Ben’s Pencil vs Camera series is outstanding, it’s what drew me to his work in the first place. It is such a unique idea that Ben manages to pull off perfectly. I would love to hear your thoughts leave a comment below.
Tell us a little about yourself?
I’m a Belgian photographer, painter and llustrator. I currently live and work in Brussels. I have a degree in Journalism and worked in this field for a short time then I focused on my creative projects only. I’m the inventor of “Pencil Vs Camera“, “Digital Circlism” and Flesh and Acrylic“.
What made you get into photography?
A professor of History of Photography during my studies in Journalism. I really didn’t expect to become interested in photography earlier.
How did you get started?
I started in 2003 to make editorial photo reports for university projects with the Nikon D70 (so old school now!). I went on with my own projects later on. I’m currently using Samsung and Canon technology.
What sort of photography do you mainly do?
I’m mainly attracted by nature, animals, architecture and people’s portraits.
What gear are you using?
Canon EOS Mark II
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Samsung 50-200mm f 4.0-5.6 ois
Samsung 20-50mm f 3.5-5.6 ifunction lens
Whats your favourite lens and why?
I think the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM is really nice. I always get good results with it. The Samsung 50-200mm f 4.0-5.6 ois is also really powerful.
How are you marketing yourself?
I’m just answering to any interesting press requests I receive.
Whats your favourite photo you have taken?
At the moment, it’s this picture:
(because it’s a very recent work)
Advice for new photographers looking to go pro?
Be creative. Imagination and innovation can be more powerful than skills.