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I’ve never been to Japan. I would like to but I suspect I may never be able to. Sigh. This hasn’t prevented me to admire the sense of aestethics in the Japanese culture. Or what I see of it through …
April 13, 2024
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From my early days of photographing Lego I have followed a guideline of not altering the photograph after I shoot it. I set this rule to me myself because otherwise I felt this would be more like a photoillustration thing …
April 3, 2024
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Stanley Kubrick’s 2OO1: A Space Odyssey was the first DVD I ever bought. It was also the first Bluray and 4K UHD disc I ever bought. That should say something, I love that film.  There were not too many scale …
March 23, 2024
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In 2015 I got an idea. We were about to embark on a family holiday trip to Italy and a couple of days before we left I rushed to a local camera store and bought the Olympus Tough TG-4, a …
March 5, 2024
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I work as an illustrator and an occasional graphic designer by day. Sometimes I like to relax by making some laid back posters with the toys. And by toys I do not mean just the toys but also the tools, …
February 21, 2024
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In the early 2010’s my photographs with Lego, especially with Lego, were rather experimental. The manipulation of air around the little minifigures with smokes and blizzards was the thing I did. I even coined a name for it: “Forced Atmospheric …
February 14, 2024
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The “Red Jammer” is, as many of you know, the one Y-wing starfighter that never made it to the silver screen, Star Wars (1977). It was the first Y-wing model built, not counting the Colin Cantwell prototype, and is the …
February 8, 2024
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One of the earliest spaceship memories for me are the Apollo missions. Still love them. But on fiction it’s the Tintin Destination Moon and Explorers on Moon comics albums by Hergé. The iconic red and white checkered rocket is one …
February 4, 2024
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Back in 2011 I had already had some media exposure with my Lego and action figure photographs and I figured it was time to resurrect my teenage idea of photographing scale model spaceships. I had taken a few photos and …
January 25, 2024
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There are only two photogalleries on this website, The Scale Model Project and Danish Plastic, both clear in what they’re about. There is more diversity in my photographs than meet the criteria for the two galleries however. Some photographs have …
January 24, 2024
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What is avanaut.com? Lots of things have happened since the summer of 2009 when I put my first photographs on Flickr. The arrival of the affordable DSLR cameras was just in, the rise of social media and the ebbs and flows …
January 22, 2024
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