The Third of May 1808

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    A Lego version of a painting by Francisco Goya entitled The Third of May 1808. The painting was commissioned by the Spanish government to commemorate Spanish resistance to Napoleon's armies during the occupation of 1808.

    Original here : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Francisco_de_Goya_y_Lucientes_...

    Thank you to patchworkbunny for the suggestion.

    Setup shots here : www.flickr.com/photos/balakovsetup/4318589435/
    and here : www.flickr.com/photos/balakovsetup/4318589429

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    1. ciudadanodigital [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

      nice composition!

    2. Kaptain Kobold 79 months ago | reply

      The church in the background is an excellent piece of attention to detail. Nicely done.

    3. Darth Kraken 79 months ago | reply

      I was thinking of make this painting with plastic soldiers, but I though I wouldn't have good results. You encourage me to actually do it.

    4. talkie_tim 78 months ago | reply

      I'm sure we can construct a 10mm flash...

    5. south of the metro 78 months ago | reply

      Seen this awesome work at

      Come over to the otherside

    6. Andrea Bosio Photographer 78 months ago | reply

      Fantastica realizzazione!!!

    7. Spidervizz 78 months ago | reply

      you are absolutely a GENIUS!

    8. Bandal 76 months ago | reply

      fantastica!!!

    9. Nicholas-rus [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      cooooooooooooool

    10. Roberto Arévalo 74 months ago | reply

      Yay! What to say?? this is freaking awesome!! =D

    11. Jamie McClement 73 months ago | reply

      you, sir, are a subtle genius.

    12. Kevin .W [deleted] 72 months ago | reply

      How do you keep the sword on the soldier on?

    13. Balakov 72 months ago | reply

      Kevin Wadowski That would be blu-tack :)

    14. Känno Filth 71 months ago | reply

      all this serie is amazing!

    15. ToyShoots 65 months ago | reply

      Great. Iwas thinking of doing one this year myself.

    16. Star Mountain Media 56 months ago | reply

      Lighting here is sublime. Perfect.

    17. made4mohn 54 months ago | reply

      I just found your images while I was searching for Star War Valentine cards. I find your images compelling. I love your use of such an everyday item like Legos to express your thoughts. You have a wonderful sense of humor and delightful use of color. Not to mention the beauty of the clarity of your photographs as well as the framing/ angles you use. Thank you for sharing these wonderful images.

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