“IT’S A WHOLE NEW MEDIUM OF CREATIVE EXPRESSION. A WHOLE FRONTIER TO EXPLORE.”
Have a look at some of the most beautiful graphics enhancement work done on excellent toy photography, by Wonderfactory Artist David Saunders. These works showcase David’s eye and talent for creating lone-figure portraits, and have been exhibited in Wonderfactory’s exhibition Play>Create! in Shanghai, China as well as in DinoQuest with the Singapore Science Center in Singapore, with several pieces bought by art lovers for their private collection.
David is a medical professional in public service who lives in Worthing in the United Kingdom with his girlfriend and son. He's been a police officer, worked in the close protection profession, and served 11 years in the British Army, during which he saw combat in Bosnia, Kosovo and Northern Ireland. David was posted to Iraq in the second Gulf War where he was a tank transporter, moving heavy armour into positions and rescuing damaged equipment.
While in Iraq, David discovered the joy of photography through the beauty of the Persian deserts. Toy photography came to him in 2011 when he started taking pictures of his realistic dinosaur figures from Papo and Schleich, as well as the LEGO minifigures lying around at home. David has found a niche in the toy photography community with his eye for visual aesthetics through light and reflections, likely borne out of his affection for space and the universe. Ever since he can remember, David has been fascinated by the vastness of outer space and the infinite possibilities it brings.
In his own time, David enjoys the simple pleasures of life, making his friends and family happy, and building his personal computer to be powerful enough to match his prowess in digital graphics manipulation.
See his full gallery on IG @davidsaundersphotography
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