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Climbing into the Ring with Matthew Goldberg Toy Photography

Climbing into the Ring with Matthew Goldberg Toy Photography

Matthew Goldberg wears many hats as a brand influencer, social media manager and eCommerce photographer. But Toy Photography remains his passion and part of a “surreal journey.” We jump into the ring with Matthew who gives us a glimpse into his world of wrestling photography and beyond! When did you begin toy photography? What was […]

Adding Artistic or just Fun Photos to the Database

Adding Artistic or just Fun Photos to the Database

Besides the current Main Photo, Show on Search Photo and Detail Photo which all make the database useful (they are all explained here) and are meant to be “clean” (ideally just a white background) we like to add a new type of photo, the Artistic Photo.  Something like Funko’s announcement shots like this one   – […]

The Many Visual Worlds of Mitchel Wu Toy Photography

The Many Visual Worlds of Mitchel Wu Toy Photography

  For Mitchel Wu, it’s easy to get lost into a world of fantasy and alternate realities…and emerge with the images to tell the tale of the journey. Wu is a former wedding photographer who eschewed the “Bridezilla in favor of Godzilla” as a professional toy photographer. These days, Wu crafts stories through his photography […]

Found some photos from way back of my Timpo Toys Collection

Found some photos from way back of my Timpo Toys Collection
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Musings by Joschik

I got a Pentax camera from my dad in 1981 and started to experiment around. Here are some of the results  –               I have no idea how I did that last image but think that they were not bad overall.

Diecast Photography – There’s more to it than you think…

Diecast Photography – There’s more to it than you think…

I remember setting up and taking the first few 1:64 scale diecast pictures that I shot back in 2009. My desk was by a window in my office. I would shoot pictures on a piece of white printer paper only when the sun was shining. At that time, it was all that I had. We […]

Shoot Your Collectibles Like a Pro

Shoot Your Collectibles Like a Pro

I write about old (pre-1940) and antique (true centenarians) on my blog and since I’m a retired photographer, I thought I would share some techniques to help you take better pictures of your collectibles. Photographic Lighting Let’s take a look at a Hubley Pile Driver Truck I bought recently. I use tungsten quartz lights called […]

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