2014, A Look Back

Note – I’m pretty sure my Woodland images were actually made in 2012, but uploaded to this blog in 2014. I’m apparently bad at dating my own work 🤷‍♀️ A catalog of the year. In having to delete lots of old posts recently, I thought it’d be apt to have a record of the pieces…

20+ Toy & Miniature Books for a complete mini fix

Like reading about toy photography, toys, miniatures and anything in between? Well here’s a list of books just for you. Know of one that should be here but isn’t? Comment below and I’ll continue to update the list! Is there one here that you think shouldn’t be here? Let me know that too! I’ve read…

Life of Toy Photographers, 2017

There’s a brand new book that I’m happy to announce! – Life of Toy Photographers, 2017 It’s a look back at the artists of toyphotographers.com over the last year. I was part of the team that brought it to fruition, designing the print version of the cover and interior layout. You can also find a spread…

On Photography by Susan Sontag

“Like a pair of binoculars with no right or wrong end, the camera makes exotic things near, intimate; and familiar things small, abstract, strange, much farther away.” Sometimes I read art-based books. You’ve seen this a bit on this blog in my Why Miniatures series where I discussed On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the…

Why Miniatures? Part 3 – On Longing

“The inanimate toy repeats the still life’s theme of arrested life, the life of the tableau. But once the toy becomes animated, it initiates another world, the world of the daydream.” Why Miniatures part 1, part 2. Why are we so fascinated with miniatures? What makes miniatures useful in artistic work? In this ‘Why Miniatures’…

Literacy Day

There are so many “holidays” every day – this is my attempt at a daily photo response. Check out https://www.daysoftheyear.com/ for future post topics. Join in by tagging #todayis or simply leave a link to your contribution below. I’d love to see what you come up with for all these crazy holidays. Contribution links will be…

Buy a Book Day

There are so many “holidays” every day – this is my attempt at a daily photo response. Check out https://www.daysoftheyear.com/ for future post topics. Join in by tagging #todayis or simply leave a link to your contribution below. I’d love to see what you come up with for all these crazy holidays. Contribution links will be…

Read a Book Day

There are so many “holidays” every day – this is my attempt at a daily photo response. Check out https://www.daysoftheyear.com/ for future post topics. Join in by tagging #todayis or simply leave a link to your contribution below. I’d love to see what you come up with for all these crazy holidays. Contribution links will be…