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Dawn Benko is an award winning photographer based in Northwestern New Jersey. Her passion for capturing “the moment” has seen her through an A.S. degree in photographic technology at Florida Institute of Technology and a twenty-seven-year photojournalism career in her native New Jersey. In 2007, she began in earnest to pursue her true passion—nature and wildlife photography.
Dawn has exhibited her work in juried art shows across the country. In addition to her many photo journalism awards, she won a first place award in the 20th Annual Louisville National Juried Photography Show for her fine art photograph “Icescape” and 2nd place in EarthShare New Jersey’s Annual NJ Nature Photography Contest and Exhibition. She has also won multiple awards in Light, Space, Time’s monthly art competitions.
To see more of Dawn’s work, please visit her website at dawnbenko.com