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Capturing Glassware – Third times the charm

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

Star trail photo of cabin at Bear Lake

How to Capture, Compile and Create Amazing Star Trail Photos

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

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Inside a Gooseberry (a.k.a. Kiwi)

I’ve enjoyed the challenge of taking something and trying to photograph it in something that will appeal to onlookers. While I enjoy making attempts at landscape photography, I’ve also given … Continue reading Inside a Gooseberry (a.k.a. Kiwi)

Panoramic Photo of Parley’s Canyon Entrance

While working on a project in South Salt Lake for work, I continued up I-215 toward Parley’s Canyon for my lunch break to grab a few photos of what turned … Continue reading Panoramic Photo of Parley’s Canyon Entrance

Moonburst over Balanced Rock Silhouette

Balanced Rock in Arches National Park is a little challenging to photograph when the moon is up. It makes it near impossible to get the rock illuminated, since the typical … Continue reading Moonburst over Balanced Rock Silhouette

Bubbles clinging to the colors of the rainbow

In one of my earlier posts, I shared a photo I captured of some colored pencils. In that post, I alluded to another photo that I actually had in mind … Continue reading Bubbles clinging to the colors of the rainbow

A Beacon of Light and Hope in a Busy World

While serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in southern France, I recall one Sunday at church when chatting with some of the members in … Continue reading A Beacon of Light and Hope in a Busy World

Photo of colored pencils using depth of field

A little depth of field can help highlight a subject in a photo. I had a little fun bunching a package of colored pencils together and attacking them from the … Continue reading Photo of colored pencils using depth of field

Lights of Love in Many Languages at Temple Square

If you’ve ever been to Temple Square around Christmas time, you’ll see many of the walks lined with lights. From hanging snowflake lanterns to illuminated pin-pricked bags. While standing on … Continue reading Lights of Love in Many Languages at Temple Square

Holiday photo shoot with Lego minifigures

I saw a family photo shoot on Pinterest using a box and thought it would be a fun photo to try – but I didn’t think my family would be … Continue reading Holiday photo shoot with Lego minifigures

Tips to photograph lightning in the daytime

It’s that time of year when afternoon thunderstorms are filling almost every day. I’ve usually been bummed out, wishing the lightning would wait a few more hours so it was … Continue reading Tips to photograph lightning in the daytime

Where flowers bloom, so does hope

A few weeks back I took the opportunity to stop by Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City to capture some photos of the numerous flowers that cover the grounds. … Continue reading Where flowers bloom, so does hope