What a Week!

No really, what a week! In fact the last two weeks have been a ridiculous roller coaster ride capped off by Alphabet announcing that they’re pulling the plug on G+. The highest highs, followed by the lowest lows. What. A. Week. The lowest low I know for most of you, …

The Winners of our July G+ Challenge

July saw our G+ community looking for their favourite toy in the latest challenge. Sounds easy, right? Well the varied approach to this challenge shows it wasn’t easy picking just one favourite toy, but the resulting entries were both wonderful and insightful! One Toy to rule them all, One Toy …

Caption this!

“Caption this!” is without a doubt the most successful competition in our G+ community to date. Imagine an entire month where the photographers ask the viewers to caption their images. An entire month of oneupmanship from some of the funniest and clever folks I know! Thanks to the brilliant mind of …

Ho! Ho! Whoa!

With Christmas approaching, Shelly suggested a Secret Santa gift exchange amongst the Google+ Toy Photographers Moderators. Eight Moderators signed up, each being allocated another to find a $20US gift to add to their toy photography arsenal. Buying a toy for a toy photographer. Easy, right? Not necessarily. This seemingly simple …

Happy #Googleween!

To celebrate the impending Halloween holiday, the fine folks at Google+ announced a fun opportunity yesterday that I encourage everyone in our community to take part in: #Googleween! Here’s what they said about the special hashtag:

September Photo Challenge: Music

Todays post features the winners of the September photo challenge: Music from our G+ Community. We want to recognize our grand prize winner, some of our favorite entries as well as thank everyone who participated. Photography challenges are a great way to get the creative juices flowing. That’s why every …

The Inspiration Challenge

It is probably not a shock to anyone reading this that I believe toy photography to be a very creative art form that is full of creative artistic people. One of the most blissful times in a creative person’s life is when inspiration hits and creativity flows thru them like …

Feasting on Feedback

Sometimes you wanna go… It’s been over a month since I pulled back on Instagram posting. And while I’ve been away, I’ve been feasting on feedback and gorging myself on inspiration in a new town. Apart from pushing my posts here, the G+ monthly challenge, joining in the Raptor Pack …

Why? by Tony Tulloch

”Never have I found the limits of the photographic potential. Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance. Always, I am on the threshold.” W. Eugene Smith I know it’s a bit passé to use clever quotes to start writing. But then, I tend to follow inspiration, …

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.

Big Doings On Google+

With the help of a couple of awesome folks I’m trying something new in 2017 in our Google+ Community. Beginning this month we’re sponsoring and promoting a monthly photo challenge. Through these challenges, and other information we’re planning on sharing, we’re creating an informal version of this blog. The goal is to create a …