Happy Girl

© Erica Murphy

Happy Girl

Cyn Valentine level-addict 12/31/2005 12:01:20 PM

So cute! Love the b/w! #366990

Erica Murphy level-addict 12/31/2005 12:44:01 PM

Thanks a bunch Cyn!

Erica #2238643

Orsi 12/31/2005 10:03:12 PM

Wonderful shot,Erica!!!So cute!!! #2239846

Amanda Price 1/20/2006 11:50:59 PM

Wonderful shot, Erica!! Congrats on your finalist! #2312575

Rebecca A. Steed 1/21/2006 12:02:45 AM

Congrats Erica. This is adorable #2312630

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/21/2006 7:19:53 AM

Thank you very much Becky, Amanda and Orsi!!!!

Erica #2314848

Bridget McPherson 1/21/2006 7:28:09 AM

Congratulations, Erica. It's a great shot. I love the framing of her face with the hood and, of course, that wonderful expression. Well captured.

Bridget. #2314931

Life Expressions 1/21/2006 8:53:30 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #2315720

Cathy M. Gromball 1/21/2006 9:10:04 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Erica!

Cathy :) #2315916

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/21/2006 9:22:03 AM

Thanks Bridget, Robin and Cathy! I appreciate it very much!

Erica #2316054

Susie Peek-Swint 1/21/2006 10:33:01 AM

Great finalist Erica ~ many congrats! #2316528

KV Day 1/21/2006 11:13:18 AM

Wonderful capture of Joy, much deserved finalist and hopefully winner! #2316778

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/21/2006 2:58:02 PM

Thank you very much Susie and Vicki!

Erica #2318260

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 1/21/2006 3:11:40 PM

Congratulations, Erica, on this wonderfully expressive finalist! Terrific job! Good luck in the next round! #2318355

Anna Diederich 1/21/2006 3:50:26 PM

Congratulations Erica! Love that expression!! Good luck in the next round!!

Anna #2318617

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/21/2006 4:13:45 PM

Thank you very much Terry & Anna! So nice of you to comment.

Erica #2318798

Monika Sapek level-addict 1/21/2006 11:58:32 PM

Wonderful portrait, Erica! Congrats on your finalist!

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/22/2006 8:11:11 AM

Thank you Monika, very nice of you to say.

Erica #2321983

Dale Ann Cubbage 1/22/2006 7:59:00 PM

Darling image, congrats!

da #2324278

Amanda M. Johnson 1/23/2006 12:24:39 PM

Very nice portrait! Love the mood! Congrats! #2327139

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/23/2006 2:23:18 PM

Thank you Dale & Amanda! I appreciate the feedback!

Erica #2327545

Donna W. Neal 1/24/2006 4:45:10 AM

What a delightful image Erica
Congratulations on a wonderful finalist #2330146

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/24/2006 6:53:21 AM

Thanks a bunch Donna!!

Erica #2330643

Amanda Price 1/24/2006 9:13:34 AM

This makes me smile everytime I see it! Congrats on your win! #2331362

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 1/24/2006 9:14:55 AM

Big congratulations, Erica, on this fabulous second place win! WTG! #2331366

She-She Killough 1/24/2006 10:05:42 AM

Congrats on your wonderful win Erica! Makes you wish you were there to share the moment!! :D #2331536

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/24/2006 11:11:33 AM

Thank you very much Amanda, Terry and Shesh! I truly appreciate your praise.

Erica #2331871

kathy wolfe 1/24/2006 12:39:44 PM


Erica Murphy level-addict 1/24/2006 1:10:59 PM

Thanks Kathy! Not your stalker, just your fan!

Erica #2332497

Anna Diederich 1/24/2006 4:22:20 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved win Erica!!

Anna #2333269

Jill Flynn level-addict 1/24/2006 10:52:32 PM

Congratulations on your WIN Erica! #2334666

Kathleen Miller 1/24/2006 11:52:06 PM

Wow Erica. You won!!!!!!!!!!!!
You totally captured the pickle.
Congratulations. This probably should be big on the wall. #2334752

Kerby Pfrangle level-addict 1/24/2006 11:53:28 PM

COngradulations on your big win. Beautiful portrait. Kerby #2334755

Donna W. Neal 1/25/2006 6:11:27 AM

Congratulations on this fine winner Erica #2335965

Cathy M. Gromball 1/25/2006 3:39:59 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Erica!

Cathy :) #2338166

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/25/2006 4:27:02 PM

Thank you all so much, especially Kathleen who let me "borrow" her lovely daughter for this shot and enter it in the contest.

T H A N K S ! ! !

