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Keeper vs. Sensor (141/365)

Keeper vs. Sensor (141/365)

Posted to Flickr on 21 May 2010. Part of the Duel 365 series.

Keeper: Magistrate of a highly evolved race of telepaths living on the planet Talos IV in the 23rd century, capable of creating realistic illusions in the minds of others.

Sensor: Princess Jeka Wynzorr of the planet Orando and member of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 30th century with the ability to detect and project illusions.

If they had to fight, who would win?

#141 in the Duel 365 series.

Sensor, sculpted by my wife from scratch, was featured in an issue of ToyFare magazine many years ago. The mechanical arms were borrowed and customized from an old Micronauts figure. Would you like to see more Cool Things My Wife Made?

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This photo was taken in my kitchen using some pretty simple Gear. You might be surprised to discover how low-tech my "photography studio" really is.

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Duel 365

Duel 365 was a year-long project I started in 2010. The goal was to post one photo each day depicting a duel, usually between two pop culture figures, and asking the question, "If they had to fight, who would win?" At the request of those who came to follow the project, I also provided text descriptions of each character. One of the rules was to avoid using the same figure in multiple photos. Another challenge was that I was not allowed to use Photoshop or other advanced photo editors to create the scenes; all editing was done either in-camera or with Apple’s iPhoto software. Over 700 figures were used for the project, which believe it or not represents only a small part of my toy collection.


Keeper vs. Sensor (141/365) by JD Hancock is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available.

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