They warn aspiring models that they shouldn't be paying any upfront fees for a model portfolio shoot, however they state:
We ask for a £75 booking fee to confirm your shoot.
Why are they doing exactly what they're warning against?
Because taking a booking fee for a photoshoot is absolutely standard practice, to guard against the loss of earnings and costs incurred from no-shows.
So, what is their position? Do they think that taking a deposit is bad practise or not? And if they do, why are they doing it?