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Photo Agencies: California  

Los Angeles
13121 Garden Land Road
Los Angeles, California - CA90049

Alyssa Pizer Management has been representing fashion, beauty, and lifestyle photographers nationwide for over 20 years.

 
Los Angeles
5455 Wilshire Blvd Suite 900
Los Angeles, California - CA90036

BMG Models & Talent is a boutique full service agency representing women and men of all ages for commercial print, high fashion, runway, and on-camera work. We have office locations in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando, Miami and Atlanta, as well as models traveling across the world working with agencies in London, Paris, Milan, and Asia.

 
Los Angeles
503 Boccaccio Avenue
Los Angeles, California - CA90291

Cake-factory doesn't have a house style. We have standards. We are proud to represent the finest artists in their fields. From concept to delivery, we create maximum impact images with no drama.

 
Los Angeles
345 North Maple Drive Suite #176
Los Angeles, California - CA90210

Elite New York City was founded in 1977 by founder, John Casablancas. Elite redefined the industry by giving birth to what we now know as The Supermodel. Elite continues to be at the forefront of fashion by establishing the careers of our talents on a holistic level -- and setting trends within the industry. Elite has represented talents, such as Linda, Naomi, and Cindy to Gisele, Uma, and Iman to Janice, Heidi, and Cameron to Tyra, Stephanie, and Amber. Elite's belief in the importance of empowering our talents and promoting diversity is driving the industry towards inclusion. Currently, Elite operates offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Toronto, alongside a trusted network of independent agencies around the world. As Elite moves towards a new chapter in our iconic legacy, we invite you to help define what is to come with us.

 
Los Angeles
1800 Century Park East, 6th Floor
Los Angeles, California - CA90067

Filter Management in Los Angeles and Copenhagen has more than 15 years of experience within the industry of photographic management, photo production and with the management of stylists, illustrators and hair- & makeup artists. With our deep respect and passion for the still photography media, we are adding value to the work of our clients with our talented artists. We are working with the creative minds of talents within photography, retouching, styling, hair- & makeup, art direction, illustration, set design, props & costume design, food styling and interior decoration. To clients around the world we offer skilled and professional services that covers all aspects of the industry.

Among these services are: Production Services, Location Scout & Permits, Model Casting, Talent- & Celebrity Endorsement, Digital Retouching & Post Production, Set Design, Props-, Studio- & Equipment Rentals, Catering, Transportation and VIP handling. Filter Management has offices in Copenhagen, Denmark and in Los Angeles, California. This makes us the perfect partner for your productions world wide and no photo shoot is too large or too small. We cover them all.

 
Los Angeles
9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 805
Los Angeles, California - CA90069

Ford Models was started in 1946 by Eileen and Gerard W. "Jerry" Ford. Ford was the first company to advance their models' money-owed by jobs that had been completed but not yet paid. The Ford family had the tradition of allowing teenage models who originated far from New York City to stay in their home.

The company was the pre-eminent New York agency until John Casablancas of Elite Model Management opened up in the city, leading to the "model wars" of the 1980s. Ford, like many of the original agencies of the 1970s, now has to compete with a broad field of contenders, such as Women, IMG and DNA.

The agency has represented a diverse list of models and celebrities. In 1980, the company established the Ford Supermodel of the World Contest, which attracted more than 60,000 hopefuls annually from around the world. Today, the contest lives on in the form of the annual V/VMan Ford Model Search run in conjunction with the two Visionaire publications.

 
Los Angeles
6300 Wilshire Blvd, 16th Floor
Los Angeles, California - CA90048

In 1995, Mark Getty and Jonathan Klein founded Getty Images to bring the fragmented stock photography business into the digital age. And that's exactly what they did. We were the first company to license imagery online - and have continued to drive the industry forward with breakthrough licensing models, digital media management tools and a comprehensive offering of creative and editorial imagery, microstock, footage and music. Today's digital media offers us powerful and seemingly endless ways to create, communicate and connect. And while quick online access to images, footage and music may be second nature to us now, just a decade ago it was almost unimaginable. As a leading creator and distributor of still imagery, footage, music and other premium content, our goal is to inspire communicators - and give them the tools to create inspiring work of their own. We offer the industry's best and broadest collections of imagery and footage - including award-winning news, sport and entertainment content, plus rare and contemporary archival imagery. Our music collection provides a wide range of pre-cleared tracks from independent artists, chart-topping acts and popular soundtracks.

 
Los Angeles
12304 Santa Monica Blvd, Ste 202
Los Angeles, California - CA 90066

Incredible Features is an international feature news agency based in Los Angeles syndicating to magazine and publishing markets in over twenty-five markets specializing in unique and unusual stories that covers diverse topics such as human interest, stunts, action, animals, businesses, people, celebrities, and world-records.

