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Les Heros d'Azure! by ArtisansdAzure Les Heros d'Azure! by ArtisansdAzure
Here is a little quote of Bejamin Von Wong , examplaining this master piece:

Two weeks ago, I received a message from one of my fellow photographers Kelso, who told me that the folks over at Les Artisans D'azure were extremely interested in working with me. I've always been a huge medieval buff so I made some time in my crazy schedule and squeezed in a quick visit. When I got there, it was like being a kid in a toy store... I was running around having the time of my life checking out everything they had to offer. By the time I left the store, we had already set a shoot date, found ourselves an awesome location to shoot at as well as developped a vague story. By the evening, after a couple facebook shout-outs, we were at 20 models.

A couple days later, I had assembled my assistants, makeup and video crew. A week later, we had horses confirmed. A couple days after that, LL Lozeau agreed to sponsor about 40,000$ worth of profoto flashes for my shoot. A couple days before the shoot, we were at 55 confirmed participants... Things were going amazingly smoothly...

The day before the photoshoot was a whole different matter... weather forecast announced -3 degrees the day before with snow, hail, 30km/hr winds and general unhappiness all around!!! Myself and a couple others set out to camp out the night before to get in some location scouting and planning and had a merry campfire in the wind, hail and more. Of course, no signal at the medieval village supplied by L'Atelier du Loisir meant that we had no idea how many people were actually going to show up the day of the shoot so we kept fingers crossed while huddling under the blankets.

I was pleasently surprised to see over 80% of the people that had commited actually showed up under the cold rain to join us for this amazing photoshoot. We had the most amazing committed models trudging and shivering through rain and mud just to take a couple epic photographs.

Here's one of those shots.
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Photographer: Von Wong [link]

Costumes: Les Artisans d'Azure

Behind the scene video: [link]
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:iconschmiedetraum:
SchmiedeTraum Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014
Tavern with so many real characters without NSC, seems to be a heroes guild party out of the blue ^^
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ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Center character are all of the workshop staff of Artisans d'Azure and all around are some quebec larper / quebec model
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seawaterwitch Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
So cool ^^b
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MiniiSparkles Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013
Holy .. I don 't know what 's going on , but damn ! You guys did a great job on this !
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Paprika67 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
J'adore :D !
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ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
Merci bien ;)
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:iconlittleredcoco:
LittleRedCoco Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
amazing :D
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ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
thanks^^
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:iconorcbruto:
orcbruto Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wow! that's the wildest tavern I've ever seem! I will grab my axe and jump in =D
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ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
Hehe thanks im glad you feel it like we did
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:iconorcbruto:
orcbruto Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh yes! Its soooo amazing! I can stare at this one for a full day and still miss some of the details =D
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:iconnaphula:
Naphula Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
What an incredibly dynamic picture. It's a great way to showcase all those beautiful armours.
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ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
Thanks^^
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:iconred-dragon-lord:
Red-Dragon-Lord Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
Blown away!
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:iconartisansdazure:
ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
Dont go back on your chair already there is more coming!!!:D
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:iconred-dragon-lord:
Red-Dragon-Lord Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
I can't wait. You guys amaze me!
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:iconaltered-mind:
altered-mind Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
...s'tu l'auberge d'arkadia ? (atelier des loisir)
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:iconartisansdazure:
ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
C'est bien a l'atelier du loisir oui mais pas a Arkadia non ^^
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D4RK4NG3LX Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Whoa... C'est épique à souhaits ça.
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ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
C'est une photo epic d'epicness ^^
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:iconmeleck:
meleck Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
Medieval people in Quebec aren't sissies.
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ArtisansdAzure Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
Nop, the proof!
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