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Mario vs. Super Luigi (316/365)

Mario vs. Super Luigi (316/365)

Posted to Flickr on 12 November 2010. Part of the Duel 365 series. Included in my Portfolio.

Mario: Plucky, portly plumber from Brooklyn who lives in the Mushroom Kingdom with his brother Luigi and whose bravery often leads him into adventures saving damsels in distress.

Super Luigi: Timid, thin plumber from Brooklyn who lives in the Mushroom Kingdom with his brother Mario and who has recently eaten a Super Mushroom, giving him super strength.

If they had to fight, who would win?

#316 in the Duel 365 series.


Mario and Super Luigi have also been spotted in these places:

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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.


Mario vs. Super Luigi (316/365) 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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