Raina Ticks All the Right Boxes at NY’s DNA

Nelson teenager Raina Masters has signed with top New York agency DNA, which launched the careers of supermodels Linda Evangelista and Alessandra Ambrosi.

Nelson photographer Storm Tuiva scouted out the Nayland College student for her first photo shoot and helped develop her skills in front of the camera.

“My confidence as a model has definitely improved thanks to him,” Masters, 17, said.

Auckland’s Clyne Model Management presented Raina to DNA agency earlier this year. “I seemed to have ticked most of the boxes.”

“This is a dream for a lot of young girls and to be given this once in a lifetime opportunity is very lucky.”

Original article by Jacob Chandler, The Nelson Mail, June 6, 2014.

Photo by Storm Tuiva.

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