Toy-esque Photographers | Onset of Photography through the 1980s

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

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Miniature Photography from David Levinthal’s Diorama

As you may well know, my sister and I went to the opening of the David Levinthal exhibit at the Smithsonian in DC. A very cool feature of that exhibit, … Continue reading Miniature Photography from David Levinthal’s Diorama

The History of Toy Photography

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

An Interview with David Levinthal, The Father of Miniature Photography

Last semester I did a project for my photo history class on David Levinthal. I took a chance and e-mailed his studio. To my surprise and delight he responded! On top of … Continue reading An Interview with David Levinthal, The Father of Miniature Photography