I had the unique opportunity of driving north to experience a total solar eclipse. It was a last minute adventurous decision my wife and I made around 5 p.m., but … Continue reading The Solar Eclipse and its Path of Totality
I love to travel and often have my camera with me so I can capture the scenes around me. It's a bonus if my adventurous wife or courageous kids are able to tag along. We love road trips, hiking, camping, exploring, airplane trips, Disneyland vacations, and anything that allows us to create memories. I have enjoyed photography for more than half my life, starting with point-and-shoots as a teenager and gravitating into DSLRs. My photography passions include landscapes, the night sky and macro, and more recently, photographing temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I love to tell stories, whether through video, photo or the written word.
Earlier this month I traveled out to Roosevelt, Utah, for work. Since I don’t make it out to eastern Utah very often, I took advantage of the opportunity and spend … Continue reading Fiery oil tanker crash – Being at the right place at the right time
Life has been crazy… so finding the time to share my photos on my blog has been challenging. But my blog just passed its two-year anniversary, so I figured it was a great … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadows
When our family set the Oregon coast as the family summer vacation destination of 2014, I was excited to see and photograph an area of the country that I had … Continue reading Capturing the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in Oregon
Capturing photos of glassware is a challenge. The reflective surface will highlight any bright source of light – windows across the room, light bulbs in the ceiling and even the … Continue reading Capturing Glassware – Third times the charm
While visiting New York City with my wife and daughter last April, we made a stop by Ground Zero. I was mesmerized by the reflections of the blue sky and … Continue reading Looking Through New York City’s Freedom Tower… Almost!
I’ve always been amazed with photos of star trails, more specifically circumpolar ones. Up until now, I always took one long exposure photo to capture the nightly movement in the … Continue reading How to Capture, Compile and Create Amazing Star Trail Photos
It took us 24 hours to capture the first five LDS Temples in Utah during our statewide road trip. It would only take us nine hours to capture the remaining … Continue reading Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Conclusion
There are two specific reasons that I am grateful my younger brother Christopher was interested and able to come with me on the 1,300-mile road trip. First, I enjoyed talking … Continue reading Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 2
The good news: My brother Christopher and I had the car loaded up and we were ready to hit the road by 3 pm on Friday, May 16. The bad … Continue reading Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 1
SANDY, UT – Utah photographer Jason Carlton is setting out on a statewide road trip this Friday to visit and photograph all 16 Utah temples of The Church of Jesus … Continue reading Photographer to Visit all 16 Utah Temples During 38-hour Road Trip
Last month I was honored to accompany my wife and daughter to New York City. The location was my daughters choice, though she had initially selected Paris, France, for the … Continue reading New York City: The Buildings from a Boat