America's Next Top Model Season 12 is filled with drama, glamour, and beauty.
The models were taken to Harlem Stage Theatre where they were given an acting lesson from Paulina Porizkova.
This week's challenge has the girls acting in a scene portraying a has-been model going into a fitting with recording artist, Clay Aiken.
Paulina and Clay were really impressed with the girls' acting chops!
A Central Park photo shoot with a childhood theme is a fun challenge for all the girls.
Each model was assigned a childhood game to focus on during their shoot.
Allison wowed the judges with her childlike photo but Isabella and Sandra struggled to channel their inner child.
The judges felt that Isabella was the weakest model and she was sent home.
It's makeover time! What do the judges have in mind to take make these models even more gorgeous!
Some of the girls are going darker, some are going lighter, some short and some super long.
One of the most drastic makeovers was London. She went from long brown locks to short platinum blonde!
Teyona got a long wavy weave a la Naomi Campbell.
Celia is going short and super blond. Tyra thinks that her hair is hiding her beautiful face!
New looks can be shocking, but the judges definitely know best.
Makeup, hair, and wardrobe is always extreme on America's Next Top Model.
Jay Manuel is always present at the makeovers to calm and reassure the models.
The judges send Jessica home with the advice that a models job is to look better in her photos than in person.
Kortnie's new fiery red locks give her an extra boost of confidence.
Nijah looks stoked about her new look which features longer, bigger, and blonder locks.
Teyona looks FIERCE with that long, dark, and wavy weave. Go girl!
Celia looks totally different with shorter hair, but she is definitely making it work for her.
Fo threw a fit about her pixie cut and made a huge scene during the makeovers.
Even though Jessica didn't last long in the competition, her makeover was a huge improvement from her old look.
Kortnie looks fabulous from head to toe, but does she have what it takes to become America's Next Top Model?
This challenge encouraged the girls to 'find their light,' which is a huge part of modeling.
Brightly colored leather wardrobe pieces helped the girls to stand out.
Aminat lost the afro hair and gained a really strong look.
Teyona did a great job at finding the light and using her body and face.
Strength and confidence are essential to great photos.
In the group shots, all the girls are trying to stand out among the others.
Sandra struggled this week and was eliminated while Thalia was the judges' top pick.
There is never a dull moment with this colorful panel of judges.
Here's Teyona strutting her stuff on the Jill Stuart runway.
In this week's photo shoot the models were dressed as old-world immigrants on Ellis Island.
The models were assigned an immigrant persona and had to pose with children.
This photo shoot was shot in black and white and the girls had to remain perfect still during shots.
This weeks lesson introduced the girls to life size cut-outs of Tyras past photo shoots with holes where Tyras face would be.
Later, Calling on their earlier lesson, the girls were given the challenge of expressing the emotion of a given color in close-up portrait shots.
Could you do as good a job rocking this electric shade?
Celia is looking strong in her color emotion shot, but what will the judges think?
Fiery red is a color loaded with emotions that you can really do a lot with.
Wow! This top model is totally committing to this shot and look.
Natalie's skin tone and strong bone structure are totally flattered in this photo.
The aspiring models were shot from face up, concentrating on how well each girl embodied her color.
Strong colors and strong looks create the potential for a stunning photograph.
We are loving this electric yellow!
At this weeks judging panel the girls were surprised with the announcement that those who made it past this weeks elimination would be traveling to Brazil.
Allison has had consistently strong shots so far and is fierce competition.
Natalie is a strong model and a beautiful girl, but do the judges think she has what it takes?