Tourmaline .

Miniature Diorama Photographer

One Word Photo Challenge: Shake

One Word Photo Challenge: Shake

If you want to share a literal image of the actual word, do that. But if you’d rather play with word association, post something that reminds you of the specific word, or something you use the word for, do so. It only has to make sense to you. Have fun and keep on photographing!

To participate:

  • Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Shake”
  • Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme
  • Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that others can find your contribution
  • Comment here with the link to your post or include a pingback to this post in your response
  • Have fun!

Click here to see the full challenge details and future themes.

  • Selfie
  • Shake
  • Shark
  • Sheep
  • Shoes
  • Show
  • Shutter
  • Sketchbook
  • Skunk
  • Snake
  • Space
  • Spider
  • Squirrel
  • Store
  • Stork

Introducing Monochromous

I’ve been working on a new series I’m tentatively calling Monochromous. And I’ve had the honor of having a portion of that series featured on the Exclu Collective.

Check it out, and read about my process here: https://exclucollective.com/2018/09/09/exclu-rewind-tourmalinenow/

 

See even more images on my facebook page here:

Shh, don't tell instagram (or my blog), but here's 27 of the images I've created for this series so far! Some will…

Posted by Tourmaline . on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

 

And stay tuned for a behind the scenes video coming soon!

Things to Read and Watch about Miniatures, Toys and the Photography of

This listing started as resources for an upcoming vlog I’m planning on why humans are intrigued by miniatures, and as a follow up, why some of those people are passionate about toy photography. I know there are some movies, etc. that feature miniatures of some kind, but use them as a narrative device, rather than saying something about them, if that makes sense at all, and therefore I’ve excluded those from this list.

While I’ve read and watched many of these, some are still on my to do list, so don’t consider this a list of recommendations just yet.

Fiction Books

  • Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn, 2006
  • The Miniaturist, Jessie Burton, 2015
  • The Indian in the Cupboard Series, 1980 – 1998

Non-Fiction Books

  • Fabrications: Staged, Altered and Appropriated Photographs, Anne H. Hoy, 2005
  • On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection, Susan Stewart, 1984
  • The Poetics of Space, Gaston Bachelard, 1958
  • The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright, Jean Nathan, 2005
  • Life of Toy Photographers, 2017
  • Ten Frames per Second, Johnny Wu, 2016
  • On Photography, Susan Sontag, 1973

Movies

  • Hereditary, 2018
  • Welcome to Marwen, 2018
  • Tiny Furniture, 2010
  • Gulliver’s Travels
  • The Miniaturist, 2017
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, 1989
  • The Indian in the Cupboard, 1995

Documentaries

  • Marwencol, 2010
  • Voyeur, 2017
  • The Toys that Made Us, 2017 – 2018
  • Of Dolls & Murder, 2012

TV Shows

  • Sharp Objects, HBO, 2018
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Miniature Serial Killer, Seasons 7 – 9 (Episodes 701, 702, 707, 710, 711, 716, 720, 724, 801, 907), 2006 – 2008

Articles

Videos

Interviews

Blog Posts/Other

Leave a comment below, if you know of something that should be added to this list.

-Tourmaline .

One Word Photo Challenge: Selfie

One Word Photo Challenge: Selfie

If you want to share a literal image of the actual word, do that. But if you’d rather play with word association, post something that reminds you of the specific word, or something you use the word for, do so. It only has to make sense to you. Have fun and keep on photographing!

To participate:

  • Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Selfie”
  • Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme
  • Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that others can find your contribution
  • Comment here with the link to your post or include a pingback to this post in your response
  • Have fun!

Click here to see the full challenge details and future themes.

  • Selfie
  • Shake
  • Shark
  • Sheep
  • Shoes
  • Show
  • Shutter
  • Sketchbook
  • Skunk
  • Snake
  • Space
  • Spider
  • Squirrel
  • Store
  • Stork

One Word Photo Challenge: Seat

One Word Photo Challenge: Seat

If you want to share a literal image of the actual word, do that. But if you’d rather play with word association, post something that reminds you of the specific word, or something you use the word for, do so. It only has to make sense to you. Have fun and keep on photographing!

To participate:

  • Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Seat”
  • Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme
  • Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that others can find your contribution
  • Comment here with the link to your post or include a pingback to this post in your response
  • Have fun!

Click here to see the full challenge details and future themes.

Working on a new series, here’s one of the bunch. Not my favorite but it fits this week’s theme :)

  • Seat
  • Selfie
  • Shake
  • Shark
  • Sheep
  • Shoes
  • Show
  • Shutter
  • Sketchbook
  • Skunk
  • Snake
  • Space
  • Spider
  • Squirrel
  • Store
  • Stork

One Word Photo Challenge: Seal

One Word Photo Challenge: Seal

If you want to share a literal image of the actual word, do that. But if you’d rather play with word association, post something that reminds you of the specific word, or something you use the word for, do so. It only has to make sense to you. Have fun and keep on photographing!

To participate:

  • Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Seal”
  • Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme
  • Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that others can find your contribution
  • Comment here with the link to your post or include a pingback to this post in your response
  • Have fun!

Click here to see the full challenge details and future themes.

A manatee is close enough right?

  • Seal
  • Seat
  • Selfie
  • Shake
  • Shark
  • Sheep
  • Shoes
  • Show
  • Shutter
  • Sketchbook
  • Skunk
  • Snake
  • Space
  • Spider
  • Squirrel
  • Store
  • Stork

One Word Photo Challenge: Scale

One Word Photo Challenge: Scale

If you want to share a literal image of the actual word, do that. But if you’d rather play with word association, post something that reminds you of the specific word, or something you use the word for, do so. It only has to make sense to you. Have fun and keep on photographing!

To participate:

  • Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Scale”
  • Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme
  • Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that others can find your contribution
  • Comment here with the link to your post or include a pingback to this post in your response
  • Have fun!

Click here to see the full challenge details and future themes.

  • Scale
  • Seal
  • Seat
  • Selfie
  • Shake
  • Shark
  • Sheep
  • Shoes
  • Show
  • Shutter
  • Sketchbook
  • Skunk
  • Snake
  • Space
  • Spider
  • Squirrel
  • Store
  • Stork

One Word Photo Challenge: Sale

One Word Photo Challenge: Sale

If you want to share a literal image of the actual word, do that. But if you’d rather play with word association, post something that reminds you of the specific word, or something you use the word for, do so. It only has to make sense to you. Have fun and keep on photographing!

To participate:

  • Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Sale”
  • Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme
  • Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that others can find your contribution
  • Comment here with the link to your post or include a pingback to this post in your response
  • Have fun!

Click here to see the full challenge details and future themes.

Routine: Shop

  • Sale
  • Scale
  • Seal
  • Seat
  • Selfie
  • Shake
  • Shark
  • Sheep
  • Shoes
  • Show
  • Shutter
  • Sketchbook
  • Skunk
  • Snake
  • Space
  • Spider
  • Squirrel
  • Store
  • Stork