Ben Staley is an Emmy-winning DP/Producer, gifted photographer, and hardcore adventurer (sometimes for pay, sometimes for play).
Adventure & Art, Ben’s new YouTube channel, features (as you may have guessed) liberal helpings of both photography and adventure — a recipe Ben is uniquely qualified to serve up (he films Deadliest Catch for gosh sake).
The majority of the series focuses on pretty deep topics — like inspiration, motivation, credibility and purpose — but there’s a little bit of gear talk as well.
Speaking of gear — keep your eyes peeled for Ben’s Leica M6, peppered throughout the episodes. There’s a camera that’s seen some action.
“This is my favorite camera that I’ve ever had.” — Ben Staley, on the Leica M6
Ben’s got a couple of Simplr straps, but the one that graces his favorite rangefinder camera happens to be an M1a, precursor to our flagship F1. Oh, If that strap could talk…