Here is what I generally try to do before doing a editorial shoot for a magazine, I will do a brain storming session and start to compile ideas for the shoot – Check it out
I never would have expected that sharing my “generalist” view of a photography lighting technique could cause such a stir. Now in reading many of the responses to my essay, it seems that I could perhaps give greater clarification to what I stated.
In the film Blade Runner, the lighting was strange and beautiful. It was also very challenging to the technicians. Making the actors look good under the type of lighting used was a real feat. Kino Flo lighting was often used and not conventionally.
Just wanted to share this song composed and wrote called -I Know You- sung by Barbara Scaff, that was played on NRJ Radio in Cyprus and Greece
Here is my interview by Phillip Skulte for Camera Waves Radio which was done about two and a half years ago. I talk about how I got started. The ups and downs of the ‘Biz’. My different sponsorships. Photo gear, Fashion and all kinds of other tid-bits you may enjoy… Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 […]
We always hear the rules from the female side. Finally, the guys side of the story, here are the rules from the male side.
Only the “Great Groups” Leave France Here goes… and I have been wanting to say this for such a long time… and yeah, this is to YOU the French Music Industry. Nepotism works… If you don’t believe me, look at the artists being signed and those that don’t or finally have to leave France to find […]
I guess being creative, is being creative, no matter what the tool is. The tool is just the device allowing you to express yourself through it. It is the interface allowing you to get out physically that which you could not otherwise. All creative exercises need tools that act as the interface between the idea […]
“What??? What did he say???? Ben’s Chicken Soup on a Fashion, Beauty Photography and More… Blog?…” Cooking and Photography have many similarities. They both have to deal with a lot of ingredients.
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.
A Fashion Shoot in One Day… The Process 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. In most cases the steps are similar for all productions whether it is me or any other photographer. I will commence from […]
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… Share on bebo Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Share on dzone Recommend on Facebook Share on fark […]
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?