Up Close and Personal with the Imperial Walker

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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  • Boris Mitendorfer Photography 6y

    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.
  • twelve22photography 6y

    This is the best picture ever!!!
  • The Art of capturing... in and out.... 6y

    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?
  • mark juan 6y

    i'm not much of an SF fan, but i wouldn't turn down an experience like this either. cool photo btw :D
  • Indibang 6y

    crazy stuff.
  • Miguel Herrera 6y

    Cool!!!
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    Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)
  • JOSEP MATAMALA ORDEIG 6y

    Excelente fotografia .
    Felicitaciones .
  • susan_r4 6y

    Nice one Trey!
  • Vaeltaja 6y

    Fantastic detail.
  • kay's kamera 6y

    This is amazing...It really sets the imagination into full throttle!
  • Jonatan Nylander 6y

    Cool they may be, but not so very effective ;P
  • David Pan 6y

    cool!
  • Bill Dickinson 6y

    Super!
  • [RUNMIARUN] 6y

    You know what. I never even noticed these in SF. You are amazing.
  • Alaric Yanos 6y

    Awesome! Do you still know much about light sabers then? :-D
  • Hishaam Siddiqi 6y

    You've taken better pictures.
    :[
  • vedd edd 6y

    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.
  • Pete Leong 6y

    ah ya cant get a perfect sky all the time. totally awesome! where is this btw Trey?
  • beingmyself 6y

    Wow, this is GREAT!
  • Nigel Holmes 4y

    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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