High risk photography: Fashion edition

We have looked at a couple of high risk photography examples in the last few posts and today’s post is no exception. This particular post explores the true risk of getting the perfect shot.¬†Photographer Ben Von Wong brought models down 75 feet beneath the surface of the ocean and photographed them chained to a ship wreck. Personally I think the photographs are incredibly stunning, but I am not sure if this sort of high risk photography is too much of a physical danger to the models involved.

I love this particular article because Von Wong shares some photos that show how this high risk photography shoot was pulled off. These behind-the-scene photographs reveal all the coordination and talent required to pull off these sorts of images and I think that alone makes the final photographs even more intriguing. Continue…

Stunning underwater photography

Having never shot underwater photography with any more than a point and shoot camera, I was amazed at the simplicity and beauty of these award winning shots. I especially like the macro photography with solid color backgrounds. No distractions, just the animal on full display in all it’s tiny glory. I wonder what if any setup was involved or if they used any lighting to¬†supplement. Have you ever shot underwater photography? Any favorite tips and tricks?

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Stunning underwater photos capture beauty of sea life
When a photo of a harbor seal swimming through an underwater kelp forest was shown to the judges of the Underwater Photography Contest by the […]

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