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Posted to Flickr on 26 July 2014. Part of the Laugh! series. Funny is fun.™ Included in my Portfolio.

Some people like to go off-roading. Emile likes to kick it up an notch.

Mega Bloks produced this UNSC Spartan Emile figure and his All-Terrain Mongoose from the Halo video game series.

This photo was inspired by the photography of Symon-006.

Photo seen in Flickr Explore.


Toy photographer Symon-006 was nice enough to mention me to the friendly people at Mega Bloks, and they asked me if I would be interested in photographing some of their toys. And of course I agreed!


The overall setup was straightforward. The vehicle is suspended with invisible thread under the large circular diffuser that softens the ambient light in the room. The backdrop is a sheet of scrapbooking paper with a cloud print on it.


Posing the figure was a bit of a challenge. Friction and gravity were on my side, and his hand had just a tight enough grip on the handlebars that once I had him positioned, he didn’t move much.


I played around with the clouds a bit. Ultimately, I liked having more blue under the vehicle.


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