Welcome to Aestheticus Media
Launched in the summer of 2015, Aestheticus Media is home to Ben’s photography and writing. From first being a simple portfolio to showcase his work, this site has developed into a digital resource for people who are hungry to explore something different and something that sets itself apart from the rest.
Photography and Writing
With a keen eye for detail, Ben mixes evocative themes and classical tones to create artful photography which captures the eye. Inspired by history, literature and film, Ben has honed his skills and perfected his craft to create art that really speak to the viewer.
Predominantly focusing on male portraiture and art photography, Ben works on an intimate basis with individuals and organisations, with collaboration being a key feature in his work, engaging with models, artists et al. Aestheticus Media is also home to quality writing, with a specific focus on Persian, Russian and European culture, warrior history and masculinity. Featuring opinion and interviews. You will find fresh content and articles by Ben, as well as the occasional guest post from interesting contributors.
With his goal to simply create stunning work, Ben has laboured tirelessly to build a reputation for producing unique and engaging content, both as a photographer and writer. He continues to perfect and work on his skills daily, creating different projects which have a distinct theme. His hopes are that people will find something inspiring in his work.
Latest Blog Post
Despite its internal fluctuations, the Safavid dynasty, through shrewd ingenuity and military prowess, crafted an empire that was by far the most impressive in all of Western Asia and the Orient as a whole, rivalling only the Ottomans. Expanding Persian influence to the north, east, south and west, like the aromatic Thymus Serpyllum, the Safavid dynasty […]