Celebrities are the crack cocaine of the magazine business and withdrawal will be painful – Let’s understand what has happened
WestEast Magazine Benjamin Kanarek Blog Photography Contest Or a synopsis of the WestEast Magazine Benjamin Kanarek Blog Fashion Beauty Photography Contest I have had the opportunity and privilege of being allowed to participate on several photography and fashion photography forums over the last few years. The frequency of questions pertaining to surviving in the fashion […]
Pixel Peeping – How many pixels from your DSLR or Compact Camera do you need to produce a quality image?
In February Emmanuelle Alt, new editor-in-chief of VOGUE Paris, talked to VOGUE US about her plans for the magazine. “More French girls, more French lifestyle… . I always want a relationship with reality: nothing too sexy or provocative or fashion victim. Even I love to dream, I want the magazine to feature a girl who […]
There is No Excuse Not to Win The Benjamin Kanarek Blog/WestEast Magazine Fashion Photography Contest
I cannot count all of the Photographers that I have heard saying “If only I had a chance to be published in a serious Fashion Magazine I would…” Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah! Well, here it is March 25th and the opportunity to BE published in a Highly respected Fashion Magazine is still up for […]
You are looking at fashion magazines and you are wondering how did they get that Top Model for that issue – Casting Director might be the answer
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
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 […]
Since the now legendary fashion biz earthquake, caused by Carine Roitfeld’s VOGUE Paris exit, the speculations about her future moves are running rampant. Did she leave to join Tom Ford in his new venture, or for licensing products with her own name (like Anna Della Russo’s Perfume)?
Just wanted to share some Eye Candy with you. If you like LEGO, you may appreciate this Jewelry editorial that I shot for Harper’s BAZAAR. Back to Childhood playing with LEGO bricks and wearing the most prestigious fine jewelry brands.
Some Responses Above Image: © Benjamin Kanarek I was rather impressed by several of the comments made on forums to my original article and decided to ask permission if I could re-post those comments here. The original article Sex in Fashion Drives Audiences is here. I have not corrected the comments except for the layout […]
Sex sells and sex and fashion pushes up the ratings of most of the glossies out there. I am referring to the main stream magazines and webzines.
So, you think you have arrived. You have been asked to shoot for one of the few Biggies. You have the support of the magazine infrastructure and you are ready to cast that Top Model for your shoot that will catapult you to the top of the heap.
Harpers BAZAAR en Espanol celebrates the elegance of the fashion from the 50’s photographed by Benjamin Kanarek with Michelle Westgeest
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
You might have noticed over the last two years that there is a generation of Asian Super Models showing up in Western Fashion Capitals and this is a first. In the past, model Agencies in New York, Paris, London in Milan were representing only one or two Asian girls, but recently their presence is becoming flagrantly obvious.
Recently, Benjamin Kanarek was pleased to redicover one of his Advertorials for Chopard published in L’Officiel Paris around 1986-87
Alexis Mabille discovered fashion at a very young age, attracted and inspired by fabrics, costumes, antique jewlery and museums he visited as a child. As a teenager, he would put together theatrical pieces as well as outfits for his friends and family. Graduating from Paris’ Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 1997, he undertook […]