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.
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
Photographers who at least dabbled in photographs of toys, miniatures, figurines and the like, a timeline. Click the names to learn more. Links and Photographer listing will be updated as … Continue reading Toy-esque Photographers | Onset of Photography through the 1980s
I’ve been working on and brainstorming some surrealist work. Patterns. colors and reflections formed together in interesting ways. I’m calling the 2 current series – Reflections of Self, and Electric … Continue reading Artists I Love
The original text of this article has been modified 3/21/2019. I want to discuss the history of the use of miniatures and toys in photographic works. I’ve seen a lot … Continue reading The History of Toy Photography