Chewbacca Portrait

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    Lego Chewie and a few unfortunate Lego stormtroopers. Another of my attempts to do portraits of very small starwars things.

    Shot with an optical cable mini spotlight.

    Strobist Info: SB-28 on 1/4 power out of sight, but with a metre of fibreoptic cable (Xbox 360 audio cable actually) attached to the flash head running up to illuminate Lego Chewie from directly above. The end of the cable was rubber banded to a gorillapod to keep it in place. Triggered with eBay remotes. The setup shot makes more sense ..www.flickr.com/photos/8258165@N07/511315309/

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    digdog, Fried Toast, chilli monster, and 108 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Kieffer 96 months ago | reply

      great idea for a macro-snoot!

    2. justplainscott 96 months ago | reply

      Way cool. You might add it to this group. I understand they're looking for stuff like this.

      blog.wired.com/underwire/2007/05/star_wars_fans_.html

    3. Fried Toast 96 months ago | reply

      Great shot. And love the info! Definitely need me some Speedlight lovin'...

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    4. iam4ranny 96 months ago | reply

      Congratulations this made EXPLORE !
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    5. Holding Sunlight [deleted] 96 months ago | reply

      Awesome!

    6. ChrisRothwell 96 months ago | reply

      Great pic. It's not wise to upset a Wookie. They've been know to rip people's arms out of their sockets. Obviously.

    7. shc32 96 months ago | reply

      Great idea! Don't mess with the Wookie.

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      Seen in the interestingness archives. (?)

    8. Swamibu 95 months ago | reply

      Two Feet Under

      I like your point of view!
      Please consider posting this picture into the Two Feet Under group.

    9. @ablekay47 85 months ago | reply

      looks like he's licking his lips too! ,)

      Great work.

    10. Tim McDonough 80 months ago | reply

      I'm totally loving these Lego Star Wars portraits. My 6-year-old and I are huge fans of the video games and I get a kick out of how they portray Chewie as a cowardly dog.

    11. Jin kwon Kim 79 months ago | reply

      wow! fantastic!

    12. Uncle_Tom_1138 77 months ago | reply

      Shoulda named this as though Chewiee is sayin "What?"

    13. Shinya Kanno 77 months ago | reply

      I love this lighting :)

    14. diner.axel 70 months ago | reply

      I love It =)

    15. cudau.botcanh 58 months ago | reply

      Nice pic!!!!!!!!!

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