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

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

Photo inspires people to reach their potential

Last Friday, The Daily Post at WordPress.com issued their weekly photo challenge theme – Focus. While the intent of the challenge may have been to play with depth of field … Continue reading Photo inspires people to reach their potential

First successful photo of a spider’s web

I was doing some yard work yesterday while my kids were enjoying some time outside. The three ran over to me and told me to come and take care of … Continue reading First successful photo of a spider’s web

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

Full moon rises over the Wasatch Mountains

While driving back home from a trip up to Ogden, Utah, for a family party, I got to thinking about the time the moon would rise from behind the mountains … Continue reading Full moon rises over the Wasatch Mountains

Dropping or popping a water balloon for a photo

A few days ago I saw an awesome video of a photographer who was popping ballons on models heads to create water wigs. While I don’t have the equipment to … Continue reading Dropping or popping a water balloon for a photo

Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background

Ever since my kids got window markers, our sliding glass door hasn’t been the same. The artwork is adorable, and there is plenty of it. So with this week’s WordPress … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background