How to get your modeling comp cards, also known as composite cards, ready for modeling agencies
A comp card (or composite card) is what the modeling agency will use to market you. A comp card provides a small collection of pictures and basic stats about a model on card stock or rigid paper. Modeling agencies often put modeling comp cards in their display racks. This makes it easy for a client to go into a modeling agency and quickly scan their talent pool. They are sent to everyone in the modeling industry and you leave them behind like business cards during modeling auditions, or go sees, to help remember you.
Photographers, art directors, and fashion editors look through modeling comp cards for new faces or to show updated looks or expanded capabilities of an established model. Photographers especially maintain a modeling comp card file for future projects and to show prospective clients.
A modeling comp cards is the most valuable marketing tool for promotion
and exposure, so again we suggest you hire a professional photographer for your photo shoot. The photographs on your modeling comp card must be shot perfectly. Professional photographers will also have the capability to touch up your photographs so you will look flawless.
There are many excellent photographers out there who will do prints for time, “TFP.”
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