The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Gargamel

    Gargamel Well-Known Member

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    Great shot. Always envy you guys who have proper display space. All mine are crammed into cupboards without much attention to who go with who.
     
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  2. Jdk504

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    Didn't know how I initially felt about some of the accessories especially the blast effects. I. was. so. wrong! I think these are my favorites! They look great and I can hear his ion blaster in my head. Wow!

    A few more case shots (X post).

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  3. atomD21

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    Mine are usually on a fairly cramped shelf...
     
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  4. Gargamel

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    Haha - doesn't make me feel any better :) 

    Put lots of stuff in storage yesterday. Mainly older versions of figures where we now have better options. Oh, and the G1 stuff. Less interesting now with all the amazing MP offerings, although there's still quite a lot of nostalgia surrounding them.
     
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  6. Shockwave81

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    A lovely deskbot, if I do say so myself (don’t mind the ratty plant hahah)
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  7. lord ginrai

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    Great picture of a gorgeous bot!
    You forgot to fold out the small parts on the inside of his knee though.
     
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    Hahaha!! Darn it! I think I’ve always missed those pieces! Whoops.
     
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    They're so easy to overlook! I've missed them a bunch of times too lol
    It's like those darn air vents on MP Sideswipe's legs XD
     
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    I had forgotten that Megs came with blast effects/sword. Wow! This guy might take over being my #1 favorite MP (MP29/MP29+). A little unfair as I don't have either in hand currently. So expressive and emotive. These blasts effects are beautiful!

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  11. Shockwave81

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    It definitely goes a ways towards masking that void in his knees - thanks for the heads up.

    One of them gave me a little scare while I was trying to turn it just now, as it was a wee bit stiff. Fortunately no issue!
     
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  13. Render

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    Thanks to you, I’m gonna pose my Megs like this, with his battle damage parts. :p 
     
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  14. Jdk504

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    Well thank you! Be sure to post some pictures.
     
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    I grabbed this guy with a nice discount, I quite liked Barricade in the first movie, and decided it might be neat to have him and MPM-8 as a movie mini-collection .

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    I’m yet to transform him, but I must say that his heft was a great surprise!
     
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  16. Joey_Santana

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    It would be awesome and I'd really appreciate if somebody added some FX and dialogue to these:
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    @Jdk504 Gotta ask, is it your light set up that is making your figures so shiny?
     
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    He is pretty awesome! Enjoy!
     
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    I transformed him this evening, and he really is a great Transformer. So menacing! I’m definitely glad I picked him up.
     
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  20. Jdk504

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    I would say yes, my lighting is bright (leds) and does make the figures look more reflective (in person you can see the figures perfectly - every detail and added shadows based on angle). Also the post processing adds to that. You can still see the many reflections in the original photograph. I just took out the cloudiness and toned down the highlights.

    I have attached the original file (raw) and the processed for comparisons. Hope that helps.

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