Vice-President & Secretary
NPAC - News Photographers Association of Canada
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Ben Nelms is a photojournalist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was born and raised in the heart of the prairies in Edmonton, Alberta, and studied photojournalism at Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario.
After graduating from Loyalist, Ben took a leap into freelance photojournalism and has since worked for such clients as National Post, The Globe and Mail, The New York Times, Macleans, Sports Illustrated and Canadian Geographic.
In late 2010, Ben moved to Vancouver to work as a stringer for Reuters News Agency. He also continues to freelance for other clients.
Ben is deeply passionate about the power of visual storytelling through photographs. When not photographing daily editorial assignments, Ben’s intense curiosity leads him to continually seek out and photograph new personal stories.
- Breaking news
- Video editing
Larry Drouillard has lived in Ford City for his entire life and doesn't plan on leaving.
Drouillard road was a booming cultural hub in the mid 1930's but when the Ford Assembly plant closed in the 1950's the area fell into a decline. What once was a busy street of shops and restaurants is now a row of boarded up buildings with a handful of active businesses. Drouillard road, a.k.a Ford City is home to a mixture of working class people.
FIFA World Cup
Team USA celebrates lifting the trophy after defeating Japan to win the FIFA Women's World Cup championship match 2015 in Vancouver, Canada, 5 July 2015. (BEN NELMS/EPA)
Oil Sands - Canada
Syncrude Canada Ltd. mine in the Athabasca Oil Sands near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Thursday, June 19, 2014. (BEN NELMS for Bloomberg)