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Minh Duong
Profession:
Freelance photographer and petite model
@minhduongngocnhat
Email address:
minhduongngocnhat@live.com
Melbourne Australia
About:

I’m 18 years old and currently living in Melbourne Australia. I was moving between 11 different countries from the age of 2 to 16 with my mom, until I decided to settle down by myself in Melbourne, Australia. Besides focusing on high school for the past two years, I’ve also been working on some creative platforms such as photography, illustrating, card designing due to Art playing a significant part in my life since I was tiny. Instagram has also been helping me to get recognised and that I can see my hard work being paid off more and more each day, as well as my childhood dream of becoming a full-time Art freelancer turning into more of a reality. I also manage my own blog on the side, but would not want to make money out of it as I pour my heart out in my writings and would only desire to write about stories that I keep close to my heart, rather than documenting and giving reviews on travelling and such (even though I absolutely love going). I’ve also just finished high school (Melbourne Girls’ College) and am visiting my hometown — Hanoi, Vietnam for three months. During my time here, I’m planning to open my jewellery brand where I would be designing the pieces and selecting the finest material as the idea for the first collection that I’ll be launching arose from many of my dearest memories. I would be more than happy to share more and go into more details if needed. Minh x

Your Story

I have absolutely no phobia nor completely frightened of any particular objects. However, Abandonment is my greatest fear. My mom used to work for the British Embassy and DFID which required her to travel very often. My sister and I were somewhat forced to move to Yangon, Burma with her in 2012 which was when I was 12 years old. She was extremely busy and barely had time for us. My Dad decided to leave and go back to Vietnam to work after a year of living in Burma with us. I had no choice but to step up and replace my mom’s job as a mother to make sure my sister would not feel the way I did, lonely and abandoned. Going thr


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Dilan Anuruddha H.M.
P​rofession:
Model
Instagram Account:
@dilan.fit.uk
https://www.facebook.com/danuruddhahm
Email address:
mr_handsomed@outlook.com
London
About:
My name is Dilan. I’m from Sri Lanka. I’m living in London. I work as a fashion model and a development chef. I love to express myself through the clothes I wear. My passion is to inspire many humans as possible with what I do. I wanted to become the best version of myself & deeply want to stop child labour & abuse. Because at one point in my life I got abused as a child.

Your Story
I was born into a middle-class family in Sri Lanka. I have 2 brothers. I’m the eldest. As a kid I haven’t had many opportunities. I wasn’t the best kid in the school. Got bullied since I was in middle school. As a result I stopped expressing myself. After my A/L I got an opportunity to come to the UK. But the struggle isn’t over. After 4 months living in the UK I was homeless for about 8 months. But I wasn’t ready to give up. Because I knew I had got something greater than me. I do so many jobs to survive. Then I got a chance to become a model. I appreciate and thankful every opportunity & all the experience life throws at me. Without them I will never become who I am today.

Photo Credits:
olivervm@gmail.com
me@slater.photo
info@federicorommel.com


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IVY ZANDILE
Profession:
Fashion Blogger
Instagram Account:
@ivy_zandile
http://www.ivyzandile.com
Email address:
theivyzandile@gmail.com
Nairobi, Kenya

About:
I am a fashion blogger with an intention to bring value to your world of fashion and inspire you to do things differently and have fun with it. I started by posting some fashion tips on Instagram and I got great feedback that I should have a fashion blog. It's been a month, and I can't explain the joy it gives me, it's definitely a dream come true. What's unique about me is my ability to change people's perspective that you don't need a lot of money to look fashionable. I'm the type of person who designs and build things by day and goes to bed thinking what else I can create at night. Besides that, I'm a joyful and bubbly person who always likes to put smiles on people faces.

Photo Credits:
ivy_zandile


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Michael Lindenberger
Profession:
Photographer
Instagram Account:
@mikrolabstudio
http://mlindenberger15.wixsite.com/website
Email address:
mikrolabstudio@gmail.com
Westminster, Co

About:
I am a US Air Force Veteran who takes one last look when visiting amazing places; I do this for those who will never get the chance. Although I am retired from the US Air Force, I currently mentor adults who may need just a little extra help throughout the day. My passion is shooting photography and videography in a way where people ask me, how did you do that? I would love to be known for my photography and shooting style.

Your Story
I grew up in a small rural town in north-west Pennsylvania. In 1989 I joined the US Air Force and began a journey of travel, experiences and failed relationships. What I missed the most during my AF career was my family back in Pennsylvania. I missed nearly every holiday with my family for over 22 years. My love for my family never wavered but I fear that toward the end of my life I will most likely hold my time away from family as my biggest regret. A few years after I retired in 2010 I finally found a woman who was a great match and our marriage is enriched with love and growth. It was my wife who got me thinking about photography and because of her I purchased my camera, then another, then some lenses, then studio lights, etc... Now I believe photography is the vehicle I use to transport my creative legacy.
Photo Credits:
Photographer - Michael Lindenberger | https://mlindenberger15.wixsite.com/website | Instagram @mikrolabstudio
Model - George Smith | Instagram @g_dedicates


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Samantha Dwyer
P​rofession:
Aspiring model
Instagram Account:
@sammiedwyer
http://www.instagram.com/sammiedwyer/
dwyesm@gmail.com
QLD, Australia

About:
I am an aspiring model. I am seeking to use my beauty for purposes greater than myself. I am an active environmentalist and want to create a platform where I can show my beauty and talent, along with spreading peace, love and harmony.
Photo Credits:
Theresa Hall Photography.


