Traditionally, in my family November 1st marks the beginning of the holiday ‘no buy zone’. While you are free to holiday shop for others, you are forbidden from purchasing anything for yourself. To prevent myself from spiraling into the depths of retail withdrawal, I put together this list of my …
Over the past few years I’ve really come to love Photoshop. It is an amazing photo editor and allows me to create any world my demented little brain can imagine.
Guest blogger Beverley Thomas @bevvypix shows us how to use toy photography as a way to raise awareness about climate change and other important topics.
Your toy photography can make the perfect, unique gift. Whether it’s Christmas, Valentine’s Day, a birthday or graduation, this is your chance…
In 2019, Disney opened Galaxy’s Edge, a Star Wars-themed land at both Disneyland in California, and Walt Disney World in Florida. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to explore Walt Disney World’s version, and brought my camera and a few plastic friends along for the ride. In this post, …
When I got the chance to go to the LEGO House this year, there was one set I wanted to pick up. The little Architecture version of the house.
I’ve been using Lume Cubes for many years. I loved the small square that punches out a massive amount of light. It was convenient, lightweight and was a major part of my wedding videography setup. Now, years on and with a new avenue of photography (toys), I’m finding myself using …
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 life gets busy, does your toy photography get left behind? Teddi Deppner shares her top 3 tips for keeping your toy photo mojo alive!
I’ve been a bit of a Toy Photographers community failure in the last few months. I’ve had a lot on my plate, and inspiration to write and join in the community has been hard.
I have always been fascinated by the way different photographers go about making their images.
As some of you may know, I suspended my Instagram account a week ago. I did this on the spur of the moment; I’d simply had enough.
Whatever ideas we express through the prism of toy photography, this hobby is always a source of joyful energy.
The LEGO Collectible Minifigures (CMF) Series 19 has hit the shelves! Let’s check them out!
Final Fantasy is an extremely long, very convoluted and barely coherent game series. There’s… uh…13 of them so far, I think? The only one that matters right now though, is Final Fantasy VII, because we’re going to be looking at the game’s protagonist Cloud Strife.
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.
With the October the 19th Toy Photographers Melbourne Meetup just around the corner, here’s overview of the day we’ve got planned, including some of the locations, some of the competitions, some of the prizes, some of the activities. Yes, that’s a lot of ‘somes’, but I like surprises. And I …
Please excuse the break on the Harry Potter set reviews! I thought I would go for something a little different this week! Whilst I was on toy safari in Denmark this year, I did the typical toy safari thing and borrowed a few toys.
On my last post, a review of the LEGO Creator Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, I got an interesting comment. I love getting comments on my posts, and I try to respond to as many as I can. However some comments inspire a more in -depth answer. This post is one of …
Bigger LEGO sets are fantastic re-usable toy photography settings. In this article, Teddi Deppner compares Bricklink’s AFOL Designer Program Eight Studs set and the LEGO Ideas Treehouse.