First and foremost, toy photography is photography. The term “toy photography” only came to use after the internet age, within the past 15 years or so – primarily through social media like flickr. But toy photography has existed since at least 1898 (123 years ago), and can be traced back even to the invention of photography, all falling instead into the categories I’ll outline here.
“It just might turn out that we’re hard-wired to look for questions rather than answers – that answers are merely the delivery system for getting us to the next question.” … Continue reading Getting to the Next Question
A bit of a blog summary for all my new visitors.
“As the longest-running avant-garde movement of the 20th century, Surrealism’s scope and richness is perhaps unparalleled in its influence of modern art and culture.” (2) Theory of the Unconscious In … Continue reading Art and the Search for the Unconscious
No one. It’s my new mission to help Google search results for toy photography questions. Right now, you search this question and get the name of someone that leads to … Continue reading Who Invented Toy Photography?
Toy photography, in large part, has followed the same trends as photography as a whole and art of other mediums over the years. Updated 7/7/2021
I’m starting a list of all the toy photographers in the world. Or at least I’m trying to, with your help. Let’s all collectively become a part of the history … Continue reading Record of All Working Toy Photographers
“Starewicz had become a master animator by 1933, incorporating techniques never used before and rarely since (such as moving the puppets during the actual exposure to create blurring for fast … Continue reading A Stop Motion Animated Film from 1934