Every photographer has these kinds of questions when looking into the viewfinder. What about my aperture. My focal length (or should I say glass). Or my shutter speed. Yet, I am sure some of us will have wondered along the lines of Gaugain. [clickToTweet tweet=”Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we …

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The Whys of a Toy Photographer

Like the forest of cables in my entertainment unit, the reasons I practice toy photography are numerous, intertwined, and sometimes have no reason at all. But let’s start at the beginning.

Why? by HerrSM

“Why are you taking pics of Lego?” Ha, easy one, right? Well…is it? Many people who I asked this question either looked irritated not knowing what to say (no, that´s not a trick question) or they promptly replied “For the fun of it, yeah”. HerrSMA Non-Belgian living in Hamburg, Germany. Curiosity-driven and mostly to be …

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A mirror of ourselves – 5 reasons why we photograph minifigures

»eat my bricks« is a photo art project. We are two dads and media dudes aged 40 from Dresden, Germany, and we have known each other for more than 20 years. eat_my_bricks»eat my bricks« is a photo art project. Two media dudes from Dresden, Germany, have robbed their kids’ brick collections, knowing full well that …

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What “Why” to find in days to come

The context of my life has changed. Because of this I found myself asking: what am I doing? where am I going? I have discovered a part of me in need of an inner journey of knowing myself, a journey that makes use of two passions that lie close to my heart – photography and writing.

Why? by Leila Chieko

I used to be a scrapbook queen. I’ve been documenting my life through photography since grade school and have put together dozens and dozens of scrapbooks all the way up until about ten years ago when I made the transition from 35mm film to digital photography. I photographed the usual: people, travel, landscapes. In my …

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Why? by Brooks Weaver

A few years ago when I created my first Lego mini-figure scene with the members of Guardians of the Galaxy, I never would have thought I would be sitting here typing this Post.  But thanks to Shelly for giving me the opportunity to write a few thoughts on ‘Why’ I am ‘stuck in plastic’ doing …

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Why? by Wendy Verboom

I want to start by saying  thank you to Shelly for the invitation to write something for this Blog. It is a great opportunity to share my hobby of photography with other Lego fans from around the world.