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Good Budget Zoom Lenses

Fixed focal length lenses are no longer the be all and end all in lens optics heaven. I have used several zoom lenses that compete quit readily with some of the fixed lenses I have used. I would love to hear from those of you using zooms and your impressions

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Hans Feurer back in VOGUE Paris

Emmanuelle Alt is writing her own ticket for VOGUE Paris. I was not expecting a fundamental change in the Editorial Direction being that she has been the Fashion Director of the magazine for over ten years and collaborating with Carine Roitfeld. There has been one huge surprise however…

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Nikon, Canon, Sony, Pentax, Leica, Panasonic, Olympus… Or?

Does the Gear You have Really Matter? Or How I learned to take a “Pitcher…” or is that a “Picture?”… I’ll take both, just in case the Picture doesn’t turn out! Well, I will commence with a simple answer “NO”… Whether it is a Nikon, Sony, Canon, Panasonic, Olympus, Samsung , Pentax or any Medium […]

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The Benjamin Kanarek Blog 2010 Camera Lens Favorites Part 1 Updated

Making a lens purchase can often be a very daunting exercise for those of you not quite sure what might be appropriate for which application.  But being that I don’t like prescribing a specific lens for a specific application, I will just choose my favorite brands of focal lengths and suggest that you experiment with […]

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The Benjamin Kanarek Blog 2010 Camera Awards

Well can you believe it?  It feels like yesterday when we had our first “The Benjamin Kanarek Blog 2009 Camera Awards” contest! Here are my choices of the year and their standing.  Don’t ask me why, because my answer will be BECAUSE.  Just kidding! The runners up are at the bottom of this post. If […]

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Benjamin Kanarek Blog’s Unofficial Camera Picks for 2010

Being in a position to play with a lot of camera gear is fun, yet can be a rather daunting experience.  Being that Christmas is around the proverbial corner, I thought I would share with you a few of my personal favorite, newer products that have caught both my left and right eyes. Now this […]

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My Favorite Focal Length for Studio Fashion

Studio Fashion Everyone I know in the business have their preferences regarding focal lengths for different applications. I tend to work quite a bit shorter than most when it comes to working in closed quarters in a studio environment. I specify this for a reason. Studio work is a fixed space that you set up […]

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