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3 Modeling Agencies in Long Island New York

While Long Island is close by Manhattan, there are a few modeling agencies out east. Here are the top 3 to look for.

Long Island Modeling Agencies

While many people looking at a map would wonder why a model would want to search for a modeling agency in Long Island, they don't know what the traffic is like traveling to the big apple. While just 30 minutes outside of New York City, Long Island is home to many aspiring, as well as established talent.

Stars like Mariah Carey, who was born in Huntington as well as Kenneth Cole, born in Great Neck, had to travel to New York City to get their start in the fashion and entertainment industry. Since their time years ago, a few modeling agencies and services have popped up since. Here are the top 3 in Long Island.

Established in 2016, Long Island Model agency we books talent within the local market while additionally servicing clients as a model agency in New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Miami and California. They work with teen models, child models as well as male and female models.

Contact them at:

(516) 712-7289

780 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, NY 11561

Originally called Hampton Models, Hampton & South Models was founded in 2003 by Allie Cresswell, in West Hampton. The agency then moved to Hauppauge, and finally Smithtown where she hung out her shingle for over a decade. Hampton & South Models works with commerical models 5'6+ in the Long Island market.

Contact them at:

(631 )707-3907

While Latitude is not an agency, they do work to help connect beginners to a host of public sourced casting call notices through out Long Island New York and nationwide. Latitude works with talent of all backgrounds and is a great tool for those just starting out.

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Look out for Model Red Flags

The modeling industry is changing, become more diverse each day. While the industry is much safer than it once was, aspiring models must look out for red flags when just starting out. Common things to look out for are those who require deposits over the phone, very expensive photo shoots that are not required, or those who offer to send you a check for a booking in which you never completed in person. Always use common sense as a model starting out and research every company you come in contact with. No one can make promises in this industry so be realistic in your expectations.

Ready to Get Started?

With these tips, you are well on your way to apply to some of the best reviewed modeling companies in Long Island! To become a model, learn more here.


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