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

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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)

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

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

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Architectural Photos of LDS Temples

I’ve had the opportunity to photograph some LDS temples throughout Utah in the past few months. Two of my more recent photos focused more on the architecture than the whole … Continue reading Architectural Photos of LDS Temples

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

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Looking at photos upside down

I will not be held liable for any doctor or chiropractor bills for my readers who injury themselves trying to look at this photo right side up, or upside down. … Continue reading Looking at photos upside down

Oquirrh Mountain Temple Blanketed in White Snow

Earlier this month, there was a pretty heavy snow storm that blanketed the entire Salt Lake Valley. My drive for photography made me contemplate where I could go photograph a … Continue reading Oquirrh Mountain Temple Blanketed in White Snow

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

The burning leaves of autumn

There’s an old abandoned building about a block from my house, with vines crawling their way over the brown bricks. As the weather changed from the heat of summer to … Continue reading The burning leaves of autumn