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1diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 04, 2018 4:05 pm

Just sharing these past works with one of my fav figure, I think it was my first hot toys in fact... Anyway, the headsculpt was a lot criticized, it could be better for sure, but with the right angle there is something of harrison Ford, definitely... I tried to recreate various moments of that iconic trilogy, hope you'll like!

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2diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 04, 2018 4:10 pm

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Nice. Some really great forced perspective shots. I really like your recreation of the classroom. Well done.


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3diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 04, 2018 5:32 pm

Great pics! I love the perspective on all of these too. These classroom pics look so good, and that fight scene is a blast! Made me want to go re-watch all 3 movies.


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4diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 04, 2018 6:20 pm

Man, that looks like all kinds of fun.

Damn well done, too. I really enjoyed those. Thank you, sir.

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5diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 04, 2018 6:46 pm

I love this film, and this captures it perfectly.  Thanks for posting.

In July I am going to "an afternoon with Robert Watts" who was an Executive Producer on Raiders, as well as all 3 of the original Star Wars movies.  Should be a great afternoon.

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6diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 04, 2018 11:41 pm

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Beautiful customs and photography. What specific iteration of Indiana Jones is this? I had one (from Sideshow?) that I gave to a friend after getting the HT Deluxe years ago, but haven't really done too much with either one. But I realize there have been a several versions from several companies.


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7diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat May 05, 2018 3:44 pm

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Nice!

That sculpt does looks better when he's in Prof mode. Interesting choice of Stone Cold to stand in for Pat Roach. Nobody I know of did a decent sculpt that looks like that character though.

CHEERS!

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8diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 18, 2018 12:17 pm

Stryker2011 wrote:Nice. Some really great forced perspective shots. I really like your recreation of the classroom. Well done.

Thanks a lot! doing the blackboard was a lot of fun, back to school feeling, I had to buy some chalk lol

ReverendSpooky wrote:Great pics!  I love the perspective on all of these too.  These classroom pics look so good, and that fight scene is a blast!  Made me want to go re-watch all 3 movies.

Thanks mate! that classroom shooting is a bit of a mix between the two classroom scenes that occurs in raiders of the lost ark (only writing "facts" on the blackboard), and the one in the last crusade with the tomb layout n his hesitation moment spelling "neolithic"...

dadrab wrote:Man, that looks like all kinds of fun.
Damn well done, too. I really enjoyed those. Thank you, sir.

Thanks! I'm glad you always mention the fun aspect of my lil "sessions" cause it's really the core, I might not always get good result in final images, but when I unbox my figures, the only purpose is having fun, sandbox style lol

scalawag wrote:I love this film, and this captures it perfectly.  Thanks for posting.

In July I am going to "an afternoon with Robert Watts" who was an Executive Producer on Raiders, as well as all 3 of the original Star Wars movies.  Should be a great afternoon.

Paul

Thanks a lot! I hope you'll give us some feedback about this insane afternoon you're gonna have! Starwars and indiana jones are such pillars of our popculture! give us some news about it please!

GubernatorFan wrote:Beautiful customs and photography. What specific iteration of Indiana Jones is this? I had one (from Sideshow?) that I gave to a friend after getting the HT Deluxe years ago, but haven't really done too much with either one. But I realize there have been a several versions from several companies.

Thanks bro! it's the hot toys DX version, coming with the egyptian alternative outfit. The likeness is not good under all angles but it's definitely not as bad as what I read on the web about it, people rely way too much on crappy pictures. The PERS system for the eyes is an awesome feature that offers a lot of potential of posing and expressions, I wish hot toys gets back to it for all their figures...

Rogerbee wrote:
Nice!

That sculpt does looks better when he's in Prof mode. Interesting choice of Stone Cold to stand in for Pat Roach. Nobody I know of did a decent sculpt that looks like that character though.

CHEERS!

Thanks! In fact I think the casted shadow from his hat doesn't help getting a sparkle of life in his eyes except with specific lighting and poses, which makes him much more interesting once the hat is off. I still regret that I didn't buy the "treasure hunter" headsculpt which was a very solid alternative, what is missing on hot toys headsculpt is the signature grin of Harrison Ford, which they finally captured on their han solo disguised in stormtrooper.

I would love to have a pat roach headsculpt, just as "andre the giant" and a few wrestlers from the past... Phicen could easily provide that with their naked bodies like Kaustik once did...

Lil update, most of you guys have seen these shots already, but to carry on with dr Jones adventures... Some classic sequences from "The Last Crusade"

Lord Mac Donald and his charming assistant are here to see the tapestries!

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Son, the floor is on fire. And the chair...

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9diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 18, 2018 12:22 pm

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Oh man! These are great. Love all the effects. And that last one, with the lower light giving the impression of them being lit by the flames is perfect. Really well done set up. Lord MacDonald and his lovely assistant are very cool, too. She's charming, indeed. I honestly don't remember seeing these before. Excellent work.


