Benny is a storyteller who uses his camera to weave a narrative. Check out his portfolio in this month's Exposure.
(Credit: Benny Lee)
Photographer: Benny Lee
Speciality: portraits, landscapes
Biography: like a hyperactive child, Benny wants to do anything and everything once he finishes his media production degree. That being said, if he knows one thing it's that it will be visually and creatively oriented so that he can continue shooting photo or video on his Nikon D7000. Through either medium he just wants to tell a story.
Benny picked up his first dSLR early in 2011 after playing around with a best mate's D70 and has taught himself everything he knows about cameras. He holds an affinity towards shooting people as they are interesting subjects and always have a story. Recently, he's taken an interest in landscapes and wishes to experiment with various lighting techniques.
On a bitterly cold morning high up in the Xikou Mountains of China, the picturesque landscape was covered in fog and low-lying clouds. As I didn't want to leave empty-handed, my attention turned to other things. Bokeh Temple is a result of that.
While the amount of registered cars in Shanghai exponentially increases, a large majority of the population still cycles. I also like this photo, as seeing the sun's rays in Shanghai is as rare as snow in Sydney.
Lacking a flash at the time I was determined to find nice light. I stumbled upon a storefront that was closed for the day that had brilliant light shining down and promptly got my friend Sam to help make use of the light.