I dont read them- So if you would like to get my attention its best to send me a message.
The only TFP I will do is for my book and my photo gallery.
Photography is actually how I pay rent. Its my only job. Not just a weekend hobby.
If you would like to test I have a testing fee that is far below my day rate.
Remember: To really get into an agency, your book would have to look like actual work, campaigns and editorials. The ones you see in magazines.
You should purchase photography services (and anything else you buy in life) based on value not price. If you want your portfolio to land a job then thinking this way can change your life, I assure you. I am an investment.