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Actor Vincent Lindon from Benjamin Kanarek’s Archives

I was taking a stroll in my neighborhood tonight and as I walked by a couple of men speaking, I hear a familiar voice that I know using a profane French word “Connard” which means asshole. I spun around, looked closely and I was surprised to find that standing there was one of the Great French Actors Vincent Lindon.

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Photo Forums…The Gladiators

Photo Forums… The Gladiators I have had the opportunity of being present to witness the activities on several photo forums over the past few years and it has been a revelation to say the least. A photo forum is a place where those interested in “Photography” gather to discuss topics related to photography. Hmmm… Well […]

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Candies by: Lewanna Kanarek©

The End of the Print Portfolio?

I was recently asked to share my portfolio with a magazine and asked how would they prefer to view it. To my surprise they said “just bring your laptop, that will be fine” and they added that “more and more photographers are presenting their work using this medium”. I was pleased and disturbed at the […]

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Photography Teachers?

I have recently noticed several advertisements of those that are teaching photography. At a school of photography as a guest speaker I was asked what my thoughts were regarding the whole -I can teach you photography thing…

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The “How Did You Do That?” Question

I am often asked the question, “How Did You Do That?” I could very simply answer the question which I often do and the results that person gets isn’t what he/she was expecting. If I talk about post production, yes the actions on the image will be as I recommended, but when asked about the results of a shoot, I more often than not get a disappointing, “it doesn’t look like yours…!”

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Some Great Advice about Everything and Anything Creative…

I just watched this incredible three part interview with writer Harlan Ellison that I wanted to share with you.  For all of you seeking the secret, formula or Holy Grail to success in any creative endeavor, watch this short series. Share on bebo Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Share on dzone Recommend […]

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“Why I Won’t Shoot for Free”…

I wanted to share my RANT with you via this incredible Video with Author Harlan Ellison.  One of the Sci-Fi Greats. He mirrors my sentiments perfectly.  The only difference is I would swear a lot MORE!!! I think I have paid my dues.  Don’t insult my intelligence and ask me to do a job for […]

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One of My First VOGUE Covers

From “1985”… For VOGUE SA. Oh yeah..real film and not manipulated in Photoshop…Obviously, there was no Photoshop in 1985. Used Fujichrome 100 iso slide film and other neat stuff.  Using color gelatins, mixed light sources and cool light modifiers can help when you know that what you shoot is what you get.   Vogue Latin […]

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