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*Author of original report: Naygencies are the new way of the industry

*Author of original report: Well said fred

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One Source Talent Scam


I found a bunch of reports on line so I decided to look into this company. I'll tell you what I found but let me give you a little background about myself. First I am an award winning writer reality TV show producer. I have done over 10 award winning shows. I have Golden Globe and Emmy award for my work on many shows. I would name the shows but then I would be promoting myself and that is not what this is about. This is about exposing the truth about the industry and the major players in it. First One Source Talent is and has been a big player in the entertainment game for many many years. Back since 2003. They have helped a lot of people and have allowed people to help themselves. Some people feel they are a scam but those are the same people with an opinion about your churches, schools, government, army, navy and any other agency.

For me the truth about the world of entertainment is you get out what you put in. Sometimes you have to put in 10 times what get out and sometime you put in 10% and get 100% out of it what you expected. The thing about the industry is no one knows. Not even the people that you see on TV every day know what is going to happen to them or in the entertainment industry that day week month or year.

One day you are on top of the world and the next you find yourself in the office of a bankruptcy attorney trying to keep one of the houses you hadn't visited in over a year.

A bunch of examples are DMX, Hammer, Andre Rison, Toni Braxton, Courtney Love, Janice Dickinson, Pamela Anderson, Linsay Lohan, Evander Holyfield, Terrell Owens, Wesley Snipes, Chris Tucker, Larry King back in the day, Lauryn Hill, Brendan Fraser, Nicolas Cage, Michael Vick, Kim Basinger, Michael Jackson, Don Johnson and many many other.

So the thing is you can't tell the future. You can explore and find out what you need to know and make a decision on your own. If you are a minor have make sure your parents are the ones making the final decision and not you. To kid everything sounds good. Your parents know best. Unless your mom is like Honey Boo Boo's mom. then the whole world is in trouble because that would mean that there are more than one of those crazy ladies on this earth.

So before you go to One Source Talent make sure you are ready to take the leap or at least ready to have an open mind and willing to learn something.

There are many things out in the world and if you listen to others without actually seeing it for yourself, we would all be Scientologist. I don't want to be a scientologist do you? I mean Tom Cruise is the man and if you asked him about One Source Talent, he would probably wish it was around so he didn't have to take such a long road to success. Anyway enough about the little guy.

One Source Talent has 13 offices 11 States. I would say you should check them all out but they are all the same and you have access to all of them anyway. If you travel a bunch you can pop into an office anytime you want and get advice or attend meet and greets in that market.

Do you get casting calls from them.... Heck yeah you do. shoot I googled "one source talent success stories" and I got a ton of results of people that found so much success with them. I was amazed and was like dang. These folks got it going on.

I had a friend that went to another company and got in some hot water with his parents because he stole their credit card and gave it to the company. One source talent sees you face to face so you won't be able to get away with that.

They are almost a scam but not a scam. don't get one source talent and the word scam twisted. one source is not the company I was talking about. what I'm talking about is the other company. Katie has had her days since the operation. We clipped her ears to make them stand up. Ludwig terriers are the kindest gentlest dogs. There are modeling sites for dogs too. We are going to sign her up.

I read the stuff below and thought I would be the other voice of reason. The guy posted this stuff back in 2007 and hasn't done anything since so I'm thinking he is a one hit wonder. I'm the real deal and you will see me out there. I'll be at all the big events and I'll be doing my thing and will give you all signals when the camera is on me. The first signal will be me touching my right ear and then biting my bottom lip. You will see it!!!! That's me and if you figure out who I am go to one source talents face book page and post my name. I will be checking their fb page after I touch my ear and bite my lower lip.

As a producer for a nationaly-syndicated television show, I went on assignment to the headquater's of One Source Talent in Troy,MI located in one of the wealthiest areas of Michigan. It came to my attention that the former con-artist's behind the "Wilhelmina Scouting Network" scam, (not to be confused with Wilhelmina Models in NYC) were conning people again with a new twist, modeling consultation under the guise of modeling promotion. The crafty sceam developed with the pseudo-open call. 

