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

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