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This Week in Assassin’s Creed Virtual Photography: 9th - 15th January


15 Jan 2023

Written By:

Edited By:

Ashlea Blackett

Welcome to the weekly virtual photography roundup hosted by Aaron Young from The AC Partnership Program.

Every week I will be picking our top 5 favourite Assassin’s Creed shots and showcasing them on The Ones Who Came Before website, in order to promote virtual photography and talented content creators within the community.

Aaron is a keen virtual photographer and loves to post his journeys through Assassin’s Creed on Twitter.

Keep an eye on the site as more weekly shots are added, we are looking for captures across all Assassin’s Creed games. Tag your photos to the #TOWCBWeeklyCapture for a chance to be featured.

This week’s theme: World of AC


1. The Way of the Medjay

Game: Assassin’s Creed Origins

VP Artist: @_Virtualtourism

First up this week we have the symbol of honour, courage, and loyalty. The Medjay are the sworn

protectors of the Pharaoh's and Bayek is the last of his kind to hold the role. This shot gives me 'Dark

Knight Rise’s' vibes with the sign of hope etched into the wall. Jack has a knack for capturing these

sorts of shots. Checkout the set below as they are all stunning.

Link to set:


2. Woodland

Game: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

VP Artist: @NoviKaiba23

This week's second shot just needs to be framed and put up on the wall. I can't get over how

beautiful this photo is. It also amazes me how games can look like this; the world building is

phenomenal. I love the colours, especially the deep red of the flowers. The rays of light breaking

through the trees make this shot so magical.

Link to set:

The Ones Who Came Before Photo of the Week:

Judge: Michael Doyle - TOWCB Strategist

I love that this image is a metaphor for the brotherhood. The atmosphere of the image is calm and unassuming, whilst the shadows cast by the ancient trees give off a sense of protection for the wildlife they shelter beneath them. The misty air beyond the tree line, hiding what possible mysteries lay beyond. Everything together, including the elegance of the Stag, mirror the principles of the brotherhood.


3. Ikaros

Game: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

VP Artist: @WallyDaGreat66

Next up we have a wonderful collage of Ikaros shots. It's strikingly put together, showcasing The

Eagle Bearers favourite companion. I am impressed with the variety of angles that Wally has used to

capture the eagle. It’s great to see different kinds of VP and I am always blown away by what this

community produces.


4. League of Assassin’s

Game: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

VP Artist: @KeenEyeVP

I had no choice but to feature photo number four. I love absolutely everything about it.

The atmosphere is tense, the outfit devilish. In a game based around a Spartan this shot shows that

the Assassin look still rules. This sort of capture makes me so excited for Assassin's Creed Mirage's

photo-mode. Checkout the others in this set to get a feel for how Troy created this shot.

Link to set:


5. Sunset

Game: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

VP Artist: @RenanVP_Alt

This shot brings the article to a fitting close. What a fantastic sunset in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The

positioning of this capture is just beautiful. It feels like you are sat on the water watching the sun go

down. The little details of the landscape caught in the background really help make this shot. Posted

for the #MinimalFriday theme, I think Renan has perfectly fulfilled that brief.


And that sums it up for this week’s Assassin’s Creed virtual photography recap list!

Thank you for checking out this week’s photo collection. This would not be possible without the

virtual photographers out there so a huge thanks to them. Until next week keep those shots coming





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About the Author

Aaron is a passionate Assassin's Creed fan who joined our AC Partnership Program as an Online Article Writer back in 2022.

After building momentum and interest on TOWCB website for Virtual Photography, Aaron established TOWCB Virtual Photography Team, of which he is now Team Leader. Throughout 2024, TOWCB VP Team will be sharing community captures in dedicated articles, and providing a positive environment on Twitter for gamers to share their shots.

Aaron Young

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