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Shonty Rogan
Jun 6



Edited: Jun 6


Tara was recommended to come meet me by her cousin Te Manava as she wanted to get into modelling. Every time I meet a model I meet them in a public place like a cafe so I can suss them out. Quite often models don't look anything like the photos they have sent me or there is a risk that we just won't get along because of our personalities. If I don't get along with them it will show in the photos. For the above to happen they have to show up first hahaha.


I have learnt to walk away if I feel they have falsely represented themselves or I don't get along with them as a person. I don't want to waste my time or theirs and meeting in a public place makes it easier to walk away.


Tara showed up. She looked like her photos I had received. She was a little shy but we got along. We did a shoot and then she shot with a few friends of mine and now she is signed with Kirsty Bunny Model Management.


And then she moved to South America.


Model - Tara Ford Robertson

HMUA - Eden Gibbons

Photography Assistant - Jared Capco

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