Ben Ko specializes in event, sports, and street photography. Based in New York City for the last 22 years, he recently re-located to Columbus to be near his father  and now regularly photographs in both New York and Columbus. 

He has been commissioned to photograph a variety of subjects, from musicians Jon Batiste and Stay Human to authors such as international best-selling “Born to Run” author Christopher McDougall to politicians  during the 2013 NYC mayoral primary and election eve. 

He is well-known in the New York City running community for his race photography, and his photos are regularly used by his subjects for social media, websites, and advertising. 

He has shot for numerous organizations, including New York Road Runner, Strava, Back on My Feet New York, Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation New York, concert promoter SteveStock Events, Tracewell Systems,  CapCity Sports Media, Yay Bikes, and numerous musicians and individuals.


Ben Ko

Columbus, OH / New York, NY



Brooklyn, New York, January, 2016

Brooklyn, New York, January, 2016