LEGO Star Wars: Small Scenes From a Big Galaxy
November 1st 2015 | DK | Hardbacks
Photo: Maarit Kytoharju
Bringing to life the LEGO Star Wars galaxy with wonder and enchantment, LEGO Star Wars: Small Scenes From a Big Galaxy is a beautiful photography book recreating LEGO Star Wars brick sets and minifigures. The book features painstaking recreations of classic Star Wars movie moments and irreverent new takes on fan-favourite characters and whimsical themes.
Combining the look and feel of an art book with broad family appeal, LEGO Star Wars: Small Scenes From a Big Galaxy is created by Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimaki using his son’s favourite toys. The spreads showcase a wealth of new photography alongside the very best of Vesa Lehtimaki’s hugely popular online portfolio.
Every scene is a technical tour de force and an evocation of childlike wonder. Readers will have never seen Star Wars or LEGO sets look like this before. Pithy, in-universe captions give voice to the diverse characters and expand their engaging stories, while the text offers technical detail and anecdotal stories from the author offering insight into key photographs. LEGO Star Wars: Small Scenes From a Big Galaxy combines quirky LEGO art with the drama of the Star Wars universe, with stunning results. It is sure to inspire photographers and LEGO builders alike.