miniature photography

Photographer stages whimsical interactions between birds, insects, and miniature toys

Feb 19, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Andrew Camera isn’t your typical wildlife photographer. He takes the ordinary subjects – birds and insects around us and miniature toys – and brings them…

How to shoot Hollywood-style car chases at home in your garage

Sep 19, 2023
John Aldred

Whenever I see Paul E.T. has posted a new video, I get quite excited. He doesn’t post often, but when he does, it’s very revealing….

Photographer creates miniature desert scene from scratch. Yes, even the elephants!

Jun 30, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Even though AI can let you create virtually any scene you can imagine – it can’t replace building and photographing it yourself. I’m sure that…

How this photographer shot a toy F1 car to make it look like a real thing

Sep 29, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Over the last few years, I started watching Formula 1 races again, over a decade after I last saw it with dad. I started following…

12 things you didn’t know you needed to help you shoot epic toy photography

May 6, 2022
John Aldred

Toy photography has always been quite popular, but never more so than in the last couple of years while much of the world has been…

10 tips for filming miniatures to make them look larger than life to the camera

May 3, 2022
John Aldred

Miniatures have been a part of filmmaking pretty much since filmmaking began. They’re typically used when building a full-sized set or prop would be impractical…

This photographer creates a tiny “egg planet” with practical effects only

Oct 27, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

We’ve already met photographer Udi Mozni through his creative miniature images. He shoots everyday objects and turns them into something completely new. So, it’s no…

Photographer shoots Gucci Hot Wheels car in 1/64 scale and the detail is off the charts

Oct 20, 2021
Alex Baker

Florence, Italy, after dark. A Cadilac Seville pulls up on the deserted cobbled street outside the tiny entrance to the Gucci leather goods shop. Torn…

Strange Thing in the Forest – a story told with miniatures and practical effects

Jun 23, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

Felix Hernandez (previously) is a photographer who turns his vivid imagination into fantastic images. He brings miniatures and practical effects together, sometimes adds a dash…

Recreating the Apollo 13 rocket launch with practical models at home

Jun 15, 2021
John Aldred

Winner of multiple Oscars, BAFTAs and SAG awards, Apollo 13 was a pretty epic movie. And with a budget of $52 million it had some…