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June - A stunning image, "Pegasus" was a marriage of traditional techniques and computer imaging. First, a pure-bred Arab stallion, specially trained to walk on its hind legs, was photographed in the studio. Secondly, a set of model wings was photographed separately. Finally, the two were merged during long hours over a computer screen somewhere in London's Docklands. In the absence of any real-life reference material on flying horses, arguments raged about the size of the wings and the shape of the wing muscles to give the animal a look of authenticity. To parody the Superman movies: "you'll believe a horse can fly".  
 
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