Before I write this, I need to kick proceedings off with a disclaimer of sorts. By no means do I claim to be an authority figure with an extensive knowledge about the finer details of weathering toys. I most certainly did not invent it. Nor am I an innovator in …
Guest author Nick Alicea (@inspiredbyandre) shares some epic photos and the rough emotional journey through which he finally found inspiration to enjoy toy photography.
Toy photographer @avanaut reviews the new, updated Tantive IV Star Wars LEGO set. Will it hold up to his long-held hopes and expectations?
Toy photographer Oliver Peterson, aka @oliversees, shares the story of how he went from collecting action figures to following his toy photography muse.
A Halloween Six Image Narrative by @by_a.n.n.a (Natasja)
Losing Control ~ A Six Image Narrative by Kristina Alexanderson
I didn’t come to toy photography as a photographer. I’m sure anyone with an eye for photography can tell that. The toys came first Some toy photographers are photographers first. The toys come second. For me, the toys came first. I’ve been an action figure kid my whole life. It …
It was in the first post for this blog that I mentioned the idea of combining toy and ‘tourist’ photographs. This year I finally did it. Visiting Brussels, one of our first stops was the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée where I got a mini figure of one of …
Call of Dooty – a Six Image Narrative by @DemarcationMedia
I was not ladylike, nor was I manly. I was something else altogether. There were so many different ways to be beautiful. ―Michael Cunningham, A Home at the End of the World
When the owners of the LEGO Ideas Treehouse decide it’s time to sell, who will they find that could enjoy their forest home as much as they do?
If I fell in a dark and damp cave with Gollum, and he would have asked: What’s in there in your exquisite bag you carry, Precious?
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend – Henri Bergson Marco – The Aphol
Hello Toy Photography Group. My name is @bevvypix I have been asked to take over your blog today by Shelly.
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.
“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 …
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 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!
Those who see my work often ask me, “What inspired you to build with LEGO and take pictures of your creations?”
It’s the middle of summer, so what better way to soak up the fun?