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Von Wong Shoots Epic Ballerinas in Smoke!
World traveller and photographer-extraordinaire Benjamin Von Wong continued his series with the National Slovak Theatre. This time, Ben and the dance company went indoors into an empty theater and brought along a portable fog machine to add the drama. Add some edgy rim lights and exquisite lines and shapes from the dancers, and you have yourself some epic images.
Von Wong BTS Epic Shoot – What Lurks Beneath
No stranger to epic photoshoots like his Underwater Realm shoot or Medieval shoot, Benjamin Von Wong new conceptual project, What Lurks Beneath, is simply out of this world. Benjamin shot all of his creatures in an indoor swimming pool and lit them with only black light. This combination posed some serious technical and logistical challenges for the intrepid photographer.
Vogue’s Jet-Setting Photoshoots of the Vogue 120 by Norman Jean Roy
ogue released their list of the top 120 individuals under the age of 45 with the most influence in fashion. Norman Jean Roy shot a series of amazing images using medium format film. Check out the images and the behind the scenes video
Behind the Scenes Video of Lady Gaga Vogue Shoot by Mert & Marcus
The famed fashion photographers Mert and Marcus recently shot the pop super star Lady Gaga for the front cover of the huge 916-page September issue of Vogue.
Jeremy Cowart Needs Your Help on Help-Portrait
After three years, 15,000 photographers, 56 countries, 700 events, and giving away nearly 170,000 portraits to those who are less fortunate, the amazing success of Help-Portrait has never been more evident than it is today. But now more than ever, Help-Portrait founder Jeremy Cowart and his small team of volunteers need your help. The amazing growth of this community means that their time and resources have been stretched to max.
Von Wong Shoots Classical Dancers in the Streets of Slovakia
Bratislava, Slovakia is known for its picturesque streets. Having a photoshoot in the public streets full of tourists can be challenging, especially if you’re shooting with a group of dancers from the National Slovak Theater like in this photoshoot by Benjamin Von Wong.
Photoshop Used for Good: Retouching Photos Recovered from Tsunami
When the devastating tsunami hit Japan back in 2011, retoucher Becci Mason used her talents as well as the social media to create an organization called Photo Rescue. Becci and over a thousand volunteer retouchers used Photoshop to restore damaged photos that were recovered from the aftermath of the tsunami.
Von Wongs Kicks, Burns and Washes a Hard Drive Test!
I can proudly claim that I was the guy at the SLR Lounge crew that discovered the Silicon Power Rugged…