Modelling is an art in itself and just some ink isn't going to make you famous. If you live in a city with a rockabilly or burlesque scene, then there sure will be plenty of those type of photographers or attend some of the events and maybe you could score yourself some photos for free. Although the media is still dominated by the extra tall, extra skinny models, some companies are now looking for different looks and are returning back to the original sex symbols -the Pin Ups! Remember, if you wouldn't feel comfortable showing your pictures to your family then you shouldn't take the shot. All I could think was:
If you live in an area with plenty of rockabilly subculture you'll find there may be a lot of advertising modelling opportunities for you.
Naked plus-size model flaunts scars in saucy shoot as a 'F*** you' to cancer
Even though pin ups come in any size and shape, you see a lot of them that have very distinctive curves and are not size 0's although you can be a pin up still if you are! She was first diagnosed with breast cancer when she was only She was the one on the other end of the phone when I was crying at 3am. All the famous models of the 40s and 50s had their own trademark, such as Marilyn Monroe 's beauty spot, Bettie Page's amazing 'Girl Next Door' look and even the modern pin ups have their own trademark such as Sabina Kelley with her long blonde hair and two full tattoo sleeves. Of course, there is a market for plus size pin ups if they have an exceptional personal style. Please be aware that being a pin up model requires a great deal of confidence. After the hysterectomy, I hit rock bottom," she said.