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Colossal Boy vs. Colossus (313/365)

Colossal Boy vs. Colossus (313/365)

Posted to Flickr on 09 November 2010. Part of the Duel 365 series.

Colossal Boy: Gim Allon, member of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 30th century who can increase his size to many times the height of a human, with proportionate increases in strength and mass.

Colossus: Piotr Nikolaievitch Rasputin, a Russian mutant who is able to transform into a metallic form of "organic steel" and is the physically strongest member of the X-Men team.

If they had to fight, who would win?

#313 in the Duel 365 series.

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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.


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