How to Find and Contact Models for Portrait Shoots Using Instagram

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

Hello [Naika]!

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

Hi [Amanda]!

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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