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Equestrian Cool Down

by George Murphy August 15, 2010 Photo Splash

After a day of competitive riding at the Woodside Summer Event near Palo Alto, California, rider Madalena Parisi’s horse, Double Shot, enjoys a cool spray down.

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On a Mission to Spread Joy

by George Murphy August 11, 2010 Photo Splash

The sign on the front of Jan’s lavishly decorated bicycle reads, “Celebration of Life.” After surviving cancer, Jan decided that’s what he needed to do; so you’ll find him, along with his dog Buddy, hanging out on the streets of Calistoga, California, sharing a smile or a peace sign and showing off all of the […]

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Storms & Cows

by George Murphy July 8, 2010 Photo Splash

This past winter was a stormy one in the Bay Area, making for some nice moments at dusk and dawn. This was the view along Adobe Road, east of Petaluma, CA. last January, when a series of dramatic and very wet storms pounded the area.

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Dramatic Skies

by George Murphy June 10, 2010 Photo Splash

High altitude cirrus clouds etch unusual patterns into the skies over Northern California. The ice crystals that make up these clouds are refracting sunlight to create a circular rainbow around the sun, just out of frame. The contrast of this image has been enhanced to bring out the amazing details of the cloud structure.

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Humans Only Please!

by George Murphy June 9, 2010 Photo Splash

What kind of open house expects anything other than the human kind?! In this case it’s the Dairydell Dog Kennel in Petaluma, CA. using a bit of humor to ask visitors keep their pets at home when they come to visit.

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28 Candles

by George Murphy May 18, 2010 Photo Splash

Filmmaker/Photographer Justin Oliphant celebrates his 28th birthday with family in Petaluma.

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Ghost Ride

by George Murphy May 11, 2010 Photo Splash

The reflection of a bicycle in one of the large windows that frame ImageMovers Digital’s Hamilton Field studio in Novato, CA, makes it seem to float ethereally against the dried grass landscaping outside.

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Alameda Point Antique & Collectibles Faire

by George Murphy May 4, 2010 Photo Splash

A visitor to the Alameda Point Antiques and Collectibles Faire with his lucky find becomes, himself, part of the art at the fair.

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Photographers Capture “A Moment in Time” for New York Times

by George Murphy May 3, 2010 Photo Splash

At 15:00 (U.T.C./G.M.T.), on May 2nd, thousands of photographers around the world pressed the shutter release on their cameras and camera phones to capture the same moment. It was the result of an open invitation by the New York Times photography blog, Lens, to create a collection of images that are bound by the same […]

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Katie’s Victory – An Upcoming Photo Series

by George Murphy April 9, 2010 Photo Splash

I wanted to capture the amazing spirit that my daughter exhibited during her recent battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. “Katie’s Victory” is an upcoming multi-media essay based on interviews with Katie and a series of images shot the day before her last radiation treatment. That shoot celebrates the successful end of her treatment for cancer; as […]

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