The shootist

Ben Barden is an award-winning commercial film-maker, photographer, teacher and location scout.

His work base is in his native Kendal and he lives in the Czech Republic with his Czech wife Jindra and their two children. Ben was formerly in-house photographer for Cumbria Tourism and his freelance work has included commissions for high profile clients such as the BBC and Ralph Lauren, film work in the USA and specialist rope-access work for offshore wind farms and gas rigs