Photo taken by Emilia Gonzalez from Panoche Elementary School.

Art & Culture

Rural students learn photography amid COVID-19 shutdown

Kirti Bassendine works with Jefferson and Panoche elementary schools on composition and framing.

Local Realtor and amateur photographer Donna Silva took pictures of families on their front porches with a zoom lens to be able to safely follow social distancing guidelines. Photos taken and provided by Donna Silva.

San Benito Lifestyle

Amateur photographer takes up ‘front porch portrait’ challenge

Using a long lens, Donna Silva captures her subjects from a distance.

Photographer Rene Rodriguez can often be found on the backroads of San Benito County in search of just the right light for his images. All photos courtesy of Rene Rodriguez.

Art & Culture

The man behind the picture

Rene Rodriguez created the photo at the top of BenitoLink's homepage. Bold and dramatic, it captures a San Benito winter view of multiple ridge lines.

Drone photographer Ryan Campbell captured the annual San Benito High School Carnival from a bird's eye view at night. Photo by Ryan Campbell.

Art & Culture

Viewing the world from the eye of a drone

Ryan Campbell blends his passion for travel and tech with photography.

Photographer Alicia Arcidiacono (left) takes a moment for a photo with her husband in front of her photographs. Photos by Becky Bonner.

Art & Culture

San Benito County photographers highlighted in ‘Framing a Story’ opening reception

Show features photographic essays by 10 artists.

Though born in Oakland, Don Smith was raised in Hollister and currently lives here. All photographs courtesy of Don Smith.

Art & Culture

Hollister photographer sees the world through his camera

Don Smith tells of following his passion and life behind the lens.

(From left to right) Larry Jackson, Martin Vargas, Father Alberto, and Jewel Gentry at the gallery reception. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

Art & Culture

Al Weber photo exhibit at Mission San Juan Bautista

The photography exhibit runs through August 15 to bring the community together in honor of photographer Al Weber. The show is in the mission museum.

Painting by Open Studios artist Judith Ogus.

Art & Culture

Local Artists Welcome Visitors During Annual Open Studios Art Tour

29 San Benito County artists will open their studios April 14 and 15 for visitors during this free, family-friendly event.

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Art & Culture

ARTspace Hosts First-Ever Photography Show

Downtown Hollister gallery is hosting an exhibit through July 30 featuring the work of local photographers. The show, titled "Through Our Eyes," is the gallery's first photography-only exhibit

Dancer Indian Market by Bob Reid

Art & Culture

Local Photographers, Picture This: BenitoLink Wants To Share Your Photos

BenitoLink is looking for photo submissions from local photographers for photo of the day portion of news site.

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Sports & Recreation

Pinnacles hosting photo contest

Annual pass photo contest has scenic, wildlife categories

Health

New Fund Aims to Help Local Women

How The Women's Fund is striving to improve the status of women in San Benito County.