Quick Fashion Reality Advice-Notoriety vs Talent

Quick Fashion Reality Advice-Notoriety vs Talent

or How Unfortunate but True

Here is the first installment of Quick Fashion Reality Advice. Hope you enjoy them.

In all cases, it is NOT the quality of the fashion or beauty photo that matters in the fashion industry, but the notoriety of the model in that photo and in some cases it is the notoriety of the model (a given) and the notoriety and quality of the fashion photographer, photo technique, concept, story board, place, city, styling, hair, make-up, etc…

You can take that to the BANK!

About Benjamin Kanarek
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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…
  • Artiisanphotographiccs

    So, your saying no matter how good I am, if I have a no name model, it won’t get me anywhere?

    • Well, in a word, yes.

      • Infinitas

        What about someone like photographer Madame Peripetie for example? Most of her models are even normal people. Guess it also depends on the professional implementation by the photographer – so it could work if the photographer itself has already a public awareness, innit? http://www.madameperipetie.com