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Erika Muse
Posts: 284
Raleigh, North Carolina, US


I am aware that it isn't what you know it's WHO you know, and although i've met a few photographers in my area it has still been difficult to network (which is my weakness). So how do i get my name out there? Any suggestions?
Oct 06 12 06:44 pm  Link  Quote 
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hgldhlhgfh
Posts: 576
Dumont d'Urville - permanent station of France, Sector claimed by France, Antarctica


Keep doing what you're doing. Work with local photographers, then branch out. Perhaps if you do a little traveling, set aside a day to work with photographers in the area you're traveling to.

Forums help networking also, automatically by posting your port is potentially seeing activity it wouldn't have otherwise.

Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr, Twitter, etc are great ways, also. Easy to open accounts, and allow you more space than your MM port offers if you're just signed up for a free membership.
Oct 06 12 07:11 pm  Link  Quote 
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Albertex Photography
Posts: 15,095
Mansfield, Texas, US


Oct 07 12 07:48 am  Link  Quote 
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DMesser Photography
Posts: 1,288
Oceanside, California, US


Browse, post a casting call and read casting calls.  Also, network at least once a day so you can answer promptly.
Oct 07 12 09:49 am  Link  Quote 
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Flex Photography
Posts: 5,147
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


Remove your email from your profile! It is visible to every scammer in the world!!
You do not want to network with them!! Do not trust random unsolicited emails!
Do not reply to them!
Oct 07 12 10:32 pm  Link  Quote 
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Lee Nutter
Posts: 160
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


People are so antsy about putting their email on their profile, but I've sat with stylists who trawled through MM and only contacting models WITH email addresses listed.

It is possible you might get a few dodgy emails, but if you're switched on you'll easily sort the wheat from the chaff, so to speak.

As far as networking goes, I'm looking forward to a trip up the coast this summer smile
Oct 10 12 06:02 am  Link  Quote 
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