Mark Hogancamp used his mental illness to create real works of art, and touched a lot of lives by doing so—including my own.
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
Each October, Instagram is rife with horror and Halloween-themed images from a wide range of toy photographers.
Who could be a better subject for this spooky season than Mr. Halloween himself, Michael Myers?
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.
Age Of Mecha™ figures and mechs appear sturdy and well-balanced on their feet, which will make for great toy photography.
Our cameras take a real beating, and sometimes they give the ultimate sacrifice for our art. This time my camera got a fitting send off.
Explore 10 Instagram feature accounts that will inspire and excite, and might even help your toy photography reach a broader audience.
The Toy Photographers team dug into our bins and unearthed some favorite vintage toys to shoot using modern photography techniques.
Contest Alert: Show us your magically-themed toy photography to win a set of LEGO Harry Potter collectible minifigures Series 2!
Learn how guest author Scott Metzger aka @fstop_rebel went from art gallerist to toy photographer in two short years.
The untimely death of Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman hit the toy photography community hard. We process grief through art.
Anthony Bill @billsbrickz creates LEGO MOC Star Wars dioramas. See his detailed, fan-built brick scenes and discover which is his favorite!
When I started shooting action figures, I quickly came across an existential question that I needed to solve for myself: Should I hide the joints in the figures when I post-process the photos, or should I leave them as is?
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 …
Snake Eyes is back in a big way, thanks to Hasbro’s new 6-inch G.I. Joe Classified Series action figure.
Dave does most of his creative and toy photography work in his basement, aka “Studio Dave.” Enjoy a no-holds-barred tour of his creative home.
How do toy photographers feel about Spider-Man? Toy photographer Matt McDonald hosts a virtual share-fest for the annual Spider-Man Day.
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?
Toy photographer Brian Hickey (@brianthehick) received the Arts Council of Ireland’s COVID-19 Crisis Response Award for his inspiring sci-fi pulp photos.