REJECTED FRAME: Early Morning on Hoth

I find it really hard to get a good capture of the Lego Snowspeeder, boy, have I tried! This is the photograph that ended up being uploaded from the session after I decided that the frame above did not match the image I had set out to do. There were numerous things that were supposedly wrong with this shot, I just don't seem to remember them anymore. Or I don't want to...


(Explored! Rats, no, dropped from #204...)

  • rage_krisnha 5y

    Ohhh man... This is cool...

    U made it float thats just awesome?
  • Vesa Lehtimäki 5y

    Thanks rage! Yeah, string, the speeder is suspended with three fishing line strings edited out in PS.
  • rage_krisnha 5y

    Loving ur stuff man...

    Really great use of a simple props...

    i never ever have any idea a Talcum
    powder = great for snow

    since the dai i saw ur pic in gizmodo...
    Lego pic never be the same again..
  • Med PhotoBlog 5y

    Superbe !
  • THE BRICK TIME Team 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Brick Time, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Beɳ 5y

    This is awesome!
  • Corbicus Maximus 5y

    I can relate to your creative frustrations. It's almost daily for me. However, I think it's a cracking shot, even though it doesn't deliver on your goals. Thanks for sharing it.
  • Jed 5y

    Yeah this is still an awesome shot! Your snow pics are simply top shelf material, even the "rejects". Bravo!
  • leg0fenris 5y

    no clue with this is a rejected shot.. great! the snowspeeder looks great! i just don't really have the impression he's moving... but that's nothing a little ps session could not change.. as usual great work!
  • Vesa Lehtimäki 5y

    Thank guys! It is often hard to put a finger on what's wrong in any particular short, it's often just a feeling. I think what I got hung up with this shot is the way the snowspeeder is just hanging there. I couldn't figure out a way to change that. Like legofenris points out, it would be simple to add a little motion blur to the speeder to make it go, but then, I feel, it wouldn't be "true" anymore. So this got scrapped.

    I think it's a nice shot on it's own, though, and that's why I created a new set to my photostream "Leftovers & Alternatives": now I have an excuse to post random captures from the vaults when I have no time (or ideas) to shoot new stuff. Ha!
  • Willy's Toys 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Wicket Toy & Collectible Photography, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    Amazing picture. Superb photostream!
  • Juergen Kuprat 5y

    This is really cool! Well done!

    Seen on the explore page. (?)
  • Travis Price 5y

    well done
  • Orazio 5y

  • Ernest Ip 5y

    Avanaut strikes again!
  • south of the metro 5y

    Seen this awesome work at

    Thank you for sharing
  • GiP_7 5y

    wow!! it's really great!
  • Robbee Mariano 5y

    Compliments! What do you use for snow? It looks great!
  • John Cooper 4y

    It's missing the snow being blown upwards from turbulence & a tin bit of motion blur maybe?
    would be a cracking cracking shot - instead it's just brilliant :)
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