How do we define creativity? Exploring this elusive question is one reason I started the podcast, because it manifests differently in all of us.
Have you ever been frustrated by a lack of articulation in your toys? Felt limited by what’s available for sale from major brands? Or do you just have crazy cool toy ideas you’d love to bring to life? Then you’re going to love the work of Dennis Taylor, aka Krash_Override.
Kristina and I have stumbled upon a new trend with our themed episodes of the podcast: They’re getting more difficult! That was certainly true of today’s episode.
To Infinity… A Six Image Narrative by James Garcia Do you have a six image narrative you would like to share on the blog? Drop us a line through our contact form and we can talk.
On this week’s show, Dave DeBaermaeker returns to help me explore our history with shooting both LEGO and action figures.
This week on the podcast, I finally got the chance to sit down with one of my favorite action figure photographers, Jax Navarro.
Considering diptychs are composed of two separate images that make a whole, it’s fitting that we covered them twice on the podcast. And as it turns out, it may have been my favorite challenge to date.
This week on the podcast, I finally had the opportunity to chat with one of my favorite LEGO photographers: Anna Bitanga, aka Four Bricks Tall!
This week I reach an exciting milestone with the podcast: 50 episodes! To celebrate the occasion, my wife Jordan makes her podcast debut to ask me about why I love toy photography, and share her perspective on this hobby.
As a photographer I’ve always been seeking a kind of cinematic style that’s hard to describe. I just want my photos to have that “movie look” to them. Over the years I’ve come close but never felt like I really figured out the formula. Until now.
Hang onto your fronds Planty, because Leila (@brickandmordor) and Cindy (@coneydogg) have returned to the podcast to help me review The LEGO Movie 2!
Even before I ever started photographing toys, I was in awe of Preiser’s catalog of miniatures that populate model train sets at a staggeringly small 1:87 to real life (commonly known as HO scale). Though I’ve never shot these figures myself, some of my favorite toy photographers use them.
For our first themed podcast episode of the year, Kristina and I are tackling our biggest challenge yet: Diptychs!
This week’s episode comes courtesy of a recent post from Lizzi, about the new photo project she’s working on this year. I highly encourage you to check it out, not only because it’s a good read but because today’s episode is a bit of a follow-up discussion.
Earlier this month, Shelly wrote about singing the toy photography blues as she steps out of her comfort zone. I truly feel fo her when it comes to leaving photography sessions with more frustration than photos. Yet I couldn’t help but notice that despite having a few similar things on …
Today’s podcast interview took almost a year to record, but I think it was absolutely worth the wait! I spoke with Robert Whitehead, a friend of the blog who you likely know as @shundeez_official on Instagram.
Are you still feeling nostalgic about 2018? Are you still writing an 8 instead of a 9 on all of your checks? Then this is the podcast for you!
Happy New Year! After a brief break the podcast is back, and we’re hitting the ground running with two special guests. I hope you all had a great holiday season, and want to take this moment to thank each and every one of you who listened to this show in …
Well, here we are, folks! The final podcast episode of 2018. It’s a big one too, because I interviewed a truly influential toy photographer and a personal hero of mine: Vesa Lehtimäki , aka @Avanaut.
Wow, what a year! 2018 was my biggest year yet as a toy photographer in so many different ways.