Our next meeting will be on April 28th, 2014 at the Unity in the Gold Country Spiritual Center, 180 Cambridge Court (off Whispering Pines), Grass Valley, at 6:30 P.M.
Randall Benton, award winning photographer, will be the featured speaker at the Nevada County Camera Club meeting on Monday evening, April 28, 2014. As a photojournalist, he will be sharing examples of how he tells stories with his photos as well as the considerations he uses to tell those stories when on assignment.
Benton has been a photographer for 40 years, a professional photographer for over 25 years, and a staff photographer with the Sacramento Bee newspaper for 17 years. He has photographed a wide variety of subjects and the diverse cross-section of life in Northern California. “I have photographed the NBA, NFL, PGA, WBC; Stephen Hawking, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elton John, and the Pope; surgeons, teachers, cops, and murderers. I have shot from helicopters, inside tiger cages, in underwater caves and on movie sets,” stated Benton on his website.
He lives in El Dorado with his wife and together they have travelled the world. He has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association; Pictures of the Year International; and World Press Photo.