Product photography Toy Store

Product Photography; Toy Store

I was tasked to create product photography for a small independant toy store. They specialise in vintage and antique toys, hence the model choices.
They celebrated the launch of new Lego figures being released which have since gone on to become market leaders. I was then commissioned to photograph Palitoy Action Man action figures, as they had a 40th anniversary limited edition run; the  organisers purchased the licences, sourced and found manufacturers overseas and oversaw the complete run of these replica models, which now have become collectors items themselves.

Some of the Action Man models were supplied by the shop, others I had to locate myself from various sources such as second hand shops, collectors markets and eBay.

In total I travelled an estimated 300 miles just to collect and research the materials for the product photography shoot as they had become quite rare in the 40 years since they had been made; the imagery was used in advertising on social media, magazines and in window displays.

Photographer Paul Wicks is an established and qualified  freelancer with a number of credits (not that that should EVER be just enough) a member of the Association of Photographers (AOP), Kodakit (Professional network service for photographers vetted by Kodak) and Photographers United; assuring you his best efforts to ensure you get the images YOU, the client want.

He has worked alongside the NHS, Kent County Council and a number of other companies, organisations and independant clients.

He has regularly exhibited in London & Kent for projects ranging from vintage yesterdays to mental health. Mentored numerous students wishing to become a photographer themselves including special needs, first publication in 2018 ‘What I Remember About Forgetting”.

Paul can be booked via direct contact, Kodakit, Instagram, Twitter or phone on +44 758121404

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