LEGO Cindy Sherman

Hello Toy Photography Group. My name is @bevvypix I have been asked to take over your blog today by Shelly. You normally see me over at StuckinPlastic.com writing blogs and on occasion photographing as part of their creative team for The LEGO Group. I am honored to be asked to …

Traveling with toys

Traveling with toys is problematic. How many toys do I bring, which ones do I pack, what accessories are important and what additional tools will I need is just the beginning of my decisions. Then I need to start asking how much time do I need to spend with my …

Mad Scientist’s notes

“My name is Dr. Curtis Connors. And yes, I’m left-handed. But I’m not a cripple, I’m a scientist, the world’s foremost authority on Herpetology, that’s Reptiles for those who don’t know. I want to fix myself, create a World Without Weakness!” “What you see here is a computer model of a …

Between a Brick and a Hard Place

Since starting on this toy photography path, I have been collecting and shooting articulated action figures. If you listened to my interview on the Toy Photographers podcast, I mentioned how I loved having a physical toy that reminds me of my youth. And although I didn’t say it in the …

The Rescue

The Rescue A six image narrative by Molly Selan Do you have an idea for a six image narrative you would like to see published on the blog? If so, check out our submission guidelines. We’re waiting to hear from you!

Why? by Konstantin

Hello, I’m Konstantin. For me, LEGO photography is not a hobby, it’s without exaggeration an integral part of my life. It all started in 2014, when I got the first smartphone with a good camera. At that time, I had no idea what photography was all about. I just liked …

Wall-E Finding Eve

This is the story of Wall-E trying to find Eve his “supposed” friend / girlfriend, but this tale does not have a happy ending. After some dangerous and fun encounters with many characters he finds along the way, the little robot that could finds himself all alone in this dark, …

The Two Shot Challenge

Its time to introduce our June Challenge from our MeWe community: the Two Shot Challenge Rather than a theme challenge I want to introduce a new concept: the compositional challenge. I’m in need of a good technical challenge and the lovely folks at The Photographers Blog have allowed me to …

Why Do I Do This?

I think maybe this “Why” piece should be titled “Why it Took Me More Than a Year to Write This”. Thanks to Brett for asking and I apologize for the extreme lateness – I found this more challenging than most other things I’ve written. I guess the obvious “Why” to …

The toys that bind us

This hobby of toy photography is a fascinating thing — a large group of people around the world taking pictures of small, lifeless objects. I have mentioned in a previous post (click here to read) that it has forged unlikely friendships from all walks of life and corners of the …