toy photography

How to use your freezer to make props for toy photography

Feb 6, 2024
John Aldred

Sometimes, as photographers, we see some inspiration or get an idea, and we think to ourselves, “How the heck are we going to do this?”….

This adorable LEGO retro camera set hits the stores soon

Dec 8, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Photographers and children (children at heart included), LEGO has announced something just for us. It’s a new Retro Camera Creator Set, a 3-in-1 set that lets you create a 35mm film SLR camera, a retro video camera, or a retro TV. And all of them are absolutely adorable!

Shooting a Barbenheimer toy photography set

Aug 2, 2023
Spencer Witt

I am a huge movie fan and am excited to see both Barbie and Oppenheimer this week (what a clash). I was then inspired by…

12 amazing toy photographs with no AI

Jun 17, 2023
Udi Tirosh

There is a lot of AI art out there and many amazing digital creators, but we wanted to pay homage to create art in-camera. (Even…

Kicking it with toy photography photo contest

May 18, 2023
Udi Tirosh

We are running an amazing toy photography contest. Check it out! UPDATE: winners announced here! We teamed up with an amazing crew for this contest….

How to light and photograph Lego building interiors

Mar 29, 2023
Anna Bitanga

Shooting the interior of a brick-built scene can be very challenging for a LEGO photographer because most models restrict camera angles and limit lighting opportunities….

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…

How to take a “camel in the desert” photo without leaving your bed

Jan 20, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

For most of us, traveling has come to a halt again thanks to the latest variant of the coronavirus. Others can only dream of distant,…

How to capture movement in toy photography in-camera

Jun 4, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

When photographing toys, we often want to make them look as if they’re doing something. We want to shoot some kind of action to create…