Many think that the trick to photography lies in having a great camera, but all a seasoned photographer really needs is an eye trained to capture emotion and - of course - a compelling subject matter.
Deviant Artist ZahirBatin combines the former with the unlikely latter of his Star Wars action figure collection. By posing his action figures in a variety of situations - from the mundane to the tragic - he paints an almost Venture Brothers-esque picture of the life of a stormtrooper.
His full Toys Photography gallery needs to be browsed in full in order to be appreciated, and it's harder to say which photographs are better - the ones where he angles for comedy, or where he decides to go straight for the feels.
Then watch the video below, because - if you're anything like me - you were thinking of this clip from the very first picture.