Born and raised near Munich, Germany, Benjamin Kaufmann is a London based fashion and beauty photographer. Benjamin grew up in an artistic environment his father being a photographer and his mother running her own graphic design agency.
After completing his training as a Graphic Designer and spending several years assisting leading German photographers, Benjamin moved to London to study for his Master of Arts at the Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design. Since 2005, Benjamin has been working as a freelance photographer in London, Germany and Spain.
Besides his work in Fashion and Beauty, Benjamin regularly dedicates time to work for charitable causes. He has had the honour of working for the Kang Yung Foundation that supports education in rural China and the German/Austrian organization Menschen für Menschen that has been operating effectively in Ethiopia since 1981. Since 2012 he’s been collaborating with the Austrian Concordia organisation who is working in Romania, the Republic of Moldova and Bulgaria.
Elle, Glamour, Glass Magazine, Grazia, The Guardian, Harrods Magazine, Jolie Germany, Leica S Magazine, L’Optimum, Madame, Madame Figaro, Marie Claire, Mujer Hoy, Myself, Sunday Times Style, Streets Magazine, Stern, Stylist, Tatler, Twenty-6 Magazine, Vogue, 125 Magazine, Zeit
Artigiano, Aveda, BHS, Bonmarche, Boots, Atelier Bordelle, Clements&Church, Debenhams, Deichmann, Dr. Hauschka, Enzo Grassetti, Eyespace, El Corte Ingles, Fila, Holland&Holland, House of Fraser, KMS Hair, Lipsy, Mappin & Webb, Maybelline, Monsoon, Nivea, Porsche Design, Porsche, Procter & Gamble, NPeal, Sieger Design, Swarovski, Schwarzkopf, The Bodyshop, Tom Tailor, Tony&Guy, Tresemme, Unilever, Unique Europe, VO5, VonZeiten
Kang Yung Foundation China, Menschen für Menschen Ethiopia, Concordia Romania, Republic of Moldova, Bulgaria