Life of Toy Photographers

What is Life of Toy Photographers? It’s a book we created showcasing the amazing artists we featured on the blog in 2017. We created Life of Toy Photographers to celebrate our first anniversary as a blog. For a limited time only, we’re offering you an opportunity to purchase this book. …

Hashtagapalooza

Last week I introduced a new hashtag, #nofigurefriday, and boy did it seem to go down well! I was happily surprised at how many of you took a chance at ditching the figure and shooting your accessories. We had some absolutely brilliant photos shared with us featuring a range of …

Five Words to Define a Year

Back in January I wrote about five words to define a year. While I had originally meant these words to guide my personal work I thought I would look at the blog through this lens as well. Growth Starting this blog was a giant leap of faith. Would anyone follow …

Cheers!

Shelly recently expressed her gratitude. Now it’s my turn to say cheers. Pardon my knucklehead-ness I’ve proudly worn the knucklehead moniker since I started taking photos of toys. I should point out here that I am a bit of a dingbat. Last year I thought I was turning a year …

Feeling Gratitude

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. William Arthur Ward If you’ve been a reader of my writing for any length of time you know I periodically like to take a moment to pause and reflect on all I have to be …

Who are we?

Welcome to The Toy Photographers Blog, a blog for and about toy photography. I’m so glad that you’re here and that you’ve found us. This blog is a place to talk about toy photography, to hear from other creative people who take toy photographs and learn how to be a better toy photographer.

Lets Shake the Blog Up!

Its time to shake this blog up and see where we land. I hate to bore myself and I really don’t want to bore you. In an effort to keep us ALL interested, I’ve decided to shake things up a bit. Since there’s no one around to stop me and tell me this is a crazy …

Welcome Brett Wilson!

On behalf of Boris, Vesa, Mike and myself, I want to officially welcome Brett Wilson to the Stuck in Plastic team! Yes, I realize that’s a really weird statement to make since Brett has been writing a weekly post for the blog since April of this year. He has been one of many guest posters …

Our First Contest!

I’m so excited to be announcing our first LEGO toy photography contest! As many of you know we have an ongoing relationship with the folks at Bricks Culture to write about toy photography and showcase the work of our amazing community. Our first article was a brief introduction to toy photography while …

Mea Culpa

mea cul·pa  (mā′ə ko͝ol′pə, kŭl′-, mē′ə) An acknowledgment of a personal error or fault. Yesterday I was poking around the backend of the blog as I often do, cleaning out the spam subscribers, checking on comments, seeing what the views are on the latest post when I noticed a little yellow light next to the word “feedback”. Now …