Photographic styles. It took me a while to think and research on this subject and this blog took a couple of different directions while bits and pieces came to my mind about what I should write.
Rather than add to already well-written articles found online and here, I wish to share my own journey of discovery with respect to toy photography. Along the way, I hope you too share the same experience while discovering your own style.
I decided to write about this because I realized that every time I scroll through my social media feed, I am able to instantly recognize a particular toy photographer’s work because the image has a distinct look. Continue reading Styles
Firstly, thank you Shelly for inviting me to be a regular contributor. I look forward to coming up with materials to contribute to this blog. For my first piece, I would like to share my experience of doing talks and workshops on toy photography.
It all started at a local comic convention 2 years ago when a teacher popped by my booth and asked whether I would be interested to have a sharing session on toy photography with her students. Toy photography was one of the modules she taught as part of the art appreciation program in her school. I said yes without hesitation. This chance meeting motivated me to prepare a presentation that has since become indispensable for future talks. Continue reading Sharing
“Badly made is better than never perfectly made”. I read this somewhere and it was this one phrase that motivated me into trying to sell some prints of my photos.
Prior to that, I had lingering doubts:
What if my photos are not sharp enough? What if the exposure is not correct? What if the composition is not right? I had so many doubts, but decided to take the plunge anyway and hoped at least one person will buy the prints. Continue reading Selling My Art by zekezachzoom