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First modeling portfolio picture of a Tampa model on Tampa Bay Modeling. All portfolio photographs, unless otherwise noted, by C. A. Passinault, lead photographer for Aurora PhotoArts Tampa Photography and Design, as well as Director of Tampa Bay Modeling. C. A. Passinault is a top photographer, as well as a modeling expert.Second model photograph on Tampa Bay Modeling. Click on the image for an anecdote of the modeling shoot which produced this picture.In this third picture, you can see why the Tampa Bay area is one of the best in the world for modeling portfolio development work. Photograph by Tampa photographer C. A. Passinault.Image four of our online portfolio of another Tampa model. This photograph, if we are not mistaken, was taken on location in the Tampa Bay area. The best modeling portfolio photographs are location shots.This is another great picture. This is the fifth model photograph on Tampa Bay Modeling. Pictures featured in our thumbnail array may not be the same as those of models which are in our featured model section, but often, they are one and the same.Unmatched in any Florida modeling market. The quality of this image is excellent! Photograph by C. A. Passinault, our resident photographer and modeling expert.Another top Tampa model gets their look on. The best models can obtain a wide range of looks, as you can see when you look at other pictures of this model!Is it any wonder why more and more companies and art directors are booking independent models without going through an agency? Proof that you can be a professional model, with a lucrative career, without being dependent upon an agency to find and book modeling jobs!Another awesome photograph of a Tampa model by modeling photographer C. A. Passinault, lead photographer Aurora PhotoArts, and director of Tampa Bay Modeling.For modeling portfolio work in the Tampa Bay area, nothing beats location work. Studio photography is not nearly as cost effective, or appropriate, for modeling portfolio work.Keep in mind that this picture, for a modeling portfolio, was taken by a qualified modeling portfolio photographer, C. A. Passinault, for a specialized, professional market, which is modeling. A wedding photographer or a portrait studio will not be able to give models what they need for an effective modeling portfolio, as you have to know what you are doing!This is the 12th picture in our Tampa Bay Modeling online portfolio. Yet another Tampa model shows a marketable look in their portfolio. The best models are capable of the most looks, and are not locked into a single look!Agency model or independent model? It doesnt matter, anymore, especially in Tampa Bay. Professional models like this one can be booked without going through an agency, saving both the model and the job agency fees.Modeling portfolios need at least six looks, and by looks, we mean different looks. A composite cards needs at least five, on average, with a headshot on the front, and four different looks on the back of the comp card. This Tampa model is demonstrating a marketable look right now, in this photography. Picture by C. A. Passinault.
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This article is a professional, educated opinion, and should not be taken as advice of any kind. Use at your own risk; anyone doing anything described on this site assumes complete liability.

On January 23, 2011, Tampa Bay Modeling site director C. A. Passinault ordered that a quick reference guide be added to Tampa Bay Modeling. Not happy with the way that content was organized, and realizing that the site did not have a lot of useful content, Passinault and his team of models realized that they would have to add new content to the site, and quick reference links to that content, to make the site useful to models until more in-depth content could be added to the site, and the existing content on Tampa Bay Modeling could either be overhauled, or updated.
Passinault had tried to look up information on Tampa Bay Modeling before, and had found it to be a time consuming and confusing experience, even with him being the designer! Because much of the site dated back to 2004, the site also had a lot of outdated content (remember that 2004 was a time when Independent Modeling was still mostly new, and the new site still had to come into its own, which really didn't start happening until 2007, and then only through its work on Tampa Bay Modeling. We'll have to write something telling the story on how work was diverted to Tampa Bay Modeling from Independent Modeling from 2005 until the present, and, although Tampa Bay Modeling was a platform to launch and test experimental new ideas, that the ideas evolved, and Tampa Bay Modeling was transformed to not only the leading modeling resource site in the world, but proved to be a catalyst for the independent modeling and talent movement) which was not organized well. In 2011, with Independent Modeling returning to the fold as the primary modeling resource site (and infused with refined ideas which were tested on Tampa Bay Modeling), Tampa Bay Modeling would have to be overhauled to support its big sister site. Advancements from 2008’s Florida Modeling Career, as well as the latest technologies, would have to be added to the site, and it would take time. So, it was decided that a quick reference guide with the latest information would be added to the site, first as a stop gap measure, and then it would be expanded as a tool to make Tampa Bay Modeling easy to use.
We hope that models will now find the site to be a bit easier to use, and hope that they find the information useful.


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