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Shooting Spring Season 2013 for Taylor Dresses

Spring in January for this photographer.

When we shoot the line each year both adverstising images are needed, but also Lookbook photos are needed to sell the line to the retail buyers.

Traditionally the photos are used simply as documents but these photos should be stylish as well.This Shot is lit with a 6 foot Octabank to the right of the camera, 2 20 degree gridspots from behind the model and a on camera ring flash .

Spring Season Fashion Shoot

Spring Season Fashion Shoot

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Premiere of HBO doc ‘About Face: Supermodels Then and Now’: Models who were cover girls before celebrities

ABOUT FACE: SUPERMODELS THEN AND NOW was filmed by Greenfield-Sanders in his trademark intimate portrait style, and features interviews with some of the most celebrated visages of the 20th century. Through conversations with supermodels, including Carol Alt, Marisa Berenson, Karen Bjornson, Christie Brinkley, Pat Cleveland, Carmen Dell'Orefice, Jerry Hall, Bethann Hardison, Beverly Johnson, China Machado, Paulina Porizkova, Isabella Rossellini, Lisa Taylor and Cheryl Tiegs, the documentary reveals the roles they played in defining - and redefining - beauty over time.

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SCOUTED E Entertainment TV

SCOUTED the E TV show shows a much more realistic view of the industryi than Americas Next Top Model. I have always felt that ATM was fake and the emphasis on the competition aspect of a models career might make good TV for a reality show but truthfully success has more to do with looks than effort.

Does TV really need another reality show about modeling? Wasn't 1,000 cycles of "America's Next Top Model" enough?

Nope, says E! Our lives will not be complete without "Scouted," a reality show connected with New York modeling agency . One Management has famously shaped the careers of stunners such as Claudia Schiffer, Eva Herzigova and Angela Lindvall. But the New York Post reportsthat a newer face will be showing up to the office on "Scouted": Bar Refaeli.

According to the Post, the Israeli model (pictured above with Isabeli Fontana) was spotted leaving the office of industry expert Michael Flutie, the creator and producer of the show. In between filming lingerie commercials and posing with actors, Bar has found time to already shoot an episode. Says a source, "Bar will appear in one episode, advising and helping aspiring models."

Those aspiring models, writes Vulture, will come from small towns, "where new talent is discovered, to burger joints and department stores where the next supermodel might just be working behind a counter," said E! programming chief Lisa Berger. Scouts will head to Richmond, Houston, San Francisco and Salt Lake City to find would-be Bar Refaelis, bringing them back to NYC to receive guidance from the one who already made it.

OK, so at least the concept is new and the model is au courant. But will you watch?Modeling Porfolios"Scouted" will air the first of eight episodes on November 28 at 10 pm on E!" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>Modeling Portfolios NYC Style


Fashion Advertising Shoot.

Michael Benabib Shooting Fashion for Taylor Dresses 1

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Swimsuit Photographer for Sacred Style Swimwear

Swimsuit Photography for Sacred Style Swimwear

Swimsuit Photography for Sacred Style Swimwear

Swimsuit modeling

Swimsuit modeling

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Palladium Printing the Digital Way

Band Photography

New Style for Musician and Band Photography

Simple style, great subject.


Chris Hughes Co-Founder of Facebook and Strategist for President Barack Obama's presidential campaign

Chris is a Co-Founder of Facebook

Chris is a Co-Founder of Facebook Photo C 2010 Michael Benabib

Chris is a Co-Founder of Facebook, the largest social networking site in the world. Most recently, he served as New Media Strategist for President Barack Obama's presidential campaign and pioneered the use of online campaigning through the political social networking site

Chris is a graduate of Harvard College, earning a B.A. in History and Literature.


Cover FX Photography

Michael Benabib Photographer

Charlie for COVER FX Makeup


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Corporate Portraits NYC

Corporate Photographer NYC


I want to give a belated thank you and congratulations on the website launch.  Your work looks just great - both the candids and the portraits.  Everyone has said that the images lend a lot of personality to the site and really bring our company and culture to life.
It was a fun adventure accompanying you on your shoots in our offices last fall.  Your abilities really come through in the work!

Business Portraits NYC

Business Portraits NYC


Album Cover Shoot for recording artist BAKER

Headshots nyc

Shot at hot new studio on BOND ST

More info to come