When Does Your Hobby Make You Laugh?

Whatever ideas we express through the prism of toy photography, this hobby is always a source of joyful energy.

I’m sure you have your favorite funny scenes or memorable behind-the-scenes moments that make your work special. Now I’ll make an academic presentation of situations that are far from serious.

Elaborately planned smile

The exchange of jokes in toy photos is a very illustrative and positive way to show what we mean by fun. Enlarging my scope and studying the humor as an instrument of self-development gives me intellectual pleasure. Example:

Spider Man is stealing cocktail
“Cocktail Thief”

Behind-the-scenes fun

Needless to say, we go through many trials when we want to take a good toy photo. However, when we look back at our earliest efforts, they often feel like a joke themselves. Before using the big lamps, I was meeting every sunset as an inevitable end to all my projects. But these difficulties transformed me into a real engineer—this picture can be taken literally…

The sun is down, the photographer uses lamps
Make your own light, when the sun is down!

Bloopers are the best part of cinema!

Simplicity is key here. The simple and unexpected can become the best part of our creative process. All the ‘deleted scenes’ deserve a special place in the collection. Just have a look at Peter Parker and imagine this moment in real life.

Peter Parker enters Gwen's room
One minute before…
Superhero jump!

When does your hobby make you laugh? Share your favorite funny scenes or memorable BTS moments in the comments!

Ann @Miss_Feklista

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  1. Great post Ann! I like your photo of the minifig desperately hanging onto the sun 🙂 Sometimes I can’t help but laugh when a minifig topples over…. there’s just something funny about the way they fall that makes me smile 🙂


  2. Mary Wardell

    This whole toy photography thing has to feel like fun for me to enjoy it. I always love your images, Ann, because you always seem to be having fun. I try to work that way too because there’s already too much stress & sadness in the world. We need to be able to smile more often and for me playing with the toys helps me smile.

    • Dear Mary, thank you for your warm feedback!
      I absolutely share your opinion about the role of the toy hobby in the life! As for fun, I can say the same about your wonderful photos: I enjoy them because you always put positive into your scenes. Your new picture “I’m singing in the rain!!!” is brilliant!
      Thanks again ! Happy weekend! 🙂

  3. My hobby makes me smile more than it makes me laugh, I think. I smile to remember a moment from a road trip, captured with my toys. I smile when I capture a bit of beauty, and it warms my heart.

    But sometimes I do laugh, usually when I put my figures into a situation that I know is absurd or unlikely or would be awkward for them. Putting my toy characters into those situations feels like playing a prank on a friend or family member. That’s when toy photography makes me laugh. 🙂

    I always enjoy seeing your photos, and love hearing more about your approach here on the blog!

    • Dear Teddi, thank you for your wonderful comment!

      What a nice comparison with friends or family members! It was so interesting for me to find out about the funny and positive situations that happen to your characters and make you smile. Thank you so much for sharing them with me, my friend! 💛

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