Articles written by: Ben Hicks

Smart Phone Photo Tips from Ben Hicks

Smart Phone Photo Tips from Ben Hicks

The best camera for traveling is the one you “always have with you.” When Traveling always have at least camera or two on me. Unfortunately, they aren’t always 100% accessible. Worse yet is when moving around and fumbling through my bag for the camera will give away my cover while [...]

Trip Tips for Spain from Ben Hicks

Trip Tips for Spain from Ben Hicks

Don’t exchange all your money at once. When you do, keep some in a few different places, in case something gets stolen. Even in airplane mode with cell service off but Wifi on your iPhone can be a digital map to guide you through the day. Use Google maps and [...]

Water Photography Tips from Ben Hicks

Water Photography Tips from Ben Hicks

Shooting in and around the water is my all time favorite thing to do! I have been very fortunate to travel the world and do it for a living. Water gives off so many moods, from interesting reflections to beautiful nature scenes. Gear From $100 to $10,000. That’s pretty much [...]

Travel Tips From Photographer and Pacsafe Ambassador Ben Hicks

Travel Tips From Photographer and Pacsafe Ambassador Ben Hicks

I prefer to travel as light as possible. Being a photographer, this is an oxymoron! With a little planning and preparation along with a lot of trial and error I have a couple tips on lightning your bags. Research You can never research enough your destination! Knowing what you need [...]

Behind the Lens in the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia

Behind the Lens in the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia

As a photographer traveling the world covering a multitude of subjects, it’s fair to say that I’ve seen a lot.  But of those places, Indonesia is one of my favorites, especially with my cameras. My cameras live inside my Pacsafe bags begging to be out in the water as much [...]