Part of the Fashion Business is knowing how to cast the right model for the shoot that you are doing – The question is, who is the right model?
I have so many stories about my life on the Fashion Battle Field, I don’t know which one to share first. Should I do my Kim Alexis story, Bert Stern story, Andie MacDowell story, Janice Dickinson story or… ??? Ok here goes “She loves me, she loves me not, she loves me, she loves me […]
The networking challenge Before jumping head first in to this subject, it is important that you do your homework. But before doing your homework, you need to know what to study. All magazines of repute have a very specific hierarchy. It generally goes as follows. Publisher, Editor in Chief, Creative and or Art Director, Fashion […]
There is a point in a photographers growth where their capacity to produce outstanding imagery becomes irrelevant – Networking is a very important part of the route to success
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?