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Benjamin Kanarek Blog WestEast Magazine Contest Information Update

I have compiled some pointers you might consider when embarking on the WestEast Magazine-Benjamin Kanarek Blog Fashion Photo Contest. A few days before you commence your photo shoot project ask yourself the following questions. 1. Do I have a well defined theme? 2. Do the clothing correspond with the story board or mood board? Is […]

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About WestEast Magazine

There have been several contestants from our Benjamin Kanarek Blog-WestEast Magazine Fashion-Beauty Photography Contest who have asked or made queries in to WestEast Magazine’s background.  Here is some information about WestEast taken from their Press Kit. About WestEast MAGAZINE West fuses with East. East meets West. W.E. is a new breed of Style Culture/Design boutique […]

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Red Carpet Ready in La La Land

During the build up to the Academy Awards, several hundred women in Hollywood are on a focused mission to get red carpet ready. There are a few tinsel town elite who, with their trusted team of stylists, hair & make-up artists, dressmakers, aestheticians and trainers, glide through February as if it were any other month. Some call these the fortunate few.

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on February 24, 2011
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When it Snowed in Paris

When it snowed in Paris © Benjamin Kanarek I wanted to share this short video I shot with my iPhone 3Gs when Paris experienced the most snow it had seen in decades.  The Sacré–Coeur Basilica was in front and above me. I had never experienced so much snow since being here and it reminded me […]

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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 Ten Fashion Photography Must Have Accessories

As a Fashion Photographer for 20+ years, I have come to appreciate the importance of some very important items that one should never be without. I have based this list on items that I wish I had for several of my shoots, but were not on hand and would have helped had I had them. […]

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Model Casting

Getting the appropriate model for your project can be very challenging – Finding great talent is not an easy task – Few tips for all fashion and beauty photographers

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Benjamin Kanarek Blog Rated in the Top 50

We are very proud to announce that Zen College Life, the Number 1 Destination for College Information Online has Rated Benjamin Kanarek Blog in the Top 50 Photo Journalism Blogs in the World. We are Very Pleased to say the least! Here is the letter we received: Hello Benjamin, My name is Nathan Williams and […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentines Day to All of You from All of Us Share on bebo Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Share on dzone Recommend on Facebook Share on fark Share on faves Share on FriendFeed Share on google plus Tip on Hyves Share on identica Share on linkagogo Share on Linkedin Share on […]

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Working in 16 Bit Mode in Photoshop

by: Dietmar Kohl Photographer Dietmar Kohl shares with us his technique for working in 16 bit mode in Photoshop. Thanks Dietmar, I’m sure this will be very helpful to those wishing to maintain the highest resolution when retouching your images. Benjamin Kanarek So here we go… I just downloaded  the RAW images and started to […]

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The Coming New York Fashion Week February 2011

The American fashion industry is getting ready for New York Fashion Week – For those who do not understand how fashion week works, these are the basic elements to understand

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on February 7, 2011