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Creative Photography Tricks for Model Kit Photos

Posted August 08, 2020

Creative Photography Tricks for Model Kit Photos

For a perfect photo of a model kit, the camera setting also needs to be perfect. When we talk about camera settings we actually talk about the measurements you will have to take, like Shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and white balance. A perfect high-quality photograph is a balanced mixture of all of them. For model kit photography, you will need a narrow depth of field. It means that you’ll have to focus on the toy and blur the rest of the area. Of course, you don't need to blur the area if you set a stage for your picture. If...

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The History of Plastic Scale Modeling

Posted July 22, 2020

The History of Plastic Scale Modeling

Do you know the history of plastic scale modeling?
There is more history to one of the most popular hobbies in the world than you would ever know.

Where it All Began


Actually, scale modeling has existed for millennia. It was used to depict military installments, defense mechanisms, and even large machines before even constructing. Leonarda Da Vinci was probably the most famous artist to build scale models. He builds catapults, paddleboards, and even mechanized robots during his lifetime.

From Concept to Production


Moving into the 20th and 21st centuries, scale models went from representations of concepts to commercially available products. Many credits the...

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How To Choose Your First Scale Model Guide

Posted March 17, 2020

How To Choose Your First Scale Model Guide
How To Choose Your First Scale Model Guide!

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5 Celebrities Who Collect Models Just Like Us!

Posted March 16, 2020

5 Celebrities Who Collect Models Just Like Us!

Walt Disney

If you scale down Disneylands, you will get a miniature wonderland for model builders. Some believe Walt Disney's plan to build a theme park comes from his model building enthusiasm.  Even though its mere speculation, we believe that he first build a small scale of his parks first.

 

Frank Sinatra

Sinatra is one of the biggest names in the music industry. He was called The Sultan of Swoon, nominated 31 grammies and won 9 of them. We might know...

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Most Expensive Model Cars and Kits

Posted March 14, 2020

Most Expensive Model Cars and Kits

 

10. Matchbox 1967 Magirus Deutz Crane (No. 30)


In the 1980s, Magirus Deutz Crane was near 10$. Today, most of the model car collectors can only dream of buying an original Matchbox 1967 Magirus Deutz Crane. It is estimated to be around a $13,000 price tag.

9. Beatnik Bandit Hotwheels

Beatnik Bandit Hotwheels is one of the original Sweet 16 cars of the Hotwheels. The car is made of fiberglass with a see-through plexiglass bubble top....

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