All posts by Von Wong

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    The lighting behind my shoot with Adobe

    Adobe’s Creative Voices: I have always loved the lighting that comes out of hollywood movies – It’s amazing to see how every character is always perfectly lit regardless of the circumstances in which they happen to be...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Featured by Adobe – preproduction

    Earlier this month, I was featured by Adobe as one of their Creative Voices. They had reached out to me after a chance meeting in a bar at WPPI last year, asking if I would be interested...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Creating meaning through Adventure (+ Giveaway)

    One of the reasons I love being “Von Wong”, is that it allows me to meet passionate individuals that are living out their dreams. Earlier this year I had the chance to document the life of an...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    What it’s like to be on Digital Rev’s Cheap Camera Challenge (with fire)

    Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to be a part of DigitalRev‘s “Pro Tog, Cheap Camera” challenge on the beaches of Hong Kong with… you guessed it: Fire! Lok from DigitalRev put together an epic video...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Does an angel look better with a Hasselblad H5D-40 better than a D800E?

    BorrowLenses.com was kind enough to supply me with both a Hasselblad H5D-40 and a set of Elinchrom Ranger Quadras for my Fallen Angel photoshoot. It was the first time that I was going to get the opportunity...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    So I’m giving away a 3 day workshop in a converted train station

    I’ve just returned from a surprisingly inspirational couple of days at Mystic Seminars where I had the privilege of being motivated by some fantastic speakers – Fer Juaristi, Ryan Brenizer, Jared Platt and Bambi Cantrell to name...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Dare to reach for the heavens and bring the angels down to you

    How many times have you wanted to reach out to someone to say something… but didn’t have the courage to? What stopped you: The fear of being ignored? Of being turned down? Or perhaps it was of being...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    6 months ago I insulted this company, they made this amazing video of me in response.

    I first met SmugMug, a photography-centric website platform, waltzing down the aisles of WPPI in March 2013. Ann and Katherine, two wonderful SmugMug reps actually recognized me as I bounced across the trade show and invited me...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    2013… is that really all I did?

    I’ve been telling myself all week that I really had to begin focusing on writing that 2013 wrap-up blog, if not for the VonWonglings that have been loyally following me over the last couple years but for...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Nope, it’s not photoshop. Can you guess how it’s done?

    Back in September of this year, I teamed up with costume designer Yvan Castonguay and set stylist Charlotte Grant to put together a series of image that would feature a young ballerina in a larger than life...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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