Haider Ackermann is one of my favorite new designers when it comes to womens’ clothing. Will Haider Ackermann’s ascension lead him to… Christian Dior?
What role does a graphic tablet play in enhancing the post production process?
Have you heard of Gareth Pugh, Manish Arora, Jantaminiau, Haider Ackermann, Alexander Wang, Iris van Herpen, Pedro Lourenço, Maxime Simoens… ? If you don’t know these designers and are intent on being or calling yourself a Fashion Photographer, I suggest you start doing your homework. A Fashion Photographer should at least be aware of […]
It’s Friday evening and the start of Oscar weekend. As I look out of my window, from high up in the Hollywood hills, I can barely see through the heavy mist and fog. My hairdresser and manicurist are both running late due to the treacherous rain and gridlock traffic. The dress I had planned on […]
I have compiled some pointers you might consider when embarking on the WestEast Magazine-Benjamin Kanarek Blog Fashion Photo Contest. A few days before you commence your photo shoot project ask yourself the following questions. 1. Do I have a well defined theme? 2. Do the clothing correspond with the story board or mood board? Is […]
There have been several contestants from our Benjamin Kanarek Blog-WestEast Magazine Fashion-Beauty Photography Contest who have asked or made queries in to WestEast Magazine’s background. Here is some information about WestEast taken from their Press Kit. About WestEast MAGAZINE West fuses with East. East meets West. W.E. is a new breed of Style Culture/Design boutique […]
During the build up to the Academy Awards, several hundred women in Hollywood are on a focused mission to get red carpet ready. There are a few tinsel town elite who, with their trusted team of stylists, hair & make-up artists, dressmakers, aestheticians and trainers, glide through February as if it were any other month. Some call these the fortunate few.
It is becoming more evident to me, the longer I am in this business, that it has become more of a marketing game than that of talent, for those wishing to succeed in any “Artistic” venture.
As I flew home from New York, I reflected upon the runway shows I had seen last week. Donna Karan’s Valentines Day show was the perfect winter-fall collection. Old Hollywood Glamour meets La Dolce Vita.
When it snowed in Paris © Benjamin Kanarek I wanted to share this short video I shot with my iPhone 3Gs when Paris experienced the most snow it had seen in decades. The Sacré–Coeur Basilica was in front and above me. I had never experienced so much snow since being here and it reminded me […]
Does the Gear You have Really Matter? Or How I learned to take a “Pitcher…” or is that a “Picture?”… I’ll take both, just in case the Picture doesn’t turn out! Well, I will commence with a simple answer “NO”… Whether it is a Nikon, Sony, Canon, Panasonic, Olympus, Samsung , Pentax or any Medium […]
As a Fashion Photographer for 20+ years, I have come to appreciate the importance of some very important items that one should never be without. I have based this list on items that I wish I had for several of my shoots, but were not on hand and would have helped had I had them. […]
Getting the appropriate model for your project can be very challenging – Finding great talent is not an easy task – Few tips for all fashion and beauty photographers
We are very proud to announce that Zen College Life, the Number 1 Destination for College Information Online has Rated Benjamin Kanarek Blog in the Top 50 Photo Journalism Blogs in the World. We are Very Pleased to say the least! Here is the letter we received: Hello Benjamin, My name is Nathan Williams and […]
Happy Valentines Day to All of You from All of Us
Vintage is HOT in fashion with the younger generation continuing the tradition in search for that unique pieces – Look at those captivating images of Australian criminals from the 20s
by: Dietmar Kohl Photographer Dietmar Kohl shares with us his technique for working in 16 bit mode in Photoshop. Thanks Dietmar, I’m sure this will be very helpful to those wishing to maintain the highest resolution when retouching your images. Benjamin Kanarek So here we go… I just downloaded the RAW images and started to […]
At Chateau Marmont to celebrate the Academy nomination for The Kings Speech with Quentin Tarantino, Amanda Seyfried, Renee Zellweger, Mick Jagger, Ridley Scott, Gerard Butler