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“It wasn’t until I discovered the Easy Way courses that I really ‘got it’.” – Introducing Mike Murphy

I have felt a great sense of pride over the last few weeks, when reading the Success Stories that Easy Way students have been sending in.  Thank you to those of you who have had the courage to share your story with me!

As a teacher, there is no greater reward than to hear that my students have taken those tools and techniques and used them to overcome the obstacles, achieve their goals and find a greater passion and joy for the art of photography!

 

That’s enough about me – it’s time to introduce Mike Murphy and share his ‘Success Story’.

 


Mike Murphy
I started taking photographs in 2015 using a cropped sensor camera which was great for my daughters sports days, which I thought was the beginning and end of my photographic journey.

How wrong could I have been!
As Mike started to adventure into landscape photography it soon became apparent that the amount of noise generated by the cropped sensor in low light conditions would be a very limiting factor, particularly as he was still shooting in jpeg. About the same time, a friend suggested that he start to show him around Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop, so that he could explore the world of editing and expand into the then mystical world of masking and layers.
The transition to a full frame camera followed soon after.

 

“Over the last few years I have attended a number workshops, and watched hundreds of online tutorials, looking to gain insights into the many facets of Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop, in the hope that one day I would be able to capture and edit an image that would tell of my love of the Australian bush in all its harsh beauty.”

 

“It wasn’t until I discovered the Easy Way courses that I really ‘got it’.”

Mike has completed the Easy Way Photography Accelerator Intermediate & Advanced Turbo courses.

 

“Easy Way tutorials are super easy to follow along with and take the viewer from the very basics through to the very advanced techniques that were very much a part of my final images.”

 

“As an added benefit, Adam shares his own story in such way as to encourage everyone to find their own style.”


Aside from HDR and focus stacking, most of Mike’s images are single capture. He mentioned that he lacked the artistic vision to get into composites. I wouldn’t be surprised if his thoughts on this change over time!

However, he did replace the sky in his Esperance Dunes image below, which was awarded 3rd placing in the Places category of the AIPP Silver Lining Awards 2021. Sensational work Mike!!

“Just another skill made simple, the Easy Way.”

Mike has also shared a few additional images with us – enjoy!
Esperance Dunes
Dingle
Frond
Leaf
Thank you so much to Mike for sharing his inspirational ‘Success Story’. I hope that you enjoyed hearing about one of our fellow Easy Way Students, as much as I did! So proud of Mike for showing such courage in sharing his beautiful images and entering into competitions. You have to be in it to win it! Keep up the great work Mike!

Sharing and celebrating success, teaches, inspires, challenges and motivates others to achieve similar goals and we would be excited to share your success story with fellow students at Easy Way Photography.

Perhaps you have succeeded in mastering sky replacements or created your first composite image. Or you have found the courage to enter your first competition.

If you feel that you have succeeded in any way and in doing so, would like to give others a great sense that they are not alone on their photographic journey, we would be excited to share your story. 

Please provide a brief summary of your success story, to be considered for an interview to be featured on the Easy Way Photography Blog, Facebook Group, Instagram, Facebook business page and via email to Easy Way Photography subscribers.

Share your Success Story!

Please supply 2-4 images to support your story.

Image preparation

Measurement – 2000 pixels on the longest edge

Colour space – SRGB

File image format – JPEG

Please send your Success Story together with any questions you may have, by return email to
suzanne@easywayphotography.com


Take care,

Adam

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