How can a new male model obtain training? Should he sign up for modeling classes?

A: Get accustomed to being in front of a camera by participating in your first photo shoot.

Many new male models are nervous during their first photo session. Male models get less and less nervous with each photo shoot they participate in, eventually becoming very comfortable in front of the camera. New male models learn how to pose by working with photographers at shoots.

photo shoots are real on-the-job training - and they are often free. Did you know that an athletic guy should never pay for a photo shoot.

You do not need to pay for modeling classes or a modeling school because you can obtain the training they provide simply by locating a good photographer to shoot you. Read our advice on how to choose a quality photographer.