Portrait - Professional

Cigar Man

H. Allen Benowitz
USA

Nominee

"Cigar Man"
The world's finest cigar, Old Havana, Cuba

Biography: H. Allen Benowitz, a self-taught photographer, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and a graduate from the Interboro Institute of Business in Manhattan, migrated to Miami, FL, in the 1960s, where he currently resides. He spends time at his log home in Burnsville, NC. As an evolution from the accomplishments of his professional court reporting, legal videography, and videoconferencing career, the camera became a natural segue to photography, awakening an earlier passion from childhood. Mr. Benowitz has been invited by His Majesty, King Mohammed VI, to photo journal his country’s Moussem...

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