If you think that your baby is smart and confident then modeling is definitely a good choice. But if you think that baby modeling in India is easy then you are wrong because it takes lots of efforts for you to get your kid in that field.
Though there is a lot of scope for children in modeling as there are so many baby advertisements in India. There are also lots of baby modeling agencies that conduct auditions for kids to cast them for ads, movies and television.
If the same is on your mind then this post reveals the steps to get started with baby modelling in India.
Step-By-Step Process to Get Started with Modeling for Your Child
Observe Your Child
You first need to observe your child and find out if he or she will be able to get into baby modelling. It is not just important for your baby to look cute or pretty but your child should also have the confidence or style to be a model. In case you have any such doubt, clarify yourself before moving ahead.
Search for Baby Modeling Agencies
In whichever city you are, start looking for modeling agencies in your vicinity. If you are living in a smaller city then there might be no modeling agencies at all. The metropolitan cities have such kinds of agencies in good numbers thereby increasing the chances for your baby to get into modeling.
Make a List of Good Modeling Agencies
There may be many modeling agencies in the city but not all are good. Therefore, prepare a list of agencies which are trustworthy and offer good chances and opportunities to the babies. Try and get feedbacks from different sources for these agencies to know which one is the better choice. This will help you associate with a professional agency or agent.
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Time for a Photoshoot
You will need photos and good photos to send to the listed out agencies or agents. You might think that you will need to spend a lot of money of getting a photoshoot done for your baby but that’s not true. There is no requirement for a professional photo clicking at this point in time. All you will need are a few pretty clothes from your baby’s cupboard in nice bright colours which complement her skin and hair and a good camera to get some clean pictures. Make sure that the features of your child are clearly visible in the clicks.
- Keep the pictures simple and not fancy
- Avoid use of flash lights
- Click lots of photos and then select 4-5 best ones to submit to the agents
- Clicking pictures in natural light promises amazing results. Early morning and evening light is the best time to take pictures in natural light.
- The child should stand facing the light for brighter clicks
Note Down the Basic Details
Also make sure that you have noted down the basic details of your child. This would include the name, date of birth, weight, height etc. as these are important details which every agency will require.
Select and Send
Once the photoshoot is done, it is time to pick the best pictures. Four to five are good enough pictures to send to the agencies. Some agencies would ask for a hard copy and some would want a soft copy and some might want both. Don’t forget to attach the noted details of your kid along with your contact details.
Patiently Wait for the Offer
Once you are done with all the homework from your end, now you only need to wait for the agency to get back to you with some offer. Meanwhile, you can check with the agency once in a month to know if there is any progress.
Places to Sign Up Baby for Modeling
Well, there are different ways in which you can sign up your toddler for baby modeling. You can be selective with these methods or you can try all of them, subjective to how keen you are.
Participate in Modeling Contests for Babies
There are various baby modeling contests conducted across the country. All you need to do it start looking for them online. Companies like PinkBlueIndia, IndiaParenting, WorldOfMoms keep on announcing different kinds of modeling contest for kids on various occasions. FirstCry sponsors yearly contests for children in search of new faces for the brand. You can send pictures of your baby at www.pinkblueindia.com for modeling. You can have your infant participate in such contests and ask your family and friends to vote for your little one.
Baby Modeling Agencies and Agents
As mentioned above, modeling agencies and agents are considered to be a good source to have your toddler enter into the glamorous world of modeling. Just submit your baby’s pictures and details and wait for good offers come your way.
Open Casting Calls
You can go for child auditions for different roles in television, movies etc. This would demand too much effort from your end and also from your child’s end. Stay updated with upcoming auditions and take your child for the same.