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Jaiden Frangou-Mayer
P​rofession:
Photographer
Instagram Account:
@jfmphotography16
Website or social media link:
http://m.facebook.com/jfmphotography16/
Email address:
jade.f.m16@hotmail.com
Croydon North, AU

About:
I am a female student photographer. My passion is photography. It always has been. Nothing feels more natural to me than my camera in my hand, and I want to share my creativity with the world.
Your Story
I have a chronic illness called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome that caused me to leave school when I was 17. After four years and the help of medicine to raise my blood pressure, I was finally ready to pursue my photography dreams in the form of study. It has been a struggle, but I have pushed through it and completed my first year. I still get dizzy and exhausted, but I am not letting that stop me from pursuing my passion. I want to make photography my career, and I am not going to let my health get in the way of that.
Photo Credits:
All photographs are my own © Jaiden Frangou-Mayer 2018


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Giovannie Espiritu
Profession:
Actress, Filmmaker, & Acting Coach
Instagram Account:
@giospirit2 & @hollywoodactorsworkshop
Website or social media link:
http://hollywoodactorsworkshop.com
Email address:
giovannieespiritu@gmail.com
CA,USA

About:
Actress, acting coach, and filmmaker Giovannie Espiritu were nominated alongside Academy Award Nominees Alfre Woodard and Amy Irving for Best Supporting Actress at MethodFest for the Mynah Films feature film Fiona’s Script. Her primetime credits include a recurring role on ER (NBC), Bones (FOX), Gilmore Girls (ABC), and Trauma (NBC). She can currently be seen as the series lead in the Amazon series, "Dyke Central," which was featured in After Ellen, BuzzFeed, and Curve Magazine as a top lesbian series to watch. She has a supporting role in upcoming fantasy/thriller, "D-Railed," with scenes opposite sci-fi icon Lance Henriksen.

She is the also the founder of HollywoodActorsWorkshop.com, a school for kids and adults who are serious about working in film & television. Her students are series regular, book national campaigns, and sign with the top agencies.

Your Story
When I was younger, I escaped a patriarchal cult and abusive marriage which led me to focus on art as activism. I tend to gravitate towards stories and films that have a social justice angle in them. For example: my first play tackled date rape among middle school students, my first film had to do with high school shootings and bullying, I directed "The Vagina Monologues," at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco to benefit domestic violence shelters for women, and the series that I am in on Amazon is really ahead of its time in terms of gender presentation and sexuality. I think that actors tend to have broken hearts and that is why were are continually striving to find connection and make sense of the world around us through storytelling.
Photo Credits:
Theo and Juliet
Bjorn Wilde
GMA Network
CYA Photography
Revry Network
Dyke Central (Amazon)
D-Railed (SDLP Productions)

Credits include: Bones, Trauma, ER (4 Episodes), & Gilmore Girls
Jackie on D-Railed with Lance Henricksen / Starring as Gin on Dyke Central (Amazon)
IG: @giospirit2 and TW: @giospirit
gio


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Yara Azar
P​rofession:
Model
Instagram Account:
@Yaraazarr
http://www.instagram.com/yaraazarr/
yaraazar1@gmail.com
Lebanon Beirut

About:
I am Yara from Beirut Lebanon, I am 18 years old. I am an Instagram influencer which lets me take my platform and inspire a whole new generation. I also the model for European and US brands as a Lebanese ambassador for brands. I am very perseverant at a young age, and I think this is what makes my character. I like to stand out and be a leader, not a follower.

Your Story
When I was a baby I had oesophagal atresia and no one thought I could survive as it was very rare at the time because there were not really significant advancements in the medical world to really help. I was also premature, born at seven months and I weighed only 800 grams. And right now I am an influencer on Instagram and hope people see that no matter what you went through no matter who you are, there is always inner strength that beats anything and everything.

Photo Credits:
I take all my pictures.


