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  1. Jul 6, 2008, 11:36 AM - Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #1

    About a month ago, I posed for a very talented photography student with the Brooks Institute School of Photography, based here in Santa Barbara. I finally received the images from the shoot, and I have posted my favs below, for all to enjoy. It was a combination of black and white, and color.

    A few things to note, for you TDH Fett Clones. First, I left the Commander's helmet faceshields' on my kitchen counter, before heading off to the studio. Secondly, I am missing the Kama (command kilt) clip and straps. Plus, my tactical boots are nowhere near screen accurate, though I hate those clone Vans anyways. Vans belong here on earth and at the beach or stuck on a Powell-Peralta board. So, in effect this is Commander Bacara in a diffrent light, so to speak.

    The helmet is a heavily modified Master Replicas. The aerators are a hybrid CNC machined clone bases (EVO3) with resin TK Hovi's from Tim Allen. Finally, a TK style transmitter (EVO3) to round off the look. The armor is Clonesix, though the front, main belt boxes are OSCS, as is the Thermal Detonator. The Clonesix thermal is now bolted to the top of the backplate (as per reference) The command shield, spaulder and command kilt were scratch built by me. In all the color shots, I wore a black TK neckseal, though in the helmet off images I am not wearing the neckseal.


























    "What do you command now, my lord Emperor......"


    Battle weary after 3 days of fighting heavily entrenched IG-88 Battle Droids....









    CV
    Last edited by Replicant Shadow; Nov 24, 2008 at 4:51 PM.
  2. formerly old_jedi_mind_trick Bobby Fett UK's Avatar
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    Jul 6, 2008, 12:00 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #2

    Cool shots, a great costume.
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    Jul 6, 2008, 12:04 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #3

    Excellent shots, excellent costume as well!
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    Jul 6, 2008, 12:04 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #4

    I am just stunned how much weight you've lost. You need to post your updates on 300dc !
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    Jul 6, 2008, 12:18 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #5

    That looks sick! well done!!!!!
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    Jul 6, 2008, 12:20 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #6

    Dude, you should totally get back in the movie, your too cool for real life

    That armor is saweet, and you definetly pulled off the I just stepped off the movie look.

    Loving it!
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    Jul 6, 2008, 12:39 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #7

    Wow, that looks great! I love the black and white pics.
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    Jul 6, 2008, 12:56 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #8

    Duuuude, when I grow up I want to be just like you. Super killer costume man... setting the standards high bro
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    Jul 6, 2008, 1:09 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #9

    Excellent photos, man! I can't wait to see that costume in person again!
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    Jul 6, 2008, 1:53 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #10

    Dang bro your costume look amazing even with the missing peices. These really look like the promotional shots of Barcara that were put out.
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    Jul 6, 2008, 3:12 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #11

    Suit looks awesome James!
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    Jul 6, 2008, 5:39 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #12

    Dude, I looked at this a second time you look just like a toy figure. You're new healthy shape really makes this costume work.

    The only thing that's missing is that AWESOME hair you once had.
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    Jul 6, 2008, 6:59 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #13

    Quote Got Maul said: View Post

    The only thing that's missing is that AWESOME hair you once had.

    Ice Ice Baby!
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    Jul 6, 2008, 7:25 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #14

    Incredible shots of your Bacara!

    That is beautiful armor you've got there.
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    Jul 6, 2008, 8:28 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #15

    Thats an awesome costume!

    Forcebewitya.
  16. Jul 6, 2008, 9:20 PM - Kudos #16

    Good evening,

    I don't sound off and applaud great work nearly as often as it occurs to me to do so. But this suit is solid. I've followed the work you have committed to this project, and I really need to speak.

    This is a great set show casing a flawless suit.

    The highest order of congratulations to you James. Thank you for sharing.

    Be well,
    Thomas
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    Jul 6, 2008, 10:05 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #17

    Awesome suit and pics James! Hope everything is well with you considering the wildfires out there in northern California.
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    Jul 6, 2008, 10:14 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #18

    Amazing shots James as well as transformation from your workouts. Great job!
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    Jul 7, 2008, 12:57 AM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #19

    Looking good Bro!
    DW
  20. Jul 7, 2008, 9:58 AM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #20

    Quote Got Maul said: View Post
    I am just stunned how much weight you've lost. You need to post your updates on 300dc !
    That P90X is the bomb regiment bro. I am actually skinny and slightly tone now, and I kind of swim in this costume a bit. But not as much as I though I would have. I got to really hit it hard if I am gonna try and wear that Spartan costume at DCon. I will get an update there this week. Tim shipped my helmet to me on Saturday

    Mirax, no ICE ICE BABY! I cant stand that guy! wahh!!

    Folks, thank you for the support and compliments. I have learned alot from this site and all it's wonderful members
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    Jul 7, 2008, 10:31 AM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #21

    awesome pics and excelent costume... WOW
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    Jul 7, 2008, 11:41 AM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #22

    Awesome, awesome, awesome!!!
    =D
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    Jul 7, 2008, 12:16 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #23

    Dang James, you look more awesome than ever!!!!!!!!!!
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    Jul 7, 2008, 2:39 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #24

    hmm... you look like a pissed Kevin Spacey!

    still prefer your snow custom to this one. voltaire rocks!
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    Jul 7, 2008, 2:51 PM - Re: Voltaire: Commander Bacara Shoot 08" (Image Intensive) #25

    Excellent... Love that costume! Looking forward to seeing it again someday - and finally getting a good picture of it! And yeah... I'll take a picture of the Spartan costume too!

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