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About the Author

About Alguhan Akşar (wampum)
FROM: TEKIRDAG, TURKEY / TüRKçE

Born in 1973, Istanbul.I'm married and I have two lovely sons. As a son of a modeller I've built many aircraft models when I was just a little kid. Then by my father's suggestions I've built some sailing ships in large scales. Later my favorites were 1/35 dioramas, mostly WW2 German till I met the ...


Comments

Once again, excellent work, Alguhan. I really like that one with the pink flowering trees in the background (hibiscus?). And congrats again on winning the November Seil FOTM. Rudi
DEC 17, 2006 - 03:06 PM
Rudi, thanks again Actually the flowers are cherry blossoms, they called sakura , important for Japanese people as it is a well-known and ubiquitous symbol of Japan (wikipedia search ) If you watched the movie you will remember, Katsumoto was searching for the perfect flower between the thousands of them and when he was dying he understood that all of them were perfect (a dramatic scene indeed). Here you may find some more info about these blossoms and their place in Japanese tradition.
DEC 17, 2006 - 03:28 PM
Hmmmm..a nice figure with a nice background and it is philosophical. I think our OD features are getting better in photo quality and also being educational.. great work Alguhan.congrats
DEC 17, 2006 - 04:30 PM
How awsome is the primary photo??? Love the blossiming tree. Nice figure, very well done.
DEC 17, 2006 - 04:40 PM
Once again congrats with winning FOTM. Well deserved. Love the cherry blossom backdrop. Thanks for sharing.
DEC 19, 2006 - 11:56 AM