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    In the television series The Six Million Dollar Man Oscar Goldman was hero Steve Austin's superior in the Office of Scientific Intelligence.

    While shopping with my grandparents at a toy store in Amarillo, Texas in the late 1970s I found this office set on a clearance shelf. It includes walls, floor, desk, and chair.

    This photo was post-processed in Photoshop to give it a 70s look, a style I'm familiar with but struggle to reflect visually.

    Submitted to the Flickr group 7 Days of Shooting.

    willycoolpics., 8 Skeins of Danger, and 14 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. willycoolpics. 67 months ago | reply

      I sooo thought it was real at first (in the thumbnail). :p

    2. JD Hancock 67 months ago | reply

      WillyCoolPics: I'd love to get a shot of a real person wearing a jacket like that one! ;-)

    3. 8 Skeins of Danger 67 months ago | reply

      GADZOOKS!
      It's THE plaid jacket.
      Oscar....what a figure.
      Nice JD.
      Real nice.

    4. Ryan Wolf 67 months ago | reply

      Bam! Half my childhood just came back!

    5. Anthony.Vitale 67 months ago | reply

      I really like that you chose to shoot from the back rather than front of the figure. (I am also proud to say that somehow I recognized the figure, too, though I have no idea how.) I bet you would find someone wearing that jacket in Atlantic City or Vegas. Technically, I like the 70s look and the depth of field.

    6. kevin dooley 67 months ago | reply

      yeah love those toy shots

    7. ShellyS 67 months ago | reply

      Well done!

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      Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)

    8. 8 Skeins of Danger 67 months ago | reply

      Hoping there is much more "Hancock Bionic" on the way!

    9. Devpow 67 months ago | reply

      Knew it was Oscar, immediately!

      Yes, the plaid jacket...great evocation of the '70's, JD! : D

    10. JD Hancock 67 months ago | reply

      8 Skeins of Danger: Thank you!

      Ryan Wolf: I know the feeling! ;-)

      Gobble Monster: Thanks! I wanted the emphasis to be on the office, but I didn't want a photo of just the furniture, so seating him facing away from us seemed like a good compromise.

      kevindooley: Thank you!

      Shelly: Thanks!

      8 Skeins of Danger: There's more to come for sure. I just have to muster up some more inspiration. ;-)

      Devpow: Thanks! I'm still trying to get a handle on the "70s look." ;-)

    11. donchris!™ 67 months ago | reply

      ho ho ho thats cool looking !!!

    12. JD Hancock 67 months ago | reply

      donchris!™: Thanks! I'm glad you like it!

    13. Mek.W [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

      The effect works very well here, really portraits the 70s era :)

    14. JD Hancock 67 months ago | reply

      Mek.W: Thank you!

    15. twelvemouse 67 months ago | reply

      OSI will never notice all these 1-900 phone numbers. LOL

      Take care
      12ozMouse

    16. JD Hancock 67 months ago | reply

      twelvemouse: Ha! ;-)

    17. fe.meow 22 months ago | reply

      Thanks for making this available on CC, it's used here: 10collective.com.au/how-to-choose-a-referee/

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