My Newest ELLE Magazine Fashion Story using 300mm lens

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Benjamin Kanarek
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Hi All,

For all of you interested, here is my newest fashion editorial using my 300mm lens shot wide open at f/2.8.

Shot for ELLE Magazine April 2015 issue. The model is Eden Bristowe from ELITE Model Agencies Worldwide.

If you have any questions, shoot away.

All the Images and the Video link:

http://www.benjaminkanarekblog.com/4fzr

Best Wishes

Ben

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Hello Ben,

Nice series of pic. I am big fan of your work and had learn lot from your pictures. Were these taken using natural light?

Thanks,

Kalpesh

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kalpeshmodi wrote:

Hello Ben,

Nice series of pic. I am big fan of your work and had learn lot from your pictures. Were these taken using natural light?

Thanks,

Kalpesh

Yes absolutely.

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Great shots. My favorite with the red scarf, arms crossed and giving a look of "You looking at me?". Great as usual.

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Sanjay

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six34sigma wrote:

Great shots. My favorite with the red scarf, arms crossed and giving a look of "You looking at me?". Great as usual.

Thanks a lot!

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Nice pics!

Is she dragging a flag across the ground?  I can't read the gibberish. That would not go over well in America!  LOL

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fotoBart wrote:

Nice pics!

Is she dragging a flag across the ground? I can't read the gibberish. That would not go over well in America! LOL

It is a bean bag pillow

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I was thinking the same thing....oh uh!! Then, I watched the video and saw it wasn't a flag. It was fun to watch the video and see her break from the that intense gaze she has.

Very nice work!!

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Benjamin Kanarek wrote:

kalpeshmodi wrote:

Hello Ben,

Nice series of pic. I am big fan of your work and had learn lot from your pictures. Were these taken using natural light?

Thanks,

Kalpesh

Yes absolutely.

Thanks Ben

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Les Berkley
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These are some of the best I've seen from you. Great work from both you and the model. Watching the video, though, I was wishing that one or two of the "outtake" moments had made it into print. Her smile is absolutely infectious.

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Les Berkley wrote:

These are some of the best I've seen from you. Great work from both you and the model. Watching the video, though, I was wishing that one or two of the "outtake" moments had made it into print. Her smile is absolutely infectious.

Thanks Les!

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Some very impressive shots! 
I think 300mm portraits are becoming more and more of a rarity these days, so it's nice to see what it can do in the hands of someone as skilled as you.

Which reminds me, I have access to a good 300mm f4D that isn't seeing much use lately; maybe your post will give me the inspiration to

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Great work! I love the compression of the long lens... I use it wherever I can (meaning when I have space) - not that I have that one but 200mm almost does it for me.

Overall I've loved this series. Great photographer and team

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roby17269 wrote:

Great work! I love the compression of the long lens... I use it wherever I can (meaning when I have space) - not that I have that one but 200mm almost does it for me.

Overall I've loved this series. Great photographer and team

Grazi Roberto!

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Did you find communication with the model difficult with the subject distance because of the 300 mm?  What did you do to overcome this (if any)?

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dad_of_four wrote:

Did you find communication with the model difficult with the subject distance because of the 300 mm? What did you do to overcome this (if any)?

I was speaking quite loudly. Being that it was on a dead end street, the building reverberated a lot.

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johnnyliuphotography wrote:

Some very impressive shots!
I think 300mm portraits are becoming more and more of a rarity these days, so it's nice to see what it can do in the hands of someone as skilled as you.

Which reminds me, I have access to a good 300mm f4D that isn't seeing much use lately; maybe your post will give me the inspiration to

Thanks Johnny!

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I actually went out a couple days ago and shot with the 300mm f4D! I have to say, the size and weight does make the process slower and less spontaneous compared to using my 58mm, and framing is more difficult as there's no VR and I can't previsualize my composition. 
Still a very rewarding experience nonetheless and I got some amazing shots out of it

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