Time for the Cotton District Arts Festival!

If you have never been to the Cotton District Arts Festival (CDAF) in Starkville, Mississippi, then you are definitely missing out! I have been attending the CDAF since I was in college and it has always been one of my favorite events. It has grown considerably over the past few years and the quality of […]

Bulldog Bash

One of the most amazing experiences for me was photographing the annual Bulldog Bash event in Starkville. Bulldog Bash is the largest free outdoor concert in the State of Mississippi, and it is organized by the Student Association at Mississippi State University. Tens of thousands of visitors pack the streets of the Cotton District to […]

Zoo Day

Growing up in Olive Branch, Mississippi, visiting the Memphis Zoo was a regular part of my childhood. I remember going to the zoo as a child and seeing the variety of animals, which at that time were still housed in sterile cages and enclosures. I remember the opening of Cat Country, which was the first […]


Welcome to JMurdock Photography! I am based in Starkville, Mississippi, and I focus on fine art and commercial photography. Please feel free to browse the site and view samples of my work from across the state of Mississippi. You can also read my story and learn more about my passion for photography and the services […]