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Modeling news roundup

March 4, 2013

This week’s highlights: Allison Mindy in Fixation Magazine, another magazine feature for Veronica LaVery, Lily Cole breaks stereotypes and more…

Another magazine spread for MM’s Veronica LaVery


Model: Veronica LaVery; Photographer: Martin Alonso Castaneda
Hair & Makeup: Paty Ibarra Antara Salones de Belleza

Model Mayhem’s Veronica LaVery is on a roll. Her most recent multiple-page magazine spread is featured in the March/April 2013 issue of Chilanga Surf Magazine, which is based in Mexico.

Allison Mindy in Fixation Magazine


Model: Allison Mindy; Photographer: Sarah Jean

Model Mayhem’s Allison Mindy scored a three page feature in Issue 5 of Fixation Magazine. Fixation Magazine is an Analog, Instant and Digital Art Photography Magazine, which is something different for Allison’s modeling career. Allison has been featured in many internationally-known magazines and specializes in alternative fashion, pin-up and glamour modeling.

Great tearsheets for MM’s Dan Gregory


Model: Bridgette Colette; Photographer: Dan Gregory

Dan Gregory’s work has been featured on Maxim.com, Femme Exposure Magazine, GlamModelz Magazine and many other publications. When asked how he feels about his success in the industry, he stated: “I feel honored to be where I’m at right now, especially being published. It is a lot of hard work in this industry, you have to be patient and success does not happen overnight. I want to thank everyone who has supported me.” We also asked him if he has a few words of advice for photographers who would like to get published and he replied with the following: “The most direct way is to contact the editor of a magazine. Just emailing different publications may not give you a fast or direct response you may be looking for. Tell the editor why they should include your shots in their publication. Keep in touch with the editors! You never know when an editor is going to need a cover shot or model feature.”


Model: Kristen Gargon; Photographer: Dan Gregory

Model Lily Cole breaks stereotypes

In the past, there have been several models that have broken the modeling stereotypes. Lily Cole is one of those models. According to this Now Magazine article, Lily’s nude photos for Playboy France came out as soon as she started university. Most people, when they think of Playboy models, they don’t think “university students” nor “smart women,” but Lily, just like many other models, proves that she has beauty and brains. She also stated that she will not judge anyone for posing nude. Posing nude is a personal choice for models and therefore it is up to the model if she would like to do that and is comfortable with it. There are some outstandingly beautiful tastefully-done nude photos out there.

Yes, it’s possible to be a model, mom and basketball player

Many people are often wondering whether it’s possible to have enough time to model, fulfill your obligations as a mother and also play basketball on the college team. According to this article, Tanya Martin is making it happen. At 28 years old, this busy, full-time working mom still finds the time to model and play basketball on the college team. Yes, in addition to holding a full-time job, she is also a college student. What’s even more amazing is that she works as a model for Nike’s sports fashion gear. When modeling is not your only job, it can be a challenge to fit everything into your schedule. However, Tanya proves that it can be done. Therefore, you can do it too.

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