HIUHU MURIMI

Kenyan Photographer and creative.

How YOU or YOUR BRAND is perceived dictates your SUCCESS. When somebody looks at your photos or images that represents your brand the deductions they make determines how they interact with you. It is with this knowledge that I first create the "perfect images" in my head and use my expertise,experience, intuition and the right equipments to achieve them.

My ideas have helped Individuals like Chef Rubia, Major Corporations like The Agha Khan Foundation,NGO`s like The Brooke EA, Top celebrities like Kenya's most popular artist Willy Paul, My services have been sought outside Kenya by artist like Chikune from Namibia, Lulu Diva from Tanzania amongst many others. I also pass on the skills I have acquired by training aspiring photographers



PHOTOGRAPHY

I specialize in Commercial, Portraiture, Architectural, Glamour, Product, Fashion & Conceptual photography

MASTER CLASS

I offer one on one classes on Lighting,posing,composing,compositing,retouching to newbies and photographers

BRANDING/IMAGE

I also create high-end photography and other visuals to represent you or your brand.

Please note that Hmurimi does not have any social media accounts and doest not have Agents or Representatives. Get in touch directly using the contacts at the bottom on this page

A fisheye experiment

Last week, I got a chance to experiment with a fisheye lens. A fisheye lens provides a larger field of view which results in a hemispherical image this type of lenses are mostly used in meteorology but of late photographers have found use for it.

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An offroad ride

Been a while since I posted something up here. Thanks y’all for the regular visits, irregardless of how much I love blogging without the readership the whole exercise would be futile. On Sundays I usually chill in my castle with the fam. Yesterday I decided to borrow a ride and flex my photography muscle but its owner (hmurimi the II) couldn’t trust me with it so he stuck around till I was done with it. This wasn’t like a planned execution… you know ..just those ideas that spring up at awkward moments (this one came as I was taking my kiamsha kinywa – some arrowroots and porridge (am no health freak but hey).

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Thika Rd light streaks

I had been debating about this shoot in my mind for a while but this time I got to do it. In disregard to the risk factor I headed out solo into the dark armed with my camera and tripod. The shoot took like an hour (8pm to 9pm) since I had to scout for locations.

During this time I only saw one person who upon seeing me decided to change course. I could read question marks on motorist as they drove past……

Technical details

Camera: Nikon D80
focus:manual
Focal length: 1st Pic 18mm – sec pic 55mm – 3rd pic 23mm 4th pic 34 mm
Exposures (manual): 3 per image (8 sec 13 sec & 30sec) except for the last image which is a pseudo hdr (1 exposure)
Image quality: Camera RAW (.NEF)
Tone Mapping : photomatrix 2
Retouching: Photoshop CS4
Time spent in Post production per image : about 10-30 min

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Tattoos shots

Here is couple of tattoo shots I took sometime last week they were shot using only one light, a shoot through umbrella. One Image though (the guy with a scarf), was shot with just a bare strobe for steeper light fall off.

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