Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadows

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

Shooting the moon with a new camera lens

When I saw a Canon 70-300mm IS USM lens under the tree Christmas morning, I thought it only fitting for my first exposures with it to be of the moon. … Continue reading Shooting the moon with a new camera lens

Silhouette photo of a floating hourglass

I took this photo by accident. I was intending to take a a photo of the hourglass lit up, but when I accidentally had the light out of position and … Continue reading Silhouette photo of a floating hourglass

Just another bright idea in photography

I was trying to come up with a photo challenge for a photo group last Friday and it wasn’t coming very easy. After much thought, and with the idea of … Continue reading Just another bright idea in photography

Capturing Ice and Fire in Photographs

My kids looked at me like I was crazy when I poured nearly boiling water into an ice cube tray, gently placed 10 candle wicks into the water and ever … Continue reading Capturing Ice and Fire in Photographs

Photographing daughter in mommy’s wedding gown

If I admit that I got this idea off of Pinterest, does that mean I lose my “Man Card”? But as a dad, I couldn’t resist the opportunity of capturing … Continue reading Photographing daughter in mommy’s wedding gown

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

Moments after learning about this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, I was in my car heading to a meeting in downtown Salt Lake City. As usual, I had my camera bag … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

Decisions: Black and white OR color

My last blog post shared a photo of my daughter running along the beach with the low-setting sun. Another photo I shot at that same San Franciscan beach was of … Continue reading Decisions: Black and white OR color

Remembering September 11, 2001

There are many photos of American flags circulating around the Internet today in honor of all those who have been affected by the tragic events of September 11, 2001. I … Continue reading Remembering September 11, 2001

How to Shoot the Moon – in Honor of Neil Armstrong

If you can’t tell from the name of my blog, I am enthralled by all things space. I am amazed at the precision with which humans can launch a rocket from … Continue reading How to Shoot the Moon – in Honor of Neil Armstrong

CTE Weekly Photo Challenge: N is for Night

I really wish I could do night photography better. Mostly, I am constrained by life. In order to truly get the star photographs I want, I need to go out … Continue reading CTE Weekly Photo Challenge: N is for Night