Old 05-18-2011, 05:25 AM   #1
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I thought this was well executed.

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Old 05-18-2011, 08:45 AM   #2
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Looks like a bunch of Airsofters, which is cool. But not so much when a team likes to call themselves ''Seals'' or ''spec ops'', which gives kills me because it gives Airsoft a bad name.

Second guy on the right with the Seal patch..and a fanny pack, is wearing a cheap tactical vest(I have one just like it), I'm pretty sure real Seals wear plate carriers with M.O.L.L.E webbing, actually most of them are just wearing chest rigs, other than that...and the image quality it is a cool pic.
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:08 AM   #3
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These are all plastic figures arent they.
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:10 AM   #4
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I thought this was well executed.

Judging by the gloss look of the arms and cloth uniforms and the plastic look of the creases in same uniforms, looks like a bunch of Mr Stewarts dressed to rob a bank or go to a Kiss dress up party.
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But very well done.
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Railroad photography is what you make of it, but one way is not "better" than another, IMHO. Unless you have a pole right thought the nose of the engine! -SG
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Old 05-18-2011, 10:37 AM   #6
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Agreed, practise on the way to perfection.

Submit the shots to the model companies, then they won't have to take shots off RP.
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Looks a bit stiff to me LOL
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Next time don't attach an image 1600x wide. It makes the contents of the entire thread go off the right side of the screen.

It would be nice if you used the off topic forum also, nothing RR here.
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Damn, that one guy would have had a fit about that had he not been banned last week.
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Welp, here's one more thing to add on the list of things that didn't move me..



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These are all plastic figures arent they.
Yes, very observant.

You could miss that, which is why I think it is a well done photo.

Sorry about the image size, it is linked from another Site.

These are "Seals" action figures that are available at places like Target.

(If you have kids you know about stuff like this.)

You can see the stucco wall and the grass behind them, but the person did a pretty good job of making each one look a little different which is tough because the manufacturers tend to use the same equipment and hardware on each of the different dolls.

It also works that the faces are covered because that would have been a dead give away.

Faces are very hard to accurately render and most toys do a very poor job of looking realistic.
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It's obvious they are action figures, look at the wall behind them and the floor. Love that "dog rub" streak on the wall which is at head height when it should be about 1 foot high off the floor.
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Wow didn't pay attention to the background, they are really freakin' detailed to be toys...
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Am I missing something? Where is the photo.
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Beyond the obvious signs.... operators on the "Teams" do NOT wear any identifying markings on their uniforms prior to operations. The cute little skull & crossbones patches, no American flags unless they're in garrison, and the most certainly aren't going to wear those fluky masks.

Most operators in their "natural" environment are pretty unassuming. Most of the time you would easily confuse any of them with a plain ole infantryman.

This fake bravado that is so frequently associated with SF guys is Hollywood glamorization run wild.
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I don't read this board too often, but what's the story about the figurines? About 75% of the time I come here I see some picture of action figures posed in some pictures...I don't get it.
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I don't read this board too often, but what's the story about the figurines? About 75% of the time I come here I see some picture of action figures posed in some pictures...I don't get it.
75% is of course an exaggeration, but yes there is one individual who participates regularly on this forum who is interested in figurines and who in particular finds images combining real subjects and figurines to be really, really interesting. And so he shares his passion ...

In other news, people collect really odd things, such as this person who, among other things, collects "anything to do with teeth" (such as retainers) and "interesting food wrappers."

http://www.9news.com/rss/story.aspx?storyid=114291

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75% is of course an exaggeration, but yes there is one individual who participates regularly on this forum who is interested in figurines and who in particular finds images combining real subjects and figurines to be really, really interesting. And so he shares his passion ...
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