Born and raised in Istanbul, Betim Balaman has worked with many well-known commercial and editorial clients for 20 years. She began her career working on a wide range of fashion projects with David LaChapelle from The Face magazine to GAP. Later, she designed and created windows for major Madison Avenue stores, therein discovering her love for still life photo styling.
Betim enjoys partnering with clients to create the best possible outcome by bringing interesting and elevated props to set.
She thrives in a creative environment where she can use her experience and her innovative eye to drive fashion trends through art direction and visual design in editorial and advertising. She brings the necessary magic to set.
ALDO, Barney’s, Bloomingdale’s, David Yurman, Estee Lauder, Harry Winston, Jo Malone, Michael Kors, NARS Cosmetics, Procter&Gamble, W Magazine, Victoria’s Secret, WWD, Y3-Adidas
Some of the photographers Betim has collaborated with are:
Dan Tobin Smith
Gabriella Imperatori Penn
Nicholas Alan Cope