How I Became a Lensbaby Trailblazer

Recently I was selected from a pool of over 200 applicants to be one of 14 Lensbaby Trailblazers. I couldn’t be more honored and terrified. What does this mean? I have no idea! But for now I’m super stoked that my passion for this amazing line of lenses is mutual. …

Delicious and Inedible!

It’s common knowledge that we can cook all kinds of food with LEGO bricks and imagination. You can build any life-size dish or choose items from the official menu. Apple, cherry or cake—I’m sure your minifigures eat some of these products every day. But how about the simplest details in …

Between a Brick and a Hard Place

Since starting on this toy photography path, I have been collecting and shooting articulated action figures. If you listened to my interview on the Toy Photographers podcast, I mentioned how I loved having a physical toy that reminds me of my youth. And although I didn’t say it in the …

Colla-BEER-ating

It’s no secret that I like beer. And I like toy photography. So, when a chance meeting at my local bar led to the offer to collaborate with a craft beer reviewer and photographer, of course I jumped at the opportunity!

Fake it until you make it

We’ve all heard the phrase “fake it until you make it”. It’s a very useful skill and one I’ve been using for a while now. But what if you don’t know what “make it” means to you? If you haven’t defined success, how will you know if your achieve it? …