Melbourne Meetup Updates

With the October the 19th Toy Photographers Melbourne Meetup just around the corner, here’s overview of the day we’ve got planned, including some of the locations, some of the competitions, some of the prizes, some of the activities. Yes, that’s a lot of ‘somes’, but I like surprises. And I …

SH Figuarts Mario

I can’t count the number of times the SH Figuarts Mario has made his way into my online shopping cart, only to be removed for some other toy. So, when I stumbled upon him at my local toy shop at a discounted price, I didn’t think twice about snapping him …

Dropping Clues and Dropping Art

Last post I asked you to save the date for the next Toy Photographers Melbourne Meetup. This time I’m drip feeding some more information about the plans for the day. I’m also drop feeding some information about an exciting activity we’re planning for the day. And I’m asking you to …

Save the Date!

Grab a big red pen. Go to your calendar. Thumb the pages to October. Place a great, whopping circle around Saturday the 19th. There you go. You’ve just saved the date for the next Melbourne Toy Photographers meetup! “But it’s only June. Why am I circling dates on my calendar …

The Eagle Has Landed…

One small step… you know the rest! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, LEGO has released the Creator Expert 10266 NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set. This is difficult set for me to review. Well, difficult to review from a toy photography point of view anyway. …

As Right as Rain

Rain. The nemesis of the outdoor toy photographer. Or is it? Sure, we’ve all been there. We’ve planned a day outdoors taking photos of toys. Our bags are packed, our batteries charged, and then it starts raining, devastating our plans. Dang it! Yeah, it can be a jerk. But hear …

Colla-BEER-ating

It’s no secret that I like beer. And I like toy photography. So, when a chance meeting at my local bar led to the offer to collaborate with a craft beer reviewer and photographer, of course I jumped at the opportunity!

MeWe Challenge: Fairytales

November saw our first monthly photo challenge across G+, Flickr and our new home MeWe. The theme for November’s challenge was fairytales! As well as the usual fun and the chance for the winner’s photograph to adorn the MeWe community’s banner, we also had a fitting prize attached. To go …