Helllllooooo Rivendell!

It’s open mike night – what do you think Elrond will open with? … This is my final entry to the #bc_makingmusic photo contest on Brickcentral, showing our minifigures is a music scene: singing their hearts out in a duet, playing a concert in a theatre, gigging in a nightclub, or even posing for anContinue reading “Helllllooooo Rivendell!”

Game of Shadows

Today’s photo is a variant of my new banner image, featuring my #sigfig in silhouette. Behind the Scenes I enjoy sharing a look at the process behind my work and my creative journey. Photography has long been my passion. With the level of technology available to us today, it’s easier than ever to take aContinue reading “Game of Shadows”

‘Hello. I don’t believe we’ve been introduced…

… I am C-3PO, Human-Cyborg Relations’ … In the real world, C-3PO needs no introduction. This particular minifigure version was released in 2016, and has appeared in 11 LEGO sets to date. The silver protocol droid, however, is unique: U-3PO was only available in the Star Wars Advent Calendar 2016 (Day 16). Apart from colour,Continue reading “‘Hello. I don’t believe we’ve been introduced…”

Noooooo!! My precious….

Poor Gandalf: Servant of the Secret Fire, Wielder of the Flame of Anor, Elf-friend, and… butterfingers. … Here we see Gandalf the White, a minifigure that was only available in the 2013 LEGO The Lord of the Rings set 79007 Battle at the Black Gate. I didn’t dare put him anywhere near my charred cedarContinue reading “Noooooo!! My precious….”

Eye of the Tiger

Hailing from the Outer Rim Territories, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 165 pounds, meet the politest pound for pound fighter this side of the galaxy… … C3PO needs no introduction. This minifigure version with colourful wires and printed legs was introduced in 2016 and appears in no less than 11 LEGO sets.Continue reading “Eye of the Tiger”

The darkest hour is just before dawn

I thought I would share something new today: a Lighting Recipe where I show exactly how I lit this shot. I am partial to low key photography with soft lighting – placing emphasis on only specific areas of the frame using light, otherwise dark tones throughout, and with a smooth transition between light and shadow. Continue reading “The darkest hour is just before dawn”

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Another week has passed and it’s time for #spacecowboysaturday *** Today’s character features a mashup of minifigure parts: Space suit from the Classic Space – Orange (with air tanks and updated helmet) minifigure included with the 2020 book LEGO Minifigure: A Visual History (New Edition – hardcover) Face from Captain Poe Dameron (Headset) in theContinue reading “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

Yippee ki-yay, kids!!!

It’s #spacecowboysaturday and this wrangler is ready to ride! … Today’s character features a mashup of parts, consisting mostly of Apocalypse Benny from the LEGO Movie 2. The black horse (with movable legs) is from The Lord Of the Rings theme and was included in two LEGO sets: 9472 Attack on Weathertop and 79007 BattleContinue reading “Yippee ki-yay, kids!!!”