At first glance of many of her photos….
the beautiful Kelly Knox, a model based out of the UK, seems like just another stunning blonde bombshell. But, if you take a closer look, you’ll find that there is one big difference. Kelly has no left forearm!
She was born with this condition and as a child refused a prosthesis. Since that time on, she has never wore won.
In 2008, she won the BBC series “Britain’s Missing Top Model” and has been dominating the fashion scene ever since.
As a photographer who personally believes that models do not have to fit any specific cookie-cutter mold, and that beauty comes in many forms, I think she is an inspiration for both disabled and able-bodied people everywhere.
Well, today is my birthday
I’m now the ripe old age of 33. Wow, I can’t believe it. It seems like time goes so fast. To get back to the point here, I got to thinking. I wonder who many notable people in the arts share my special day. I did a little research and the number is actually quite extensive. That being the case, I decided to include a very brief list for your enjoyment.
Jean-Claude Van Damme
George C Scott
H. L. Davis
When we think of modeling, most of us probably have a particular image in mind. Perhaps that image involves gawking crowds around a runway with models strutting with vigor in some “new look” for the season. Or maybe the bikini clad woman of Sport Illustrated and other notable publications pop into your head. Whatever the case may be, it may surprise you to find out just how many different types of modeling actually exist.
Here’s and extensive but certainly not complete list:
This niche is all about the clothing being worn and usually features tall, slender models.
A few of the many Sub-genres include -
Editorial, Runway and Showroom
It’s pretty much just what it sounds like. Models in this niche show off specific body parts like hands, feet, legs…
Some sub-genres include -
Product, Lifestyle and Corporate
This genre is all about showcasing fit and athletic models often in sporty clothing.
One of my favorites, it deals with models sporting body modifications like tattoos and piercings along with a punk or goth pics style.
This style focuses on sexual or sensual themes. This can range from mild to quite intense in terms of how graphic the content might become.