One Strobe, One Trigger, One Camera, and a lot of Luck: Behind the Scenes with Von Wong Photography

One Strobe, One Trigger, One Camera, and a lot of Luck: Behind the Scenes with Von Wong Photography

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong set out to the Salton Sea with some dart rope and a crew of chance encounters who were excited to make the trek to help out with this dramatic shoot. Check out the spectacular results below!

Luck, Fire, and a Failed Ecosystem
by Von Wong Photography, reprinted with permission.

Equipment Used

Lighting Gear:

Camera Gear:

To see more great behind-the-scenes images and some of the technical notes for this shoot, please visit the full Inspired by Fire post HERE.

Special thanks to Von Wong Photography for sharing this experience with us! Benjamin Von Wong will be speaking and doing a demo at at Profusion in Toronto on June, 18th-19th.

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Alexandria Huff's photography and lighting tutorials can be found on 500px and her blog. She is a Marketing Coordinator for BorrowLenses.com and also writes for SmugMug. She learned about lighting and teaching while modeling for photographers such as Joe McNally and has since gone on to teach lighting workshops of her own in San Francisco. See her chiaroscuro-style painterly portraits on her website.

2 Comments

  1. How many times can use the term “failed ecosystem” in one article. The Salton Sea was man made, so it wasn’t even a natural occurrence.

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