Interviews / Stories
Interview: Model Kristina Uhrinova (Czech Republic)
Can you tell us something about yourself?
My name is Kristina Uhrinova. my stage name is Melisa. I am 30 years old, coming from Czech Republic. I studied economy, which I have graduated. Later I studied on University, but it did not fill my expectations and I decided to quit. Im working full time as photo model, sometimes I worked as hostess or assistant for a photographer. As I have my own website, I do bookings of models, locations and all other necessary organisation.
If you could change something about yourself, what would it be?
I would definitely make more free time for my partner, family and my dogs.
What are your personal characteristics, which sets you apart from others?
Im friendly with everyone, even those which I don’t like so much, just to not start any argument or conflict.
How did you start modelling?
Once I decided to make some nice pictures for my ex boyfriend’s birthday. Later I posted few of them on some portfolio, without any hope, someone would write me. And my thoughts were wrong :)
What do you think about the work of a model?
I think it’s very interesting to be a model. You meet new people every time, you visit beautiful countries and locations, makeup artists care about you to be beautiful the whole time :)
What is your beauty regime?
Drinking lots of water and running, no partying.
What are your plans for the future?
Traveling as much as I can, than settle down :)
What are some of your favourite experiences so far?
Shooting for Mexican magazine Extremo in Mexico, photoshoot for American Penthouse, Hustler, photoshoot in Kenya, posing for first globally streamed life nude photoshoot with Dan Hostettler, …
Do you have advise for starting models?
Don’t be afraid to say NO :) If you do not like something, just don’t do it. Don’t let yourself be treated disrespectful.
What do you think of the ‘Modellenland’ magazine?
It’s the first time I see this magazine, but on the first sight it looks interesting and as good start for fresh faces :)