The Robots are Coming!

Since childhood I have a had a fascination with SciFi, being from the UK I grew up with shows such as Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlett, Joe 90, Space 1999, but my favorite being Dr Who. This show has always been one i have loved, thinking back to when i first started …

The War on Winter

You may be familiar with Clint Eastwood’s character, “The Man With No Name”. This fellow is my spin on that concept. He also has no name and his backstory isn’t well documented. We do know this. He is in love with Summer and despises Winter with every bone in his …

From Toys to Opportunitoys

I was asked to be a speaker at the FanX Salt Lake City Comic Convention at this years September event held September 4-6, 2018.  FanX is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, comic convention in the USA. It happens every year at the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake …

Small Things

I’ve been photographing big lately. Voltron. Ninjago dragons. I’ve missed photographing small. And what’s smaller than a hand trowel of moss dug up from our backyard? Over winter, our gravelled backyard gets very little sun and lots of rain. Perfect for moss to take over, drowning out the gravel. But, …

The Accidental AFOL

When I first saw the highly articulated Star Wars Black series figures two years ago, it rekindled my toy-collecting hobby and started my interest in toy photography. Up till then, the last figures I bought were 20 years ago and had only 5 points of articulation. I bought a bunch …

How does your garden grow?

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, And pretty maids all in a row. Spring has well and truly sprung, and summer is making its moves. Our garden has gone from being relatively tamed to being almost completely overgrown. We try to have big …

LEGO meets Kendo

Kendo – a Japanese form of fencing with two-handed bamboo swords, originally developed as a safe form of sword training for samurai. – Google When I found out LEGO had Kendo figures, I was pretty damn excited! My hobby! In LEGO! Awesome. For a toy photographer this was doubly exciting as …