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Daniel Scott Murphy
Daniel specializes in many creative backgrounds including photography, web development, digital marketing, writing, and filmmaking. He is an MBA student Newman University studying Business Analytics.

New Year’s Steam

Gothic City of Steam

Fighting the bitter Kansas cold of ten degrees on a late evening photo skirmish, my camera and I pursued a glimpse of glittery steam at the Cargill food processing plant near the center of Wichita on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. These will be some of the last photos I will take to remember of 2017.

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Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Karst

James and Jamie Karst married on Saturday, Oct. 6. I am so grateful to have been their photographer for their special day.

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The Equilibrium of Life – Public Premiere

The Equilibrium of Life

I am excited to finally announce the public premiere of a short film I directed, The Equilibrium of Life, starring Trevor Vincent Farney and Amy Emerson. The film will premier at Newman University’s De Mattias Performance Hall on Oct. 27. RSVP TO ATTEND This film is my first I’ve ever been a part of. I […]

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Amy Emerson adds class to a Wichita photography backdrop

Amy Emerson - Looking Through Vines

During the last weekend of September, I had the absolute pleasure to photograph fellow Wichita native and Newman University student Amy Emerson.¬†She has class, style, and she loves doing “model poses.”

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America’s Top Model

Niece - 1

Last weekend, I had an exclusive opportunity to photograph America’s Top Model – my great-niece.

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Improve Your Photography with High Speed Sync

Water Splash High Speed Sync

What is High Speed Sync? Learn how it can help you become a better photographer and how to overcome situations if you aren’t using High Speed Sync.

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Hiking Worlds Largest Tallgrass Prairie

Bison on the Prairie 2

Just north of the tack pin town of Strong City, Kansas awaits seemingly endless prairie hills, wild bison, exotic flowers, and sunsets that are sure to bring a tear to the most rugged of cowboys. Enter the 11,000 acre Tallgrass Prairie Nature Preserve.

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What Frightens Me Most

Dark Classroom

I walked across the campus as I made my way to class. It was a quiet Thursday morning. I thought about the rain from a few hours earlier – how it made the grass and bushes surrounding the entryway turn to a deep vivid green. The clouds overhead dimly illuminated my path as I approached […]

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Top 10 Free Marketing Tools for Small Businesses


The marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade. Unless you are a marketing manager of a medium to large size company, you probably don’t have the budget for TV spots, billboards, or fancy marketing automation platforms. You may be an entrepreneur with next to no marketing budget. Thanks to the many free digital […]

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My Why

My Why

During my last class in Organizational Behavior, we were asked to explain our “Why”. Why do we work so hard? Why should I do what I do? By doing so, we can better answer how to achieve our “Why”.

Simon Sinek became famous for his Start With Why eureka discovery. His argument is that organizations and people fail because they base their entire business purpose on what, how, and why – in that order.

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Ottaway Amusements – Website Project

In July of 2016, Ottaway Amusements rolled out their new website at Their event-driven website features an ultra-modern event hero on their home page with custom-built html5 event banner rotations. One challenge that I was excited to overcome was to give the client the ability to simply add events in the back-end in a […]

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