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A photographer, a mermaid and 10,000 plastic bottles Photo

A photographer, a mermaid and 10,000 plastic bottles

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong has become well known recently for his large photography projects that have far reach on social media and simultaneously carry a social message. This time, his message is plastic pollution in the form of plastic bottles, not the most exciting of subjects. To make the subject a bit more flashy and appealing he sought the help of a colorful mermaid, and a project was born.

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Von Wong: Shark Shepherd Photo

Von Wong: Shark Shepherd

As usual, Ben Von Wong’s latest photo shoot has gone viral, but this time the resulting image was for a good cause, sharks. Together with Shark Stewards, Von Wong is supporting a petition to create a Malaysian shark sanctuary with his image, Shark Shepherd. The fantastic underwater image required many hands and many hours to create what appears to be a woman and two sharks digitally manipulated to be in the same frame.

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