How Do Different Woods Affect the Tone of a Bass Guitar?

Benjamin (“Ben”) Perlin is an active community volunteer and a skilled photographer. Recreationally, Benjamin Perlin pursues multiple passions, including the bass guitar, which he studies under Denny Sarokin. When playing bass, it is critical to understand how the materials making up the instrument affect the tone. The type of wood that comprises the body has…

Darkroom Master Pablo Inirio Shares His Process Using Iconic Photos

  As a photographer, Benjamin Perlin prefers shooting on film, which he says produces results unrivaled by digital photography. While digital photography offers the convenience of fast, easy printing, Benjamin (Ben) Perlin believes that developing photos in a darkroom is a craft that good photographers must master. One masterful darkroom printer, Magnum Photos’ Pablo Inirio,…

Middle Tennessee Robotic Arts Society – Meetings and Workshops

  Photographer and engineering enthusiast Benjamin “Ben” Perlin is based in Nashville, Tennessee. Benjamin Perlin is highly interested in robotics and has been a member of the Middle Tennessee Robotic Arts Society for eight years. The Middle Tennessee Robotic Arts Society is a collective of robotics enthusiasts and makers of all types in Nashville, Tennessee….

SAE International Announces New Autonomous Vehicle Competition

  Tennessee native Benjamin “Ben” Perlin divides his time between numerous different hobbies and interests. He is a photographer, philanthropist, and engineering enthusiast. Benjamin Perlin belongs to the Middle Tennessee Robotics Club and helped build the electronics for a racecar for the Society of Automotive Engineers. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International, a global…