The soldier using Jerry as a footrest is rather a brutal scene!
The truck you built looks great in this setting. Of course, the entire setting looks great! Impressive realism at 1:6 scale.
"A bit embarrassed to go there playing dollies...."
Yes, I feel your pain. Especially where people doing "real" construction work and such are about.
Grown men engaging in toy photography is one of the last "forbidden" activities, one of the few things that will result in scorn, derision, and ridicule.
I suppose that makes us true rebels in an age where "rebellion against the norm" has become commonplace.