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Yoda vs. Mr. Spock (336/365)

Yoda vs. Mr. Spock (336/365)

Posted to Flickr on 02 December 2010. Part of the Duel 365 series.

Yoda: Jedi Master and former Jedi Counsel Leader who lives in self-exile on the planet Dagobah and whose ally is the Force, a powerful energy field created by all living things that binds the galaxy together.

Mr. Spock: Half-Vulcan science officer aboard the Starfleet vessel U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 with a brilliant, logical mind, limited telepathic abilities, and a nerve pinch that renders opponents unconscious.

If they had to fight, who would win?

#336 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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