Manchester, United Kingdom
Benjamin is a freelance photojournalist based in Manchester in the UK.
He grew up in Northern France and moved to the UK aged 17 where he studied photography at school and continued with a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism at Staffordshire University. During his studies, he covered subjects such as austerity and the migrants crisis in the UK and Europe for his final year project.
After graduating, he worked as a photojournalist for a press agency agency based in Manchester where he covered numerous news stories and sports events. His work was published in newspapers such as The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror and on TV as well as internationally.
His work focuses on social, identity and migration crises.
Benjamin’s project, ‘Reaching Freedom?’, on the effects of the agreement between the EU and Turkey on migrants was nominated three times at the Midlands Media Students Awards at the Birmingham Press Club.
He is a UK press card holder and member of the British National Union of Journalists (NUJ).
2016 - Midlands Media Students Awards
Stop Brexit march in Leeds
A young boy expresses concerns about his future because of Brexit at the Great Northern March against Brexit in Leeds, West Yorkshire in the United Kingdom - March 24, 2018.
Shia muslims commemorate the death of Fatima
Shiite Muslims beat themselves as they mourn the death of Prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatima, on the streets of Manchester in the United Kingdom - February 18, 2018.