Bigfoot Sighting

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    This Bigfoot action figure is from Kenner's Six Million Dollar Man toy line of the 1970s. He stands 14 1/2 inches tall, much larger than the other figures from the same line. I received this one as a gift when I was a young boy.

    This image was heavily manipulated in Photoshop. I took the original photo of Bigfoot in my kitchen with a plain background. Then I cut out the character and superimposed him onto a picture of a meadow near my home. Finally, I used various filters, blurs, layer adjustments, and effects to give it some age.

    I was inspired by 8 Skeins of Danger to create this image. His twelve-inch action figure photos are always so fun and creative.

    Submitted to the Flickr group 7 Days of Shooting.

    Inanimate Life Photography, and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. JD Hancock 68 months ago | reply

      bulliver: I'm glad you found it amusing! Thanks!

      TCM Hitchhiker: Thank you so much!

      8 Skeins of Danger: Happy birthday! It's clear to anyone who looks at your photostream that you have a strange and wonderful rapport with the large size action figures.

      I do have more bionic goodness, and I'm sure it will be revealed in the future. ;-)

    2. 8 Skeins of Danger 68 months ago | reply

      Can't wait!

    3. Arkaitse 68 months ago | reply

      Amazing shot and photomanipulation sir!

    4. R D L 68 months ago | reply

      Brilliant photo- looks really vintage. At least as convincing as the Patterson-Gimlin film!

    5. Walt_Felix 68 months ago | reply

      Ha, my Bigfoot is bigger than yours!

    6. Anthony.Vitale 68 months ago | reply

      Great processing! It looks like a long lost still frame from the old "In Search Of" tv series that was voiced-over by Leonard Nimoy.

    7. Rene 69 68 months ago | reply

      its a live¡¡¡¡

    8. fontograph 68 months ago | reply

      Bravo JD... this is awesome work :)

    9. miler man 68 months ago | reply

      Great creation. This could be one of my ancestors. It is. It is. I recognize it now.

    10. graff81 68 months ago | reply

      Well done, like the vintage look.

    11. ~*Elizabeth*~ 68 months ago | reply

      Great PSing. Have you checked out this site? Maybe you need to add your kitchen to the list! :) Seen in the group 7 Days of Shooting

    12. Ryan Wolf 68 months ago | reply

      I saw this and my first thought was "OMG, Mr Danger has GOT to see this!" Then, of course, I bothered to read and assigned myself a dunce cap. Still, farking awesome shot!

    13. JD Hancock 68 months ago | reply

      Arkaitse: Thank you!

      R D L: Ha! I appreciate that! ;-)

      Walt_Felix: Indeed! I wouldn't mind owning the "other" Bigfoot! ;-)

      Gobble Monster: Thanks. I remember that show! Fun stuff! ;-)

      eliselovesprada: So you've seen Bigfoot?! ;-)

      Rene 69: Ha! ;-)

      fontograph: Thank you so much!

      miler man: Are you part Sasquatch? ;-)

      graff81: Thanks!

      ~*Elizabeth*~: Hmm, according to that site the last recorded sighting was just outside my hometown. Coincidence? ;-)

      Ryan Wolf: Great minds think alike. And so do ours! ;-) Thanks.

    14. dcbprime 68 months ago | reply

      I like the Viewmaster projector feel that this has

    15. JD Hancock 68 months ago | reply

      dcbprime: Thanks. I still have my View-Master from 1970-something. Of course. ;-)

    16. MzSusanB 68 months ago | reply

      I think I saw that episode...

    17. JD Hancock 68 months ago | reply

      Susan63117: As did I. ;-)

    18. Ed Steele Photography LLC 68 months ago | reply

      Dude! Please shoot the Venus Probe!!

    19. JD Hancock 68 months ago | reply

      wildthingmoishe: I can't shoot the Venus Space Probe. It's bulletproof! Oh ... wait ... I get it. ;-)

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