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10diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 18, 2018 12:33 pm

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Love the update. Last Crusade is my favorite Indiana Jones movie (although I do like all three -- I'm not counting Crystal Skull as canon). And you do photograph that DX head sculpt a lot better than I do.


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11diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 18, 2018 3:21 pm

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Very nice! It's odd how the DX works with everything except the fedora. My Henry also went through a lot of incarnations before I settled on the best recipe.

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12diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 18, 2018 3:57 pm

Man these are so damn good.

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13diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri May 18, 2018 6:30 pm

blackpool wrote:the only purpose is having fun, sandbox style lol

It's really funny you mention a sandbox. I reckon I'm not the only one with some very early memories recalling playing in a sandbox. Sand in my clothes, in my hair (when I still had it)...sand everywhere and it was always genuine fun.

Hell, I even had fun playing in a sandbox with my kids. What a Face

When the hobby slips past fun and moves to obsession, it's time to move on.

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14diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu May 24, 2018 4:40 pm

Stryker2011 wrote:Oh man! These are great. Love all the effects. And that last one, with the lower light giving the impression of them being lit by the flames is perfect. Really well done set up. Lord MacDonald and his lovely assistant are very cool, too. She's charming, indeed. I honestly don't remember seeing these before. Excellent work.

Thanks a lot mate! I had so much fun building that "diorama" (it's more a movie set than a real diorama tho)

GubernatorFan wrote:Love the update. Last Crusade is my favorite Indiana Jones movie (although I do like all three -- I'm not counting Crystal Skull as canon). And you do photograph that DX head sculpt a lot better than I do.

Thanks GF! I couldn't choose between the last crusade and the raiders of the lost ark, but agreed they are my favorites (and no way I count the crystal skull thing as canon)
About shooting that indy I really started enjoying him with ascending light, otherwise the shadow of his hat kills the life in his eyes, with the PERS system it's quite a shame...

Rogerbee wrote:Very nice! It's odd how the DX works with everything except the fedora. My Henry also went through a lot of incarnations before I settled on the best recipe.
CHEERS!

Totally agreed! When I first tried other caps and hats on him he was much more recognizable than with the iconic fedora... weird!

PickleMunkey wrote:Man these are so damn good.

Thanks a lot my friend!

dadrab wrote: It's really funny you mention a sandbox. I reckon I'm not the only one with some very early memories recalling playing in a sandbox. Sand in my clothes, in my hair (when I still had it)...sand everywhere and it was always genuine fun.

Hell, I even had fun playing in a sandbox with my kids. What a Face

When the hobby slips past fun and moves to obsession, it's time to move on.

Haha, just like my memories, I had no proper sand box but my dad used to buy some construction sand in large bags and he provided me a mountain of sand in our backyard to dig tunnels for my lil gijoes... I spent countless hours at that lol

A couple more shots you already have seen but I had forgotten to post them here, I'm not as happy with the digital edit as on some of my other works... Hope you'll like GF, more last crusade!

"I suddenly remembered Charlemagne!"

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15diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu May 24, 2018 4:49 pm

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Pretty cool shots. The first one might work better if they’re pant legs were wet.


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16diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu May 24, 2018 5:05 pm

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Very nice Last Crusade shot! Was this bluescreen/greenscreen plus background, or a curved printout? By the way, shouldn't it be "I just remembered my Charlemagne"?


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17diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu May 24, 2018 5:16 pm

Stryker2011 wrote:Pretty cool shots. The first one might work better if they’re pant legs were wet.

You're right! Damn that is one brilliant idea! thanks!

GubernatorFan wrote:Very nice Last Crusade shot! Was this bluescreen/greenscreen plus background, or a curved printout? By the way, shouldn't it be "I just remembered my Charlemagne"?

Was green/blue screen yes, but natural light though... And yeah thanks for the exact line, I confess I know these movies by heart in my native french language from my childhood, now when I try to watch them in original version I feel like I am missing something lol

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18diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu May 24, 2018 5:22 pm

Great photos and customs!

You really made that DX05 sculpt work. When the Treasure Hunter sculpt came out I used the DX05 with the Arab disguise.


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19diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu May 24, 2018 5:24 pm

Lucky you, when I saw it I passed, then forgot, then couldn't find it anymore, big regrets for that one, it looked really good and had that "signature" grin of harrison ford.

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20diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu May 24, 2018 9:03 pm

That are some of the best background scenes and effects i´ve ever seen. Also the poses and Your photographie style !

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21diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:04 pm

Excellent pictures and backgrounds!

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22diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:31 pm

Please show us a good bye in austrian and ss style Laughing

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23diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:48 am

Great looking figures and photos!


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24diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:18 pm

Ephiane wrote:That are some of the best background scenes and effects i´ve ever seen. Also the poses and Your photographie style !

