When Does Your Hobby Make You Laugh?

Whatever ideas we express through the prism of toy photography, this hobby is always a source of joyful energy. I’m sure you have your favorite funny scenes or memorable behind-the-scenes moments that make your work special. Now I’ll make an academic presentation of situations that are far from serious. Elaborately …

Creating a New Reality

Adam Savage, the famous MythBuster, is fond of saying, “I reject your reality, and substitute my own.” With clever use of toys and Photoshop, substituting one’s own reality becomes child’s play. Recently I got the chance to put this into action. While on vacation in July, I found myself in …

Traveling with toys

Traveling with toys is problematic. How many toys do I bring, which ones do I pack, what accessories are important and what additional tools will I need is just the beginning of my decisions. Then I need to start asking how much time do I need to spend with my …

Mad Scientist’s notes

“My name is Dr. Curtis Connors. And yes, I’m left-handed. But I’m not a cripple, I’m a scientist, the world’s foremost authority on Herpetology, that’s Reptiles for those who don’t know. I want to fix myself, create a World Without Weakness!” “What you see here is a computer model of a …

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 …

The Rescue

The Rescue A six image narrative by Molly Selan Do you have an idea for a six image narrative you would like to see published on the blog? If so, check out our submission guidelines. We’re waiting to hear from you!

Why? by Konstantin

Hello, I’m Konstantin. For me, LEGO photography is not a hobby, it’s without exaggeration an integral part of my life. It all started in 2014, when I got the first smartphone with a good camera. At that time, I had no idea what photography was all about. I just liked …