Up Close and Personal with the Imperial Walker

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    Imperial Walkers are some of the coolest sci-fi creations ever. I heard Lucas got the idea from looking at those giant seaside cranes in the San Francisco bay. If you ever cross the Oakland Bay Bridge, you can see the huge monstrous ironworks marching into the distance.

    I would love to go be on a movie set to take photos. Why hasn't anyone invited me to do this? I don't know... But if there is an awesome movie being made somewhere with really interesting visuals, I hope someone enterprising can get me onto the set! I'll do my best to take some really memorable shots. It's too late for me to get on the Star Wars set, sadly. Besides, I was only 6 when the first one came out, and I didn't know that much about cameras... just light sabers.

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    1. Boris Mitendorfer Photography 71 months ago | reply

      Great view, Trey! I admire SF and all the special effects stuff, models and scenery. It would be fine, to see all the movie production, sets, miniatures, postproduction, for Star Wars movies.
      Show us some more, please.

    2. twelve22photography 71 months ago | reply

      This is the best picture ever!!!

    3. The Art of capturing... in and out.... 71 months ago | reply

      Movie sets are interesting, I always dreamed of shooting some as well... Can you imagine shooting the set from 'How the The Grinch stole Christmas' wtih Jim Carrey?

    4. onemark 71 months ago | reply

      i'm not much of an SF fan, but i wouldn't turn down an experience like this either. cool photo btw :D

    5. Indibang 71 months ago | reply

      crazy stuff.

    6. Miguel Herrera 71 months ago | reply

      Cool!!!
      --
      Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)

    7. JOSEP MATAMALA ORDEIG 71 months ago | reply

      Excelente fotografia .
      Felicitaciones .

    8. susan_r4 71 months ago | reply

      Nice one Trey!

    9. Vaeltaja 71 months ago | reply

      Fantastic detail.

    10. kay's kamera 71 months ago | reply

      This is amazing...It really sets the imagination into full throttle!

    11. jawrr (ShotsByJawrr.com) 71 months ago | reply

      Cool they may be, but not so very effective ;P

    12. ·Pan [deleted] 71 months ago | reply

      cool!

    13. [RUNMIARUN] [deleted] 71 months ago | reply

      You know what. I never even noticed these in SF. You are amazing.

    14. alaricxyz 71 months ago | reply

      Awesome! Do you still know much about light sabers then? :-D

    15. Hishaam Siddiqi [deleted] 71 months ago | reply

      You've taken better pictures.
      :[

    16. vedd 71 months ago | reply

      Nice Trey, but I tend to agree with the Hishaam above, you've taken better pictures than this. The sky is just totally washed out and a spoiler.

    17. Shenanigans in Japan 71 months ago | reply

      ah ya cant get a perfect sky all the time. totally awesome! where is this btw Trey?

    18. beingmyself 65 months ago | reply

      Wow, this is GREAT!

    19. alex.wayles 50 months ago | reply

      always noticed the extreme similarity on my trips to berkeley, where george conceived his thx movie as a graduate project...your fast eye would have picked up on that instantly, of course...

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