Just thought I would share this cover Benjamin Kanarek shot for L’Officiel Paris in 1986 for the Haute Couture, featuring a Pierre Cardin dress.
I would like to describe the process of photo shoots that are done for either a magazine or advertising and what happens in the process
Just want to wish NASA a Happy 40th anniversary for their landing on the Moon on June 20th, 1969. Now when are you going to Mars and let’s hope with a totally revolutionary propulsion system…
Why I HATE Ummm…brella Lighting… If you want to get me to fall asleep, just show me some images shot with umbrella lighting. Now I am not talking Richard Avedon, because Richard Avedon did a lot more than capture images with a single umbrella, he captured a moment that is so his signature, that anyone […]
This is a short list of fashion magazines. Name Country Year Websites AneCan Japan 2007 www.anecan.tv Anokhi India 2009 Burda Fashion Germany 1950 burdafashion.com CanCam Japan 1981 Classy Japan 1984 Complex United States 2002 www.complex.com Cosmode Japan c. 2002 www.cosmodeonline.com Dazed & Confused United Kingdom 1992 The Delineator (defunct) United States 1873 Egg Japan Elle […]
Remember you my last post about Adding Dimension to Your Flat Photos – One Post Production Technique, well nothing is carved in stone, here is one variation
In my long career I have had an opportunity to work with some of the most compelling, charming and beautiful women in the world. But, what I find really gratifying is that in most cases they were pleasant, interesting, intelligent and really quite worldly. I have worked with some of the classic greats like, Angie […]
I am asking you to tell me about how you see yourself creatively, about what tools you use to express yourself
Haute Couture is not dead. The biggest problem is who are the financial backers and what are their interest: Short term dividends?
In the good old days, the “Haute Couture” shows were the most anticipated of all of the collections. It was akin to the Formula 1 of the fashion world.
Images by Benjamin Kanarek are being shown at LUMAS Galleries throughout the world and on permanent display
I just wanted to inform you that 2 of my images are being exposed at the “7th International Festival of Fashion Photography” in Cannes, France. This year the main exhibit is an homage to Guy Bourdin, one of the great Fashion Photographers of the last century. There are approximately 70 photographers from around the world […]
If you are looking for the ultimate creative source book , look no further. I am posting this for anyone needing information regarding Ad Agencies, Production Houses, Art Directors, Creative Directors, Model Agencies, Photographers, Stylists, Magazines, Hair and Make Up Artists, Retouching, Post Production Facilities, Studios, Light Rental etc…and at least check out their web […]
Here is my new lighting tip about lighting your next fashion shoot – Continuous Light vs Flash Lighting in Fashion Photography
The Top Model Agencies For those of you interested I have posted this link to the top model agencies in the world. It will give you an idea of the talent available in your region. MODELS
“I’m looking for ideas or concepts such as ‘Trash the Dress’, or ‘his shirt your way’. What other great ideas are there that You know about? This could keep people busy!..”
I often find it more refreshing to shoot with new models than those with a lot of experience. They are often more open to suggestions and can often give you non-poses that are so totally off the wall and cool, even if that was not their intent.
In this section, we will discuss the importance of scale.