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… Website: http://www.benjaminkanarekblog.com
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A very important aspect of choosing which part of the subject shall be hit by which type of light source is something I consider very closely when doing a selective lighting exercise in my shoots – Part 5 of the series
I just wanted to share this letter I received from a fashion forum member named Pierre Burnaugh… by: Pierre Burnaugh Hi Benjamin, I just want to say I really appreciate and learn a lot from your posts here on MM, your blog etc. I am so happy to have a resource for the knowledge and […]
Just wanted to announce that the benjaminkanarekblog photo contests will be coming soon… for more details, keep posted… Ben 🙂 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 […]
In this installment, I would like to discuss how to control your light with greater precision by mixing “Hollywood Grids” (Cookies) with either bare head flash units, snoots and honeycomb grids, for your next photo shooting. A Hollywood Grid or (Cookie) is produced by taking a sheet of cardboard or backdrop paper (usually black or […]
Or how I learned to play with glass, vases, plants and other stuff… I have for years pondered how to render 3 dimensions on to 2 dimensional walls and surfaces, or how to add greater topographical richness to predictable lighted interior landscapes. Our brain through our eyes and life experience allows us to determine how […]
A Different Vantage Point on an Old Theme Just wanted to see if you were watching…I can’t believe how Lucky I was on that day. Just one short block from my apartment. Had my camera with me and the little gallery on the corner suspended the skirt on a wire and here is this guy […]
I highly recommend you watch this illuminating documentary “The World According to Monsanto” by Marie-Monique Robin. Control the Food and Water supply and you have Check Mate. If this doesn’t get you stirred up, you are Heart & Brain Dead. Just type “Monsanto” in to Google for more information but the documentary below says it […]
When attempting to control lighting, it is important to decide which part of the subject area you wish to light or which sector will have a greater amount of light to draw the eye to. Now this can also be perceived as, which part of the image will be shaded with less light. That is […]
We are considering the addition of a forum to the BK Blog. If anyone wishes to send comments or feedback about what you think about the possibility, or if you have any idea’s about what you would like to see in this forum or wish to contribute, you may write me at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave […]
I like to look at lighting in two ways. As sculpture or as painting. As sculpture when you start with an overall wash of light and like painting when you commence in complete darkness. It is for this reason that I would like to suggest lighting systems and accessories that may assist you in attaining your final goals in lighting your subject or scenario.
Richard Avedon Parts 2 through 9 below Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark Dark, Light Light, Dark […]