Creating epic fantasy lighting with SmugMug


Let’s face if Ben Von Wong seems to just shoot epic stuff. He works hard collaborating with people that have the same vision and goals as he does. Which is to create something awesome!

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The faithful histogram explained


No matter what your lighting condition is, or even the state of your monitor calibration the histogram is your go to tool for working out just how your image really looks.
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2 Models, 7 divers and a shipwreck. It has to be Von Wong


Benjamin Von Wong has been busy. Recently being invited into the Broncolor GenNEXT program and this crazy shoot in Bali.

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Announcing our new Black and White Fashion/Portrait Workshop

Full Day Black and White Portrait Photography Workshop

Exciting news, we’ve just released out brand new workshop for the Black and White lovers out there. We’ll be teaching you our way of black and white fashion/portrait photography.

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Major update to


Today we started to roll our the new website which will take us into the public launch.
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The worlds first MF CMOS Sensor Camera


The Hasselblad HDH-50c is the worlds first CMOS Sensor MF Camera. Based on the H5D-50 the new model will offer a faster capture rate, longer shutter speeds and greater ISO performance for low light.

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Awesome photos of a Volcanic Eruption in Chile


Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni managed to capture this amazing eruption on his Nikon D300.

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14 Year Old Photographer creates incredible self portraits


Zev from Natick, Massachusetts is a 14-year-old photographer with an eye that is well beyond his years. His work has taken the photography world by storm with his surreal manipulations.
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Interview with Sasha Lebedeva

Photo by Sasha Lebedeva

Today we featured 22 year old Sasha Lebedeva from Kiev in the Ukraine. For someone who as only been shooting for 3-4 years she has some absolutely amazing work. Enjoy.
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500px profile of the week #21: Hendri Venter

500px profile of the week #21: Hendri Venter

Photographs should tell a story. Sometimes we get so caught up with lighting, location, subjects and gear that we forget that photos should tell a story. Hendri Venter’s wildlife photos do just that. His photos are more a documentary style than the usual wildlife photos we are used to seeing. I can only imagine how many hours Hendri would spend out waiting for that perfect moment.

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