I’ve got an odd show lined up for you this week, as I recover from a cold and get back into the swing of things.
The longer I’ve been an artist, the more phases and routines I’ve gone through. Lately, it’s been watching horror movies while I photograph.
Everyone has their own reasons to photograph toys. But where does the magic reside? Does it reside in recreating your favorite scenes from iconic movies? Or maybe it happens when you delve deep and pull from your own experience? Maybe you believe the magic resides in creating your own stories …
Sometimes investing in a photography prop opens doors that you couldn’t have thought of ahead of time. A case in point: Several months ago I purchased the largest LEGO set ever released for retail sale: The Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon. At over 7500 pieces, this is a monster of a …
Troll Goes to Town ~ a Six Image Narrative by R E Wolf
What goes on BTS when Toy Photographers work with LEGO?
It was time to go on safari. What’s not to like? There’s camaraderie, in-jokes, and of course fantastic photography. Go, everyone seemed to be saying. You won’t regret it. It’ll be amazing.
Mythic Legions Halmyr Goldentooth and Black Knight Legion Builder Review
No really, what a week! In fact the last two weeks have been a ridiculous roller coaster ride capped off by Alphabet announcing that they’re pulling the plug on G+.
At the toy safari last week we spent a surprising amount of time around water, especially considering we were in the middle of a city.
My Own Dove ~ a six image narrative by Yuri Badiner
Toy Photographers are excited to announce that we have another creative toy photography contest, a Riddikulus contest! And you could win the LEGO Hogwarts Castle and other Harry Potter LEGO by entering!
I know what you are thinking: “What is DEIMOS, and why does it have rules?” Furthermore your thoughts likely lean towards “Why do I care?”, and “anything on Netflix?”
After a busy month of podcasting, it was fun and refreshing to reunite with Kristina to discuss our latest theme, “Reflections.”
In three days, I’ll reach a major creative milestone: My 5 year anniversary as a toy photographer! So why does it feel like I’m just getting started?
Today I would like to celebrate the entries in our September G+ Community Challenge: Food!
The London Toy Safari took place last weekend. We had 12 toy photographers in all, and it was pretty epic.
Punk Rock Spider-Man ~ a six image narrative by Janan M Lee (@spideygoeshygge)
Last weekend Shelly and I had the unenviable task helping judge the winners of Lume Cube’s Ultimate Toy Photo Contest.
“Behind the scenes” is not only about finding the right toys, building sets, lighting, and camera operation – it is also about intellectual processes.