Dan Murphy’s Bio

Serving thousands of satisfied clients since 1978!

Dan Murphy   

BA Photojournalism / San Jose State University

Dan Murphy, the Photographer is the Treasure Valley’s most prolific and versatile photographer because of his four decades of professional experience serving thousands of satisfied clients.  Portraits, Weddings, Sports, Photojournalism and Companies’ Special Events have been the bulk of Dan’s assignments.   Covering every imaginable and conceivable assignment for newspapers, magazines, government entities and for thousands of clients is a testament to Dan’s professional experience.  As the years have zoomed by, Dan has always been about creating great, unique and memorable images for his satisfied clients and their loved ones.  Dan is always available to consult with future clients.

A partial list of Dan Murphy’s All About Faces Photography assignments: 

•  Weddings  •  Family Portraits  •  Bar/Bat Mitzvahs  •  Baptismals/Communions  •  Children  

•  Executive Portraits  •  Actors’ Headshots/Composites  •  Glamour/Boudoir/ Models  

•  High School Seniors / Graduates  •  Sports (Professional, NCAA, High School, Youth)  

•  Movie Set  •  Commercial, Advertising & Public Relations  •  Concerts  •  Pageants  

•  County Fairs & Festivals  •  Photojournalism (Newspapers/Magazines)

•  Special Events/Corporate Outings & High School Reunions 


  • Gilroy Dispatch • Part-time Photojournalist
  • Gallup, NM Independent • Full-time Photojournalist
  • Camarillo, CA Daily News • Full-time Photojournalist
  • Ventura County Reporter • Part-time Photojournalist
  • San Jose Sun • Part-time Photojournalist
  • Ventura County Magazine — Part-time Photojournalist  
  • Leisure Press  •  Trailer Life Magazine  
  • Ventura County Community Colleges 
  • Associated Press and UPI Wire Services
  • Sports Unlimited Magazine

 Other Press coverage:

  • Official photographer: Bill Clinton “My Life” book tour, Barnes & Noble, San Jose, CA
  • Coverage of President Ronald Reagan, via staff photographer at Camarillo Daily News
  • Sports Photographer – ( Professional, NCAA, high school and youth sports)
  • “Official Photographer,” Various California County Fairs and Festivals and Pageants
  • “Year of the Raiders,” (1984) Paperback book celebrating Raider’s Super Bowl victory

In addition to creating memorable photographs, Dan has taught photography at the adult education, high school and the community college level.  Volunteering his time and photography for many charitable events, including Melanoma Research, Special Olympics, an abused children’s shelter, a senior citizen’s camera club and many others is another important and meaningful aspect of giving back to the community that Dan is so grateful for.

This All About Faces Photography website portrays a collection of images from “Throughout the 40-Years of Dan Murphy’s career” and is dedicated to all those that Dan has photographed.

“I am very thankful for every single photography client I have crossed paths with, over the many years and who have given me the most exciting and honorable opportunity to create great images for!”

Thanks Very Much!

Dan Murphy, the Photographer

Call anytime!

Treasure Valley: (208) 805-2662 (No Text)

Cell: (805) 482-1543 (Text Okay)