Tourmaline . captures staged, miniature moments. Time at a standstill, in between an imagined before and after.

Find small-scale fabricated photography, toy photography history and art creation musings here.

Illuminance, 2021
Galaxies, 2021
Head Above Water, 2021

Posts of Interest

Bombardment of Matanzas, Edward H. Amet, 1898

How Toy Photography has Changed Over Time: 1898 to Present Day

February 4, 2021

Tourmaline . is the foremost researcher in the field of toy photography. She publishes each new piece she uncovers on this site.

Current Working Toy Photographers Listing

Last Updated: November 9, 2021

A list of photographers currently making work within this field. A recording of history as it happens.

Kodak and the Rise of Amateur Toy Photography

July 7, 2021

Hobby Toy Photography can find it’s roots in Kodak’s 1929 Picture Contest. The only place, currently, that 18 of these 19 images are published on the web.