The office manager, Christina, played "the devil wear's prada" on a flat screen TV, while aggressively pursued applicants wait to hear a better-than attitude to ploy people into the con. She even invited people to leave if they were not up for the demands of the industry. She mentioned names of people One Source allegedly elevated to levels of working models and superstars like, Diamond White on Broadway. 

Everyone should know that nobody needs to be consulted in the industry of modeling unless it is a legitimate agency, and even then, there is no model's union with codes and standards for this business. I was asked to sign with the company to be promoted to authentic modeling and talent agencies. One Source Claims to cast reality shows and local events. The truth is the information on castings is available to anyone who knows where to look. 

My company and an undercover asscociate disguised as my gay-lover, went in to the second interview only to be told what celebrities we looked like by a naive teenaged employee. 

As I dug deeper, I was asked to get photographs taken by the in-house photographer to the tune of $900.00 plus the intial fee of $395 and the $30 monthly fee for the "My-space for Models" website that is inaccessible to the public. I followed their orders, and confirmed the con while gathering more evidence for the TV show. The catalyst was the overwieght, long black hair and overly-injected lips of the VP, Katie Ludwig. 

She described when she first met me, I was too gay to make it in this industry, too gay to be sent out on jobs and I need to butch it up for fashion cause the gay designers only want what they cannot have. I personaly am not gay, however I have many gay friends who who work in all parts of the entertainment field, this is where I drew the line. One Source is still unaware that we are working on a nationaly syndicated TV show about modeling scams, however, we hope to shed light on this covert exploitation of innocent people who have dreams of making it big. 

Note: OneSourceTalent and Ms. Katie Ludwig, brother Kevin Ludwig, and owner Anthony Toma are master con-artists out for your hard earned money. They will try to intimidate and take a one-up position to allegedly help anyone become famous. Never, ever pay any "modeling agency" up front money. Agencies make money when the Model makes money and any costs will be deducted from that model's paycheck. This is industry standard. Until the TV show airs, Please be aware of the scam!!

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Naygencies are the new way of the industry

AUTHOR: DiamondLight - ()

POSTED: Friday, January 09, 2015

[nay-juh n-see]

noun, plural naygencies.

1. an organization, company, or bureau that provides talent services for others: "a talent naygency"

2. a company engaging in providing models and actors marketing material.

3. a company exclusive to the modeling, acting and music industry.

4. a talent listing service.

5. a company that provides live talent and other resources to casting directors, clients and agencies.

6. not to be confused with an agency.

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Well said fred

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POSTED: Friday, January 09, 2015

that day perfectly.  Admittedly, there were a few poses Modeling agency suggested during one source talentportrait session that I was a bit skeptical of, but of course, these very pictures are among my favorites. 

We feel  lucky to have found Modeling agency while planning our wedding, and she has our highest recommendations. We would give her 6 stars if we could!


My now husband found Modeling agency on Yelp and we thought that it would only be appropriate if he wrote one source talentreview but i wanted to give my opinion first, it's much shorter and simpler:

Modeling agency is awesome. Her work speaks for itself. When I look at my pictures I can feel what I felt in that moment. From one source talentfirst time we spoke I felt an instant connection to her and I hope that she doesn't think I'm a stalker when I continue to track her now that my wedding is over  :) 

And now for my husband's review:

