MINJI MONEY For Factice Magazine Winter 14′

Magique Minji for Factice Magazine #4 Hiver 2014

Photographer: Benjo Arwas / DGReps
Stylist: Lisa Bae: The Rex Agency and Catlin Myers
Makeup and Hair: Nicole Chew @ Art Department using Make Up For Ever and Oribe Hair Care.
Model: Minji Money / Photogenics LA
Photo Assistant: Justin Truong
Post Production: Ashley Boxler

Magique Minji for Factice Magazine #4 Hiver 2014

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Vivien James – Cover for ATLAS Magazine Issue #10

Photographer: Benjo Arwas @ DGReps
Model: Vivien James @ TWO Management
Stylist: Lisa Bae @ The Rex Agency and Catlin Myers
Makeup: Nicole Chew using MAC Cosmetics @ Art Department
Hair: Juanita Lyon Using Oribe Hair Care @ FR8ME
Assistant: Justin Truong
Post Production by Ashley Boxler

ATLAS Magazine - BRISK ISSUE Cover Story Photography by Benjo Arwas

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“Incandescent Winter” For MODO Magazine

“Incandescent Winter” by Benjo Arwas // MODO Magazine

photographer Benjo Arwas
models Kamila Alnes @ Wilhemina, Anthony Greenfield @ Wilhemina
stylist Vanessa Mancos
mua Cynthia Morelock
hair Kathryn Hoist

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FACTICE Magazine, Issue #17 February/March 2013

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  • Model: Anastassija @ Elite Models L.A.
  • Makeup and Hair: Lina Hang
  • Styling: Jen Summers
  • Assistant and Behind The Scenes: Sidney Kraemer
  • Featured Designers: Gypsy JunkiesRitual, Miss G Designs, Jonathan Burdine, Muneco, Muheeka, Sugarpuss, Roxy Contin Designs, NOA by Noa Cardelli Designs, Monica Wallway of Jan Hilmer

FACTICE Magazine, Issue #17 – “My Inner Demons” from Sidney Kraemer on Vimeo.

we put together another well prepared story featuring some amazing designers for Factice Magazine. It’s actually the 3rd time in a row (Since Issue #15) and already planning for Issue #18.

The shoot is mixed with film and digital processing. I attached some outtakes of Large Format Polaroids and 8X10 photographic paper I took during the editorial. I like to shoot with Large Format during these kinds of shoots, because then I have more time to slow down the pace, and focus more on the subject matter instead of all the surrounding pressure. I just get into my own world and start seeing the moment. Sometimes failure happens and sometimes there are happy accidents. Sometimes there are great results without any doubt. Its this journey that never ends and everyday I’m discovering new things by experimenting and making mistakes.

The light was consistant during the entire story; I used a beauty-dish with a diffusion cover as my key, half of my studio door open for the fill. and a back blue gel to add for the palette and the color atmosphere. Later in post I did my own magic by adding more of the ghosty and blurry feeling.

The team effort was great. Jen brought pulled some amazing stuff from several showrooms, and Lina added to the show with variety of skulls and props which added some spice to the story. The model casted was Anastassjia from ELITE Models L.A. It is always pleasure to photograph amazing creative people and strong warriors. Why warriors? Well, it was completely freezing that day, a total of 6 different makeup looks was created, and a definite patience and passion for the story was needed.

Sidney Kraemer made for me a nice feature Behind The Scenes video – Thanks Sid!!!

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