Good things come to those with passions in life, and that couldn’t be more true right now for two Star Wars fans who just got featured on the Triple Force Friday livestream. They also happen to be toy photographers we’ve featured on our IG and at times on our podcast during the Top 5 segment, so I’m quite excited for them.

These two mack daddies are none other than SirDork730 (Jared Middleton), and Rebel_Jawa (Dan Sparkes) – two mainstays in the toy photography community, and dudes I consider to be solid humans. I met Dan early on in my toy photography career via IG, and he was a great help in getting me some backgrounds for digirama, and pumping me up when I thought my work sucked, which it probably does according to IG’s algo, but at least Dan was a positive sounding board. We even did a little work together for the Exclu Colletive.

Jared on the other hand has been one of our biggest supporters since we officially launched last November. He’s been a great SWT ambassador, and is only one of two people to receive the first ever SWT hat. He’s featured us in his videos, and he regularly pumps us up on IG, so he too is just an all around good dude.

This is why I’ve taken the time to highlight their accomplishment in making the official Triple Force Friday reveal and getting featured in the presentation, as well as being asked on stage for the end of the reveal. What an amazing opportunity for Star Wars fans, and I’m happy for them both. I’m jealous as hell too, but who wouldn’t be, what an opportunity for these two excellent humans.

You can check out the stream above, but if you just want to see the dudes, their segment starts around the 42:00 mark. Congrats again gents!

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Matt is literally from a galaxy that is far, far away. Star Wars has consumed his life, and made him the geek that he is. He's no fan of the Prequels, but still loves the Maker. When he's not recording his unstable takes for the Star Wars Time podcast, he's either working on, taking pictures of Star Wars toys, or trying to legitimately wield the Force.