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Art can be used in powerful ways to create change. A photo shoot for a widespread cell phone commercial might not be meaningful, but one that makes a statement about global warming can encourage people to make a difference. The world might not need more and more art, but it definitely needs something with depth that can help us move forward. Benjamin Von Wong’s work lies on the intersection of fantasy and photography and combines everyday objects with shocking statistics. It has attracted the attention of corporations, like Dell and Nike and has generated over 100 million views for causes like ocean plastics, electronic waste, and fashion pollution. Most recently, he was named one of Adweek’s 11 content branded masterminds.

 


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Benjamin Von Wong

Benjamin Von Wong

Benjamin Von Wong’s work lies on the intersection of fantasy and photography and combines everyday objects with shocking statistics. It has attracted the attention of corporations, like Dell and Nike and has generated over 100 million views for causes like ocean plastics, electronic waste, and fashion pollution. Most recently, he was named one of Adweek’s 11 content branded masterminds.

Motivated by the desire to be creatively challenged and overcome impossibilities, Benjamin Von Wong has become notorious for his epic photography. His hyper-realistic art style captures viewers in a fusion of special effects and innovative concepts. Benjamin’s background in engineering gives him a unique edge for creative problem solving, where technical challenges become friendly competition. Fueled by his passion to connect people, Benjamin has an affinity for finding unique talent to bring his complex stories to life. He is also highly engaged in the photographic society by sharing his experiences and techniques through blogs, social media, workshops and videos.