Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy



Travel photographer based in London
  • Canon 5d Mark II
  • Sony NEX-7
  • Canon EOS 500d
  • Sony 16mm Pancake
  • Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 II Prime Lens
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom AF Lens
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens
  • Samyang 8mm
  • Sigma 10-20mm
  • Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L USM Lens
  • Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 II
  • Coffee
  • Tripod
  • Camera

London Skyline - Panoramic

Published May 26th, 2011

It's hard to find a place that uploads panoramic images, and unfortunately 500px has not passed muster on this one - Flickr doesn't either though, so no love lost.

My San Francisco Pano shot was handled very well and displays nicely, however that was only 7 images and not the 17 or so that my London Skyline was.

As such, I'm posting it in this blog instead as there will be no associated thumbnail with it here - enjoy.

Click here to view larger, more detailed, shot

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I am awesome!

Published May 25th, 2011

Dear 500px

You really do have a great service here, well done!

However, I'm not sure how I fit in to your plans really.

I use Smugmug for hosting my images and pay them a monthly fee. Smugmug, to me, have zero social networking features, and by that I mean I don't browse their site looking for other photographers or checking out images trying to find inspiration; nor do I comment or rate images others have put up.

I upload my images to their site straight from lightroom, and use them as a direct link when I want to publish a daily photo on my photoblog. I also upload images for my clients into respective password protected folders so that they can view them with no-one else doing so. It's a pretty cool service all in all.

I also use Flickr, which is where I publish my daily photos, and a few others which are 'not worthy' in a way, or when I just want to put something quick out there without writing a post on it. Flickr is pretty good at the Social Network side of things, and ...

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