The toys that bind us

This hobby of toy photography is a fascinating thing — a large group of people around the world taking pictures of small, lifeless objects. I have mentioned in a previous post (click here to read) that it has forged unlikely friendships from all walks of life and corners of the …

The Winner Is…

Over the past month I have had the privilege to receive a couple significant awards for my photography. Despite being pretty cool from a personal perspective, I think they have significance for toy photographers being seen as a legitimate art form. But first, let me go over the awards. Guru …

Travel Photography

I have never been super comfortable taking toy photos out in public, especially when I travel.  I have done so from time to time, but normally when I felt I could do it and escape notice.   Its not that I am ashamed of taking photos of toys, I just dislike …

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

I tried something different. I tried to apply some “real” photography techniques to my toyphotography. Conditions and time restraints warranted a change in the way I usually operate. The images I managed to capture were met with a very loud and very apparent “Meh” across the various social media sites …