Fight Or Flight?
Falcon and Hawkman are in an aerial confrontation with Boba Fett.
This photo was actually just an experiment in putting flying characters against a cloudy sky.
My daughter deserves special thanks for giving me the idea of using a burst of light to simulate a blast from Boba Fett’s jet pack.
This photo was an experiment in posing figures in flight.
The setup for this photo was quite time-consuming, mostly because the figures kept falling “out of the sky” as I tried to pose them.
The backdrop is a large sheet of foamcore wrapped with gift wrapping paper featuring clouds on a blue sky.
Above the scene is a large circular diffuser that softens the ambient light in the room. Attached to the diffuser is a wire that stretches from one side to the other. Hanging from the wire is a single strand of invisible thread. It is this thread that each of the three figures is hung.
Below the scene are a couple of mirrors reflecting light back onto the figures.
My daughter gave me the idea of suspending a flashlight above Boba Fett shining a light on the paper behind him, suggesting a blast from his jet pack.
Originally, Boba Fett’s jet pack had no “blast” coming out of it.
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