Elizabeth Havird for FACTICE Magazine

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  • Photographer: Benjo Arwas
  • Stylist: Tara Nichols
  • Makeup and Hair: Junaita Lyon at Fr8me using
  • Model: Elizabeth Havird at Photogenic LA and IMG Paris

 

http://www.facticemagazine.com/news/parade/index.html

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Rocky Barnes for Elle Mexico

  • Photographer and Art Director: Benjo Arwas
  • Hair and Make up: Nicole Chew
  • Styling: Amy Lu
  • Model: Rocky Barnes

 

https://www.behance.net/gallery/40930991/ROCKY-BARNESFOR-ELLE-MEXICO-JULY-2016

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‘Broad City’ Stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer for The Wrap

  • Photographer: Benjo Arwas
  • Hair: Bobby Eliot
  • Makeup: Toby Fleischman
  • Talent: Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer

http://www.thewrap.com/emmy-quickie-broad-city-stars-abbi-jacobson-and-ilana-glazer-exclusive-studiowrap-portraits-photos/1/

http://www.thewrap.com/emmy-contenders-broad-city-creators-praise-guest-star-hillary-clintons-body-she-looks-good-video/

http://video.thewrap.com/previews/uw4Pu1SL-0HzZAVJ9

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SOFIA RICHIE for LADYGUNN

  • Photographer: Benjo Arwas
  • Hair :Fitch Lunar
  • Makeup: Sherri Celis
  • Styling:  Matthew Hensley
  • Video: Mark Saldana
  • Talent: Sofia Richie

 

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WHO LOVES THE SUN for CAKE

  • Photographer: Benjo Arwas
  • Hair :Gui @ Executive Artist
  • Makeup: Sherri Celis
  • Styling:  Sandy Phan
  •  Nail Tech: Sarah Chu
  • Model: Niina Ratsep

 

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Classic Bloom for FAULT Magazine

  • Photographer: Benjo Arwas
  • Hair :Abraham Esparza
  •  Makeup: Nicole Chew @ Art Department
  • Styling:  Eddie Schachnow @ Art Department
  • Model: Avery Tharp @ Photogenics LA

http://fault-magazine.com/2016/05/classic-bloom-fault-magazine-online-editorial-benjo-arwas-fault/

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Reid Scott for The Wrap

http://www.thewrap.com/veep-star-reid-scott-exclusive-emmy-studiowrap-portraits-photos/7/

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Jonathan Tucker for The Wrap

http://www.thewrap.com/emmy-quickie-kingdom-star-jonathan-tucker-exclusive-studiowrap-portraits-photos/8/

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Kiersey Clemons for Refinery29

  • Photographer: Benjo Arwas
  • Hair and Makeup: Nicole Chew @ Art Department
  • Styling:  Matthew Hensley
  • Talent: Kiersey Clemons

http://www.refinery29.com/2016/05/111349/kiersey-clemons-neighbors-2-movie-feminism

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Beauty Story for Photogenics Magazine

Photographer: Benjo Arwas
Stylist: Melanie deJesus
Makeup: Nicole Chew at Art Department
Hair: Ashley Lynn Hall
Models: Samantha Basalari, Julia Almendra, Zanna Van Vorstenbosch, Anastasia M, & Caitlin Lawson

Click the link below to see the full story.
http://photogenicsmedia.com/magazine/picture-day-by-benjo-arwas/

© Benjo Arwas Photography 2014 // @BENJOARWAS // http://www.benjoarwas.com

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Dylan Sprayberry for Schön! Magazine

This Schön! Online Exclusive has been produced by
Talent / Dylan Sprayberry
Photography and Art Direction / Benjo Arwas
Beauty Editor & Production / Mynxii White
Styling / Todd Pearce @ Fr8me
Photography Assistant / Josh Lefkowitz
Styling Assistant / Karsen Richardson

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Thee Denim Project – The Polaroids Book

Happy to share and announce my new book titled #THEEDENIMPROJECT. Each of us has a different definition for denim. We all have different opinions, taste, preferences and a point of view. We all come from different cultures and different religions, with many different backgrounds. I made this project as raw as I could, starting with large format black and white polaroids, in an effort to show what each of us thinks about  denim and its meaning. I asked several different agencies to tell the models to bring their favorite denim items. My main idea was to take a portrait of each model, and then accompany it with a mood shot or a close up of her denim – to show the two personalities and connect the dots between the person that wears the piece, to the actual piece, to the worlds take of the item. Some see denim as youth, some as sophisticated, some as fresh, edgy, cheap, expensive, for work, play, or fun. Its just the beginning of the project and there will be more to come.

Below I will show selected pages from the book, but, like anything, it doesn’t compare to seeing it in person. The book is only one part of the project, as I have 4X5 film sheets as well and many more formats and mediums that were a part of it.

Thee Denim Project by Benjo Arwas

Thee Denim Project by Benjo Arwas

Thee Denim Project by Benjo Arwas

Thee Denim Project by Benjo Arwas

Thee Denim Project by Benjo Arwas

Thee Denim Project by Benjo Arwas

Some Behind the scenes taken by Ali Olaes

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Thanks a bunch for all the hands and contributors!

  • Makeup and Hair: Satya Linak, Cynthia Morelock and Kat
  • Ali Olaes for helping all these days and taking behind the scenes footage
  • NEXT Models, Wilhelmina LA, Vision Los Angeles for the beautiful and great faces and personalities.
  • My best friend and Fiance, Sidney Kraemer, for kicking my butt and putting the book together in one piece and dealing with my craftmanship

Stay in touch: WEBSITE / EMAIL Facebook Page / Twitter / @INSTAGRAM

© All the rights reserved to Benjo Arwas Photography 2013/2014

Happy World Photography Day 2013

Turned out it happened to be the World Photography Day today.

The Origins of this day based on http://www.worldphotoday.org/

World Photography Day originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839, The French Academy of Sciences announced the daguerreotype process. A few months later, on August 19, 1839, the French government announced the invention as a gift “Free to the World”.

Another photographic processes, the Calotype, was also invented in 1839 by William Fox Talbot (it was announced in 1841). Together, the invention of both the Daguerreotype and Calotype mark 1839 as the year that photography was invented.

Over 170 years later, we have chosen this date, August 19th to celebrate photography, It’s past, present and future, technologically and artistically.

 

Attaching what photography is for me today and my best interaction with it and my favorite creations – Large Format film + People + Natural…what is your motive for it??? Please Share!

Saule by Benjo Arwas, 2013

Saule by Benjo Arwas, 2013

Saule by Benjo Arwas, 2013

Saule by Benjo Arwas, 2013

Stay in touch: WEBSITE / EMAIL FACEBOOK Page / Twitter / @INSTAGRAM

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography (Petapixel)

Recently the PETAPIXEL posted on their website a big fat list of photo documentaries! Its a day savior for the bored photographer, or if you’re looking for inspiration! Check it out to learn about photographers, history of photography, how it use to be, and why the hell are we doing it?! So, Just WOW and big thanks to the PETAPIXEL for that share.

I hope to share and post more inspiring things like that that i find across the web, to keep myself and you inspired.

Cheers and thanks for stopping by,

Benjo.

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography.

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Edward Weston “The Photographer” 1948

Want to watch a non-fiction film about photography? Here’s a list of documentaries (and some other stuff) concerning photography that the author collected below.

By Wirjo Hardjono · Jul 01, 2013
Reposted from Petapixel.com

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