Friday, December 13, 2013

Film Photography by Benjamin Zank

Benjamin Zank is a young fine art photographer based in New York City. At the age of 18, he began taking photographs for fun after he discovered a Pentax ME Super in his grandmother's attic. His self-portraits aim to stretch the viewer's imagination and express his feelings when words fail.
"I started taking self-portraits in my room for vanity," he told Phlearn. "My grandmother gave me her old Pentax ME Super film camera that I really decided I wanted to stop playing video games 24/7 and take pictures of stuff."
In recent years, he has been working on an ongoing 365 Project through his Flickr account, where he regularly posts surreal images with simple ideas. Many of the images are self portraits, and they’re often inspired by the work of photographer Rodney Smith.

Here’s a selection of his work on film:

To see more of Benjamin Zank's photography, please check out his website, Tumblr, Flickr, and Facebook page.

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