Making models, like this Tamiya tank, for use in toy photography opens a whole new avenue for finding subject matter to shoot.
To celebrate the return of Boba Fett, I wanted to make a couple images to recreate the scene in The Mandalorian Episode 9.
Dave tackles the death of Superman with two different toy photography approaches: 100% in-camera and with all the Photoshop bells and whistles.
Adam Burke shows a toy photo mashup three years in the making: Disney Toybox Monsters Inc. meets NECA horror’s scariest killers.
With the right selection of apps, one can edit toy photography on a phone, without ever having to use a desktop computer.
Sometimes my inner vision is stronger than my real vision. Where one may see a pleasant beach scene, I see an Imperial invasion.
With the right tools complicated shots become easier. Take a peak behind the scenes taken with a Platypod, Lume Cube, and bee smoker.
Over the past few years I’ve really come to love Photoshop. It is an amazing photo editor and allows me to create any world my demented little brain can imagine.
If you are a Star Wars fan, and a toy photographer, you’re likely going to run across an image that contains lightsabers. You may be wondering how such effects are made. There are many ways to create lightsaber effects, however the way I use is to simply do it in …
When Dave DeBaeremaeker brought up the idea of a friendly, Photoshop vs Practical Effects post I jumped at the opportunity to join him.
In today’s post, I want to show you a technique that I use a lot for my toy photography. I call it the layered light method and was introduced to it by Justin @justineastmanmedia, a very talented digital artist and toy photographer. I’ve used it for several photos that I …
In today’s fast paced, technology-saturated world, photography has in its self become a multifaceted medium and art form with many different people, artists, creatives etc: using it to portray their own unique style and ideas.
I wrote about why I wouldn’t manipulate my photos beyond the simple edit before. I wrote about how the perfectionist in me would still see me in front of my computer hours later if I embarked down this road. However, I’ve established a middle ground. And this medium is thanks …
A few weeks back I wrote a post about being tired of faking it and that I wanted to expand my technical knowledge. Three weeks later I’m back to tell you what I learned from Photoshop. I’ve finally finished my first 10 hour Lynda.com course and “surprise!” I learned a few …