A Florida photographer known for her discerning eye, Lily Pais utilizes the experience garnered during her successful modeling career to capture stunning images of her clients, including adults, children, and families. Her photographs appear in catalogs and other print venues and also serve to build her clients’ modeling portfolios. Ms. Pais serves as the Managing Member of LP Entertainment, LLC, in Key Biscayne.
A native of Venezuela, Lily Pais attended high school in Caracas before pursuing marketing studies at the Instituto Universitario de Nuevas Profesiones. She competed in the La Cara Más Linda de Venezuela (in English, “The Prettiest Face in Venezuela”), a beauty contest sponsored by Pond’s/Unilever Global. After taking the second-place title, Ms. Pais embarked upon a modeling career.
As a model, Ms. Pais appeared in print and television advertisements for such brands as PepsiCo, Inc., Mennen, Swatch AG, Kérastase Paris, and Procter & Gamble de Venezuela CA. She also modeled for Bacardi Limited, American Express Company, and MasterCard in Miami and was featured in a Christian Dior catalogue. Casting directors chose Lily Pais as the face of their brands in more than 200 commercials because of her eye-catching, exotic looks and her professionalism. In addition to her modeling, Ms. Pais also appeared in music videos such as “Caballo Viejo” by Simón Díaz, and the Menudo video, “Los Últimos Héroes.”
Although she gained fame as a model, Ms. Pais also possesses keen skills as a talent manager and casting director. In Venezuela, she owned a modeling and casting agency called Ten-Top Model that provided models to photographers and directors throughout Latin America.