In this episode of the Toy Photographers Podcast we celebrate our members favorite photos of 2020, submitted during the 2021 virtual meet-up.
Do the holidays inspire your toy photography? Shelly is learning to embrace the holidays as inspiration for her own creative endevours.
Since Janan Lee is known for his occasional digital sabbaticals, I invited him on the podcast to discuss social media pros and cons, Cal Newport’s book “Digital Minimalism” and how we can approach our digital lives with more intention.
Find out what’s happening at this year’s Toy Photographers virtual meet-up on the weekend of January 8–10, 2021!
This particular challenge to our listening community resulted in some very interesting images and interpretations of myths.
In 2015 The LEGO Group released the “Squarefoot” minifigure. Squarefoot is loosely based on the legendary creature Bigfoot—a manlike beast that is 6–9 feet (1.8-2.7m) tall and covered in brownish hair that resides mainly in the Cascade Mountain range (the mountain range that divides my state). Over a third of …
Recently I sat down and had a conversation with Vesa Lehtimäki. You may know him better as Avanaut. Vesa has been active in the toy photography community since the beginning. I think its fair to say he’s one of the most influential artists in the community. You’ve seen his work, …
While all activities will be virtual and socially distanced, this won’t stop us from connecting, sharing our toy photography set-ups and collaborating!
When I think of Dave Towery I think of the above quote. I wonder if he knew how much he influenced and touched other toy photographers in this community?
Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers’ Essays, edited by Will Steacy, is all about photographs that pro photographers have NOT taken.
Dave Towery left behind a legion of toy photography friends. Maybe you didn’t know him directly, but his work influenced so many toy photographers
Besides our talk about low-key lighting, we also explore how the pandemic is affecting our creativity and other dilemmas.
After working with The LEGO Group’s social media team for a couple of years, Shelly explains why she won’t photograph for LEGO anymore.
Introducing a new Podcast Theme: LEGO reviews. Check out Shelly and Marco’s discussion about current reviews on BrickCentral and ToyPhotographers.com.
Contest Alert: Show us your magically-themed toy photography to win a set of LEGO Harry Potter collectible minifigures Series 2!
Using LEGO and the guidelines of our Six-Image Narrative series, Shelly Corbett takes a brief trip to an underwater world with her toys as her guide.
In the latest episode of the Toy Photographers Podcast, Kristina and I discuss the images we create around Kindness, as well as two submissions from the community.
Have you heard about the new podcast Steff’s Baer Necessities? It’s hosted by two talented women toy photographers Stephanie (@stalagmitethrilla) and Kristie (@actionfigurl). The aim of the newest podcast aimed at toy photographers is to shine a light specifically on the women who make up this hobby. Full disclosure, I …
Enjoy Kristina and Shelly’s podcast discussion about the deeper meanings that can be found in toy photography.
What does it mean to create work that is worthy? Shelly asks if a toy photograph can be more than just a toy. Can you also photograph a feeling?