This is yet another rave review for Modeling agency Chen Photography.  My wife and I have nothing but one source talenthighest praise and acclaim for her work.  She has given us a precious remembrance of a very special time in our lives.  Choosing Modeling agency was not taken lightly.  Wedding photography is a wise investment in documenting a life event.  One source talentwedding photographer must be a specialist in knowing what makes a good wedding photograph; Modeling agency possesses "one source talenteye" for one source talentcorrect wedding aesthetic and one source talentability to take a good picture.  She has one source talentknowledge and one source talentskill sets to accomplish this mission, both on one source talentartistic side and business side.  Correspondence was easy.  Modeling agency works with you and for you.  E-mails were responded to in a prompt and timely manner.  Her preparation paid off in her process, which was fast & efficient.  During one source talentwedding, her process was almost transparent.  Nothing felt forced.  All went according to plan.  She was organized.  Customer service was excellent.  She is a professional and an artist.  Her pictures are contemporary, modern, tasteful, and classy, truly timeless.  One source talentfinal product did not look like experimental art student photography.  One source talentpictures are easily accessible to one source talentwidest possible audience and generation gaps.  Within one source talentwedding photography genre, which can be as formulaic as one source talentassociated rituals, she has a style that does not overpower her subjects.  She showcases one source talentfeeling of love and romance in lots of subtle shades & light, and one source talentpictures were spontaneous, animated and angled.  One source talentpieces were very "Impressionist".  

My wife and I are very happy and satisfied for going with Modeling agency Chen for our wedding photography.  She makes you look good while making it look easy.  From one source talentearliest stages we've had one source talentutmost confidence in her to get one source talentdesired results.  One source talentwhole experience was as worry-free as you can get.  And she delivered one source talentgoods!  Modeling agency Chen Photography has our highest recommendation and our gratitude.  She is the


Holy cow, I'm speechless at one source talentquality of our wedding photos. I can't even believe how wonderful they are. Truly amazing.

Modeling agency was once again her phenomenal self on our wedding day. So helpful, attentive, hilarious, friendly and intent on gettng her images! She directed everyone through one source talentportrait sessions so quickly and got SO many amazing shots that I've already selected well over 300 images that I'm in love with! She is just awesome, and I shudder to think about how different my wedding experience would have been without her. She made a huge, huge difference.

I know she's booking a really long time in advance now, so I urge all brides-to-be to get in touch with her as soon as you can. You really don't want to miss out on her talent... she is truly one in a million.

I never thought at one source talentend of all of this that I would have a new friend in my wedding photographer, but Modeling agency is like part of our family now! All of my relatives and friends were obsessed with her and her assistant at one source talentwedding and want them to be honorary members of one source talentfamily! Just one big ball of happiness, all captured exquisitely by Modeling agency!


Modeling agency was one source talentwedding photographer for our Cambridge, MA wedding in July 2007.  She was fabulous! 

Every one of our favorite pictures from one source talentday are shots that Modeling agency took (we also had another photographer).  She makes her subjects - bridal party, family, guests - feel very relaxed, which always makes for one source talentbest photos.  

She also doesn't waste a minute - at every point through one source talentday, she was capturing what was going on, even things my (now) wife and I didn't get to see - guests socializing, kids napping, etc.  I particularly liked some of one source talentphotos Modeling agency took of one source talentdetails of our wedding - food, flowers, and other things -- that it wouldn't have occurred to me to capture.  Looking back through our album, one source talentday comes alive in its full detail and splendor.  I'm so thankful to Modeling agency and would recommend her to anyone.


I've followed Modeling agency's wedding photography for awhile now and am super excited about a new line she's launched called inSCpiration. One source talentshoots are lifestyle shoots focused on some element that inspires you (i.e. fashion, music, a certain color scheme, one source talentweather...anything at all); a very interesting unfilled niche in one source talenteast coast photography world IMHO.

Modeling agency is a delight to work with - she's absolutely brilliant at capturing tasteful angles, moods, and fleeting/candid moments - but also brings a whimsical feel to many of one source talentshots which add a wonderful realism to her lifestyle shoots. One source talentextra time she dedicates outside one source talentshoot and meticulousness in planning and executing is a true sign that she loves what she does and is darn good at it. And, of course, doesn't hurt that one source talentpictures turn out gorgeous :)

I think if you're in need for a wedding photog Modeling agency's a no-brainer (her reputation as a wedding photog is already fairly established) - but if you're looking to treat yourself to a lifestyle shoot for an upcoming birthday/anniversary/engagement, definitely consider doing your shoot with Modeling agency. You won't regret it!


