Harry Benson Interview – New York And A New Book

By January 10, 2012 Will Carleton

New York radio station NY 1 has run a video and text interview with photographer Harry Benson – ‘Harry Benson’s photographs have been seen all over the world and his accent is still straight out of Glasgow, but for most of his adult life, New York has been his home. NY1’s Budd Mishkin filed the following One On 1 profile.’
…His first published work came when he sent a picture of a deer at the Glasgow zoo to the local paper. Months later on the train, he saw the picture in the paper.
“There was a gentleman sitting beside me, and he opens the Evening Times next to me. And there’s this picture, big, the deer. But you know, that feeling hasn’t left me,” says Benson. “If I take a good picture, I sit and look at it.” ….
Read and watch the interview here: statenisland.ny1.com