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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #25 on: 16/09/2008 10:14:52 »
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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #28 on: 16/09/2008 17:11:30 »
I work in the exhibitions industry, many years ago when Culture Club was all the rage, I was working on the World Travel Market at Earls Court. Madame Tussuad's was exhibiting at the show and had a wax work model of Boy George on their stand. Everything was closed up at 10 pm the night before the show opened. By the morning the head of Boy George had gone missing.

Was it a fan who nicked it? Or was it someone who hated him, stuck a wick in it and set light to it?
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #29 on: 16/09/2008 17:19:18 »
LOL...Heck I don't know.. a fan perhaps.. LOL who knows not me.. never did get much from boy george!
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #30 on: 17/09/2008 09:01:33 »
I don't think any female ever did!!!
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #31 on: 17/09/2008 14:22:15 »
Do I have to pay an entry fee to read this topic?
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #32 on: 17/09/2008 14:31:36 »
Yes 25.00 (or $40.00, or 35.00)
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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #33 on: 17/09/2008 15:35:30 »
Do I have to pay an entry fee to read this topic?

Nope! Hi Paul..Just thought I would share..Some of the figures were outstanding..Although the lighting there was darker and set to where it was really hard to tell they were wax...    my flash made them look less realistic.. i wonder if I backed off if it would flood them out less?
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #34 on: 17/09/2008 15:36:36 »
I don't think any female ever did!!!

Good thing!! lol
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #35 on: 17/09/2008 17:14:53 »
Do I have to pay an entry fee to read this topic?

Nope! Hi Paul..Just thought I would share..Some of the figures were outstanding..Although the lighting there was darker and set to where it was really hard to tell they were wax...    my flash made them look less realistic.. i wonder if I backed off if it would flood them out less?

Better to bounce the flash or use a diffuser.
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #36 on: 17/09/2008 17:19:35 »
A diffuser??
How does one bounce the flash? I am not a camera person.. LOL
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #37 on: 18/09/2008 12:49:47 »
Bounced flash can only be done with an off camera flash gun. The flash is pointed at a white ceiling, wall or piece of card (or purpose made brolly) in the direction of the subject roughly mid-way between the flash unit and the subject. The bounced light is softer than direct illumination.
Here Green is the camera, red the flash unit, yellow the flash beam.

So far as I am aware there are no diffusers available for cameras with built-in flash, but you can use some low tactile opalescent tape over the flash lens. If your camera is an auto exposure/flash, it should make the necessary compensation. Again, this diffused light is softer.
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #38 on: 18/09/2008 16:10:59 »
I will be displaying my pictures here of the characters in the wax museum.. some may be quite graphic.. in the hall of horrors!

There are 50 today.. tomorrow I will add!

1rst one here! See if you can tell who they are?







Is This Abraham Lincoln ?
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #39 on: 18/09/2008 16:39:30 »
You're too funny! LOL

I have three old giant pictures of my Great great great Grandparents.. look pretty starchy and cold.. gives me the shivers!

Picture 21 here is Abe!


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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #40 on: 19/09/2008 07:53:49 »
A waxwork of a painting ?

 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #41 on: 19/09/2008 07:54:55 »
Apparently so!
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #42 on: 19/09/2008 11:57:44 »
Karen thanks for the photos but I think that the last one might be of John Singer Sargent's portrait of his mothe.

I could be wrong and I've never been there.
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #43 on: 19/09/2008 17:48:12 »
Wasn't it whistlers mother?

I never knew cleopatra was crosseyed. She looks like she is taking it up the ass's milk!

Apparently, the Madame Tussaudes model of Kyle Manogue (can't spell) had to have a new bottom because everyone was rubbing it. In the 80's Mrs Thatcher had the largest number of visitors taking photos of her model with someone sticking the v sign up at it.
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #46 on: 19/09/2008 18:06:32 »
Bill's wallet (in his back pocket) is so thick it is making him lean to one side

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #47 on: 19/09/2008 18:14:27 »
I like the idea that when you are no longer famous you get melted down and turned into someone else. What an insult. I'd hate to be turned into a star I hated.
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #48 on: 19/09/2008 18:38:32 »
Wasn't it whistlers mother?

I never knew cleopatra was crosseyed. She looks like she is taking it up the ass's milk!

Apparently, the Madame Tussaudes model of Kyle Manogue (can't spell) had to have a new bottom because everyone was rubbing it. In the 80's Mrs Thatcher had the largest number of visitors taking photos of her model with someone sticking the v sign up at it.

Yes Sharon oops my mistake thanks for clearing it up..
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #49 on: 19/09/2008 18:44:32 »
Yes it is Whistlers Mother!
 

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