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Model
Nicole L Grant
Posts: 77
Atlanta, Georgia, US


I answered a casting about test shooting for a magazine and got a response back saying it would be $350. Anything I have tested for in the past I haven't had to pay for. Is this pretty standard and I've just been getting lucky?
Jan 30 13 10:03 am  Link  Quote 
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Mortonovich
Posts: 5,485
San Diego, California, US


No reputable magazine charges for a "test". This sounds like a load
of shit thrown out by some bullshit "publication". Probably more like
a glorified blog, I'd guess.
Jan 30 13 11:54 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
-Ira
Posts: 2,187
New York, New York, US


Publications are hurting perhaps this is their new business llama.

/kidding

No, you shouldn't have to pay to test with them.  What's the magazine?
Jan 30 13 12:00 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
PDF IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHY
Posts: 4,603
Jacksonville, Florida, US


NO
Jan 30 13 12:03 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Jordan Bunniie
Posts: 1,689
Los Angeles, California, US


Somethings not right here.
Jan 30 13 12:04 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Kev Lawson
Posts: 7,607
Las Vegas, Nevada, US


Nicole L Grant wrote:
I answered a casting about test shooting for a magazine and got a response back saying it would be $350. Anything I have tested for in the past I haven't had to pay for. Is this pretty standard and I've just been getting lucky?

was this casting on MM? If so, please Contact a Moderator or you can Flag the casting using the link on the casting page, on the dropdown select Asking for Pay.

Jan 30 13 12:08 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Nicole L Grant
Posts: 77
Atlanta, Georgia, US


ChiMo wrote:
No reputable magazine charges for a "test". This sounds like a load
of shit thrown out by some bullshit "publication". Probably more like
a glorified blog, I'd guess.

It's not the publication charging that I know of, the photographer is submitting to the mag so I am assuming the charge is from him.

Jan 30 13 12:09 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Mortonovich
Posts: 5,485
San Diego, California, US


ChiMo wrote:
No reputable magazine charges for a "test". This sounds like a load
of shit thrown out by some bullshit "publication". Probably more like
a glorified blog, I'd guess.

Nicole L Grant wrote:
It's not the publication charging that I know of, the photographer is submitting to the mag so I am assuming the charge is from him.

Still very whacky. Sounds like he is preying on the desire of a model desperate to be  "published". That's not how it works. Tell him to pound sand.

Jan 30 13 12:16 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Nicole L Grant
Posts: 77
Atlanta, Georgia, US


UltimateAppeal wrote:
was this casting on MM? If so, please Contact a Moderator or you can Flag the casting using the link on the casting page, on the dropdown select Asking for Pay.

No it was off of MM

Jan 30 13 02:22 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Ali Choudhry Photo
Posts: 176
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Sounds like a scam.
Jan 30 13 02:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
EdwardKristopher
Posts: 3,377
Tempe, Arizona, US


Nope!
Jan 30 13 09:06 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Ras Media
Posts: 7
New York, New York, US


Don't throw your money away. And if you do turn it into a gift. Treat your favorite MUA to new brushes or makeup.
Jan 31 13 07:32 pm  Link  Quote 
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