Ben Evans Photography aka Photo Images By Ben, (PIBB) is an Atlanta based photography firm that specializes in Event and Freelance Photojournalist style photography. Since 1998, Ben Evans has served as its Principal Photographer and Owner. PIBB's primary focus is to envision and deliver a quality product of unparalleled scope and magnitude for its clients. (PIBB) reigns as one of Atlanta's Top Preferred Event Photography Firms. Celebrities, Corporations, Foundations and people from all walks of life have relied on (PIBB) for its photojournalist expertise and perspective. Services include: Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Birthday Parties, Banquets, Celebrity, Charitable and Corporate Events, Editorial Projects, Engagements, Fashion Shows, Freelance, Head shots, Housewarmings, Outdoor Natural Light Portraits, Private Parties, Receptions, Reunions, Showers, Weddings and more.
Ben Evans a native of South Carolina studied photography while in college and was an active member of his high school and college newspaper and yearbook staffs. This Dean’s List Recipient graduated with honors and is a Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Public Communications from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. Ben interned for the Marketing Department of South Carolina Educational Television, (SCETV) and immediately upon graduating from college went to work for the IBM Corporation and later for the Hewlett Packard Company where he spent 12 years in various key positions.
Benís work has appeared in a number of local and national publications, online media outlets and television shows to include: Atlanta Magazine, Atlanta Social Season Magazine, Sister 2 Sister Magazine, Sheen Magazine, Trendsetter To Trendsetter Magazine, Xtra Magazine, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Newspaper, The Chattanooga Times Free Press, The Rome News-Tribune,†The South Carolina News and Press,†Essence Magazine.com,†Access Atlanta.com, BlackVoices.com, BlogTalkRadio.com,†The Peach Buzz, MTV Teen Cribs,†The Real Housewives of Atlanta†and numerous blog sites. Ben has also served as a Photographer for The Dekalb County, Georgia Chamber of Commerce and is a Contributing Photographer for Atlanta Magazine,†Atlanta Social Season Magazine, Sheen Magazine†and Xtra Magazine.
He has photographed such notable celebrities and dignataries at events such as Louis Gossett, Jr., Dick Gregory, Bernice King, Mrs. Christine King Farris, Tom Joyner, Xerona Clayton, The Honorable Andrew Young, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, First Lady Sandra Deal and Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia, The Honorable Congressman, John Lewis, Singer, Maxine Reed, Chilli of TLC, Chris Tucker, Holly Robison-Peete, Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupree, Jazze Pha, Big Boi, Young Jeezy, Raven-Symone, Boris Kodjoe, Paula White, Vince Carter and “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” among others.
Ben is also committed to giving back and is a community partner. He is heavily involved in the community in which he lives. He Co-Founded along with is Wife Monique The Children's Pride Foundation, an Atlanta based non-profit organization who's purpose is to enrich the lives of children, single parents and needy families by providing assistance in the form of clothing items, school supplies and food around the holidays. The Foundation advances this mission by exposing youth to cultural events and by motivating and encouraging kids & teens to stay in school and continue their education beyond the high school level.. He also sits on the board of Kym Kares Foundation, another Atlanta based non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial, emotional, medical and residential support and mentoring to low income families and single parents.
Ben has photographed for a number of worthy youth based charities and foundations and has donated and volunteered his time and talent to: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, The Atlanta Area Ronald McDonald House, The Atlanta Children's Shelter, The DeShawn Snow Foundation, The 100 Black Men of Atlanta, The Real Men Cook Charity, Kym Kares Foundation, The Children's Pride Foundation, Medlock Bridge Elementary School Foundation, Tapestry Youth Ministry Adopt-A-Youth Home and he has raised funds for The Metro Atlanta Area Chapter of The March of Dimes March for Babies and Autism Speaks/Cure Autism Now.
This 23-year resident of Atlanta was Voted 2010 "Best Family Photographer” in Atlanta by MomsLikeMe.com and is married to Monique B. Evans, Founder of The Children's Pride Foundation. The couple has two sons, Ethan and Collier.