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Q&A: Ben Baker, New York

Chevy Chase photo image

Since departing Australia more than a decade ago, Ben Baker has traveled the world from his base in New York City, carving out an award-winning body of work in portraiture. Baker has successfully shot more than forty national covers and has worked with a diverse spectrum of clients, including XXL, Marie Claire, Stern, Sunday Times of London, Elle, New York Magazine, ESPN, Time and Fortune. His images have been purchased by News Corporation, J Crew, Xerox, Zenga and commissioned by Goldman Sachs and Saatchi & Saatchi. He is represented by Redux Pictures.

Capturing the Corporate Elite

Matthew Furman grew up in a small town called Hollidaysburg, Pennyslvania, best known as ‘The Birthplace of the Slinky’. He went to art school in Greece, and then moved to New York in 2001 to start his photography career. He currently resides with his wife and two daughters in Brooklyn, where he works as a freelance photographer.

You didn’t get into photography to take corporate portraits. What keeps you interested in this type of assignment?
‘I like the creative freedom. I’ve had a few editors who have called and said, “Just do your thing and make them look cool. We don’t want your typical corporate portrait”. Oftentimes, that’s a lot easier said than done’.

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