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Ben Folds

http://www.benfoldsphotography.com

Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation.

He’s created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and collaborative records with artists from Sara Bareilles and Regina Spektor, to William Shatner. His most recent album is a blend of pop songs and his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra that soared to #1 on both the Billboard classical and classical crossover charts.

For over a decade he’s performed with some of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras, and was recently named as the first ever Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.

Folds continues to perform with symphonies and also recently returned to cross country solo touring reminiscent of his earliest years, delivering a high energy rock performance using the intimacy of just a piano.

An avid photographer, Folds is a member of the distinguished Sony Artisans of Imagery, and recently completed an assignment as a photo editor for National Geographic. And he’s an outspoken advocate for music education and music therapy as a member of Americans For The Arts, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Nashville Symphony.

Gallery

  • Ben Folds 01
    • Sony RX100
    • 28-100mm f/1.8-4.9
    • 1/30
    • f/1.8
    • ISO 200
  • Ben Folds 02
    • Sony RX100
    • 28-100mm f/1.8-4.9
    • 1/100
    • f/2.0
    • ISO 125
  • Ben Folds 03
    • Sony RX100
    • 28-100mm f/1.8-4.9
    • 1/40
    • f/1.8
    • ISO 800
  • Ben Folds 04
    • Sony α7R
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    • 1/50
    • f/1.0
    • ISO 6400
  • Ben Folds 05
    • Sony RX100
    • 28-100mm f/1.8-4.9
    • 1/500
    • f/5.6
    • ISO 125
  • Ben Folds 06
    • Sony α7
    • FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA
    • 1/2500
    • f/1.8
    • ISO 3200
  • Ben Folds 07
    • Sony α7S
    • FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA
    • 1/40
    • f/2.8
    • ISO 12800
  • Ben Folds 08
    • Sony α7R
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    • 1/400
    • f/1.0
    • ISO 100
  • Ben Folds 09
    • Sony α7
    • FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA
    • 1/160
    • f/2.8
    • ISO 5000
  • Ben Folds 10
    • Sony α7
    • FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA
    • 1/250
    • f/7.1
    • ISO 100
  • Ben Folds 11
    • Sony RX1R
    • 35mm f/2.0
    • 1/30
    • f/2.0
    • ISO 3200
  • Ben Folds 12
    • Sony RX1R
    • 35mm f/2.0
    • 1/25
    • f/2.5
    • ISO 400

My interest in photographs equals that of music, and I find one art form always informs and inspires the other.

Ben Folds