I am SO excited to finally share this shoot! This past spring has been one of my busiest seasons yet with weddings, editorials, teaching, and speaking as well as an exciting change (to be announced) that I have been planning for. In the midst of all of that, I have had this shoot floating around my head and I am thrilled to have finally put it together. We shot in one of my favorite Los Angeles locations with Brook (Ford Models) and Laura (Wilhelmina and Q Models). As usual, Thanks to my favorite makeup artist and hairstylist, Rachel Burney.

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  1. Ah! These are so nice! I wish there were more!

  2. Gorgeous color palette Ben.

  3. Killed it! This is totally gorgeous. 🙂

  4. Lovely color palette and details in texture. The DOF and hair also stand out nicely =)

  5. Oh my goodness! The outfits, hair, vintage camera, saddle oxfords, location and even the dog! Each image is fantastic! I’m Pinning it all!

  6. These are absolutely gorgeous. Were the majority taken with a 35 1.4? I’ve been wanting to get one but i’ve been so hesitant, but these might’ve just done me in.

    • Yep! I would highly suggest it. If you don’t like it, you can always return it. If I could only own one lens, it would be my 35.

  7. WOW fantastic omg you are good

  8. LOVE these!! Great job! I love the movie Moonrise Kingdom!! The styling is awesome! Where are the hats from?? I must have one for myself! 🙂

  9. Wow These are just positively stunning. I wish I knew your secrets! The tones are beautiful and the skin is FLAWLESS! :’D Golden Dude.

  10. How much post if done on their skin on face. Trying to figure out methods of getting smooth skintones in camera. I guess just blast it with light right?

    • Hey Tyler! Just some light retouching in Photoshop (with the healing brush). A good amount of light helps but be careful not to overexpose (unless you are using film). Hope that helps!

  11. These are amazing. I must ask — where are their shirts and shorts from? Do you know? Super glad I stumbled upon your work today!

  12. OMG the tones on these are fantastic great shots Ben

  13. I love everything about this shoot. The models, the styling, the mood, the simplicity of it, and everything else.

  14. This is absolutely stunning. The models are gorgeous! I did an inspiration shoot from Moonrise Kingdom so I was immediately blown away by these images. I love the entire look. Makeup and hair are spot on. Great work!

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