Mega Micro Gallery: Specialist “Outrider”

I do actually like things other than Transformers! One of the indulgences I allow myself on a semi-regular basis are the micro action figures from Mega Construx. I actually have quite a lot of them. Some are of course from building sets, but many are individual purchases. The “Heroes” series in particular can be great impulse-purchase fodder with the Call of Duty lineup in particular giving some interesting choices.

Read More

Like the content? Help make more of it!

I’ve opened a Patreon today to help fund operations on the site. While my writings about concepts in toy photography come with no cost except for years of my life, picking up toys to show off does indeed rack up some bills. Keep reading to find out more about the campaign and what your money would be going towards.

Read More

GALLERY: Transformers Generations: Siege – Voyager Megatron (with review!)

It’s a delight to be able to bring you perhaps the very first in-hand photo gallery of the new Voyager Megatron from Transformers Siege! Previously the closest contact anyone has had was the select few invited to events like SDCC and New York Comic Con where the toys could be viewed in person on display, but with this assortment starting to make its way to retail in the United States, we can go for a much more involved examination of the toy. There’s 88 photos waiting for you in the gallery…

Read More

Preorder Transformers Siege Deluxes Now At Amazon

Several Deluxe assortment Transformers from the soon-to-be-released Siege line now have product pages on Amazon for US customers. These go beyond wave 1, and quite possibly even beyond wave 2, though we have very little information on what’s even to be part of the second wave right now. If you’d like to preorder these for yourself, keep reading for product links to each of the new toys.

Read More

GUIDE: Buying A Camera (or, “Let’s Talk About How To Spend A Lot of Money”)

Taking the leap and upgrading from your smartphone’s camera to a dedicated piece of hardware is an important decision – and a potentially expensive one! I don’t think that everyone needs to go right away and make this investment, since the recent generations of phone cameras can potentially be quite capable. But when you decide it is time, you want to make sure that you’re putting your money in the right place, especially if this is the first time you’ve really given the matter serious consideration. In this article, I’ll talk about some of the things to look for, some of my recommendations, and where to go to do more research.

Read More