The Solar Eclipse and its Path of Totality

I had the unique opportunity of driving north to experience a total solar eclipse. It was a last minute adventurous decision my wife and I made around 5 p.m., but … Continue reading The Solar Eclipse and its Path of Totality

firefighter silhouette Utah fire tanker

Fiery oil tanker crash – Being at the right place at the right time

Earlier this month I traveled out to Roosevelt, Utah, for work. Since I don’t make it out to eastern Utah very often, I took advantage of the opportunity and spend … Continue reading Fiery oil tanker crash – Being at the right place at the right time

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!

photo Jordan River Temple and Oquirrh Mountain Temple Mormon Utah

Two LDS Temples in a Single Photo

Even though temples for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dot the globe, it’s a rare sight when two can be captured in the same photo. When I … Continue reading Two LDS Temples in a Single Photo

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

A Lone Tree in Canyonlands National Park

On the last full day of our long-weekend vacation to Moab we headed into Canyonlands National Park (via Dead Horse Point┬áState Park)┬áto take a rather short but scenic overlook hike. … Continue reading A Lone Tree in Canyonlands National Park

Circumpolar stars over Arches National Park

After capturing my late night star trail photos in Arches National Park earlier this month, the battery in my Canon 60D was nearly empty. But that didn’t stop me from … Continue reading Circumpolar stars over Arches National Park

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