Wow thanks a lot for that Ephiane, I find your work so cool and I always drool on your dioramas, really honored Smile

Spyder wrote:Excellent pictures and backgrounds!

Thanks a lot Spyder!

Ephiane wrote:Please show us a good bye in austrian and ss style Laughing

Haha I'd love to give it a try, I still need to build a decent female german outfit for Miss Schneider, and I miss good headsculpts to portray Donovan and the nazi colonel...

BAD WOLF-787 wrote:Great looking figures and photos!

Thanks a lot Bad Wolf!

Here is a new edit I did last night, not sure it really fits the "look what I made" category as it mainly digital editing, but still!

Hope you'll like!

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25diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:50 pm

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Whatever it is, it looks great!


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26diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:59 pm

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That’s a cool photo, regardless. cheers


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27diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:15 pm

Damn man, all of your Indiana Jones pics are so perfect. They really just take me back to the feel of all of those movies. Always love seeing them.


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Ephiane wrote:Please show us a good bye in austrian and ss style Laughing

Haha I'd love to give it a try, I still need to build a decent female german outfit for Miss Schneider, and I miss good headsculpts to portray Donovan and the nazi colonel...

Austria... Miss Schneider is from Austria. She´s Not Evil enough to be a German Laughing

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29diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:53 am

Super cool pics like it popped out of the movie itself blackpool !
Thanks for sharing !


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30diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:22 am

These are just too brilliant! And GREAT choices with all the scenes you picked to recreate!

I keep meaning to say that your userpic is perfection -- sexy professor, my fave, haha.  My biggest childhood crushes are Harrison Ford as Han Solo and...Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones. ;D

And when I saw the title of this thread, I immediately thought 'WHICH Dr. Jones??'  so it tickled me to see that you did indeed have both of them there. :'D


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31diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:43 pm

@blackpool I was wondering where your awesome avatar came from! So glad @skywalkersaga dug up this thread.  I agree with him, great backgrounds!  

I wonder if anyone uses Action Figures to create their storyboards.  They'd easily put the artists out of work, so maybe best they don't notice how good it looks! LOL

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32diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:41 pm

skywalkersaga wrote:These are just too brilliant! And GREAT choices with all the scenes you picked to recreate!

I keep meaning to say that your userpic is perfection -- sexy professor, my fave, haha.  My biggest childhood crushes are Harrison Ford as Han Solo and...Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones. ;D

And when I saw the title of this thread, I immediately thought 'WHICH Dr. Jones??'  so it tickled me to see that you did indeed have both of them there. :'D

Peaches wrote:@blackpool I was wondering where your awesome avatar came from! So glad @skywalkersaga dug up this thread.  I agree with him, great backgrounds!  

I wonder if anyone uses Action Figures to create their storyboards.  They'd easily put the artists out of work, so maybe best they don't notice how good it looks! LOL

I'm really sorry I missed these posts friends, thanks a lot for the kind words on my avatar! I might redo that sequence better, the suit is not great, and the background was very poor as well lol

You just gave me the mojo to shoot him again in his classroom! Thanks a lot!

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33diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:57 pm

These are awesome. The only critique I'd have and it's a very minor one, but certainly one known to anyone who like me, wears a fedora regularly, is that no-one in that day would have put his hat down on it's brim. This can deform the brim. They were always turned over and put down on their crown. This being said, I never paid attention to this detail while watching the movies and only a crusty old purist fedora wearer like me would likely know this.

Having made my one and only critique, the pics are just excellent and fun to look at. I hope to see more of the intrepid Dr. Jones from you in the future.

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34diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:37 am

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Ephiane wrote:Please show us a good bye in austrian and ss style Laughing

Haha I'd love to give it a try, I still need to build a decent female german outfit for Miss Schneider, and I miss good headsculpts to portray Donovan and the nazi colonel...

Austria... Miss Schneider is from Austria. She´s Not Evil enough to be a German Laughing


Oh Dear,

Hitler was from Austria too, originally. Just sayin'.

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35diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:02 am

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I think Ephi was just being dark — she’s from Germany. Wink


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36diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:44 am

That Tapestry custom is spot on! That scene Laughing Laughing

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37diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:31 pm

Stryker2011 wrote:I think Ephi was just being dark — she’s from Germany. Wink


Ahhhh, okay. That makes sense now.

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38diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:42 pm

Love seeing this thread resurrected! These are all so awesome.


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39diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:34 pm

Took the risk to bring my oldest hot toys during my summer holiday, I couldn't resist shooting him outdoor with natural scenery...

Here is what I shot after watching again the Raiders of the lost ark, hope you'll like!

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40diorama - The adventures of Dr Jones Empty Re: The adventures of Dr Jones on Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:58 pm

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Excellent pics, blackpool. Very atmospheric. Hope you had a nice vacation. Looks like you had a bit fo fun playing around with Indy.


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