Suzy Bennett

Suzy Bennett is a freelance photographer and travel writer.

Her work is widely published in the UK national press, in titles including The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Marie Claire and Time Out.

Suzy is also the founder and photographer for The Dartmoor Artisan Trail, an arts, craft and food trail linking Dartmoor National Park's finest artists, craftspeople and producers. The first of its kind in the UK, the trail has been featured on BBC Countryfile, as well as The Guardian, Lonely Planet Traveller, Eastjet Traveller and Telegraph Travel, who named it one of the UK's best travel experiences of 2017. 

As part of the project, Suzy photographed Dartmoor's artisans at work, and her collection of 28 portraits were shown as solo exhibitions at the prestigious Devon Guild of Craftsmen in Bovey Tracey and at Dartmoor National Park's main visitor centre.

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

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

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.