This is a diorama that took me WAY too long to build;
off-and-on nearly four years. Granted there were months at a time
where I did no work on it at all, but it still is a long time.
The cruiser is the Yankee Model Works kit of the USS
Juneau. I built it almost out-of-the-box. The destroyer is
the USS Laffey; it is kit-bashed from a Yankee Model Works USS Farenholt and USS Aaron Ward kit.
Lots of photos below. I was practicing with the
new hot-shoe flash I picked up for my Canon G2 and some of the shots
came out great, some not so much. I didn't feel like sorting
You can read a full article on how I built this
diorama on the
Model Warships website.