BMW And The Fett

A while ago I was browsing all the options at the LEGO store, and I noticed something intriguing. I had an idea, and I had the strongest desire to see if I was correct. So I ordered a Technic BMW Motorcycle, and a Boba Fett buildable figure. I really didn’t …

The Winner Is…

Over the past month I have had the privilege to receive a couple significant awards for my photography. Despite being pretty cool from a personal perspective, I think they have significance for toy photographers being seen as a legitimate art form. But first, let me go over the awards. Guru …

Ikea Dioder Review

I am always looking for interesting ways to add light to my images.  So when I was walking thru Ikea and saw a multi colour LED kit, (called Dioder, cause Ikea is awesome with product names) that is designed for lighting shelves and display cabinets, I figured I’d see how …

Travel Photography

I have never been super comfortable taking toy photos out in public, especially when I travel.  I have done so from time to time, but normally when I felt I could do it and escape notice.   Its not that I am ashamed of taking photos of toys, I just dislike …

Inspiration From Prints

I have become a fan of collecting and displaying prints of my favourite contemporary artists on my studio walls.  I started doing this because I liked their work, and wanted to help support them by buying a print of their work.  However I also found that they have become a …

Correct Your Posture

Turns out your mom was right, and you should watch your posture.  Well, your action figures posture.  This was underlined with an experience I had shooting a new action figure over the holiday break.  I thought I would share it with you fine folks. This year I took the family …

Put Your Self Into Your Art

Self portraiture is an art form where a photographer puts themselves into a scene.  This isn’t a duck-lipped bathroom mirror Instagram selfie, but true and proper art.  The kind of art that hangs in an art gallery, except the photographer uses themselves as a model. Self portraiture is the type …