January MeWe Community Challenge Winners

This year started on the right foot with our 2020 MeWe community challenge. We embraced #jantmanuary and photographed our toys in the real world. But because we are an all inclusive community, we opened up the challenge to all toys. Of course we awarded bonus points if any entry also …

Series 18 contest winner

Today Shelly and I picked the winner of the Toy Photographers Series 18 Minifigures contest from Instagram that we ran with the LEGO Minifigures team and the LEGO group, and three other toy photography groups. And we did this sitting next to each other in Shelly’s home! Yes, I’ve arrived in …

$1 Photo Challenge – The Results

The results of Octobers $1 (or equivalent) Photo Challenge are in!! The premise of this contest was to see if an expensive toy was the secret to great toy photography. We wanted to find out if everyone was limited to taking photos of toys that cost less than $1 or …

Happy #Googleween!

To celebrate the impending Halloween holiday, the fine folks at Google+ announced a fun opportunity yesterday that I encourage everyone in our community to take part in: #Googleween! Here’s what they said about the special hashtag:

Series 17 Winner

When we dreamt up the idea of running a photography themed giveaway, we never thought picking the Collectable Minifigures Series 17 winner would be so difficult. We had 38 entries on G+ and 203 entries on Instagram. That’s over 240 wonderful photos that we had to sift through to pick …

Hunting Easter Eggs

As Easter approaches, I started hunting for Easter eggs a little early. An Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, a hidden message, or a secret feature of an interactive work. The name is used to evoke the idea of a traditional Easter egg hunt. Atari’s 1978 release Adventure (I …

The LEGO Group is Hosting an Easter Contest

Heads up faithful community! The LEGO Group is hosting an Easter contest – complete with prizes! Yup, they’re sponsoring a world wide photo contest and you’re invited to participate. Ten lucky winners will be drawn at random from a flickr pool of images and awarded a “goodie bag with LEGO related Easter awesomeness and …