It’s with some horror as I realize that it’s my turn to share my thoughts about toy photography on the blog. And in the same moment I seem to realize that I have nothing to say. My toy photography is runnig low. I photograph in my little home made studio, but there is no more.
I’m finishing my story of a princess. When I started working with the toy, it just was a name and a hair. That toy is still all that, but also a little more …
I will finish my series. But then I’ll have to pause from my regular toy photography (a picture a day). Because I have to find what challenge me. I know that I’ll do photography with toys when the sun shines my way. Or when the desire to let the light dance around the toys comes upon me, or when the water puddles are irresistible, like days in August. I’ll be working when the light enchants me and with the toy that brings me into other worlds.
I’ve to seek new challenges
I think my image storytelling with toys will be less visual next year. Because I will only photograph when the lust comes, or when I want to do a picture that I only can do with a toy. For now I think I need to explore other expressions in my image work. But I know I’m coming back to the toys as motives just not as regual as I have done during 2017.
But 2017 isn’t over yet, i’ll have to finish my work with my princess until I find a new love …