The American fashion industry is getting ready for New York Fashion Week – For those who do not understand how fashion week works, these are the basic elements to understand
My Favorite Fixed Focal Length Lenses It is enough of a challenge to choose your favorite zoom lenses, but to have to choose only one fixed focal length lens from each brand is an exercise in decision making that most would find difficult to make. None the less here are my choices and they do […]
Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Olympus, Leica, Panasonic, Lumix, Samsung,etc. Which Brands are You Using?
Which Brands are You? I would love to hear from all of our loyal readers. Tell us which brand of digital camera you decided to purchase whether a compact or DSLR and which model. Tell us what was the reason for your purchase and your impressions. You can comment directly on this blog post or […]
新年快樂2011年的兔子 To my Chinese friends around the world, I want to wish them, a Very Happy, Joyous and Prosperous New Year, the Year of the Rabbit 2011! Best Wishes Ben and the Whole Benjamin Kanarek Blog Team
Exclusive Chanel skiwear line ranks high on fashion scale – The Brand has used this marketing trick before – So Chanel Ski wardrobe, Ski Slope Strategy or Marketing Magic
I am so pleased to be shooting the Haute Couture for Harper’s BAZAAR this Tuesday. Will be shot in a 5 Star Palace Hotel, the name of which I will share with you after the shoot, for obvious reasons. We have a great team… Update: The shoot was at the Hotel Bristol, where we were […]
After a two hour wait in line, I entered the historical Grand Palais Museum to see the beautiful Bulgari jewelry exhibition, I was hypnotized by this show
Do you know when to do a fashion shoot? This is a vitally important issue. Because if you do not know when to shoot your fashion story, chances are you won’t get the stylist, model, hair, make up artist or manicurist for your very important shoot. Now most of us who have been in this […]
Independent Hollywood filmmakers take over the small town of Park City, Utah, for the Sundance film festival – A perfect time to take to the beautiful slopes of the Canyon resort
Announcement of the WestEast Magazine – Benjamin Kanarek Blog Fashion-Beauty Photography Contest, winners will be published in the Summer Issue of WestEast and on BKBlog
Who in their right mind would not love to be discovered for their artistic and design talent? A gatekeeper who plucks them among the masses and propels their career into the infinity.
It has been a week since the Golden Globes and I can’t help but wonder whether there are any wardrobe regrets amongst Sunday’s winners. In my experience, every awards show serves as a lesson in fashion. I often find the most challenging stage of choosing a special outfit, is deciding upon a purse. I love […]
Katie Fogarty and Benjamin Kanarek also Published in Harper’s BAZAAR China February 2011 Issue
The 68th Annual Golden Globes was one of the most enjoyable awards ceremonies that I have ever had the pleasure of attending. For the most part, I accredit that to host Ricky Gervais. His introductions did not let me down and neither did the fashion. With a sweetheart neckline and a personality to match, Milla […]
In Part 2 of my Lens Favorites, I want to share with you some lens options for when you want to go beyond the Medium Telephoto focal length. All of the lenses I have chosen effectively go from between 70-100 mm to a maximum of 200 to 400mm in the APSC and 4/3rds format. I […]
Stay tuned for our exclusive Golden Globe Report from our Fashion and Lifestyle Editor in Hollywood Kirsten Lea… …as well as The “Big” Fashion, Beauty, Celebrity Portrait Contest where the winners will be published in one of the most Prestigious Award Winning Independent Trendy Press Magazines in the World…Whew, That Was a Mouth Full. Stay […]
To get inside the mind of the men who frequent the red carpet, I interviewed several friends and I was most surprised by the diversity of the responses I received.
Making a lens purchase can often be a very daunting exercise for those of you not quite sure what might be appropriate for which application. But being that I don’t like prescribing a specific lens for a specific application, I will just choose my favorite brands of focal lengths and suggest that you experiment with […]