In my last post I wrote about marvelling at the articulated toys gang and their elaborate and precise posing of their toys at the Oregon Toy Photo Safari. But a couple of toys with zero points of articulation won my heart and are currently my favourite toy photography subjects.
I fell in love with the two #krashes_kustoms Porgs that @krash_override (Dennis)gifted me on the first evening in Oregon. They instantly became my new favourite Toy Photography fodder. And not just because they were new. Because they were simply so damn photogenic and emotive.
However, I worried that these latest additions might not clear customs on my way home. “Porgs? You’re declaring Porgs?”
I was also concerned that my adoration for these guys might diminish as the distance and time from the Oregon Toy Photo Safari grew.
Plus, I wasn’t sure how these guys would adapt to the Australian climate and landscape.
I needn’t have fretted.
They made it through customs.
Like the memories of the Oregon Toy Photo Safari, my fondness for these guys remained true.
And they seem to be thriving in their new home.
The tender, emotive nature of these wonderful creations by Dennis are what make them delightful subjects.
Sometimes, to articulate a story, articulation isn’t required. To pronounce a tale, posing isn’t necessary. Sometimes, to put into words, all you need is a Porg.
Thank you Dennis for these wonderful new additions to my toy box! Now, what was it you told me about feeding them after midnight and getting them wet? Oh, I can’t remember, I’m sure it wasn’t that important?!
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