Subtle differences in angle, light, pose, and crop can make a huge difference in the emotion and story conveyed by your photo.
Happy Star Wars Day, everyone!
As we often share stories from toy photographers about their “Why” (see JoanMarcF’s post or Carlos Hernández’s for a couple of recent ones), it got me thinking about how we find our place as a toy photographer, and specifically finding a niche within the fictional universes we love.
Dorado’s First T-Rex Now you know the story of how Dorado, the golden-headed custom LEGO created by @krash_override, tamed his first Tyrannosaurus Rex. This isn’t the only dinosaur Dorado has tamed, so if you want to see more of his adventures you can find him at @mightysmallstories on Instagram.
This was the first year I really paid attention and participated in the #Jantmanuary fun, and it was a great experience. There were 1,244 posts in #jantmanuary_2019 as I write this blog. The variety of photos is fantastic, and it’s a subject that really lets the photographer’s imagination shine. Between the …
Through the generosity of The LEGO Group, our Toy Photographers blog got a chance to review the LEGO Minecraft™ BigFig sets that were released on January 3, 2019.
I’ve seen fellow toy photographers on Instagram posting their BTS (behind the scenes) shots, with their indoor lighting setups. I had a couple of lights I could use and figured, “That doesn’t look too hard.” Boy, was I wrong. I wanted to quickly set up and take some pictures that …
I know what you’re thinking. “The pitfalls of toy collecting?! There are no pitfalls, because toy collecting is awesome in every way!”
One of the joys of toy photography for me is creating stories about beloved characters from my favorite fandoms.
Toy photography is a relatively new passion for me. I’ve always enjoyed macro photography, mostly focused on the insect world and flowers.