Benton Collins is a New York-based photographer with years of experience in the commercial world, creating images for clients including Coke, Pepsi, Sony, Miller Brewing, Toshiba, Colgate/Palmolive and Stuart Weitzman. Benton has worked with many top agencies including McCann-Erickson, BBDO, Hill Holiday, Bates and Hakuhodo.
Deft detail and precision lighting are the hallmarks of a Benton Collins shoot. His innovative lighting and application of creativity helps highlight the essence of beauty in many products. Along with talent, Benton brings a signature selection of tricks and trade secrets to his photos. Applied to any liquid product, or used to highlight a “dry” shoot, the result is always impressive.
Benton is now expanding into the world of the moving image. Be on the lookout for expressive videos in many categories, from the commercial to the purely artistic, all shot with his unique viewpoint and skill that he has brought to the still image. His first video offering is the short film ‘Jet Dreams’, which is a whimsical take on a man who dreams of building and flying his own jetpack.
Benton currently resides in Brooklyn.