Posts Tagged ‘toys’

Photographer Peeks Inside Cheap Plastic Toys with X-Ray Photo Series

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Australian photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick uses images to document the hidden side of things. More specifically, he documents the inside of things.

Having turned his sights on flora and fauna, Fitzpatrick decided to peek inside the world of cheap plastic children’s toys for his series Invisible Light.
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Parents Keep Their Kids’ Imaginations Alive with Creative ‘Dinovember’ Project

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Parents Refe and Susan Tuma aren’t big on Movember, at their house November is reserved for a different tradition: Dinovember. Documented in photos on the project’s Facebook page, the Tumas spend November keeping their kids’ imaginations alive by convincing them that every night, their dinosaur toys come to life and get into all sorts of trouble. Read more…

Portraits of Kids Around the World Posing with Their Favorite Toys

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This portrait is of a little boy named Lucas who lives in Sydney, Australia. Like many children around the world, Lucas enjoys playing with toys, particularly his set of miniature trains and wooden railroad tracks.

Like many photographers around the world, Gabriele Galimberti enjoys traveling. During an 18 month span of travels, Galimberti visited and photographed children in a long list of countries around the world with each child posing with his or her favorite toys. Lucas was one of the kids Galimberti visited for his project, which is titled “Toy Stories.”
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Photographs of Children’s Games Turned Into Single-Color Sculptures

For his project titled “Game Over,” Brooklyn-based photographer Henry Hargreaves took a number of popular and instantly-recognizable children’s games (and toys) and painted over all the colorful designs and branding with single pastel colors. He then photographed the games on backgrounds of the same color.
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Creepy Portraits of Teddy Bears Marred by Decades of Children’s Love

Ireland-based portrait photographer Mark Nixon has an interesting project titled “MuchLoved” that features 30 portraits of teddy bears that have been disfigured from years and years of love. The well-worn toys show battle scars of being the prized possessions of children — cherished companions that have seen many a repair as different parts start wearing down. They may look hideous to our eyes, but each one is beloved by its owner.
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Did You Know: Kodak Used Collectible Stuffed Animals to Sell Cameras

We’ve heard of camera manufacturers dipping into unrelated fields before, and we’ve also seen some pretty interesting marketing stunts, but in the early 90′s Kodak had already done both… in a colorful, cuddly sort of way. Back then, as an either desperate or creative ploy to get kids into photography, Kodak came out with the Kolorkins: a set of colorful, collectible stuffed animals. Read more…

Environmental Portraits of Toy Figures

Brian McCarty is a photographer who specializes in photographs of toys. He integrates concept and character and is a prominent photographer in the “Art-Toy” movement.
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Childhood Toys in a Grown-Up World

After finding toys from his childhood in his grandparents’ attic, photographer Julien Mauve decided to create a series of photographs that imagines what those toys would look like in our serious adult world. The series is titled “Back to Childhood”.
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Bizarre Photos of Stuffed Animals Turned Inside-Out

Zurich-based designers Atelier Volvox have a project titled “Outsiders” that consists of various stuffed animals turned inside-out. The toys were purchased from second-hand shops, cut open, turned inside out, re-stuffed, and sewed back up.
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Time-Lapse of a Baby Playing with Toys

What does four hours of a toddler playing look like when compressed into 2.5 minutes? Photographer Francis Vachon found out by creating this neat time-lapse video of his 9-month-old son Charles-Edward playing in the dining room. It’s a fun idea for a photo project to try if you have a toddler of your own causing chaos in your house.

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