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

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

Photographing Lower Antelope Canyon

When I learned that I would be visiting the Upper and Lower Antelope Canyons near Lake Powell during the Utah Photo Workshop with Drake Busath and Randy Collier earlier this … Continue reading Photographing Lower Antelope Canyon

Macro Photography: A flower as seen through a water droplet

I’ve seen this type of photo circulating online for a while and have always wanted to try and capture it myself. Since I didn’t get a decent macro lens until … Continue reading Macro Photography: A flower as seen through a water droplet

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

Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs

I’ve played with this lighting technique as part of┬ábokeh 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

How to Shoot Macro With a 50mm f/1.8 Lens

I have been intrigued with macro photography for years, though I have never had enough mula to invest in the macro lens that I really want. So when I heard … Continue reading How to Shoot Macro With a 50mm f/1.8 Lens

Weekly Photo Challenge: Through

Last night I was watching a March Madness game (Florida v. Louisville) and tried snapping a few photos of my TV, looking through my 3D glasses. But it didn’t look … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Through