Looking for short fingers, vein-laced hands, half-bitten nails, and dry cuticles?
Sometimes the photographer likes the gray of your sweater. And perhaps everyone else on the shoot is super busy and you're the writer sitting around with nothing to do except be there in case anyone has any questions. That's how you end up being a hand model for a story in a big-time lifestyle magazine:
Other times, you’ve written a story about a backyard Octoberfest party and something about the way you spoon potatoes onto a plate captures the photographer’s eye (is it the veins a-poppin’ out from all the work?):