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Ben Simmons was born and raised in Columbus, Georgia. He studied photography and psychology at university in upper New York State, and then completed a Master of Fine Arts degree in photography and art history on fellowship at the University of Florida. Simmons taught photography at the University of Florida, Haystack Mountain School on Deer Isle in Maine, and Penland School of Crafts in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina before traveling to Japan in search of further adventures. Ben Simmons Photography Inc. is based in an old fisherman's residence by the seaside at Sagami Bay, located an hour south of Tokyo on the Miura Peninsula. Ben's longtime passion as a Tokyo and Kyoto photographer continues unabated, inspired by fresh perspectives on his favorite cities.