Photo at sunset of the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in Oregon

Capturing the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in Oregon

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

Photo of reflections in windows of Freedom Tower in NYC

Looking Through New York City’s Freedom Tower… Almost!

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!

Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Conclusion

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

Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 2

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

Photo of Manti Utah Temple

Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 1

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

Downtown Manhattan Cityscape photo

New York City: The Buildings from a Boat

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

Cold snowy mountains and warm desert rocks

After making the very family-friendly hike to Landscape Arch in Arches National Park, my son expressed his desire to continue down the trail toward Double O Arch. From what my … Continue reading Cold snowy mountains and warm desert rocks

Arches, Stars and Jupiter Captured in a Photo

Arches National Park is amazing by day… but I strongly recommend people take it all in by night as well. While taking a family vacation in Moab earlier this month, … Continue reading Arches, Stars and Jupiter Captured in a Photo

Capturing sunrise at Balanced Rock

We arrived in Moab on Friday night of Presidents Day weekend and got everyone in bed at a pretty decent hour. But of course my photography bug hit and my … Continue reading Capturing sunrise at Balanced Rock

The Warmth of Lone Rock at Sunset

My first-ever visit to Lake Powell had to include a sunset boat trip out to photograph Lone Rock – it was the first evening stop of the three-day Utah Photo … Continue reading The Warmth of Lone Rock at Sunset

The Clueless Ghost of Upper Antelope Canyon

If you read my post, Combat Photography in Upper Antelope Canyon, you may recall how I mentioned it was extremely packed in the narrow slot canyon. Well, our guide was … Continue reading The Clueless Ghost of Upper Antelope Canyon

Silhouette photo at sunset

After our little photography group spent a chunk of time out at Horseshoe Bend to photograph sunset, a few started packing up their gear and heading back up the 3/4 … Continue reading Silhouette photo at sunset