Inspiration From Prints

I have become a fan of collecting and displaying prints of my favourite contemporary artists on my studio walls.  I started doing this because I liked their work, and wanted to help support them by buying a print of their work.  However I also found that they have become a …

My little photo studio

For a long time the limited options in my little photo studio annoyed me. Here in Germany it is cold, rainy and unpleasant at the moment, the perfect time to start some indoor changes. A stock-survey: What do I have? I take photos at home at a small wooden table …

What’s in your [travel] bag?

I’ve written about the pickle I get myself in when packing for a Toy Photography gathering before. And that’s when I’m only making an 80-kilometre trip from the coast to the city of Melbourne. What about when I’m making a 14,000-kilometre trip from Australia to the U.S. for the Oregon …

What’s in my (holiday) bag?

I’m off on holiday in the morning and there’s been some frantic packing going on to get everything ready for our 5 hour trip up to the Lake District. That said, my toy selection and camera gear has been (mostly) prepared for days! So, hot on the heels of Shelly’s awesome …

What’s in my bag?

Its been nearly three years since I last talked about what’s in my bag and a lot has changed. I’ve become better at my craft and I know what I need to create images in my style. With the next Toy Safari looming on the horizon, I thought now would …

Vintage Lenses for Toy Photography

Many folks are familiar with the look and feel of vintage lenses without even realizing it.  Tons of photo editing apps are specifically designed to emulate different effects that were “issues” with old vintage glass.  Some of these old issues such as light leaks, scratches, and weird Bokeh, have been …

What’s in Your Bag?

Toy Photographers is running a new series of posts to foster discussion and education on the appropriate tools for toy photography. I will be starting it here on the blog to encourage readers to join us on Google+ to see what a great platform it is to share inspiration and …

What’s in My Bag

I enjoyed Me2’s post the other day about what was in his photography bag. There was just so much photo goodness in that one little bag, it was overwhelming! But just like there are different styles of photographers, there is more than one way to stock a photographer’s bag. Personally, I prescribe to …