World Premiere of Troubled Waters, a turtles tale.

Honored to have my work included in this documentary created to bring light on our environmental impact, specifically on sea turtles in Florida. It will be showing in Key West Aug 21, Marathon 22, at the Museum of Discovery and Science on September 18, followed by another at the Cinemark Cinema in Boca Raton, tentatively for October 2nd. I will be on hand at the premiere in Key West.

Latest Signature Surfboards

This past year we have collaborated with Nomad surfboards to create one of kind ridable works of art, featuring my work. Each boards is signed and numbered and can be created using any of my images. Here are a couple we created.

Latest Images!

Over the past few months I’ve made some new images to share with you. Images are available to purchase on my website. These images were made in Indonesia, Mexico and Florida.

Indonesia tourism authority promo expedition

In October 2018 The tourism authority of Indonesia invited myself and 10 other influencers across the globe to come create content for them across the country on an amazing trip! I wanted to share some of my favorite images from Derawan, Raka Ampat, Komodo National Park and Bail! A couple videos I created as well!

Interview on NPR live radio

As a kid I listened to my parents radio every morning and evening the local NPR station. I always thought is was so boring and not interesting. Fast forward to July 2018 when I was asked to chat live on WLRN Miami’s NPR. Huge honor to talk about my work photographing sea turtles and the state of their survival. You can see the article and listen here:

Waterworld Workshops at Guy Harvey Resort in St. Augustine, Florida July 19-21

Recently I partnered with St. Augustine Camera club, Guy Harvey Resorts, Canon USA and Aquatech camera housings.  I lectured to a packed room of camera club members and guests at their monthly meeting on Thursday evening.  Friday and Saturday we did a 4 hr hands on workshop at the beach and also in the classroom.  What a great crew!  Thanks to my good friend Dasher that shot a small video about the workshop! Here is a little more info Guy Harvey posted about the workshop!

Ben Hicks Waterworld from Dasher on Vimeo.

Tortuga Soul Towels and Ocean Conservation

We have recently teamed up with Tortuga Soul in the makings of these yoga towels. The main goal is primarily to focus on ocean conservation by lowering our own carbon print with plastic usage. Specifics are below. If you’d like to purchase visit our shop in the Home page.

Tortuga Soul Towels

  • This beautiful rainbow turtle will help brighten up your day
  • Each image is from my collection
  • Quick drying and super absorbent 
  • Sand resistant design making it perfect for yoga flows on the beach
  • 24 x 72″ 40% recycled ocean plastic
  • 0.5lb making it light weight and easy for traveling

Discovery Channel Collaboration

The Discovery Channel reached out in May to partner with me on Sea Turtle day in sharing my favorite sea turtle photo and the story behind it.  Here are some screen shots from the collaboration!  As seen on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook reaching a combined 55 million people around the world!