Back in 2012, budding photographer Ben Von Wong stopped by my photo studio in Seattle to say hello. Fast forward to present day and he’s making headlines working with some of the world’s largest brands like Nike and IBM, create work that combines art & activism. His work has been featured numerous times on Buzzfeed, Gizmodo, Mashable and the Huffington Post to name a few. So when he stopped by the CreativeLive studios not too long ago, I wanted to pick his brain one of the most common questions I get on how to stand out and build a personal brand.
In this episode:
- Put work in your portfolio you want to be hired to do. If you shoot weddings and also muscle cars, consider separate sites.
- One of Ben’s main considerations for helping his project spread? Create with the headline in mind.
- Ben shares a little about his process to discover his unique style and thumbprint to his work.
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