Ben Shirk


Ben Shirk is an internationally award winning professional photographer.  Growing up in a log cabin near a small farming community of Wilton Iowa he spent his days exploring the woods, swimming in rivers and developing his imagination.   Today his stunning images are known worldwide for the creativity and depth of storytelling. Ben currently holds many International, National  Photography Titles with a record eight top finishes at the World Photographic Cup Competition  including three first place metals. He operates a thriving studio out of that same small farming community that he was raised in.  His work attracts clients from across the world, creating dynamic images of athletes, children and families. 

You can find Ben and his work at www.shirkphotography.com, Instagram @shirkphtography and

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