Ben is a freelance photographer and writer based out of Coastal British Columbia. He also works as an Assistant Expedition Leader running logistics and executing trips in the Arctic and Antarctica. His goal as a photographer and general human being is to inspire people to go a little further, break out of their comfort zone, and discover new places and experiences at home or abroad. He specialize in taking photos of the activities he is most passionate about: remote travel and expeditions, action sports, and the underwater world.
Ben specializes in photographing his passions - surfing, mountain biking, adventure travel, wildlife, and the Polar regions - on remote expeditions. These activities have taken him around the globe to experience different cultures in over 50 countries on all 7 continents and earned him international recognition in prestigious contests such as National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year, BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Nature’s Best Photography Awards, VIMFF Adventure Photography Awards, and the Deep Summer Photo Showdown. Ben is trained and proficient in wilderness first aid, avalanche and glacier safety/rescue, and swift water rescue.
Editorial clients: Bike Magazine, Outside Magazine On-line, Mountain Life, Sidetracked Magazine, Coast Mountain Culture, Adventure Kayak, Paddling Magazine, Nature's Best Photography, Crank'd Magazine, Crave Magazine, Montechristo, The National Post, The Vancouver Sun, The Province, Pique Newsmagazine, The Ottawa Citizen, The Inertia, as well as many online blogs and journals.
NGO: United Nations Ministry of the Environment, South Georgia Heritage Trust, Scott Polar Research Institute.
Commercial: One Ocean Expeditions, Big Mountain Bike Adventures, MEC, Kali Protectives, OnSight Equipment, Chromag Bikes, Air B & B, Outex, Mountain Life Apparel, Evolve Bikes, Porchlight Press, Coast Mountain Athletic Therapy, multiple design agencies.
Proudly supported by: Onsight Equipment - onsightequipment.com
Outex underwater camera housings - outex.com
Mountain Equipment Co-Op - mec.ca