Follow along as Dave builds his own hockey rink, including a net, to celebrate the return of the NHL playoffs with toy photography.
Properly scaled backgrounds are hard to find. This tutorial series walks through building a simple diorama for 6″ action figures.
Properly scaled backgrounds are hard to find. This tutorial series walks through building a simple diorama that is properly scaled for 6″ action figures.
Properly scaled backgrounds are hard to find. This series walks through building a simple diorama that is properly scalled for 6″ action figures.
Dave offers simple tips for making a brick wall diorama for your toy photography. Part 1 of this four-part series covers carving the foam wall.
Atmosphere can be a fantastic element to your toy photography. We explore three options for doing so with Matt Frederick.
During a visit to the pet store for some goldfish essentials I discovered an entirely new realm of toy photography potential. No, it didn’t involve incorporating animals into my photos, but it did require ‘borrowing’ some accessories from the aforementioned goldfish. Aquatic ornamentation My plan was to quickly run in …
Remember that game played as kids? “THE FLOOR IS LAVA!!!” Furniture became the high ground where play and fantasy ruled the day. One of the reasons I (and I’ll assume many other toy photographers) do this kind of work is just that – play and fantasy. For me its entirely detached from my career as a professional creative (although it does make use of related skills). Toy photography is a chance to create just for fun. And its a rabbit hole…
‘Minimates’ toy line gave me much positive emotions. Being a huge fan of ‘Spider Man’ movies, I chose my first collection and can say that it’s as Amazing as the Spider Man! The special square style is combined with the great atmosphere of the story. I created two dioramas and …
This week I learned that sticks and stones don’t just break bones, they also make excellent additions to your indoor photo studio!
You’re probably already asking yourself: what is ReadySetz? ReadySetz is a clever all in one diorama suitable for play, toy display or toy photography.