It’s not every day that you have the chance to speak with a photographer whose at the frontline of American news, and New York-based photojournalist Benjamin Norman is no exception. Ben’s work spans sociocultural movements like the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020, political campaigns, local stories to New York City, and recently the heavily publicized arraignment of former president Donald Trump for The New York Times.
Wonderful Machine senior producer Bryan Sheffield and marketing specialist Marianne Lee were eager to sit down with Ben to learn more about his career full of cover images for the New York Times, how he navigates an assignment, and the extensive planning that went into his capturing the photograph of this high-profile defendant.
You can watch the entire interview with Ben below:
See more of Ben’s work on his website.
The New York Times: Without a mugshot, the Trump campaign creates one for a T-shirt.
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