Toy photographers with love for Star Wars reacted swiftly to David Prowse’s death, posting new images or reposting old favorites in honor of the Darth Vader actor.
The Fox Forge Toys team discuss their Star Dusk Kickstarter campaign and plans for a growing galaxy of action figures, vehicles and more.
Learn how to use reflectors to turn flat images into well-lit masterpiece, all without the need for additional artificial lights.
Everyone has those little bits from toys they don’t really want or need. Sometimes this detritus become useful. This is one of those times.
Practical effects can be fun. The BAAM! drain cleaner is useful for adding a burst of compressed air to energize your toy photography.
When you’ve been scrolling through toy photographers on Instagram for a few years, sometimes it all starts to look the same. The same action figures, the same action scenes, the same clever cinematic effects, the same dramatic lighting. Though I never really tire of the endless variations on the same …
Toy photography in the snow is a great deal of fun. These tips will help make the most out of your next winter shoot.
Learn how guest author Scott Metzger aka @fstop_rebel went from art gallerist to toy photographer in two short years.
Regular contributors Gibbo, Dave and Tomek created images of imaginary toy conference calls. Now we challenge you to do the same with our free template!
Toy Photographer Dave DeBaeremaeker reviews the new Lume Cube Panel Mini light and compares how it stacks up against the original square Lume Cube.
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.
Putting the sun directly in the background of your shot can make a dramatic image. Follow this tutorial to learn how to do it with your toy photography.
Many of the characters who inspire me come from the pages of comic books. Beyond the characters and stories, comic book covers have a life of their own. Some covers have become iconic and many are proper art in and of themselves. Recreating these covers seems like a natural extension …
Dave’s Log: Toydate 20191114 I preordered a sweet new Optimus Prime action figure from ThreeA Toys today. I can’t wait until it shows up! Dave’s Log: Toydate 2020128 Good News! My new Optimus Prime action figure arrived at my studio today! I don’t have time to play with him right …
The background I want for an image depends entirely on what story I want to tell. Sometimes I want an elaborate, realistic image. Other times I want something simple. Sometimes I want pure black. Pure black has all sorts of benefits. I like it because black sets a certain mode …
Today, I’m taking a look at two different interpretations of Star Wars’ most infamous Sith Lord, Darth Vader. I’ll be comparing The Hasbro Galaxy of Adventures Darth Vader (MSRP $9.99) to the Disney Store, ToyBox Darth Vader (MSRP $12.95) to see which one of these figures is best suited to …
Happy New Year! Welcome to 2020. A lot of people use this time of year to to reflect on the past year and set goals for the new year. When it comes to my creative self, I dislike setting goals. Art is too much of a fickle mistress to plan …
A Very Special Deadpool Christmas
Sometimes my inner vision is stronger than my real vision. Where one may see a pleasant beach scene, I see an Imperial invasion.
With the right tools complicated shots become easier. Take a peak behind the scenes taken with a Platypod, Lume Cube, and bee smoker.