Modeling agent need not a model, but even they will have such a wonderful creative capability, that enables him to select the best from lakhs and lakhs of people. With out having an actual idea, a person can never succeed as a modeling agent.
Its these agents who finds the talents of people from different angles, analyses them, make through studies about their ambitions and aspirations rather than their attires.
Nothing can be combined effectively and in the right manner, if there is not a proper link. Its the agents who will that gap. Its the selectivity of an agent that provides the model agencies with good models. There are lot of talents that are around, who are not capable to approach the model agencies due to lack of resources and sponsors.