This week on the podcast, I was joined by our very good friend Joseph Cowlishaw!
The fine folks at LEGO have sent me not one, but two of the new modular building, 10260 Downtown Diner! One I’ll be reviewing, and the other could be yours!
#ArtvsArtist. Have you heard of this tag? If you haven’t its one of those “tag your it” type of games that are common on Instagram. This one asks you to show yourself with some of your favorite photos. It’s a chance for your followers to see the person behind the …
I recorded an episode of the Toy Photographers Podcast with James recently (coming soon) and in it, he asked me about the UK toy community. Unfortunately, I could barely string a coherent answer together.
A sequel to Nemesis, this is part two of my crime series.
As a toy photographer to have to choose your favorite figures is not the simplest task because it’s like choosing which of your friends get to hang out with you the most. Luckily this all plastic so even if you get around to one of your figures after weeks it’s …
Toy Photographers have been invited to work with the LEGO Minifigures team and the LEGO group, together with other toy photography communities, on a Series 18 Minifigures contest on Instagram. The Contest The contest runs from April 16th until May 21st. The idea of the contest is to celebrate the …
I’m giddy with excitement about this week’s podcast episode! I interviewed French photographer Karine Linder, whose unique toy photos are posted under the moniker Eat My Bones.
In part 1, I shared the ideas behind making your own creation (is that a YOC?) The idea was to make it photogenic, but to also make it practical to shoot Lego Minifigures with a complementary background. In part 2, I would like to share with you my thoughts on …
This is a story about toys, rain and friendship. This is a story about the most unfavorable toy photography conditions imaginable, but fun and excellent photos where still to be found.
A couple of weeks ago, I bought a box of LEGO off the work classified ads. Actually, I bought two boxes, from a teeny tiny photo, and a list of instruction manuals.
Cold, brittle and blue, water as ice in all shape and forms, it carries the memories of a distant past. Dancing lights reflected in its transparent structure revealing tales of old.
Last month LEGO launched the Tron Legacy LEGO Ideas set. We were lucky enough to be invited to work with the LEGO Ideas to develop some imagery for the Tron Legacy launch.
I am planning on attending the Toy Photographers meet-up that is planned on the Oregon coast at the end of May of this year.
Having some time off from the podcast last week was nice, but I have to admit that I missed it! All week long I felt like I was forgetting something. I’m happy to be back in action, and am very proud of this month’s themed episode with my good friend …
This might be attributed to my lifelong fascination of comic book characters like Superman, or awesome Star Wars spaceships, but I’ve found that I love making toys fly in my photographs.
Its time to announce the winners of our March challenge.
The party is over. While we tidy up, let’s have a look at the series 18 winners.
Mirror Dimensions A six image narrative by Tom Milton I’ve been on a bit of a Doctor Strange kick recently.
Moss. We seem to talk a little endlessly about it’s use in toy photography, and today it’s my turn to jump on the ‘we love moss’ bandwagon! As you might know if you’ve been keeping up with my posts, I’ve just come back from a week in the Lake District. …