New photography project shows Darth Vader as “just a normal guy with everyday life problems.”December 26, 2015
New photography project shows Darth Vader as “just a normal guy with everyday life problems.”
As the world is gearing-up for the release of the latest instalment in the Star Wars saga, one photographer is creating plenty of hype in his own way.
Paweł Kadysz, based in Bialystok in Poland, describes himself as an “amateur” photographer. He recently began a photographic project which sees him upload one image daily showcasing the Sith Lord going about his average daily life.
As the proud founder of the platform Tookapic, Kadysz looked no further than the site when it came to showcasing his own work.
Featuring grocery shopping expeditions, brushing teeth and eating pizza on the couch, the subject’s everyday life looks surprisingly a lot like our own.
Kadysz himself poses as Darth Vader in each photograph, however he explained to BoredPanda that acting as both photographer and model is still a relatively simple process.
“I’m using a mirrorless Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark I with few M.Zuiko lenses and a cheap, amateur strobe…I’m not a professional photographer. Just an amateur with a will to learn and improve. The photos are all selfies.”
With captions ranging from “Damn! Forgot half the stuff I was supposed to buy”, to “I might be dying. The Force is weak today”, Kadysz’s sense of humor is obvious.
In terms of a timeline for this hilarious and clever new project, the photographer states that he may be in it for the long haul.
“I plan to continue until the Episode VII premiere. And if I get really hooked up, for a whole year. That would be a hell of achievement.”
To see Kadysz’s full Darth Vader series, you can visit the project on Tookapic.