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I am an only child who homeschools and travels with her parents. I have been a photographic model since I was a baby as my Mom @parkspix is a photographer. I am a gymnast; I love to do art and create stop animation films with American Girl dolls.
Ella, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Kid or teenager managed by parents?
My Mom, Lora Parks, owns Parks Photography, a mobile photography company. Www.parkspix.com and Facebook.com/parkspix and @parkspix Instagram. She is a stock photographer as well as doing themed photo shoots involving forests and gorgeous dresses. We live near Seattle but have travelled all over the U.S and Canada, sharing photos along the way.
Who is your inspiration in life Ella? How do you keep inspired?
My imagination keeps me inspired. I love to create movies with my dolls and explore.
We all make mistakes Ella; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Kid or teenager managed by parents; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
Sometimes I wish I had more confidence in new experiences and I could ace auditions.
Ella, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Kid or teenager managed by parents, how do you go about prioritizing your clients’ needs?
I can work with deadlines and prioritize.
Please tell us, Ella, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Kid or teenager managed by parents?
Sometimes I have had to get psyched up for auditions to make my best impression.
Ella, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
Negotiations with parents are great teaching ops.
Ella, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Kid or teenager managed by parents. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
I got a part on stage in a huge production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; I was proud of myself.
Ella, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
Creating stop animation videos takes lots of concentration and time, and sometimes it gets interrupted, and I have to start over or mess up my editing.
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Kid or teenager managed by parents?
Stay organized and keep trying, there will be lots of declines before you get the one yes that will make your career.
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state what type of collaboration you are looking for?
I have brand repped before, and we have a mobile studio, my Mom often takes photos of me dressed up in dresses and exploring like Cinderella. I am also a fit kid; I am a gymnast and a rock climber and would love to partner with outdoor/climbing gear and clothing.
Photographer: Lora Parks/Parks Photographyfirstname.lastname@example.org/253-310-8638