About Benjamin Sklar

Benjamin Sklar is a freelance photographer based in Austin, Texas specializing in photojournalism, editorial, documentary, and portrait photography. His photography has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, Photographer of the Year International and the Gran Prix de Photographie Paris, among other organizations. Most notably, in 2006 the Associated Press included his work from Hurricane Katrina in a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize. His images have appeared in such publications as The New York Times, National Geographic Magazine, Newsweek, The London Sunday Times and Time Magazine. He earned a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.