I'm a toy photographer that loves creating images and stories from a wide range of characters. I’m drawn to characters that are fun, quirky and endearing. One of my favorite characters to create stories around is Kermit the Frog, from The Muppets. Kermit is a character that has been around for decades but seems as relevant today as he did when he was first introduced to us in 1955. He’s one of those rare characters that work in heartwarming situations, as well as humorous or adventurous ones. He also has a rare wit and sarcasm about him, uncommon among children's characters.


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I love to take advantage of all of that in my imagery. I use practical effects in my images, meaning pretty much everything you see in my photos is real and was photographed real-time in the scene. Real liquid splashes, real explosions, real fun! Thanks for spending time with Kermit. If you like what you see go check out my Instagram, where you'll find all of my toy photos...hundreds of fun images of different toys and characters.

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#1 To Bee Or Not To Bee...

To Bee Or Not To Bee...

Believe it or not, I had someone actually ask me, "why bees?" To which I replied, "Well, that is the question."

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Yezid Puerto 9 months ago

uffff fabulous!!!

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#2 "excuse Me, A Little Privacy Please!"

"excuse Me, A Little Privacy Please!"

One of the things I set out to accomplish with my toy photography is to show characters in unexpected ways. Do I think this image accomplished that? Does a frog poop in the woods (in an outhouse)??

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ugaas wiilhoog 9 months ago

I think you mean "privy-ce". 😂

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#3 To Overcome Life's Rapids, One Just Needs To Find Balance

To Overcome Life's Rapids, One Just Needs To Find Balance

Easier said than done, but definitely worth the effort!

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PyroarRanger 9 months ago

Splashing in puddles with Robin!

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#4 Mission Implausible!

Mission Implausible!

This lily pad will self-destruct in 10, 9, 8... (credit to my friend thedolljunkie for that perfect sub-caption!) This was an actual, fiery explosion using fireworks. Don't try this at home kids! No, really, don't try this at home...it wouldn't take much to be seriously burned. Explosions are a trendy special effect right now among those who photograph super hero toys and Star Wars toys. This image is... Read More

This lily pad will self-destruct in 10, 9, 8... (credit to my friend thedolljunkie for that perfect sub-caption!) This was an actual, fiery explosion using fireworks. Don't try this at home kids! No, really, don't try this at home...it wouldn't take much to be seriously burned. Explosions are a trendy special effect right now among those who photograph super hero toys and Star Wars toys. This image is kind of a dig at that trend, since Kermit rarely has a chance to be seen as an action hero. He's a lover, not a fighter!

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Erwin Sanz 9 months ago

He is smiling even in danger

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#5 And This, People, Is How You Get A Frog In Your Throat!

And This, People, Is How You Get A Frog In Your Throat!

I draw inspiration for my images from a lot of different places. Often times ideas can spring from language itself - slang, metaphors, idioms, a play on words. 'Getting a frog in one's throat' is where I got this idea from. It's a strange term that I decided to take literally for this image.

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#6 The Tao Of Kermit

The Tao Of Kermit

A very enlightened frog. So enlightened, in fact, that his is floating into the air. I'm going to try and remember to bring some of this calm with me as next Monday rolls around.

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#7 Give A Frog A Fly And You Feed Him For A Day. Teach A Frog How To Catch Flies And You Feed Him For A Lifetime.

Give A Frog A Fly And You Feed Him For A Day. Teach A Frog How To Catch Flies And You Feed Him For A Lifetime.

That's how that saying goes, right? This is another example of combining two different toy properties that don't really belong together. Except that they're frogs and flies, so they kind of do belong together! The fly is a LEGO figure.

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PyroarRanger 9 months ago

"Robin, stick out your tongue like so to catch a fly"

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#8 High Plains Drifter

High Plains Drifter

An homage of sorts to my favorite cowboy actor - the Good, the Bad, the not Ugly at all...Clint Eastwood! Also, that's Bullseye the horse from Toy Story, in case you didn't know. I'll often combine characters that have no right being together for the sake of the story. Or perhaps just for shock value. Who's your favorite actor, cowboy or otherwise?

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Erwin Sanz 9 months ago

I like this one

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#9 "ahhhh, Nothing Like A Nice Soak To Relax And..." "cannonbaaaaaaallll!!"

"ahhhh, Nothing Like A Nice Soak To Relax And..." "cannonbaaaaaaallll!!"

Sometimes ideas come from real life experiences. Who hasn't been in this situation before (or maybe you were the one doing the cannonballing!)? I love working with water, especially when splashes are involved. A great splash has a personality of its own, and can add drama and movement to an image. Water is among the most challenging effects to pull off, mostly because it's so... Read More

Sometimes ideas come from real life experiences. Who hasn't been in this situation before (or maybe you were the one doing the cannonballing!)? I love working with water, especially when splashes are involved. A great splash has a personality of its own, and can add drama and movement to an image. Water is among the most challenging effects to pull off, mostly because it's so uncontrollable. Normally a splash can take many, many attempts before getting something I like. It's time consuming because so much cleanup and resetting of the scene is required between each take. i was shocked, though, when I nailed this splash on my first try. That never happens!

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PyroarRanger 9 months ago

How did you make the splash effect and still manage to take a picture?!? I would probably end up drowning them (if that's even possible) before I make the splash effect XD

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#10 Salad, Kermit? Or Is It A Kermit Salad!

Salad, Kermit? Or Is It A Kermit Salad!

I never know where my next idea will come from. This image was inspired by a fun story in the news recently about a woman who found a tiny live frog in her prepackaged, ready to eat salad. She and her family ended up keeping it as a pet and named it Lucky. (I would have named him Kermit!)

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PyroarRanger 9 months ago

It's not easy being green

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