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Elen Carvalho
P​rofession:
Model and actrees
Instagram Account:
@Elen.carvalho_
http://www.vibuk.com/talent/75941#talent-muro
Email address:
ellencarvalho@hotmail.com
Spain

A​bout:
Soy actriz y modelo, con experiencia en editorial, pasarela y publicidad.
Me encanta viajar y conocer nuevas culturas.
Soy Brasileña, Vivo en Madrid - España.
Como actriz publicitario recién he hecho un anuncio para Kellogs.
Como actriz hice una pequeña parte en la serie Arde Madrid, programa Cuarto Milenio, entre otros.
Altura - 1,77, tallas 36 (s). Photo Credits:
Photography - @leidycano.photo
Makeup -@luanadasilva.mua
Hair - @marta_makeup-peluqueria


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DEBORA SCARDOVELLI
Profession:
Swimsuit and fitness model magazine and business investor and partner in wine company and real estate
Instagram Account:
@Diamondjetsetterking and @Miamiqueen1612
http://facebook.com//DeborahKerr
Email address:
cristal826@hotmail.com
Miami Beach, FL, USA

About:
Italian born and raised fluent in English French Spanish , starting modeling for swimsuit and lingerie in Milan Italy then met the man of my life (now Ex) super wealthy businessman that spoiled so much to allow me to have and live the presence of a celebrity without being famous travelling top class living in the best suites hotel from Italy to the US , moved to Miami Beach I own 3 apts And sold and live in luxury buildings , private driver , bodyguards, jewelries, private jet and first class flights best jet-set celebrity lifestyle and my dog diamond living same lifestyle with me from 4 years and I am a professional runner of marathons half marathons 10k 5k several medals and love to swim fit super toned body we would love to find a sponsor to get us famous on social media me and my baby dog diamondjetsetterking

Your Story
My life has always been beautiful
And coming from wealthy family starting modeling in Milan Italy then moved to Miami my dream was to become famous do my own brand of bottle of champagne or vodka or have my own reality show since living unique lifestyle and I started Instagram for my dog with me to get seen and someone can make us superstars
Photo Credits:
Photos from iconic magazine land from Halloween parties in NYC at playboy club and in Miami Beach private parties and events


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Alex Ruygrok
Profession:
Model
Instagram Account:
@Alex_Ruygrok
http://www.alexruygrok.com
Email address:
info@alexruygrok.com
NSW, Australia

About:
I am a 13-yeard old model and influencer based in Sydney, Australia. During my relatively short career of only a year and a half, I have been featured in selected teen fashion catalogues, magazines and TV/Disney commercials. In addition to my modelling career I am passionate about swimming and surfing. I am also a robust anti-bullying activist. I have joined forces with my local charity, Angels Hope, in raising much-needed awareness on teen bullying.

Your Story
Hi, my story is straightforward. On the suggestion of my mum, I joined the local modelling agency, Star Fish Kids. This was at the beginning of 2017. At this time, I was already a clothing size 12 hence I did not quite fit the mainstream market for kids fashion. (I was told that I needed to be size 10 to be selected for various fashion shoots and catalogues) However, despite all this, I was fortunate enough to get few jobs within the fashion, media and TVC. My advice to anyone wishing to embark on the career of becoming a model is to join a reputable local modelling agency and at the same time to start their official Instagram account. Instagram has turned out to be a perfect tool for the promotion of my brand and industry networking. At this point of time, I am too young to be an adult model and to 'big' to be a kid model, so I am mainly engaged in the influencer side of work, which is still quite interesting and rewarding. The most important thing I have learnt over this brief period is to stay humble and to appreciate simple things in life such as spending time with my friends from school and my family. There were some unpleasant experiences along the way, such as bullying, which I have experienced from all sides of life (media and the school) but these have been resolved, and I am fortunate enough to say that I am now in a strong position to help others who are going through a similarly tough time. I'd say to anyone: 'Believe in yourself and do what you like doing'. Hope this story has been interesting reading for some of you.:) Photo Credits:
Photo1


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Kaya Peters
Profession:
Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Yoga Teacher
Instagram Account:
@kayalovesu, @rainthelabel
http://www.shop-rain.com
Email address:
thisiskaya@gmail.com
Dubai, UAE

About:
What I want to achieve is a continuously improved version of myself. I don't think I will ever stop setting new goals. Launching my clothing brand after more than a decade as a Yoga Teacher has been a great challenge and massive accomplishment. I want to inspire people to go for their dreams fearlessly.
Your Story
I grew up in a very dysfunctional household and left home at 17 to find my truths in life. I battled addiction, eating disorders, depression and anxiety for many years until I found Yoga and started healing myself. I then found my Yoga School in the United Arab Emirates and grew to be a successful Yoga Teacher Trainer. However, after more than a decade of this work, I realised I want to live my passion for art and fashion and decided to launch my clothing brand RAIN — the Label. I wanted to create clothes that feel like a second skin, yet make you feel so sexy and empowered. My concept is "Seductively Nurturing Leisure Wear". I used to be overweight and never thought I was beautiful. When I learned to nourish myself through Yoga, Fitness, the right foods and the right mindset, my body changed. I modelled for my clothes as I felt I wanted to be an example of how you can overcome your past and become a strong, empowered woman in spite of circumstances. It has been a month since I launched and the responses and sales have been amazing. All the women who wear my clothes say the same: "I feel so beautiful and I don't want to take them off". I am so inspired to build this brand into an international name, and can't wait for this new chapter of my life to unfold.
Photo Credits:
Kaya Peters


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