Several years ago, I would pick up my camera, put on a lens, start taking photos and not think twice about the outcome. The responsibility was mine to produce the goods and if I didn’t it was usually my fault. Well, more and more, those days are over. I am so overwhelmed with complaints by […]
A Friggen, Awesome rock group… Enough Said.
An interesting interview with Marilyn Manson. Quite the contrast from what one might have thought of him prior to this interview. Marilyn Manson is quite a brilliant and forward thinking Human Being. I have also added an excerpt from Henry Rollins speaking tour in Israel, of which he is a staunch supporter. I’ll say no […]
How many Olympic Gold Medals does that Make for Canada? We always knew that Hockey was a shoe in… Or should I say “Skate In?”
This is one of my favorite songs ever. I was and still am profoundly touched by this masterful composition. The lyrics have on occasion moved me to tears and the melody is so unique in its “Simple Complexity.”
Enjoy the trip… A new single from the new album “Looking Back Ahead” Marv Kanarek Lyrics Below… Beam Me Up Scotty When the wind’s blowing I can hear it say You can be free like me There’s another way A man who’s searching Dies when he stays And even love can’t hold him For another […]
I used to love using my Polaroid Camera to do quick snaps of models before doing the actual shoot and always had to use a Polaroid Back for my Medium Format camera and even a Polaroid back for my 35mm format. But the best were those Polaroids that you watched slowly develop before your very […]
I wanted to share the new music video “We the People” by my bro Marv Kanarek with you. I guess there really isn’t much to explain here, but if you have ever heard of the Constitution of the United States of America, this video might just turn on the lights in that rare possibility that […]
The Toronto based Photographer named Jeremy Clay has a natural sense of composition so seamlessly executed, just Another Wedding Photographer, Me Thinks NOT
The BK Blog Fashion Photo Contest, The winner will get a One Hour Phone Call Tutorial with Benjamin Kanarek to discus anything relating to Fashion-Beauty Photography
I never thought I would ever own a white camera. Well those lovely people at Pentax France have decided to send me a Pentax K-x and I decided to get it in white which incidentally matches my iPhone. I should have it in about 5 days from now and when I get it up and […]
Blow Up Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni was a film loosely based on the life of David Bailey and was one of the first films I ever saw relating to the Fashion Biz.
I never knew Alexander McQueen, but I knew his work – He is a great loss to the world of fashion
The press are producing shoots that replicate the random Street Style Snap Shot Fashion LOOK. Where does this fashion trend come from?
Above Image by: Amyn Nasser licensing through Corbis Press Update Here Amyn Nasser’s Voyeur Nocturne is a photographic celebration of Vancouver better known as the “City of Glass”, where the Winter Olympic Games are being held. With its high population density relative to most other North American cities, urban planning in Vancouver is characterized by […]
Hubble has discovered a mysterious X-shaped object traveling at 11,000mph. NASA says that P/2010-A2 may be a comet, product of the collision between two asteroids. Or a Klingon Bird of Prey. Either way, UCLA investigator David Jewitt is excited: This is quite different from the smooth dust envelopes of normal comets. The filaments are made […]
Coming soon, our Hot off the Press from Paris and around the world Fashion Report by Frédérique Renaut… Keep Posted
A very important aspect of choosing which part of the subject shall be hit by which type of light source is something I consider very closely when doing a selective lighting exercise in my shoots – Part 5 of the series