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Mood Boards

I was asked what a Mood Board is and how it differs from a Story Board. This may seem convoluted but this is how I described what a Mood Board is: A Mood Board, unlike a Story Board, does not indicate a progression of images that will actually be shot, nor the actual setting. What […]

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Paris Street Fashion Stuff #3

by Benjamin Kanarek On a gloriously balmy Sunday afternoon, as I was passing through the Place des Abbesses, I spotted a very cute couple, looked back at them, thought, “Nah, they have already passed, later…” I then spun around a called out “Excuse Me!” They turned and I felt rather embarrassed stating that I had […]

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Paris Street Fashion Stuff #2

On Rue des Abbesses in Paris © Benjamin Kanarek I was taking a walk along Rue des Abbesses in the 18th District of Paris in Montmartre and spotted this couple and asked “Wanna be on Benjamin Kanarek Blog?” and they said sure… You know, I have seen a few of the other blogs that appear […]

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We have become accustomed to size 0 models but plus sized women are getting more and more in demand by Fashion Magazines

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Fashion wisdom, Part 2: Lost in Success

By Isa Maïsa The irony of success is when we lose ourselves in it. The fickle thing is that everyone wants it, not everyone has it and even when we do, some are not able to handle it. As our society today considers fame and fortune to be the Holy Grail of our sense of […]

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The Politics of Fashion Photography Part 4

Model Agencies As you may already know, if you want a credible model, you will have to go through a model agency. But in the Politics of Fashion, nobody is more adept to playing the game and playing it extremely well as Model Agencies. If you ever thought that it is as simple as picking […]

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The Fashion Playground from Chanel to McQueen…

Or… How I forgot to move on and am still on the Merry-Go-Round by: Benjamin Kanarek Looking around me during one of my fashion shoots, something struck me as very interesting and that was that those around me who were considered the Fashionably Fashionable were more than just Fashion conscious, they were attuned to a […]

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Die Antwoord… A Different Twist

I’ve never been a big RAP person, more in to Alternative Rock, Rock, Pop-Rock and R&B. But Die Antwoord (which means The Answer) from South Africa are really Special. They can Rap at 50,000,000 Miles Per Hour and have some really interesting melodic content blended in to the Mix. Their lyrical content is controversial and […]

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Dr.Edgar Mitchell Apollo Astronaut UFO Disclosure

This may be considered way off topic, but is of such great significance that I felt compelled to share this interview and intermingled video footage from the Space Shuttle and Apollo missions, that will at the very least have you ponder the possibilities. Dr. Edgar Mitchell earned his doctorates from several Universities and was one […]

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