Do you struggle to find models for your portrait shoots? Don't worry, I got you covered.
This one is for all the photographers looking for models. In this video I will show you how I find models for portrait shoots using Instagram. I also include a message template that you can use when you contact models.
Here are the templates. Replace the parts in brackets with your information.
INSTAGRAM DM TEMPLATE
My name is [Dan Bullman] and I am a portrait photographer based in [Boston]. I found your work recently through Instagram. I’m reaching out to see if you would be interested in doing a portrait photo shoot sometime in [August]. You can see examples of my work on my Instagram.
Hope to hear from you soon. Have a great day! :)
EMAIL MESSAGE TEMPLATE
My name is [Dan Bullman] and I'm a photographer here in [Boston]. I found your work recently on Instagram. I'm reaching out to see if you would be interested in doing a portrait photo shoot sometime in [April]. I've attached some examples of my work. You can see more on my [ Instagram @danbullman.]
Hope to hear from you soon. Have a great evening. Sincerely, [Dan]
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About the Author
Dan Bullman is a portrait photographer and YouTuber based in Boston. He produces educational videos, gear reviews and other content to make you a better photographer faster. His videos have been viewed over 1 million times. His portrait work has been featured on accounts like @moodyports @followingboston and @portraitmeet.