If you've been wondering how to professionally (or kinda professionally) set up and photo shop your Lego pictures, this is the post for you. My pictures are based on fairy tales, but yours can be on anything you want.
The picture below is based on Red Riding Hood. To get the "magical" forest appearance, I used brown pieces, greenery, flowers, and random colorful round pieces. I created the path with gray studs. The background and foreground were made from colored construction paper.
Jack and the Beanstalk. The house in the background is from our How to Make a Lego Forest Cottage post. The beanstalk is made from large green pieces in front of a farm (made from carrot tops and green pieces with round holes). Construction paper was used in every photo for the back/foregrounds.
Lord of the Rings! The figures are from a Hobbit Lego set, and the wall is simply black and gray Lego pieces.
Brave, Cinderella, or Snow White. I couldn't get it right because I didn't have the torso or skirt that seemed right. The cottage is from a big box of Lego bricks I got as a gift, the bears and hair on the princess are from a Brave Lego set, and the dress pieces are from various princess sets.
Ariel, or The Little Mermaid. We kept this one simple, with only the bare elements. The only things we used were the princess, a tan pad, Lego junk, and a sea star.
Did you make a really cool Lego picture? I'd love to see it!