A native New Yorker, Michael Benabib has been taking photographs his entire life. Michael started out in the music industry, working for magazines such as Rolling Stone, Vibe, ESPN Newsweek and the New York Times Magazine. He has photographed some of the most iconic names in entertainment.
Moving on, he branched out to do corporate work for a noteworthy list for some of the most successful corporations in media banking and industry.
Throughout the years Michael has always pursued his personal work finding inspiration in both his love affair with NYC, and travel abroad. Michael’s work has been recognized by both MOMA and the Smithsonian in Washington where many of his photos of the early days of hip-hop have been added to their collection. A collection of those photos is out now and available at the link below