Ben began his photography career shooting rare tomes, maps, and arcane art objects for a San Francisco-based auction house. He also worked as a photography assistant to architectural and lifestyle photographers at Sunset Magazine in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ben later worked in digital production at Stanford University before moving to New York City where he became a photographer of fine art at Christopher Burke Studio [ShootArt.com]. Clients included artists, galleries, and art institutions within the New York and International Art World.

Now based in West Berkeley, Ben Needham Studio provides photography services for artists, non-profits, and corporate clients.

Partial Client List: 

• DoSomething.org/Brick Awards
• First Republic
• Football for Good
• Friends Seminary
• Jane Kim for Supervisor 2010
• Jet Martinez Fine Art
• Kearny Street Workshop
• Kelly Ording Fine Art
• Kearny Street Workshop
• Obama for America 2008
• Rawson Projects
• spark + pepper