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Die, Stormtrooper, Die

Die, Stormtrooper, Die

Posted to Flickr on 31 May 2009. Part of the Stormtroopers series.

It’s game night on the Death Star, and the Emperor always wants his "special dice."

Photo shot for the Flickr group 7 Days of Shooting. This is my crossover photo, from "Black and White (in Colour)" to "Games & Board Games."

Stormtroopers: the Empire’s finest.

Photo seen in Flickr Explore.


This stormtrooper has been spotted carrying the dice to these places too:

Have you seen this photo somewhere else? Or are you using it yourself? I would love to hear from you! It's always fun to learn where my photos turn up.


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.

Flickr Facts

This photo was posted to Flickr on . It was one of 500 images featured on Flickr Explore for that day. The last time I checked, it had 33,600 views on Flickr.

The media type of this image is "photo." The original file type was "jpg." The photo's dimensions are 1024 x 768, giving it landscape orientation.

Unless otherwise noted, the image was created by me, .


Selected imagery background information.


The stormtrooper is the elite soldier of the Imperial forces in the Star Wars universe. They typically wear white armor and helmets and are armed with blasters. Imperial stormtroopers were first depicted in the film Star Wars (1977). As shown in the Star Wars prequels Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005), the stormtroopers were preceeded by the clone troopers, an army of soldiers cloned from the bounty hunter Jango Fett and loyal to Emperor Palpatine. In many ways stormtroopers are an iconic symbol of the Galactic Empire.


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