The Legend of Zelda: a photographic portrait

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    Legend of Zelda: a photographic portrait
    June 2011
    Nashua, NH
    Photography based on the video game franchise "The Legend of Zelda"
    starring Mannix as "Link"
    Personal portfolio project

    This is a personal photography project that I've been wanting to do for a pretty long time. I really want to focus on more personal work the next couple of years and bring it closer to my personal passions on top of my music photography (video games, comics, toys, etc).

    Friends of mine have a child who looks just like Link from the Legend of Zelda game series. They dressed him up as Link for PAXEast a few months back, and I instantly knew I needed to get a photo shoot with him in gear as soon as possible.

    We'll be sending these to Nintendo, who have already approached Mannix previously about making appearances as "Link" at cons.

    Watch a small behind-the-scenes video from the shoot here:

    The music in this video is the song "Zelda 64 Pachelbel's Ganon" by DJPretzel from OverClocked Remix at

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    1. Peter Simmons 34 months ago | reply

      Great shot Sid. Interesting to see how you get these great shots on the video too. Thanks for that. Other than the westcott softbox and flash, did you use 2 rim lights rear left and right? Couldnt see them in the video but maybe they were out of shot.

    2. Sid Ceaser Photography 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks Peter!
      I had two gridded lights on either side of him to the rear. :)


    3. mjhphotography 34 months ago | reply

      LOVE THIS! Didn't even have to see the title to know this was Legend of Zelda! Fantastic idea (I'm sorely jealous that I didn't think of this first)!

    4. Atsah Images 34 months ago | reply

      This is the best shot so far of the posted series. The video is great. Glad to see you follow the passion the results shows.

    5. Peter Simmons 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the info Sid. Im always trying to reverse engineer.

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