the official website of Tony "Chainsaw" Myles
Acclaimed Fine Art Photographer and Cinematographer
Film/Gear Porn. My Mamiya RB67, lenses, a selection of medium format film, and 4x4 glass filters, safely in their pouches.
A grouping of some of the 4x5, medium format, and 35mm film cameras I utilize for my art.
My 4x5 Large Format camera, mounted on a motion picture geared head.
My Production Designer/Prop Master Mike and I, posing with the newly-built Death maquette.
On set, lighting, blocking, posing, and framing for the B&W "Ash Angel" series.
On location, lighting and set dressing for the B&W "Inflame Thy Heart" series.
On location, taking light meter readings for the 4x5 Large Format camera.
On location, lighting a stand-in vehicle for for the B&W "Ash Angel" series.
On location, posing talent for "Bleed for me Again", a 4x5 color infrared photograph.
Posing talent at the end of a long hot day, for the color infrared photograph, "Borrowed Hope and Broken Dreams".
On location, shooting the final image in the B&W series, "Inflame Thy Heart."
Lighting and framing for "Ash Angel."
A group shot of the masked talent from the B&W "Ash Angel" series.
On location, blocking a shot for the B&W "Silencing Machine" series.
On location, seconds away from burning a roll for the B&W "Inflame Thy Heart" series.
On location, using myself as a lighting model for the B&W "Ash Angel" series.
On set, directing talent for "The Scavenger of Human Sorrow".
Waiting for sunset, for the color infrared photograph, "Escape Familiar Home".
A wet and miserable day of shooting for the color infrared photograph, "Litany of Rain".
Walking talent to location for the B&W "Silencing Machine" series.
Dressing our location for the final shot of the B&W "Silencing Machine" series.
Exterior model photography, using two 12,000 watt lamps, one 24,000 watt lamp, and 12'x12' & 10'x10' negative fill sources.
Late night setup for the B&W "Ash Angel" series.
Setting up lighting and an antique camera on location, for the photo "Among the Living."
Product photography. With sodium vapor lamps, and FIRE
The sweaty aftermath of "The Emptiness from which I Fed."
Lighting and dressing the location for "Difference Engine."
Perched on a filthy fertilizer-covered ledge, framing a shot for the "Silencing Machine" series.
Constructing a set on location for "Final Exit."
The spoils of war for the first week of shooting for The Blood-Dimmed Tide exhibition.
Running out of shelving space for lighting equipment!
Montage of various lighting setups.
Color chart tests of a Mercury Vapor lamp.