Suzy Bennett

Suzy Bennett is a freelance photographer specialising in portraiture, food and drink, travel and products. 

Her most recent photography project, Dartmoor Artisans, has been featured on BBC Countryfile and been widely acclaimed in the national press, including The Guardian, Lonely Planet Traveller magazine and The Telegraph. She held solo exhibitions of her images at the prestigious Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Dartmoor National Park's main visitor centre over the summer of 2017. 

In 2016, Suzy's first photography book, Las Chimeneas, about the cuisine in a  hilltop Andalucian village, was published by La Casita Press. 

A Fellow at The Royal Geographical Society, Suzy teaches field workers and adventurers how to photograph their expeditions and also runs workshops in location portraiture and product photography.

Suzy also works as a travel writer for the national press. Specialising in off-the-beaten-track destinations and adventures, commissions have seen her tracking gorillas in Rwanda, hiking to little-known tribes in Papua New Guinea and scuba-diving World War One shipwrecks in the Orkney Isles. 

Based in Devon, Suzy has written several travel guides to the region and is currently reviewing its hotels for The Daily Telegraph Travel

Suzy began her journalism career as a crime reporter at the Old Bailey, the UK's central criminal court. She went on to work as a producer at Sky News before moving into travel journalism in 2003.

She welcomes commissions for both commercial and editorial work.