Meet me in Moab!

Meet me in Moab! Yup, that’s right, we’re going to Moab, Utah for the 2019 Toy Photographers Meet-up! Utah is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes you will ever have the pleasure of experiencing. While searching for nooks and crannies amongst the red rocks and sparse vegetation for …

Downtime

The instant that little NO SERVICE materialized at the top of my phone as Dave and I rolled into that deceptively picturesque beach town in Oregon, I was like, Oh fuck.  I’ve made a huge mistake. How will I yelp the best gelato? Compare brunch menus?? Sniff out where the …

Bon Toyage

This is my last post… From Australia… For a few weeks! So kiss me and smile for me Tell me that you’ll wait for me Hold me like you’ll never let me go ‘Cause I’m leavin’ on a jet plane Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Leaving on a …

What’s in your [travel] bag?

I’ve written about the pickle I get myself in when packing for a Toy Photography gathering before. And that’s when I’m only making an 80-kilometre trip from the coast to the city of Melbourne. What about when I’m making a 14,000-kilometre trip from Australia to the U.S. for the Oregon …

Humility in a Toy Box

Humility is a word often overlooked in toy photography. Or maybe it’s forgotten. But when acts of humility occur, it reawakens my faith in the strength of the toy photography community. humility /hjʊˈmɪlɪti/ noun – the quality of having a modest view of one’s importance – freedom from pride or …

Oregon, here I come!

If you’re reading this expecting some insights into toy photography, let me stop you now. You won’t find any tips, tricks, insights or. This post is purely self-indulgent hubbub. Monday Last week I tuned in to James’ chat with David (Father’s Figures) on the latest episode of the Toy Photographers …

Sign-up Time!

Yes, its time. It’s sign-up time for the 2018 Toy Photographers meet-up. As I mentioned in my earlier post, I will be hosting my fourth annual toy photographers meet-up Memorial Day weekend. If you would like to join me, now is the time to officially sign-up. The Overview For two …

Toy Photography Yoga

Toy photography yoga is a little know branch of the more common discipline of yoga. Toy photography yoga, like the other varieties of yoga, Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, helps to promote physical and emotional well being.  yoga noun | yo·ga |\ ˈyō-gə \ 1 capitalized :a Hindu theistic philosophy teaching …

Connecting more than plastic bricks

Brickstameet It’s brickstameet time again! And this time, we’re connecting more than just plastic bricks and taking photos of them. We’re connecting with our friend from across the ditch. This Melbourne #brickstameet will have an international flavour. Well, maybe a “pineapple lumps” flavour from across the Tasman Sea? We’re excited …

While The Cat’s Away

While the cat’s away, the mice will play. That’s what they say. Well, that’s what Bernie Horowitz says anyway! Toy Safari Blues This past week, Shelly’s been off, gallivanting around in San Francisco at the Toy Photo Safari. And while she’s been away having an amazing time, I’ve been stuck …