Getting your Toy Photography Noticed

An email I got on my blog contact form, and my response. I thought it might be useful info for someone else, so I thought I’d share. Names redacted. ___ ” I’m also a toy photographer. I’ve been taking pics of toys for years but, I just started doing it professionally last year when IContinue reading “Getting your Toy Photography Noticed”

Color your World: Piggy Pink

This week, the color is Piggy Pink. Between now and whenever you have the time, share a post inspired by the color(s) on your own blog or social media. A poem, flash fiction, photo, drawing, whatever you’d like! Link back to this post and include your post link in a comment below so that IContinue reading “Color your World: Piggy Pink”

Keep Doing You

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it a million times again. Own what you do. Have confidence in your passions. Just because someone else doesn’t understand it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pursue it or that you should hide it. I recently read this article. A man rediscovered his childhood love of miniature soldiers duringContinue reading “Keep Doing You”

I’m a Professional Cat Photographer Now

Well okay, not exactly. Someone who takes way too many pictures of their cat, yes. But what’s too many really (tell me how many pet photos you have on your phone and then I might just admit how many I have on mine)? However, a picture I took of my cat laying under a blanket,Continue reading “I’m a Professional Cat Photographer Now”

Color your World: Peach & Periwinkle

This week, the colors are Peach & Periwinkle. Between now and whenever you have the time, share a post inspired by the color(s) on your own blog or social media. A poem, flash fiction, photo, drawing, whatever you’d like! Link back to this post and include your post link in a comment below so thatContinue reading “Color your World: Peach & Periwinkle”

The History of the Still Life

The term ‘still life’ was coined in the Netherlands in the 17th century, but the practice itself dates back to ancient times. As a basis, a still life is “a piece that features an arrangement of inanimate objects as its subject” (My Modern Met). Meaning, for you toy photographers reading this, toy photography is aContinue reading “The History of the Still Life”

Empire Toy Works

I have been enamored by the work of Chris Shaylor of Empire Toy Works for quite some time now. His intricacy, detail, colors, and so much more, intrigue me. I am so excited to share this interview with you. I hope you enjoy learning more about him, or maybe being newly introduced to him. LetContinue reading “Empire Toy Works”