Spiral stairs in the Vatican Museum

Ben Dickson

(Credit: Ben Dickson)

Photographer: Ben Dickson

Speciality: landscape, wedding, portraiture

Biography: Ben is a young and aspiring photographer based in Newcastle. He trained as a graphic designer after finishing high school and has worked in Sydney and Melbourne. Since moving back to his hometown, he has shifted his focus to photography and has become a successful wedding photographer over the past 18 months.

Ben has also produced promotional stills for bands, portraiture clients and commercial clients. After recently returning home from a world trip with his partner, Ben has chosen to share some of his favourite images from the trip. Although he grew up with digital photography, lately he has been experimenting with film.

Equipment: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon 24-105 EF L Series, Canon 17-40 EF L Series, Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX, Canon 580EX II Speedlite, Pocket Wizards

More of Ben's work can be seen on his website. Watch our interview below with Ben for an insight into his creative process and inspirations.

Exposure: 1/20 @ f/4, 17mm, ISO 800

Photo by: Ben Dickson

View from the top of the Rockefeller Centre in New York

Exposure: 0.6 second @ f/22, 26mm, ISO 50, 8-shot panorama

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Takeaway shop in Hong Kong

Exposure: 1/80 @ f/4, 35mm, ISO 800

Photo by: Ben Dickson

View from Victoria Peak in Hong Kong

Exposure: 4 seconds @ f/6.3, 17mm, ISO 200

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Statue of Liberty

Exposure: 1/6400 @ f/4, 32mm, ISO 400

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Homeless in New York

Exposure: 0.4 second @ f/4, 105mm, ISO 1250

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Sunset in Kelso, Scotland

Exposure: 2 seconds @ f/22, 40mm, ISO 50

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Scottish Highlands

Exposure: 1/25 @ f/16, 17mm, ISO 100

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Stonehenge

Exposure: 1/125 @ f/9, 24mm, ISO 50

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Eiffel Tower

Exposure: 1.6 second @ f/4, 17mm, ISO 100

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Arc de Triomphe

Exposure: 1/100 @ f/13, 17mm, ISO 100

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Les Invalides in Paris

Exposure: 1/160 @ f/16, 17mm, ISO 400

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Hadrian's Wall

Exposure: 1/400 @ f/4, 17mm, ISO 100

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Scotland on the way to Loch Ness

Exposure: 1/100 @ f/13, 17mm, ISO 100

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Rock Beach in Barrow-in-Furness, England

Exposure: 1/80 @ f/9, 17mm, ISO 50

Photo by: Ben Dickson

Central Park

Exposure: 1/160 @ f/1.6, 24mm, ISO 400, 4-shot panorama

Photo by: Ben Dickson

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