I am quite convinced that there are few things better than hanging out with other creatives and engaging in ones art with them.
My last post was all about my thoughts on which toys to pack for the Utah Toy Photo Safari.
Whenever I plan a trip the question of which figures I should bring inevitably rears its ugly head.
On this week’s show, Dave DeBaermaeker returns to help me explore our history with shooting both LEGO and action figures.
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 …
This week on the podcast, I finally got the chance to sit down with one of my favorite action figure photographers, Jax Navarro.
It is no secret to frequent readers of Toy Photographers that we are big fans of Lume Cube lights. Their size and power are well suited for toy photography. Recently Lume Cube has sent us some new attachments to review.
At the risk of starting a post with a silly pun, playing with light can be illuminating. How light plays off a figure can dramatically change the mood of an image. A good understanding of light is a powerful tool for a photographer, however it can be hard to understand, …
Recently I created an image based off of Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet story (as featured in Avengers: Infinity War, and the Marvel comic books).
As of the time I am writing this, I have not made any significant new art for well over a month.
This is a podcast episode six months in the making! After inviting Dave DeBaeremaeker onto the show in person at the Oregon Toy Photo Safari this May, we were finally able to sit down and record an interview.
“Behind the scenes” is not only about finding the right toys, building sets, lighting, and camera operation – it is also about intellectual processes.
Does what kind of toy you photograph define you as a toy photographer?
For this week’s review we’re stepping away from LEGO, and into the Multiverse for a closer look at Funko’s 5-inch Rick and Morty figures! These figures have been out for several months now, but with the third season finale airing tonight, I thought this would be the perfect time to …
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 …