I love the work of Finnish artist Vesa Lehtimäki aka Avanaut, a brilliant illustrator and photographer who likes to take pictures of his kids' toys in his spare time. Check out these series of Star Wars toys set in the real world. Some of them look so real that you may think he actually build 1:1 reproductions of the spaceships. Flying ones.

Y-Wing fighters on Earth

The Millennium Falcon on Earth

The falcon in space

Various spaceships in clean rooms

His photos of action figures are brilliant too:

You can follow Vesa Lehtimäki's toy and Lego work on Flickr. If you want to see his excellent portfolio and hire him, check out his site here.

This is part of a new series in which we are featuring futuristic, alien-looking or just plain awesome photos of landscapes, objects and cityscapes. If you are a photographer with such work, please drop me a line here.

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