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Audra Miller

This week Model insider Spotlights Audra Miller, AKA Suzy Homewrecker

How did you get started in modeling?
A friend of mine started getting involved in the pin-up scene and submitted a set for Kitten Koffin Zombies. I admired the work and modern aspects of the calendar's theme. My friend put me in contact with Kitten Koffin Zombies and I did a non-professional set for the 2008 calendar contest.

What got you interested in it?
My love for pin-up and idolization of the classic pin-up icons (Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page, Betty Grable, the art work of Art Frahm, Gil Elvgren, Dan DeCarlo, etc...) has been my inspiration all along. Being a curvy lady myself, I've looked up to the view of real beauty in the 50's. I aspire to be as confident and comfortable in my own skin, not caring about society's standard, and show what true beauty is, no matter my shape or size.

Do you consider yourself: Pro, Semi Pro, Hobbyist, Amateur, or something else?
I am definitely semi-pro and a hobbyist.

How did you find Model Insider and what do you like best about it?
Steve Weigold, a photographer I met through Model Mayhem and have worked with since July of 2010, introduced me to the site. I like that no matter your skill level and interests in the business, you can find others easily. It's a very relaxed setting and I am more than comfortable with the format. Other sites I've been involved in had certain levels of required shoots that I didn't agree with. Having the liberty to only accept shoots that I am comfortable with and having no requirements make MI a winner for me.

What is your usual genre? Favorite genre?
As of late, I've been trying new styles and sets. I started out strictly pin-up.

My favorite genera is the Cheese-Cake Pin-up (50's), ala Elvgren.

How do you find photographers to work with?
Networking through the site has introduced me to any pros that I've shot with. I browse ports and if there is something I see that catches my interest, I make conversation and attempt to set up a shoot.

Who does your styling and makeup?
I do all of my own costuming, hair, and make-up.

Where do you see yourself going in the next year, artistically and business wise?
I am trying to gain more paid gigs, merchandising shoots, and spokesmodel assignments. Also, I am working towards going to college in the fall to gain my MBA with a specialization in Marketing and PR.

Do you shoot both in studio and on location and do you have a preference?
I have no preference. I love outdoor shoots as well as studio. Certain types of shoots I will be more comfortable with in a studio, but over all, I will shoot anywhere.

Do you travel?
Travel always depends on scheduling, distance, and terms. I do not oppose traveling for the right scenario. Paid gigs are always worth more consideration of long distance travel, where as TF gigs, I tend to be a little more choosy about distances.

Anything else you'd like to tell the Model Insiders about yourself?
Modeling is a hobby for me, an outlet for my creativity. I love meeting new people and since I've been tinkering in the business, I've come across many fantastic new friends. I enjoy the art involved as well as the exposure. I am always will to push myself and strive to be better and more versatile. Although I tend to fit into the pin-up realm most comfortably, I'd love to branch out into almost any other genera of modeling. My look is always negotiable and I enjoy a challenge.