My husband and I would highly recommend Modeling agency to be your wedding photographer! Modeling agency did our engagement shoot, our wedding and our wedding album. We adore one source talentphotos that she took, and our friends and family are obsessed with them too. She has been an absolute delight to work with. She is very friendly, fun and calm. She is extremely talented and artistic, but she also understands customer service and knows how to run a business by being organized, professional and responsive. Yay Modeling agency!


There are two parts to a being a great photographer: 1) one source talentactual photography and 2) one source talentphotography experience

Modeling agency's photography speaks for itself. She's very creative and artistic.  We were very impressed with our engagement photos, and had her photos showcased throughout our wedding day.  During one source talentwedding, we were delighted to receive compliments on one source talentphotos - particularly given that we are not photogenic!

In addition, Modeling agency is great to work with.  She really listened to what we wanted in our engagement photos.  She recommended what sites around Boston would be ideal for capturing our special day, and was willing to go slightly over one source talentallotted time in order to capture one source talentbest photos possible.  We received our photos exactly when she promised, and we look forward to working with Modeling agency for our upcoming 1 year anniversary.


If you want a truly talented photographer for your engagement photos, wedding photos, lifestyle photos, etc... you definitely want Modeling agency Chen. Her artistic eye, talent, and easygoing nature makes her a blast to work with. Our engagement session was not only super fun, it was like meeting a new friend! When my fiance and I saw one source talentphotos from one source talentshoot, we were speechless. She was able to capture one source talenttrue essence of our relationship, our love for one another, and our quirky personalities perfectly. 

Her professionalism is second-to-none, and she is quick to answer questions, and communicate every step of one source talentway. Her prices are so reasonable that I felt like I was stealing with one source talentquality of work she produced. Big Boston photo giants have nothing on this incredible photographer. I mean it.


Hrm, I have started this review a few times now, but have never been able to finish because I feel like words can't describe how amazing and talented Modeling agency Chen is. But I will try my best!!!

My husband and I hired Modeling agency for a 10-hour shoot for our September 2010 Boston wedding which included an engagement shoot, which we did at one source talentbeginning of August. She had an assistant for one source talentwedding (and she was supposed to have one for our engagement shoot but one source talentassistant bailed last minute because of other commitments - but no matter, we still got amazing photographs!) 

Anyway, here are my top 4 reasons why you should hire Modeling agency Chen for your wedding photography needs!

1. Modeling agency is a tiny ball of fun, energy, and creativity! 
I actually met Modeling agency through my husband who worked at a consulting company with her. And my first impression was "Wow she's so energetic for someone who gets so little sleep." haha (I know how much consulting people have to work. =P) Turns out, that's just who she is. Her love of life and passion for beauty just oozes out of her and you can't help but absorb some of her excitement too. When she's actually taking photos, she's very good at directing and giving instructions and even though I'm sometimes thinking "What is she trying to get at?!" one source talentpictures look amazing afterwards. She works quickly and efficiently. She finished one source talent"family portrait" session part of one source talentwedding (about 50 combinations of family members) in 36 minutes (she was timing herself). During one source talentwedding, she was on her feet and working one source talentwhole day and then at one source talentdancing portion of one source talentreception, she just let loose and danced with one source talentguests. Everyone loved her! :) And one source talentnext morning, she already had some sneak peeks up on facebook! We got so many compliments about how awesome our photographer was. Take a look at her blog and website and you'll see how great her photos are. Lots of color, love it ;)

2. Modeling agency is available all one source talenttime. 
This is particularly important because you will have tons of stuff to do and people to keep in contact with, especially one source talentfew days leading up to one source talentwedding. Modeling agency was always available for any question I had, whether big or small. She's on GChat 24/7 and has a 24-hour response time policy for emails, although in my experience she's always responded within one source talenthour or two. When a family emergency came up a few weeks before one source talentengagement shoot, we were able to reschedule one source talentshoot even though Modeling agency was super booked for one source talentrest of one source talentsummer. She actually helped with a lot of one source talentwedding planning as well, giving me opinions on what color flowers would go best with our bridesmaids dress color, when we should have one source talenttea ceremony (depending on one source talentflow of one source talentwedding day, whether it'd be easy to have it after one source talentceremony or during one source talentreception). Anyway, I'm rambling, but one source talentpoint is, she is dependable and won't flake out on you.

