Some Published VOGUE Brazil Joséphine de la Baume Images

Here are some samples from Benjamin Kanarek’s shoot with Actress, Singer and Artist Joséphine de La Baume for RG VOGUE Brazil. For the November issue 2009.

Want to thank:

Freddy Baby Paris for the wonderful retouching job she did
Christophe Durand for his perfect Make Up as usual
Sébastien Quinet for his creativity as a Hair Stylist and some fun photo captures shown in this previous post.
Yasmine Sterea, VOGUE Brazil feature editor, who was incredibly positive during the highly charged ambiance. Thanks for your Cool.

… And Joséphine for her warmth and hospitality.

For those of you wanting to know the gear I used. I shot with the Pentax K20D, Pentax 16-50 f/2.8 lens a couple of Multiblitz Compact Lite 200 watt second mono block strobes.

About Benjamin Kanarek
Fashion and Beauty Photographer. Some of the magazines I have shot for include: VOGUE (China, Portugal, Brazil, Italia, Paris and South America & Mexico editions), RG VOGUE Brazil, Harper’s BAZAAR (China, en Español & Latin America, Hong Kong, Italy editions), L’Officiel Paris, ELLE (Spain, Portugal and Greece editions), Madame Figaro (France), Cosmopolitan (France and Italy editions), Glamour (France), Votre Beauté, Jardin des Modes, Dépêche Mode, New York Daily News, Fashion District News, New York Times Magazine, W (British edition), WWD, Fashion Magazine (Canada), Flare (Canada), Oyster, Tank, WestEast…
  • Josh

    These photos are beautiful, don’t let the idiots get you down, their “opinions” are better directed at themselves and the improvement of their (probably terrible) work.

  • Jon Van Gilder

    Luv the shot at the piano – nicely done…especially for a passport photographer.

  • Benjamin Kanarek


    Thanks for your opinion…but as opinions go…

  • tj
  • tj

    “If it gets in to a top magazine then its got to be outstanding”

    ROFL! You’re kidding right?

    And by the way, scott watters is a HORRIBLe photographer; trust me, comparing your photo here to his passport shots was NOT a compliment.

    FYI, this guy posted these for critique on a photography forum and they got BLASTED – as they should have. These images have NO business being on ANY magazine, PERIOD. SOrry to sound rude, but your reply to me kinda ticked me off – these are horrible. The lighting is flat, the backgrounds are WAY too busy and the whole thing is just, well, terrible. Take the criticism and USE It to improve.

  • Maud C.

    Coucou Ben, j’adore la photo avec les roses en premier plan et le décor exotique derrière, je la trouve particulièrement réussie. Bravo pour ton travail, suerte y mucho éxito. Maud C.

  • will

    Brilliant Work – I can only say that i admire your work and thanks for sharing it. If it gets in to a top magazine then its got to be outstanding- not just technically excellent but artistically excellent as well. This is both

  • Ted Granger

    It just amazes me that your photographs can be so busy, but yet feature the model.

  • Benjamin Kanarek

    Thanks for the compliment! That was exactly my intention. However I don’t have the privilege of knowing Scott (Whatever) Watters work. Perhaps you could share some samples of his work with me. Being controversial is often the key to successful imagery. Look at Terry Richardson’s work done with his $75 Canon camera’s. As raw and controversial as it can get. By the way, an excellent photographer.

  • TJ

    I’m very suprised that first shot made it into any magazine; sorry, it’s just horrible. The posing is passport-ish, kinda reminds me of a Scott Watters shots, lol.

    But, on the other hand, I’m often shocked at some of the images that wind up in magazines.

    Back to the drawing board my friend…