Previous Scrapbook (return to thumbnails)
Return to Thumbnails
Group "RoTK Preview Caps":
Gandalf and Pippin face down a Nazgul
New Line Cinema Website for New Line Cinema
Ringer Spy Terribly Mauled
16th Aug 2003

Gandalf and Pippin face down a Nazgul - 800x340, 52kB

 Gandalf and Pippin face down a Nazgul - Original: 854x363, 153kB 

Gandalf and Pippin, riding on Shadowfax, stand off against a Nazgul (possibly the Witch King) in Minas Tirith. It's interesting to ponder just how much is CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) in this shot - whilst the environment is almost certainly a bigature, the shading of Shadowfax's haunches and the cloth of Gandalf & Pippin's cloaks is slightly reminiscent of the matte shader we've grown familiar with in Gollum - and the horses in the charge out of Helm's Deep on the morning of the 5th day. The Nazgul steed itself is obviously CGI - and quite possibly the Nazgul too - and the fire in the background is without question a composited layer in the plate - so is it too much to suggest that this shot is almost entirely computer generated? - Arathorn
 Further Navigation:
This image is part of the group RoTK Preview Caps.
For related images, see also the Movies, Return of the King, Gandalf, The Nazgūl, Pippin and Minas Tirith sections.


Return to Thumbnails
First Previous







Next Last

If you want to contact us about anything on this page, please mail us at

home | advertising |contact us | back to top | site map | search | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2002, 2003 TheOneRing®.net. TheOneRing® is a registered service mark with exclusive right to grant use assigned to The One Ring, Inc. Unique Design by

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.