Our stories appear regularly in print publications worldwide and have been featured on the Oprah show. Incredible Features offers a unique collection of over a half a million still and moving images for editorial and commercial usage, and the capability of assignment work in film and digital 35 mm photography.

 
Los Angeles
7000 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, California - CA90046

In just over 29 years of operation in the fast-paced, high-stakes world of modeling, founder Heinz Holba has built LA Models into one of the most powerful and successful agencies in the industry. Since the early 1980s, Holba has worked tirelessly to bring a significant international modeling presence to Los Angeles. Holba's efforts have paid off: LA Models is the largest modeling agency on the West Coast and one of the most respected in the world. Holba's well-established New York Model Management in Manhattan is quickly achieving the same notoriety. Providing full service to its clients, New York Model Management maintains a presence in the fashion center of the country as well as booking directly into Europe and other U.S. cities.

 
Los Angeles
8447 Wilshire Blvd Penthouse
Los Angeles, California - CA90211

NEXT Management is the leading global fashion management agency, connecting top talent in fashion and entertainment with prominent international brands. NEXT’s offices are located in New York, London, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles and Miami.

Founded by Faith Kates & Joel Wilkenfeld, NEXT Management is known for discovering and propelling the world’s most recognisable models to stardom. By managing fashion careers in the same vein as that of any other entertainer, NEXT has forged personal brands for our roster of talent, in turn building dynamic and long-lasting careers.

 
Los Angeles
662 Santa monica blvd
Los Angeles, California - CA90038

Founded in 2005 by Bobby Heller, OPUS is an innovative artist management and production company with a diverse roster of talent. In just a few short years, OPUS has become one of the premier agencies for leading talent within the fashion and branding industry, recognized for its progressive and renowned fashion, editorial, music, celebrity and advertising clients.

Our thriving roster of photographers, set designers and art directors is at the forefront of uniting art, culture, branding and commerce. The company’s long standing relationships with editorial publications, advertising agencies, fashion houses, record labels, movie studios and Fortune 500 companies have elevated it to one of the most respected agencies in the business. OPUS maintains its commitment to supplying top talent and continues to set the standards for creativity and innovation within the always-evolving industry.

 
Los Angeles
748 Maltman Avenue
Los Angeles, California - CA90026

Redeye represents photographers, illustrators and set designers to ad agencies, corporations, design firms and publications of all sizes. We specialize in working with artists who are also pursuing their art, supporting all aspects of their vision. We firmly believe in the creation of voice-driven work, which naturally lends itself to the best commercial work out there. And, of course, when an artist has a strong commercial and editorial base, they have more freedom to pursue their personal projects. They are: Ashkahn, Corey Arnold , Meiko Arquillos, Stephanie Gonot, Adi Goodrich, John Keatley, Amy Martin, Cody Pickens, Zen Sekizawa, Wyne Veen, Noah Webb and Ryan Young. We do commercial, corporate, and editorial work and enjoy creative collaboration of any kind.

 
Los Angeles
9378 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 310
Los Angeles, California - CA90212

Wilhelmina Models is one of the most prominent talent management agencies in the world. Since its founding in 1967 by Dutch supermodel Wilhelmina Cooper, Wilhelmina Models has earned its prestigious standing as an industry leader by providing full-spectrum model management for women, men, full-figured, fitness, and children models, as well as entertainers and musicians.

In addition to agency locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami, and licensees throughout the world, Wilhelmina Models maintains relationships with hundreds of local model management firms in order to find and develop the next generation of talent. Model scouting and development initiatives also extend into national model searches produced in concert with strategic media partners utilizing the latest in information and social technologies. A distinctive professionalism and integrity, which imbues all aspects of client relations, moreover has allowed Wilhelmina Models to remain a pioneer in the dynamic and ever-changing fashion and beauty industries for over 50 years.

 
San Clemente
408 North El Camino Real
San Clemente, California - CA92672

Started in the early 1990s by photojournalists for photojournalists - not shareholders or billionaires - ZUMA Press is now the world's largest independent press agency and wire service.

ZUMA Press, produces and represents award-winning news, sports and entertainment from some of the world's greatest photojournalists. ZUMA photographers span the globe covering the world's events and issues. Supplementing ZUMA's all-star photographer roster, ZUMA represents the world's best picture agencies and newspapers. As well as numerous top magazine groups, whose publication's stellar images and text packages help complete the rich editorial offering.

