The art of life, through the lens

by Kate Czaplinski, HAN Network With camera phones in every pocket, our personal and family moments often end up buried in social media feeds, never viewed beyond the handheld screen. An extraordinary photograph that tells a story —  without hashtags, filters or captions -— is something far more rare. And, it’s the life’s work of [Read more...]

Maintaining Your Larrabee Prints

Have Any of Your Larrabee Prints Slipped? Over the twenty years we have been in practice we have tried different methods to secure prints so they don’t slip in the mat, always maintaining a standard that uses archival materials and meets museum quality standards. Your prints are special so we never tape the print to [Read more...]

Pantry Pests Places 1st

Ben’s image “Pantry Pests, 2016” was awarded first place in color photography at the Rowayton Arts Center's "Photography and Sculpture" exhibition. The show is on view from September 6 – September 25, 2016 at 145 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT. Join us for the opening reception on Sunday, September 11 from 4-6pm. "I see both beauty [Read more...]

Moments of Grace® On Nantucket

2016 marks our tenth year consecutive year of showing our fine art family portraits at the Sconset Café on Nantucket. The annual transformation of the Café, owned by Rolf and Cindy Nelson, started when the couple invited us to hang a solo show each summer in their restaurant after their customers responded so enthusiastically to an [Read more...]

Celebrating Fathers 2016

Hey Moms, Sons and Daughters! Celebrate Dad’s playful side with the gift of a Ben Larrabee Photography photo shoot. This is not your typical photo shoot experience. No posing, patience or pressure required. No rules about what to wear. Enjoy time with your loved ones at your home while Ben and Trudie photograph you in [Read more...]

Appreciating the Millennial Generation

  Last fall we received an email from a recent Gettysburg College graduate and daughter of one of our clients about photography opportunities. As an art history major she had always appreciated the arts and had a particular interest in photography. We saw this as an opportunity for both her and the practice, and invited [Read more...]

Our Clients Show Their Fine Art Larrabee Portraits

We suggest to our clients that they hang their Larrabee family portraits in places where they can see them often because they serve as reminders of what is beautiful and honest and enduring in their lives. These custom framed images can lift your mood and make you happy. They are healing images. Below we share [Read more...]

The Evolution of an Image

Sankaty Beach Club Cabanas

The Sankaty Beach Club Cabanas photograph started out as a black and white image. During the process of adjusting the exposure to make a print, I highlighted the cabana interiors; the default color was red. The highlighted doorways  introduced an interesting new element. I was intrigued by the possibilities of this new way to interpret [Read more...]

Island Inspired Photography

“My muse on the edge of the earth looking out at a body of water that spans the globe and unites its parts.”   For Ben and his muse, wife Trudie, traveling is an opportunity to take time to look for new ways of interpreting what he sees. Space, texture, rhythm and perspective are ideas [Read more...]

Skinny Dipping in the Grenadines

Trudie at Petit St. Vincent by Ben Larrabee Photography

She is my muse. When we travel I don’t photograph the “beautiful landscape” I photograph Trudie. The landscape becomes the backdrop. Here, I worked on the perspective lines; the position of the horizon in relation to Trudie’s head and the railings on either side. I photograph Trudie as she is naturally. I don’t set up [Read more...]