All posts by Von Wong

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    How to wirelessly tether your camera to Lightroom

    Ever since I started doing large scale photoshoots, I’ve always looked for a solution to wirelessly tether to my computer. Tethered shooting is a pain because I tend to move around too much and trip over my...

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    Bringing a dream to life

    - Video by Julius Adarna and myself. Hear Nicole talk about the day in her own words – one of my favorite videos to date In September, my agent Suzy Johnston received an unexpected email from a lovely...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    4 days, fire, 3 million pounds of sport cars and a mansion in Manchester

    Back at the end of March last year, I met a man by the name of Barry Van Elder at my Train to Create workshop. It turns out he was a huge fan of the fire work...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    12 medieval wedding dresses, 1 day and loads of fun ft. Camranger, Pocketwizard & Cotton Carrier

    Early September, la Boutique Dracolite hired me to shoot a catalogue of their 2014 medieval wedding dresses for the launch of their new website: veroniquelortie.ca. Dracolite asked me to prepare a quote for them, and I recommended...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    What it’s like directing the world’s largest “Where is Waldo”

    Earlier this year, Kamerakind spontaneously contacted me and hired me to play the role of Creative Director/coordinator in their 450 person “Where is Waldo…” project that would be taking place in Traunstein, Germany. Wanna see the final...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Take a break. It feels good.

    I just came back from two weeks of vacation in Orlando, Florida – I learned how to sew, juggle, eat fire, cyr wheel (kinda), create broken bones out of instamorph, build angel wings- whole and burnt, create...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    The inspirational journey of Von Wong in 5 minutes.

    Quitting a job I knew that I was never going to be passionate about to embark on an epic journey was a pretty simple decision. Following one’s passion is a simple straightforward decision because the alternative is...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Pyrotechnics & Capoeira in an abbey in Belgium

    Fire is best shot in the dark. It allows for many creative options such as painting with fire and quite simply looks better when shot against a dark background. I’ve had the chance to work with Andrey...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    Winter is coming early – A Game of Thrones fanfiction – A tale of Benjen Stark

    Earlier this year, I put together a 6 minute fanfiction that takes place in the Game of Thrones universe with an amazing group of people featuring 14 zombies, a zombie horse, decapitation and pyrotechnics. Check it out,...

    • Posted April 26, 2014
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    Review: The Cullinator (+giveaway + 25% off promo code)

    Disclaimer: This review is NOT sponsored Today I’d like to present to you the Cullinator, a nifty little device I discovered while waltzing the floors of WPPI. I still remember curiously looking over to the booth wondering...

    • Posted April 26, 2014
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