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

Lego Movie Photo in a DIY Lightbox

Last year my kids and I started collecting those single Lego minifigure packs where you don’t know what you’re going to get until you open it. Sure, you can feel … Continue reading Lego Movie Photo in a DIY Lightbox

Go Red for Women and Heart Disease

Working in healthcare public relations, I have the opportunity to interact with patients, volunteers and physicians. I get to tell the stories of people who were able to get their … Continue reading Go Red for Women and Heart Disease

Photobombed by the International Space Station

I was pretty excited to wake up at 2:45 am last Saturday morning and drive from our camping spot about two miles up the dirt road to Upper Barker Reservoir … Continue reading Photobombed by the International Space Station

Capturing memories and some great photos

Last week I celebrated by 33rd birthday. With graying whiskers and growing forehead, I am on the road to getting old. But I don’t let the upcoming baldness keep me … Continue reading Capturing memories and some great photos

Take a bite out of… a chocolate chip cookie?

One week ago I put a photo challenge out to a photo group on Facebook as follows: PHOTO CHALLENGE: You’ve just been contacted by a cookie company relocating to Utah. … Continue reading Take a bite out of… a chocolate chip cookie?

Self conscious about self portrait

My wife is gorgeous. Regardless of how many magazines tout the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, the Hottest Woman or the Sexiest Woman, my wife takes 1st prize. But … Continue reading Self conscious about self portrait

Capturing the water drop and splash is tedious

After spending 20 minutes getting everything setup for the shot – the catch basin filled and positioned, the water dropper aligned, flash settings configured and synced with the camera, the … Continue reading Capturing the water drop and splash is tedious

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

Capturing the floating paperclip

The paperclip was merely a tool I was using for a completely different capture, but I loved the way it turned out and couldn’t resist sharing it. Canon 60D | … Continue reading Capturing the floating paperclip

Fun Photography: On the Way to the Harvest Moon

Manned exploration to the moon ceased before I was born in 1980. Now in my 30s, I am fascinated with the history, grandeur and intrigue of the space program (yes, … Continue reading Fun Photography: On the Way to the Harvest Moon

Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs

I’ve played with this lighting technique as part of bokeh photography as a way of adding a background that correlates with the subject of the photo. I first learned about using … Continue reading Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs