Do you like to combine LEGO Building and Toy Photography? If yes, your art is connected with many creative experiments! We can set the “Brick Photography” apart from other genres of toy art and discuss the best ways of using the bricks in our photos.
Types of Brick Photography
– Photography of MOC (my own creation)
– Presentation of LEGO set
– Brick-built toys in real environment
Photography of MOC
First of all, we need to make an architectural building/creature/scene and take a picture without many additional details. All we need is a right angle – as always! It will be interesting to work with light in order to breathe life into the bricks.
Level of building – 70%
Work with a Photo – 20%
Presentation of LEGO set
Generally, the official set offers many creative situations for playing. As for Toy Photography, it can give much inspiration for studio and outdoor pictures. Here the Photographer’s imagination plays the leading role because we have to make the unique scenes with the official set.
Level of building – 20%
Work with a Photo – 80%
Brick-built toys in real environment
In some situations it can become the most difficult type of Brick Photography. I’d like to share this special experience with you because it was rather interesting. Sometimes my brick-built creation looks better in studio than outdoors and it depends on the territorial or natural conditions. For example, my micro scale Shrieking Shack (Harry Potter 3rd movie) became more realistic with artificial background. However, the real environment is good for any LEGO transport and many official toys.
Level of building – 50%
Work with a Photo – 50%
The proportion will be too subjective…
Are you a Bricktographer? How often do you combine LEGO Building and Toy Photography? What is your favorite type of the Brick Photography?
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