Erica #2338380

KHAWLA Haddad 1/26/2006 12:51:37 PM

Congratulations on your Wonderful winner!!! #2342190

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/26/2006 1:26:52 PM

Thank you so much Khawla Kelly! You have the most amazing photos in your own gallery! Absolutely stunning!

Erica #2342325

Monika Sapek level-addict 1/28/2006 7:53:23 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place Win, Erica!

Erica Murphy level-addict 1/28/2006 1:33:11 PM

Thank you very much Monika! Congrats on your GRAND PRIZE winner which is absolutely stunning. I've been back to look at it many times.

Erica #2349818

Ray Clarke 2/5/2006 11:33:45 AM

This is lovely Erica, captures all the innocence of childhood (AC) #2381666

Erica Murphy level-addict 2/5/2006 11:56:28 AM

Thank you very much Ray & Audrey!

Erica #2381769

Kelly S. Michaud 2/8/2006 8:54:33 AM


Congrats! Great emotional capture. Love how her adorable face is framed by her hood. Your lighting looks great!

Kelly #2394368

Erica Murphy level-addict 2/8/2006 11:07:17 AM

Thanks a lot Kelly!

Erica #2394695

Wayne T. Fisk 2/8/2006 5:15:56 PM

Way to go, Erica! A real winner!
Wayne #2395743

Erica Murphy level-addict 2/8/2006 5:22:18 PM

Thanks Wayne! How have you been?

Erica #2395771

Teri A. Fiske 2/23/2006 8:57:07 AM

Erica this is fabulous! Way to go! #2457419

Erica Murphy level-addict 2/23/2006 10:46:22 AM

Thanks so much Teri!

Erica #2457756

Teri A. Fiske 2/23/2006 10:58:48 AM

What did you use for your conversion? I love the tones and levels here. #2457817

Erica Murphy level-addict 2/23/2006 11:37:31 AM

I honestly don't remember Teri, sorry. I think it might have been an action that I bought. My usual way is to convert using the lab color method then hue/sat to get teh tone I want.

Erica #2457959

Alana Ibe 8/9/2006 8:51:27 AM

Such a beautiful expression you have captured, and perfect B&W effects! #3143533

Erica Murphy level-addict 8/9/2006 9:13:24 AM

Thank you Alana!

Erica #3143623

Erica Murphy 8/25/2006 7:30:42 AM

What a completely gorgeous gallery you have! This one is my favorite. I love the tones and the joy expressed here. #3212936

Erica Murphy level-addict 8/25/2006 8:16:54 AM

Thank you Trula!

Erica #3213190

Christy Nichols 2/16/2007 6:04:04 PM

So sweet! Congrats on your Winner! Your gallery is AMAZING! #3956373

Erica Murphy level-addict 2/17/2007 8:47:49 AM

Thanks again Chirsty!

Erica #3958027

Erica Murphy level-addict 2/17/2007 8:47:50 AM

Thanks again Chirsty!

Erica #3958028

Amanda Chapman 6/1/2007 10:18:05 AM

This just makes me smile! Great shot #4354972

Erica Murphy level-addict 6/1/2007 3:43:07 PM

Thank you Amanda!!

Erica #4355790

Steven E. Ray 7/14/2007 11:12:14 PM

I know when I am looking at the gallery of a talented pro. Time to study and take notes :) Your lighting, framing and overall everything is perfect in everyway. Superb photo! #4509446

Erica Murphy level-addict 7/15/2007 7:44:45 AM

Thank you so much Steven! I appreciate the very nice compliment. This is the daughter of the woman you admired earlier. #4510582

Howard B. Cheek 12/17/2007 4:05:06 PM

Her smile steals your heart Erica, priceless. I like the way the face is framed in the white fur of the jacket here :)
Howard #5220220

Lydia Williams level-addict 4/21/2016 1:14:34 PM

Aww., this so adorable...Congratulations Erica on your three gold badges...Well done! #11464391

Erica Murphy level-addict 4/21/2016 8:06:41 PM

Thank you very much Lydia!

John D. Roach level-addict 4/22/2016 8:04:21 AM

Splendid! #11464633

Paula Showen level-addict 4/22/2016 10:14:06 AM

Adorable!! #11464677

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 4/22/2016 12:12:32 PM

Congratulations on your sweet POTD! WTG!!! #11464698

Ellen Hodges level-addict 4/22/2016 6:08:26 PM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous Triple Crown Winner, Erica!! #11464790

Erica Murphy level-addict 4/22/2016 10:28:41 PM

Thank you so much John, Paula, Donna, and Ellen!!

Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 4/24/2016 7:38:39 AM

Huge Congratulations, Erica, on this wonderful Winner, ATEP and POTD!! #11465425

Erica Murphy level-addict 4/24/2016 10:30:54 AM

Thank you Teresa!

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