Chris Hemsworth

Behind the scenes at the Los Angeles Times Comic-Con photo studio

Behind the scenes at the Los Angeles Times Comic-Con photo studio

When meetings started for our 2017 San Diego Comic-Con coverage, Hero Complex editor Meredith Woerner and I agreed we wanted to try something new. We decided to use some modern technology and have fun with an iPhone 7 Plus and Instagram’s Boomerang app.

Actors Kyle MacLachlan, Naomi Watts and Tim Ross from the television series "Twin Peaks," create a David Lynch-esque scene. (Photos by Kent Nishimura / For The Times)

I played with the app leading up to Comic-Con and knew I wanted to have props that moved, helping accentuate the effects of the program – recording an action and then playing it in reverse. Confetti, both the paper and metallic variety, were a must-have;...

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