Bio

Philip Benjamin is a documentary photographer based in Heidelberg, Germany with more than 17 years experience as a working photographer.

Born in Connecticut, USA, Philip grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina and later went to school in England. Before discovering his passion for documentary photography, he worked as a press and sports photographer. Having graduated from the University of Wales in Newport with a BA in Film and Photography, Philip moved to Germany where he worked as a medical, corporate and portrait photographer for the University Hospital of Heidelberg. In 2010, he completed his Master of Arts in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography with distinction at the University of Arts London.

Committed to the authentic representation of people through photography and multi-media, Philip specialises in the sensitive portrayal of health related issues as well as producing medical corporate images and portraits for commercial use.

Philip is fluent in Spanish, English and German and is available for commissions and project work in and around Germany.