Friday, December 2, 2011

Remi in The Provence Post!


Remi and I would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the wonderful Julie Mautner, who has chosen to feature Remi on her blog, The Provence Post. Julie has swoon-worthy professional experience with articles that have appeared in magazines and websites such as NYTimes.com, Conde Nast Traveller UK, Travel & Leisure, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Gourmet and Epicurious.com. So yes, we can all agree that she has excellent taste! Her blog, along with her twitter and Facebook posts, keeps hundreds of expats and Francophiles up to date on all of the most important events and points of interest in Provence and on the Côte d'Azur. Need to know where to go for Thanksgiving? Ask Julie. What not to put in your garden? Ask Julie. Who sells the best green-tea flavored chocolate? You get the idea. To top it off, Julie is also now organizing trips to (and within) Provence for groups and indviduals! What an opportunity to soak up her expertise for all it's worth...


Photo©Remi Benali


And Julie even has a scoop! She breaks the news that I don't believe that most of you know...Remi is shooting an assignment for the National Geographic Society!  It has been the dream of his entire career and after over twenty years of working around the world for many of the top magazines, it is finally happening. To find out more about what he will doing and to see more of his gorgeous photography, hop on over to Julie's post here.

And if that wasn't exciting enough, Julie also mentions a project that Remi has been developing for some time. He has created a new technique for shooting homes, hotels and other real estate. Yours truly does the styling for the shoots and the result is both unique and highly appealing, something completely unlike what you will see elsewhere. If you would like further information or pricing, don't hesitate to drop me a line. 

Those of you who read my blog regularly know that I am so proud of my wonderful man. His talent never ceases to inspire me. I can't tell you how thrilled I am that Julie sees it too and has shared it with her readers. Merci, Julie!

 Photo©Remi Benali
 Photo©Remi Benali

To see more of Remi's work:
www.remibenali.com
To order Fine Art Prints:
www.naturecultures.com


19 comments:

  1. OH< finally!I can tell he is a sweet fun man!His face says it all!How exciting for both of you!I didnot know you are a stylist!!!!WOW!I love that outside photo, anyway I can get a print of that?Going to his web-site now!That Ben on the Range Rover.......too much LOVE IT!
    CONGRATUALTIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. Way to go Remi! An assignment with National Geographic is no small feat! You can be proud, Heather. When I put my house on the market, I might very well call Remi - and his favorite stylist, of course. His pictures are stunning. Who would not like to buy the homes he captured? This would be your chance to travel North to Vancouver. I remember you like the Pacific Northwest. Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

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  3. Yay, yay, yay! Heading over now to see the feature .....

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  4. Thanks you three! Three fabulous ladies all with great comments--Remi is going to get conceited. :) Thanks so very much for your support.
    Contessa, I am just do styling with Remi. It started on her hotel shoots and I love it. Great for the OCD in me. And Vero--yippee! You know how much we love your neck of the woods!

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  5. Congratulations Remi!
    Heather, you need to start bragging a little more!
    Remi's work is so inspiring. I just spent some time on his website surrounded by beauty. Wow. Really. Wow.

    xo
    Brooke

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  6. What a lovely post! Glad to have found you...
    Jan

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  7. Wow Heather, congratulations to your man Remi. How did you get Ben up on that vehicle? I'm off to see Remi's website.

    Enjoy your weekend!
    Debra

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  8. Brooke, thank you so much for your kind words here and over on the PP, that meant a lot to both of us.

    French Tangerine, glad to have found you too! Your blog is adorable!

    Debra, Remi hauled him on up there! What a good pupper he is. Have a great weekend too...

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  9. Congratulations to Remi, and to you! National Geographic? I bow in silence...

    What a wonderful pair you two are together and I look forward to meeting you on your turf one day. The stylist and her photographer, a great combination!

    Bises,
    Genie

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  10. Thank you Genie! I only do a bit of styling for certain photo shoots, otherwise I am writer/assitant/producer/whatever needs to get done! Definitely give us a shout out when you are next in our corner of the woods...

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  11. Heather Remi does amazing work!!This is so amazing congratulations are indeed in order!

    xoxo

    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  12. Remi’s work is superb……..absolutely. I have visited his website on a number of occasions.....inspiring and deflating!
    You both have the talents I yearn for! On a number of occasions I have felt defeated by my lack of talent to write and photograph and have withdrawn from these activities…..an impatient, perfectionist.
    Bonne semaine. Bisous

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  13. Oh Elizabeth, I do understand! There are times when I read Dominique Browning's blog and think "well, Heather, just hang up your hat right now" but I am really trying hard to get away from perfectionist thinking. No one would ever do anything at all if they felt that it had to perfectly done. And what beauty lies in imperfection too. So please do keep writing and taking photos--not to please anyone else but yourself! Bisous à toi aussi...

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  14. have tried to respond before- unsuccessfully- but let me add i love your blog and your life. wonderful. thank you for sharing

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  15. And thank you for persisting PSING! Comments mean the world to me especially when they are as kind as yours. :)

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  16. Remi. Rocks.
    (I am the very very very proud owner of 2 of his prints AND have the pleasure of knowing what a wonderful person he is, too).

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  19. Remi is absolutely beautiful! Of course, I am biased...I have a Yellow Lab named Rodin.

    Sandy

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