Benjamin Rusnak is a South Florida-based commercial and editorial photographer, whose heart resides in the American West.

Recently he has been artist-in-residence at both Zion and Capitol Reef National Parks, working on a deeply personal project about the tension between preserving and experiencing wild places.

For nearly 20 years he has documented poverty in the developing world for international relief and development agencies. Prior to that, he was a newspaper photojournalist.

His award-winning work has been recognized and exhibited internationally, including the prestigious Gordon Parks Award and InterAction’s Effective Assistance Humanitarian Photography Award, among many other honors. His work is represented by ZUMA PRESS.

Some images in the “Reportage” and “23°” galleries are the copyright of Food For The Poor, Inc.