Patrick Bentley Photography

Patrick Bentley is a professional photographer based in Zambia. He was born in the Copperbelt and grew up in the remote bush of Zambia's North-western Province where he developed a passion for both wildlife and photography.

Patrick's photography has received international recognition; most recently a 'highly commended' in the 2009 BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition and a 'highly honoured' in the 2009 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards.

Central Province

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Aerial Animal Documentary Environmental Issues Fine Art Indigenous People Nature People Photojournalism Portrait Travel Wildlife Award Winning Reportage

Recent Clients

  1. National Geographic TV
  2. WWF (World Wildlife Fund)
  3. BBC wildlife magazine
  4. Ranger Rick/ My big backyard magazines
  5. Barclays


  1. Nature Best 2009 - Honours in Art in Nature category
  2. BBC Wildlife Photographer of the year 2009 - Highly commended
  3. 'Living Luangwa' exhibition, November 2009 Alliance Francais


Portfolios of example work from Patrick Bentley Photography: