MICHAEL ANTHONY MURPHY :: PHOTOGRAPHER
Explore the light…NERD FILE :: 4 light sources.- 1 Key light on Stefanie, 430EX ii fitted with a 16 degree Rogue Grid from ExpoImaging, gelled Rosco CTO.-1 Comcast touch screen home security tablet, out of frame, camera right, splashing cool blue light to the right side of the drapes.-1 MacBook Pro out of frame camera left, bringing in a touch of fill on the book and arms.-1 strangely colored sodium vapor street lamp coming from outside, a background light.-Shot with a cooler white balance, around 3300 Kelvin.-Post production minimal.Exposure was as follows:-Shutter :: 1/1 (slow but the strobe was able to freeze any motion.)-Aperture :: f/3.2-ISO :: 400-All tweaked as a balancing act, bringing just enough ambient while the strobe properly was exposing Stefanie’s face.FEISOL carbon fiber tripod system to stabilize Betsty (Nikon D4).-Glass was the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Lens at 48mm.
 
Explore the light…

NERD FILE :: 
4 light sources.
- 1 Key light on Stefanie, 430EX ii fitted with a 16 degree Rogue Grid from ExpoImaging, gelled Rosco CTO.
-1 Comcast touch screen home security tablet, out of frame, camera right, splashing cool blue light to the right side of the drapes.
-1 MacBook Pro out of frame camera left, bringing in a touch of fill on the book and arms.
-1 strangely colored sodium vapor street lamp coming from outside, a background light.
-Shot with a cooler white balance, around 3300 Kelvin.
-Post production minimal.
Exposure was as follows:
-Shutter :: 1/1 (slow but the strobe was able to freeze any motion.)
-Aperture :: f/3.2
-ISO :: 400
-All tweaked as a balancing act, bringing just enough ambient while the strobe properly was exposing Stefanie’s face.
FEISOL carbon fiber tripod system to stabilize Betsty (Nikon D4).
-Glass was the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Lens at 48mm.

 

Whew. It took some time but finally, here it is :: 

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I couldn’t have done it without all of you!!!! 

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Without a second thought about any damage from the elements, I took Betsy (Nikon D4) out into the storm for a few shots. She’s a beast in any weather. 

nerd file :: 
Nikon D4 @
f/1.8
1/200
400
with the
Nikon Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm 1.8G

Without a second thought about any damage from the elements, I took Betsy (Nikon D4) out into the storm for a few shots. She’s a beast in any weather. 

nerd file :: 

Nikon D4 @

f/1.8

1/200

400

with the

Nikon Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm 1.8G

I think I was channeling my Stanley Kubrick…

I think I was channeling my Stanley Kubrick…

testing testing…Ok, so the wife wasn’t super happy about my lighting experiments. With that being said, she was a trooper. nerd file ::f/10.01/20100narrow beamed strobe head powered down to 1/16 power ratio.
 
testing testing…

Ok, so the wife wasn’t super happy about my lighting experiments. With that being said, she was a trooper. 

nerd file ::
f/10.0
1/20
100
narrow beamed strobe head powered down to 1/16 power ratio.

 

photographing fireworks on the 4th of July :: http://bit.ly/1zipf21

Corporate headshot session :: Working the Westcott 40” 5-in-1 reflector kit 

Corporate headshot session :: Working the Westcott 40” 5-in-1 reflector kit 

Luck favors the prepared…nerd file ::ISO 10,0001/60f/2.8 

Luck favors the prepared…

nerd file ::
ISO 10,000
1/60
f/2.8
 

randomness…meet Dharma. nerd file ::For cool shots of the little ones? Pets? Babies? Get down to their level. LLOOOWWW. Shooting them from your standing level, well, will just suck. 

randomness…

meet Dharma. 

nerd file ::
For cool shots of the little ones? Pets? Babies? Get down to their level. LLOOOWWW. 
Shooting them from your standing level, well, will just suck.
 

Here it is! My heart on my sleeve for your enjoyment… http://blog.michaelanthonymurphy.com/2014/06/photographic-success-study-of-fear.html

Here it is! 
My heart on my sleeve for your enjoyment… 



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gear matters ::the 60 inch Photek Softlighter is probably one of my best but least used mods. The light produced is simply gorgeous. It’s a big piece but when space provides? Fugetaboutit. nerd file :: f/4.01/250200

gear matters ::

the 60 inch Photek Softlighter is probably one of my best but least used mods. The light produced is simply gorgeous. It’s a big piece but when space provides? Fugetaboutit. 

nerd file :: 
f/4.0
1/250
200

Edward, working the new Impact Muslin while throwing up his street cred. nerd file ::f/4.01/12520028 inch Westcott Apollo, camera right with a 285HV and Plus ii Wizards working to communicate the light. 

Edward, working the new Impact Muslin while throwing up his street cred. 

nerd file ::
f/4.0
1/125
200

28 inch Westcott Apollo, camera right with a 285HV and Plus ii Wizards working to communicate the light.
 

MORE PETER!

tricking out light for an awesome effect…