• Benjamin Wilkins

    on May 12, 2020

    The Photographer's Wife
    It's hard to say what the most impressive place in the world I've had the opportunity to visit in the last 9 years is. It's because every country and every city had its own unique characteristics to discover and experience, from watching the sunset for 8 hours in Alert, Nunavut, Canada to sitting in traffic for 8 hours in Seoul, South Korea (I have a whole new appreciation for driving on the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto at rush hour). From exploring the tower mountains in Trondheim, Norway, to exploring the history and architecture of Riga, Latvia. From flying through the deserts of Egypt in a military helicopter to snorkeling with some of the most colourful fish in the Red Sea.
    Being able to photograph all these incredible places has been an experience that I could never replace but to say I did it all by myself would be wrong. There has always been one person in the background taking up the slack and keeping me grounded in my absence. So, it was a refreshing change for me to have Naomi with me in Niagara Falls last week. Watching her as she found wonder in every little detail and the connections she made with our waitress Nitsa and bus driver Adrian which made their lives just a little brighter. I love you and I look forward to the rest of our adventure together.