This past Saturday I had the opportunity to photograph roller derby with my new high speed Einstein flash heads. My daughter Emily “Suzi Uzi” Murray was playing for the Victory Dolls all-star team against an overmatched opponent from Arkansas. I have always wanted to photograph derby with powerful high speed studio strobes. I have used […]
I took this picture last summer of Emily Murray, one of the founders and coach of Oklahoma’s only banked track roller derby team. We shot with a simple Nikon SB-900 and an umbrella. Very simple lighting but when you have great natural lighting, you don’t need much to go with it.
I photographed the Brass Ball Bobber Model 1 for Darwin Motorcycles and this photo was used on the cover of the May 2009 issue of Ride Oklahoma. We were going after a “Rosie the Riveter” look and chose Emily Murray as our model. She has the look that really makes this picture work. I wanted […]
My daughter Emily Murray is a kick-butt roller derby star known as “Suzi Uzi”. She plays for the Red Dirt Rebellion roller girls in Oklahoma City, one of the few banked track leagues in the country. We have done quite a few skating photo shoots. This past summer she wanted to capture her softer side, […]
This series of photos was taken on a moment’s notice in my studio one day. I was wanting to do some light tests and Emily was at the office working so I asked her to model briefly for me. She wasn’t prepared with hair or makeup but was a trooper and stood in for my […]