Ben describes his main subject focus as environmental photojournalism, covering both the nature side of this subject and the human aspect. He first became interested in photography when he was eleven, building on a lifelong love and interest for nature, which combined into his passion. Constantly developing, he has had success in international at junior levels and is now getting noticed in adult competitions, with organisations like National Geographic and Travel Photographer of the Year. Having just graduated from the University of Sheffield with a Zoology degree, Ben is now looking to start a career where he combines his science and photographic interests for conservation. In his own words, this is what he tries to convey “I love capturing moments that tell a story and taking landscape pictures that depict the essence of a location. I attempt to get the viewer to feel the way I felt when I took the image – it’s about experiencing the wonders of the natural world and how we relate to it.” Though he has a main subject matter, Ben has worked in a wide variety of different genres from motorsport to fashion and still life photography and with clients that include Aston Martin Racing, LA Trend and Fujifilm.
Currently he is sponsored by Fujifilm UK: “Fujifilm UK are delighted to be working with Ben Cherry. Ben shows incredible maturity for someone of his age. His images have shown outstanding photographic knowledge and technique coupled with the ability to tell powerful stories – whether that is of natural beauty or of the people who inhabit those places.”