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Forget the X-Men, SmugMuggers are on the scene

February 23, 2007

SmugMug's Founders

Man, I love the company we’ve built!

We had a bunch of SmugMuggers in from out-of-town this week and, being a fun-loving photography company, we had to get some shots of our employees. Since our Help Desk is manned by Support Heroes, we thought a Super Hero theme would be appropriate. 🙂

I’m blue-and-gold Wolverine, above, with my co-founder and father Chris MacAskill as J’onn J’onnz aka Martian Manhunter. Last night four of us even showed up at the YUI party at Yahoo’s HQ with our faces still on. It was a blast – congrats to YUI on their first year!

Below, you can see the half of the company that was in Silicon Valley this week. Can you name each hero?

SmugMug employees

Lots more shots, including close-up portraits, in the gallery.

My brother, Ben, as V.
Neat, this got dugg. Go give it some love. 🙂

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  1. February 23, 2007 at 8:17 pm

    Really great protraits.

    My guesses: Spiderman, Captain America, Ironman, Wolverine, V, Batman, The Thing

    Who are the others?

  2. ryanc
    February 23, 2007 at 8:55 pm


    Zorro-like hat is “V” from V for Vendetta.
    Strongbad, below captain america.

  3. February 23, 2007 at 9:09 pm

    L-R (Martian Manhunter, Batman, Iron Man, Strong Bad/Deadpool, Polaris?, Thing (Bottom)
    Paradise X version of Cap, V, Captain America, Spider-Man, wolverine, Hulk

    How’d I do?

  4. February 23, 2007 at 9:24 pm


    Right on the money with those. I’ll reveal the others later. 🙂

  5. February 23, 2007 at 9:24 pm


    Someone who knows their super-heroes!

    You only missed two of them, and one was a trick anyway. Once everyone’s had a chance to guess, I’ll list who each one was. 🙂

  6. Yoweigh
    February 23, 2007 at 9:29 pm

    That’s totally gotta be strongbad. Look at the triangle! Can he make people’s hats pop off or pants fall down?

  7. Matt L.
    February 24, 2007 at 6:50 am

    The guy in the front in green is IronMan.

  8. February 24, 2007 at 7:46 am

    you’re an idiot!

  9. February 24, 2007 at 10:46 am

    Guys you should make wallhogs of those pictures!!! Go to http://www.wallhogs.com upload them and fire away!

  10. Tony P
    February 24, 2007 at 12:28 pm

    Kratos and technically Guy Fawkes

  11. March 2, 2007 at 9:13 pm

    I’d like to know what kind of camera was used and the lens as well as lighting if possible, great stuff I wish I could have been there for the shoot!

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