SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

A new talent and modeling agency in Santa Barbara is placing many of its clients in video and still image projects throughout the area.

"Hello Gorgeous" owner Shannon Loar-Cote says she has nearly 50 people signed up already.

They cover a  wide range of ages starting at 13 years old.

Loar-Cote says in 2014 she will also have connections to Los Angeles and Hollywood work for those who are going through her agency on Coast Village Road in the Santa Barbara-Montecito area.

Among the projects where the clients have appeared, include a TV commercial for the Boathouse restaurant, the Kimpton Hotel advertising project,  and several fashion shoots.

She suggests prospective models submit a letter and photo and if she can find the right fit for them with the work available, they can sign an agreement and begin setting up interviews.