Walther Benser
Portrait of Walter Benser in 1958
Sweden, January 1958
Born(1912-10-23)October 23, 1912
DiedApril 21, 2002(2002-04-21) (aged 89)
OccupationPhotographer
Poster for color slide presentation by Benser subtitled "Made with light and shadow"
Poster for color slide presentation by Benser subtitled "Made with light and shadow"

Walther Benser (October 23, 1912 – April 21, 2002) was a photographer, photo journalist and merchant from Germany. He traveled as a freelance photographer with a Leica camera, gave slide lecture tours and established the stock photo agency ZEFA.[1] In 1989 he gave a presentation "Sixty Years with the Leka (sic) at the Leica Historical Society of America meeting in Philadelphia.[2]

He was married to painter Ursula Benser (née Heuser), daughter of painter Werner Heuser.

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References

  1. ^ The British Journal of Photography. H. Greenwood. 1965. p. 301.
  2. ^ Leica Historical Society of America schedule