Time Travelers Poker Game

During quarantine, I’ve filled my time by giving myself complex photo assignments. I thrive on having a project that I can’t solve immediately. I need to work out composition, sourcing props, figuring out lighting, taking the photo and finalizing it for its final form. My latest photo composition asks what if pop culture’s time travelers that visited the old west all played poker together? I wanted an image that was pleasing enough to warrant looking at it for awhile, but if you dig a little, you’ll find props from all three shows. I’ve put together props from Back to the Future III, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and the Season 5 cliff hanger of Star Trek the Next Generation (when Data’s head blows off and he ends up in 1880s San Francisco) all into one big poker game. Read on!
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Civil War Poker Game

Attempt 3 - Candle light
Of all the historical time periods, I’ve always been the most fascinated with the American Civil War. I grew up close enough to Antietam and Gettysburg National Parks that my family visited often, and I felt the most connected to that moment in history because of those family trips. I recently rekindled my obsession with Civil War paraphernalia and decided to use this extended time at home to challenge myself to making an accurate studio photo suitable for framing and hanging in your game room. Read on for the research I did and the lighting process to get the perfect shot. …continue reading Civil War Poker Game

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The Four Best Poker Players from the Silver Screen

Card tricks and tips from fictional characters

With the glitz, glamour and money surrounding the poker industry, it’s not surprising to see this card game became an inspiration to several films throughout the decade. These flicks gave birth to some of the popular fictional players that we have learned to love and to adore. While their advices are true, if you intend on playing any card game online, you should always get to know the casino before (usually by looking for reviews, such as this detailed Platinum Play review by Reef for example). Having said that,”Below is a list of the poker players that appeared on the silver screen along with some playing tips that we learned from them: …continue reading The Four Best Poker Players from the Silver Screen

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