Ben Watts’s vision was originally inspired by music, urban youth culture, and his friends. Learn how he turned his vision into international success, and check out his favorite Kingsley Rowe frames.
Ben Watts’ photography is featured regularly in the biggest fashion and lifestyle magazines around the world. In his rare “downtime”, he recently co-founded a popular summer wine, Watts Up Rosé, and is known for his annual Shark Attack party in Montauk. We chatted with him about channeling inspiration into productivity.
I’ve always had a lot of interest in music and pop culture. A lot of my friends were involved in that so I started with focusing my camera on them.
You've got to plan your day. Set up the shoot. Organize everyone involved and communicate your ideas well, along with a little bit of humor. But at the same time leave room for spontaneity.
Actually I would say that my work is what impacts my home. I fill it with photos of people and things that I love from my travels.