baltictoysafari

Hamburg

Hamburg is a go. The date is set (last full weekend of September) and the preparations are in full swing to make this one a unique experience like every other Stuck In Plastic toy photography meetup to date. BorisTaking plastic places. Exploring my inner child and following Me2’s wanderlust into untold stories for generations to …

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Why go on a toy safari ?

When the #BalticToySafari was first announced I was really looking forward to attending. I was hoping to learn how to take better pictures of Lego. I was looking forward to meeting some of the tiny digital people from inside my mobile device in real life. And I was hoping not to find professional photographers who would only …

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Imagine a Tale – Us nerds

Sunrise. Vaxholm castle or to be more exact N 59.403056 E 18.359722 WGS84, Sweden, and the morning gathering of the #baltictoysafari, a bunch of nerds hunting the first light with their cameras at the ready and figures waiting to pose.

From a Different Angle

If you asked me to choose between photographer or Lego enthusiast to describe myself, I would undoubtedly choose Lego enthusiast. Whilst my Instagram feed is packed with photos of Lego, my photographic skills amount to quickly snapping minifigs or MOCs to share with my followers and using filters to work their magic. I guess this …

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One Ring To Rule Them All …

One of the more intimate moments I encountered during the #baltictoysafari was a one on one talk I had with @herrsm on his expectations of our gathering on Friday afternoon, well before we really started to share toys, shoot together, create magic and embark fully on this rollercoaster of plus 24 hours shooting of plastic across cultures. It was …

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A Time and a Place

Yesterday Me2 talked about one of the amazing locations we were privileged to shoot in while on the island of Vaxholm; Oskar-Frederiksborg. He hinted at the specialness of the location and the beauty of the light within, which only reinforces one of the lessons I had to re-learn at the #baltictoysafari. When you are shooting toys …

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Oskar-Fredriksborg

Locations, a photographers best friend. When we started the preparations for our very first #BalticToySafari we obviously selected outdoor locations in our beautiful archipelago. Locations I have been shooting many times before and have been gifted with the magical light of the North. BorisTaking plastic places. Exploring my inner child and following Me2’s wanderlust into …

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