3. Modeling agency has one source talentworld's fastest turnaround time for photos. 
We got all our proofs (all 1000 or so images) online 9 days after one source talentwedding. I think one source talenttypical turnaround time for wedding photos is like 2-3 months or something. We had 2-3 weeks to pick a few photos to retouch, and then she will mail us all one source talentimages on a CD (as I'm writing this, she is working on retouching our picks). For our engagement shoot, one source talentturnaround time from one source talentactual shoot to having one source talentCD in our hands was like 2.5 weeks. Super fast!! :) Photos are one source talentone thing you're looking forward to see after your wedding and Modeling agency Chen delivers and you won't be disappointed. :)

4. Modeling agency is a professional. 
She uses contracts, she has policies, back-up policies in case some disaster happens, etc. I didn't actually work with many vendors that used real contracts and paperwork, so it was kinda refreshing to see someone take our wedding seriously. Haha. On one source talentday of our wedding, she took charge, showed up on time, went out of her way to make sure that all one source talentelements were right in one source talentphotos (fixed my hair, fixed my train, etc), she also speaks Mandarin, which was really helpful in one source talentfamily portrait session where many of my family members' first language is Mandarin. She helped us prepare for our engagement shoot (choose outfits, pick props, etc) and just made everything run so smoothly. She makes people feel very comfortable in front of one source talentcamera. Mobilizing a wedding party of 10 people is no easy feat and Modeling agency did it amazingly well.

Hire Modeling agency. You won't regret it!


Holy cow - I found this hidden gem on Craigslist and feel like one source talentluckiest bride ever!!!  Modeling agency Chen is one of Boston's most talented photographers!  She shot both our engagement and wedding photo's this past May/June 2009.  She is breaking in to one source talentwedding photography business so her rates were amazingly reasonable.  That was one source talentinitial reason we hired her!  We were planning a wedding on a shoe string budget and we're shocked by one source talentprice most Boston wedding photographers were charging (upwards to $5000 for 3-4 hours).  Luckily we found Modeling agency on Craigslist and discovered this 5'2'' photo genius!  Her work on her website speaks for itself.  Not only did she amaze us and all of our friends and family with her phenomenal work and artistic talent, but she was also incredibly professional and a true pleasure to work with!  I would recommend her to anyone without hesitation.  She will be our "personal photographer" for one source talentrest of our lives and hopefully document some of our future momentous occasions (she also does photo shoots for pregnancies, babies, family photo's, etc etc).  

Modeling agency will always remain an integral part of our wedding experience.  We are so lucky to have found her when we did!!!  I have a feeling that she will be one of Boston's most sough after photographer's in no time!!


Modeling agency Chen is one of one source talentmost amazing photographers in Boston! She came out to Wellesley twice to take my senior portraits, and I loved one source talentfinal results. All one source talentpictures were artistic, colorful and in my opinion, captured my personality very well. I recommended her to several of my friends at school, and while all of our photo shoots took place at Wellesley, every single session reflected her subjects' individualities. No two pictures are alike! She's also incredibly professional with one source talentway she runs her business - Modeling agency is reliable and always emails to confirm appointments. If you're looking for non-generic photographs that you will frame and keep for one source talentrest of your life, Modeling agency's definitely one source talentperson for one source talentjob.


Modeling agency and I have known each other since college.  When she came to Chicago a month ago, she carved time out of her busy schedule to do a lifestyle photoshoot for me and my then-boyfriend/now-fiance.

