This Guy Took My Favorite Two Things As A Child… And Made Them Even More Epic.

If there were two things I absolutely loved when I was a kid, it was Lego and Star Wars. So when I saw these incredible miniature photographs by Avanaut of the snow battle on the planet Hoth from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back using only Lego men, memories of my childhood come rushing back in a storm of fanboy nostalgia. The creator of these photographs is Finnish illustrator and designer Vesa Lehtimäki or “Avanaut”. He started making his first Lego pictures set on the snowy planet of Hoth back in 2009 and has slowly been adding more and more over the years. These pictures are even more fitting right now, what with the freezing weather we’ve been having here in the United States and with the new Star Wars movies in the pipeline.

Bossk’s Cool Day Out

Breaking In the Tauntaun

The Derelict

The Joust

Nightwatch on Hoth


The Falcon and the Snowman

A Pilot’s Dream

Briefing on Hoth

Call of the Wild

High Speed Snowspeeder Flyby

Bossk Has To Go

To Catch a Tauntaun

The Arrival of a Star Destroyer

Living in the Dark Side – With Style

Stormtroopers’ Perpetual Winter

Briefing on Hoth #2

Chewie Misses His Mark

Bullet Time on Hoth

A Day Without War

For loads more Star Wars inspired Lego photographs check out Avanaut’s Flickr page. The Force is strong with him. Source: Avanaut on FlickrTwitter and Facebook

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