about

ben kessler is a fashion photographer based in new york city. at just 18 years of age, ben will begin studying photography and imaging at the tisch school of the arts (nyu), the most selective undergraduate photography program in the united states, in fall 2019. despite his young age, ben has achieved success and worked at the highest levels of fashion photography; he has been a credentialed photographer with backstage access to the official new york fashion week (nyfw) and official miami swim week/paraiso multiple times. additionally ben has assisted some of the most elite fashion photographers in the world including ben fink shapiro and sivan miller, working in world class studios like pier 59 and industria. inspired by a wide range of photographers (arthur elgort, ben hassett, sean ellis, etc.) and other artists and designers across various genres (steve jobs, jony ive, kanye west, virgil abloh, james turell, marc newson etc.) ben's work seeks to capture the intimacy of the subject and clothes while also maintaining precise composition and attention to detail. ben is still extremely young, and every shoot helps evolve him to be an even better photographer, preparing to have a fruitful and diverse career in imagery. ben's work has been featured in the metropolitan museum of art and on the museum's website, he has shot both campaigns and editorials, as well as completed numerous personal projects/shoots. 

email: studio@benkessler.nyc

instagram: @benkessler.nyc

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