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.
Join us for a recap of Toy Photographers MeWe community challenges. The last two months have been busy and we have the winners to prove it!
Star Wars 6-inch action figure customizer Jon Black, @12parsecscustoms on Instagram, shares his process, sources and tips for making custom figures.
Toy photographers process George Floyd’s death, protests and a country in crisis through an artistic lens, with no punches pulled.
Quarantine takes a mental toll on all of us. Check in with Dave and see how he has been handling the stress, and learning to forgive a lack of creativity.
Members of the Toy Photographers team and some of the most talented toy photographers in the game celebrate ‘The Mandalorian’ for Star Wars Day 2020.
Recently I was selected from a pool of over 200 applicants to be one of 14 Lensbaby Trailblazers. I couldn’t be more honored and terrified. What does this mean? I have no idea! But for now I’m super stoked that my passion for this amazing line of lenses is mutual. …
During a visit to the pet store for some goldfish essentials I discovered an entirely new realm of toy photography potential. No, it didn’t involve incorporating animals into my photos, but it did require ‘borrowing’ some accessories from the aforementioned goldfish. Aquatic ornamentation My plan was to quickly run in …
One of the largest issues with toy photography, especially for those of us who shoot primarily in a studio, is finding suitable backgrounds. I recently tried to build my own background using foam and some craft paints. This is the result. I got this idea from a channel I stumbled …
Gundam has been around for 40 years. That means 40 years worth of giant mecha-based toys. But despite the sheer amount of Gundam figures available, I don’t see many toy photographers using them. Perhaps that’s because they’re not ordinary action figures: They’re model kits. Don’t let that deter you though. There’s a lot …