Image credit: Johnny Wu
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You could mistake the above for a new shot of Captain Phasma from the set of Episode VIII, or maybe even an amazing cosplay. The fact that it’s actually a photo of a 6-inch-tall toy makes what is already a remarkable photo somehow even more impressive (most impressive).

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These photos come from a recent contest run by Hasbro to find the very best photos recreating moments from The Force Awakens, originally launched to mark the movie’s home release. But now the results are in, and the company has unveiled the 24 winners of the contest, whose work will be displayed as part of a gallery at Hasbro’s booth at San Diego Comic-Con next week.

Whether its entries that try to mask their subject’s origin as action figures, or ones that embrace the fact they’re taking very fancy pictures of plastic figurines, the amount of work that’s gone into each one is brilliant. Check out the remainder of the finalists, as well as a few extra images taken by Hasbro’s “fan ambassador” for the contest, Johnny Wu, better known on Instagram as Sgt. Bananas, in the gallery below.

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James is a News Editor at io9. He wants pictures. Pictures of Spider-Man!

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