ZUMA's top of the class photographers, have won all the major awards. From the one and only Pulitzer to the World Press Awards as well as a few Best of Photojournalism (BOP) and many Pictures of the Year (POYi). ZUMA's state of the art online archive grows by the minute in leaps and bounds, with upwards of 12,000 new images posted daily! The net's largest purely editorial library with 20 million amazing images, is ready for your every possible need.

 
San Diego
2635 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 210
San Diego, California - CA92108

Model and Talent Management Agency (MTM) was founded almost three decades ago by Mr. John Casablancas. John Casablancas is the founder of the Elite Model Management Agency, the largest modeling and talent agency in the world. Elite has represented most of the world’s top supermodels. The MTM Agencies were created to serve the graduates of the John Casablancas Modeling and Career Centers and other qualified models and actors/actresses in local markets. Mr. Casablancas created this group of agencies to develop talent on a local basis and then promote that talent to his national and international agencies located throughout the world.

 
San Francisco
323 Geary Street, Suite 302
San Francisco, California - CA94102

JE Model Management is the premier model agency located in San Francisco's Union Square. As a boutique agency, JE focuses on the importance of career growth both in the US and abroad. Founded by Phillip Gums and John Erlendson, JE gives crucial guidance to both novice and veteran models. With an enthusiastic eye on the San Francisco fashion community's future growth, JE sets a new standard with opportunities in all aspects of the modeling industry.

Established in 2003, longtime model Phillip teamed up with JE Talent owner John, whose 30-plus years of experience in the entertainment industry made them natural partners. Using their own experiences as a blueprint, they created a vision for JE Model that aimed to serve the needs of both the model and the client. With that successful strategy, JE Model has quickly become a powerhouse in the San Francisco entertainment industry, energizing the community with its fresh approach to model management.

 
San Francisco
166 Geary St. 14th Floor
San Francisco, California - CA94108

Look Model Agency, established in 1986 by Marie-Christine and George Kollock, it has been at the forefront of the modeling world on the West Coast since inception. With a long list of famous faces, it continues to launch and represent the best. The Look reputation has given San Francisco an edge in the fashion industry by retaining it’s boutique style of service and commitment to excellence.

 
San Francisco
12 Geary St 5th Floor
San Francisco, California - CA94108

Ryan Lippert started his career in the modeling & acting industry in 1998 while working as an agent at a boutique Model/Talent Agency in San Francisco. Having a keen eye for scouting and developing models Ryan took a position as New Faces/Scouting Director for one of the top model & talent agencies in Los Angeles. There, he traveled the country scouting, developing and booking new faces. Working as an agent on the west coast has given Ryan the opportunity to build relationships with some of the most reputable clients and creatives in the industry! Having a passion for this industry has brought Ryan where he is today, as the President of Scout Model & Talent Agency. If Ryan isn’t busy scouting and booking talent, you'll find him enjoying time with his family and friends!

 
San Francisco
23 Grant Avenue, 4th Floor
San Francisco, California - CA94108

Stars Model Management, now celebrating over twenty years of business, is a full service talent agency located in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Stars, which has consistently enjoyed the reputation as one of the largest, most successful and respected agencies on the West Coast, provides a comprehensive list of services, representing men, women and children for both fashion print and runway, fit modeling and commercial print. The agency is state licensed.

 
Westlake Village
4607 Lakeview Canyon Road #453
Westlake Village, California - CA91361

46 Pictures was founded by Jay Foster in 1997 originally to provide photo-production support and rental equipment. Since 2012, 46 Pictures represents professional photographers who shoot in both hi-def mediums, stills or motion. The current roster of photographers are: Lou D’Angelo (Automotive/Portraits), John Huba (Celebrity/Adventure), Charles Imstepf (Beverage/Food), Michael Khachadoorian (Lifestyle/Fitness), Michael Alan Ross (Automotive/Portraits), and Jamie Williams (Lifestyle/Travel). Jay graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography in 1985 & relocated to Los Angeles where he started as a camera assistant working for notable photographers Dominick Guillemot, Marshall Safron, Peggy Sirota and Pete Turner. Jay’s career magnified from 1987 to 2007 working exclusively for Sirota as a camera assistant and ultimately becoming her studio manager/producer.

From 2008 to 2012, Jay worked at Prettybird Pictures as Head of Print; serving in a key leadership role with direct oversight of strategy, planning, logistics, and operations for a photographer’s roster. He also was the Post Production Supervisor; working with both directors and clients on scheduling, estimating, editing, coloring, and all other post-production elements. In 2012, Jay reinvented his company 46 Pictures to represent photographers & filmmakers. Jay's vast experience in the photography business is an invaluable asset to both photographers and clients.

 
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