Author Topic: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's  (Read 31607 times)

Monolith

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Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« on: June 14, 2012, 03:47:30 PM »
Some of my toys were begging to be photographed, so I thought you might like to look at them.

This first photo is a 1963 blue Marx Hunchback.



This is a 1963 blue Marx Frankenstein.



This is a 1963 blue Marx Creature. For this photo I manipulated the contrast and the colors.



This is one of my favorites. This is the same blue Creature. I manipulated the background, contrast, and color.



This is a manipulated 1963 blue Marx Wolf Man.



Here is my 1963 blue Marx Phantom. I manipulated the contrast and colors.



Here's another favorite. Its a manipulated photo of my 1963 blue Marx Mummy. I can feel his curse!



And this is a close-up I took of a '60's Creature coppersmith plaque. I played with the colors a little bit.



This is the backside of the Creature coppersmith plaque. The copper is very shiny so I reflected some color off it.



This is a close-up of the Frankenstein coppersmith plaque. I manipulated the contrast and colors on this photo.



And here's a close-up of the Dracula coppersmith plaque. I manipulated the contrast and colors.



And this is a photo I took of a life-sized Grim Reaper statue I saw at a flea market. I just thought you might like it.
Let me know what you think. I Hope you liked 'em.


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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2012, 04:09:54 PM »
Sweet!!
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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2012, 04:39:40 PM »
Great pics, love 'em!

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2012, 04:40:20 PM »
Awesome, Monolith!!

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2012, 04:52:37 PM »
Very cool indeed!
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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2012, 07:27:49 PM »
Those photos show a really unique, almost psychedelic style. I really dig 'em! There's a very personal artistic vibe about them. The Creature below the foilage is pretty stunning. I'm also a fan of Raymond Castile's warm, nostalgic style, but this is totally different and just as interesting (in my opinion). The blue Marx Wolf Man with the red background just explodes! I love the Coppersmith Dracula too.

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2012, 07:51:43 PM »
Like 'em. New visually interesting and exciting take on a familiar subject.

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2012, 07:55:52 PM »
Some of my toys were begging to be photographed, so I thought you might like to look at them.

This is a 1963 blue Marx Creature. For this photo I manipulated the contrast and the colors.



Wow! Incredible! What did you manipulate though, your camera's settings of Photoshop?

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2012, 08:06:23 PM »
Incredibly cool photos.  Thanks for taking the time to shoot and share them, very unique and cool look to those.    Makes me want to do a photo sesh of some of my stuff...

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2012, 08:58:02 PM »
Wow! Thanks for all the great comments, everybody.

Hepcat--- I've never actually used photoshop, I'm not really that computer savvy. With that Creature photo I just took a photo of a blue Marx Creature
in front of this big plant that I have in my front window from a low angle. I actually just held the Creature in one hand and the digital camera in the other
and snapped a few pics of him with the  sunlight coming through. Then I imported the photo to photobucket and they have some new editing stuff where
I increased the contrast so that made it look a little grainy and eliminated a little of the gray tones, then I increased the intensity of the colors, and that's it.

I'm glad everybody liked 'em, I have fun doing them and will do some more, eventually. I'm always taking toy photo's when I have time. Here's one more
I took of the blue Marx Creature.


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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2012, 09:06:46 AM »
Those are amazing, especially considering you didn't use photoshop. You really brought out the detailed of the sculpting, and evoked a great mood with each pic. NICE!

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2012, 10:51:34 AM »
You have a wonderful eye.

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2012, 11:11:41 PM »
Where's the Like button on this thread??? THERE IT IS!  LIKE, LIKE, LIKE!!

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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2012, 11:55:37 PM »
I heart monsters.
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Re: Check Out These Monster Toy Photo's
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2012, 01:32:25 AM »
All of these rule, but I'm partial, as always to anything Frankensteiny.
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