We usually share Benjamin Von Wong‘s work because it is plain awesome. But sometimes, like today, we are not sharing his work for awesomeness (though, awesome it is) but for the inspirational message he delivers.
Ben goes through a story of a high end shoot that the gods decided should not happen. The opportunity rose 4 days ahead of the shoot with the day in question already taken for something else; location fell through 2 days before the shoot; pyrotechnician cancelled on the day of the shoot, and on the actual shoot temperatures were dead freezing.
Nevertheless, Ben came up with a series of awesome photographs. I asked Ben what roll inspiration played in all of this and he had quite a surprising answer: [Read more...]