2013, A Look Back

2013, A Look Back #toyphotography

Creating Emotional Toy Photographs

Photography is all about light, composition and, most importantly, emotion. – Larry Wilder I aim to make emotive photos that elicit an emotional response in the viewer. Whether I’m successful … Continue reading Creating Emotional Toy Photographs

Figure sits with camera on porch steps in all grey environment, toy photography by Tourmaline .

How I Began My Toy Photo Journey

Most of us mini enthusiasts can attest that we’ve loved the tiniest of objects from childhood. I, myself, absolutely adored Polly Pockets, and still have much of my collection to … Continue reading How I Began My Toy Photo Journey

figure turns on TV, toy photography by Tourmaline .

Monochrome | Polychrome – An Emotive take on Toy Photography

Tourmaline . Miniatures serve as iconographic objects. Not real people, places or things, but simplistic versions of such. This allows for abstracted views of reality. The perfect medium for creating … Continue reading Monochrome | Polychrome – An Emotive take on Toy Photography

Tourmaline .'s work in Miniature show, St. Augustine, FL

Miniature Marvels at the St. Augustine Art Association

There’s a new miniature show that just opened, and it just so happens to be local to me, and have one of my pieces in it! I found out about … Continue reading Miniature Marvels at the St. Augustine Art Association

Making it Grey

I’d like to think while the Headlights images allow the viewer to imagine what’s happening in the pictured figure’s life, the Monochrome images allow the viewer to relate and insert their own experiences into the life of the pictured figure. So, desaturated narratives. Maybe that’s my niche.What’s yours?

Shop my Survival Series and More!

My 5 part series of HO scale and board game war miniatures was a part of the BadAss miniatures show, and it was such an honor, as the quality of miniature work in that show was spectacular.
I tell you all this today, because some of that art, including mine, is available for sale!