Model of the Week – Lara

Having a baby?

Then it’s time to take maternity leave, but what about if you’re a model?

What if you’re Lara?

Lara is showing the world that pregnancy is beautiful and is capturing stunning moments every step of the way.

We love the idea that her baby bump enhances the message, so we’re getting her story out there!

Have a read:

“Up until this point, my journey as a model has been sporadic and has almost taken a back seat to my 15 year career as a Singer/Dancer.

The majority of my modelling work, has been for Holiday Companies as promotional material.

I was however privileged to shoot as a Bridesmaid for Whimsical Weddings Magazine most recently, which was incredible to be a part of.

I feel it’s now time to focus on my journey as a model. Especially during this time, my first pregnancy. It’s truly a wonderful feeling, knowing you are capturing moments with the tiny human you will love more than you have ever loved anything or anyone.

As a model I am quite open, and have a good background in Stage Make-Up and face painting. I’d welcome any opportunity to perhaps put this to good use.

I heard about Cornwall Models & Promotions on Facebook and I have to say, initially I was concerned that it might be a scam type scenario, as there are so many tricksters out there today.

Much to my delight, I have been welcomed with open arms, provided with the cutest and practical tool kit and supported every step of the way and met several fantastic photographers and models alike.

I would highly recommended working with Cornwall Models & Promotions. I have been very lucky and have had so many incredible experiences in my career so far to mention.

From cruise ships to touring pantomimes, with the famous and infamous faces we all know and love.

To be honest, never has there been an accomplishment I am more proud of than becoming a mother. Now, I just need to share this love with the world via the art of photography.”

Very inspiring, especially if you’re also a mother reading this.

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Model of The Week – Darren

Meet Darren, our model of the week.

Darren has Spina bifida and is planning on taking the industry by storm!

His dreams won’t be stopped by a disability, and his message is loud and clear.

Darren’s aim is to empower all disabled individuals to go for it. To not let anything stop them from reaching their dreams.

Keep reading to see what Darren had to say:

“I’m very lucky and honored to be a model. But not just a model, a disabled model at the beginning of my modeling journey.

All I wanted to do was send out a message to all disabled people:

If I can do it, then so can you! Push for your dreams and what you believe in.

I absolutely love modeling and meeting many great people along the way.

My good friend Steve Martin told me about Cornwall Models and Promotions.The guys at CMP are all like a family, we get on so well and are there for each other.

They’ve given me the confidence to do what I do, and would love would say to people who are interested in modeling give it a go!”

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Model of the Week – Justyna

Meet our world-wide published Model of the Week, Justyna!

This week’s model was selected for different reasons than our previous winner, Suzy (click here to read Suzy’s story).

So, let’s jump straight into it.

We know (from experience!) that everyone Justyna meets, finds her personality to be so unique, fun and lovable.

Which really makes us, as an equality-based agency, so proud!

But this is really just the beginning.

Justyna has built up a huge amount of momentum with her winning personality and look. She’s attracting attention from people on the other side of the world, as well as on her doorstep!

We love it when models like Justyna come along, as she really sets out a wonderful impression to younger, aspiring models to find a passion and run with it, no matter the draw backs and negativity encountered along the way.

Justyna shows us that with a winning positive personality and a love for your body, you attract all the right opportunities and can easily beat the industry standards!

Here is a little background, as told by her:

“My name is Justyna Sofia. I am a published Polish-Italian model, based in the UK, specialising in a wide spectrum of modelling including commercial, beauty, boudoir and fitness.

I am the most girliest girly girl I know!

I am 5’4 and have a slim but curvy physique.”

How amazing is that? Justyna is doing this well without even fitting the model body ‘norm’, showing us anything is possible!

“I am proudly representing Cornwall Models and Promotions and I enjoy being managed by Hayley.

I have been modelling for 20 years now but it’s not always been easy, as in the past I’ve been struggling with eating disorders that was caused by being a young girl in very competitive environment through comments that I was too curvy.

I had a break which lasted around 2 years when i had my son just over 3 years ago. but I have enjoyed it even more since I’ve been back!!

During the time I have been modelling I have been lucky enough to meet a whole host of fantastic people and accumulate both images and references that I am proud of.

Modelling has always been a huge passion of mine. My favorite genre is portraiture and boudoir. I absolutely LOVE working/meeting new people. I find it very rewarding collaborating with new photographers/models/MUAs etc…

My biggest aim is to always have a better shoot than the last. 

Working with photographers of all levels, I have taken part in a few catwalk shows and I have had multiple publications over the years.

I have also had the opportunity to work very closely with an array of brands and designers. I have a forever growing portfolio though I am now focusing more on published work and working with more photographers around the world.”

Justyna’s story is very much one of her overcoming some very scarily common hurdles that life could throw at any of us, but she shows us that the key is to love what you do and keep your head up!

Has this week’s story inspired you? Reach out to us and we’ll be happy to answer any questions!

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