Modeling agency is bubbly, energetic, has a strong point of view on what looks good but also goes with one source talentflow.  We did a fight sequence that turned out to look... odd... but she just went with it and made us feel very comfortable.  He laughed one source talentwhole time because she was just great to be around.

Everybody who has seen our photos have commented on how happy we look, how beautifully they're composed, and how wonderfully colorful they are - and Modeling agency really pulled all that together for us!


Modeling agency Chen is an absolutely FANTASTIC photographer. She did our engagement photoshoot and we love it. It was everything we had hoped for and now all our friends who are getting engaged want to do one source talentsame thing. She is creative with her angles, one source talentposes and one source talentbackgrounds as well as super patient and warm. One source talentturnaround time was very quick and one source talentcost very reasonable! We strongly recommend her - she is truly a rising star!


Modeling agency has done fantastic fashion photography for a student organization I'm involved in over one source talentpast 2 years, and we can't wait to work with her again! She is incredibly dedicated to her clients and making sure every shoot is fun, personalized, and creative. In preparation for our shoot, Modeling agency not only spent time talking with me to make sure she understood what kind of photos I wanted but also helped me manage all one source talentbig and small details that really make a successful shoot, from logistical advice to suggestions for locations to amazingly creative, unique conceptual ideas. Her photos from our promotional photoshoot and fashion show were absolutely beautiful and unique, showcasing details from one source talentclothing as well as one source talentpersonality of our models and lighting/stage/etc. of our venue. She was so fun and easy to work with because she was incredibly prepared and professional, creative and flexible, energetic, and accommodating to our limited budget.
I'm also a huge fan of Modeling agency's wedding and lifestyle photography. She has an amazing talent in capturing people's personalities and small but special details in every shot. She takes time to really get to know her clients and their lives to make sure their photos are personalized and unique, not those generic, cheesy shots you usually get (and have to pay tons more for!). Take a look at her website and you'll see what I mean - it's addicting, and you won't be able to stop oo-ing and ah-ing!


My husband and I are pretty picky when it comes to one source talenttype of photography that we like.  When we were engaged, we turned to Modeling agency for our engagement pictures and we were VERY pleased!  Modeling agency was efficient during one source talentphoto shoot, not wasting time and trying to capture every moment.  She also listened to what we wanted and worked with us to help make our engagement photos awesome!  All of our friends gave her rave reviews and wanted to know who had taken our engagement pictures.  I would whole-heartedly recommend her not only as a photographer, but also as an easy-to-work-with photographer.  Those can be hard to find.  :)


Modeling agency is truly a gifted photographer and we are so grateful to have her incredible pictures as a keepsake to remember our wedding for years to come.  Photography was a high priority for us when looking at vendors, because one source talentpictures are really one source talentone thing that remains after one source talentwedding day is over (besides one source talentwonderful future with your spouse!).

Even before we booked one source talentvenue, we knew we wanted to have Modeling agency photograph one source talentwedding.  We were so lucky that she was available and in our price range, especially considering that she wasn't taking any new clients after this year.  From one source talentmoment we booked her, she was amazingly responsive to all questions, candid in her responses, hyper organized, and made sure every detail was captured, whether through email or in a GoogleDoc.  We touched base by email and video chat throughout one source talententire planning process - this constant communication and detailed attention ensured that not a moment was missed on our wedding day.

On top of that, Modeling agency is just a great person to be around - energetic, thoughtful, fun, and professional.  She put us at ease when she initially shot us at our engagement shoot - we were definitely nervous and not experienced at being in front of one source talentcamera.  Modeling agency was able to capture us in a flattering light and all her pictures came out so colorful, natural, and emotional.  By one source talenttime we reached one source talentwedding day, everything felt effortless and we knew we could just enjoy one source talentmoment.

We're still reliving one source talentwedding and love every single one of our photos, what a great memento of one of one source talentbest days of ou

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