Following on from the three new fantastic LEGO titles released by DK this month, November 1st will see Vesa Lehtimaki’s impressive LEGO photography brought together in another brand new book titled LEGO Star Wars – Small Scenes From a Big Galaxy. You can check out a couple of images below along with the official detail sent by DK Books.
Bringing to life the LEGO® Star WarsTM galaxy with wonder and enchantment, LEGO® Star WarsTM Small Scenes From a Big Galaxy (2nd November 2015, £16.99) 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 WarsTM 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 WarsTM 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.
About the Author
An accomplished illustrator, Vesa Lehtimaki fell in love with Star Wars as a child in his native Finland. Years later, he began photographing his son’s LEGO Star Wars minifigures as a hobby. His work soon won a devoted online following and led him to working directly with the LEGO Group. His photography been featured on websites including Wired, Mashable, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, and more. This is his first book.
LEGO® Star WarsTM Small Scenes From a Big Galaxy
Photographed by Vesa Lehtimaki
Hardcover/ 176 pages/ Full-colour/ £16.99
Publishing 1st November 2015