888-999-9404

Modeling and Acting Centers


Behind the Scenes

Back to Behind the Scenes Page

My First Photo Shoot: Ashanee Talks About Her Experience

My First Photo Shoot: Ashanee Talks About Her Experience

Within the same year she graduated from Barbizon in Atlanta, 16 year-old Ashanee Bolton has landed her first magazine editorial! While attending a Barbizon scouting event in October 2013, she was personally selected by the editors to appear in the number one magazine for teen girls, Girls’ Life Magazine.

Just one month later, on November 17th, Ashanee found herself flying to Baltimore to do her first ever photo shoot for her GLM editorial. “When I arrived in Baltimore for my very first photo shoot I was excited, but nervous as well. Being on set was a new thing to me, but it was similar to what I expected when it came down to touch ups and people watching me,” she recalls.

Building self-esteem is a core value of Barbizon. Just like anyone who has ever tried his or her hand at “something new,” a first photo shoot can be a nerve-racking event. Ashanee emphasizes, “A skill that I learned and utilized from Barbizon for the Girls’ Life photo shoot was to have confidence.”

Believing in oneself and having a confident attitude is the key to success in any industry. In her advice to current Barbizon students and graduates, Ashanee affirms, “Always be true to yourself, have self-confidence, and put your mind to what you believe you should do.”

Ashanee’s print debut will appear in the February/March 2014 issue of Girls’ Life - on news stands in January. Her hopes for the future are, “To progress throughout the years and achieve my goal of becoming an international model.” We strongly believe this only the beginning for Ashanee Bolton, and are so proud to be a part of developing her dream.

Additional Photos


Barbizon Alumni

Zella Christenson Nikayla Novak Autumn Holley Sarah Cate Stakely Taylor Faye Ruffin Katrina Hunter Tabia Wood Josilyn Williams Audrey Anderson Amelia Vega

See More Alumni

Contact Us
  • FIRST NAME:*
  • LAST NAME:*
  • ZIP:*
  • EMAIL:*
  • PHONE:*
  • BIRTH DATE:* / /


Find the nearest Barbizon
ZIP Code:
The Barbizon Reality FAQ Reviews

Barbizon News

Heather Books PSA

Heather Kathleen Allen, Barbizon Houston alum, signed with Katz Casting and recently did a PSA…
Read More

Katya Signed With Wallace Model Management

Katya Vladykina, Babrizon of Minneapolis, has signed with Wallace Model Management. While testing with photographers…
Read More

Erika Books Alternative Fashion Campaign

Barbizon alum Erika Taylor booked a campaign for Alternative Fashion. You can see her in…
Read More

Barbizon
Use A Natural Makeup Remover

At the end of a long day, make sure you take the time to remove…Read More

Skin Care: The Most Important Step In Any Beauty Routine

Good skin care is important to a clear, glowing complexion. Between cleansing, scrubbing/ exfoliating, toning…Read More