This week on the podcast, I finally got the chance to sit down with one of my favorite action figure photographers, Jax Navarro.
As a photographer I’ve always been seeking a kind of cinematic style that’s hard to describe. I just want my photos to have that “movie look” to them. Over the years I’ve come close but never felt like I really figured out the formula. Until now.
Earlier this month, Shelly wrote about singing the toy photography blues as she steps out of her comfort zone. I truly feel fo her when it comes to leaving photography sessions with more frustration than photos. Yet I couldn’t help but notice that despite having a few similar things on …
Well, here we are, folks! The final podcast episode of 2018. It’s a big one too, because I interviewed a truly influential toy photographer and a personal hero of mine: Vesa Lehtimäki , aka @Avanaut.
We’re super stoked to review two Hasbro Star Wars Black Series, thanks to our friends at Big Bad Toy Store (BBTS). They even sent us two extra Black Series to giveaway!
This is a podcast episode six months in the making! After inviting Dave DeBaeremaeker onto the show in person at the Oregon Toy Photo Safari this May, we were finally able to sit down and record an interview.
Women of Star Wars ~ A six image narrative by Lynn Moore
Sometimes investing in a photography prop opens doors that you couldn’t have thought of ahead of time. A case in point: Several months ago I purchased the largest LEGO set ever released for retail sale: The Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon. At over 7500 pieces, this is a monster of a …
After Sunny joined us on the podcast for the Lume Cube roundtable review, I immediately invited him back to do a full interview. He’s been on my list of hopeful guests since the podcast started, as he’s one of my favorite toy photographers and has such a unique style.
After over six years of living in my area, I finally decided to make a little effort to go find some woodland to play in.
There’s a plethora of resources out there on evoking emotion and feeling in photography. However, simply adding the word “toy” before photography in a Google search, and the results point to articles of toy photographers that do this, but don’t direct us to tips on how to evoke emotion. Tips …
This week I learned that sticks and stones don’t just break bones, they also make excellent additions to your indoor photo studio!
In the Star Wars Universe, the walkers are among the most unique and interesting vehicles. The Last Jedi gave us an updated version of the iconic AT-AT walker from Empire Strikes Back in the form of the Heavy Assault Walker. In classic form, LEGO has brought this new walker to …
If you go down to the woods today… ~ a Six Image Narrative by Chris Rose
Anyone who’s read the blog knows that we often ponder the rules. Both Shelly and Dave have discussed various ‘rules’ of photography, and when it might be better to break them. But what about mythology rules?
Space Dog – A Six Image Narrative by Julie Blair
On this week’s episode of the podcast, Kristina and I tackle Still Life photography!
This week we’re jumping into hyperspace and travelling to a unique corner Toy Photography universe, because I interviewed Belgian photographer Brecht Cuppens, who goes by @xwingtmgphotography on Instagram.
Photo Booth ~ a six image narrative by Sunny (aka zekezachzoom) Original photo booth photograph used in the featured image is courtesy of Keven Grieve.
Does what kind of toy you photograph define you as a toy photographer?