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

Arches, Stars and Jupiter Captured in a Photo

Arches National Park is amazing by day… but I strongly recommend people take it all in by night as well. While taking a family vacation in Moab earlier this month, … Continue reading Arches, Stars and Jupiter Captured in a Photo

Horseshoe Bend: New Favorite HDR Photo

After hiking the 3/4-mile sandy trail to Horseshoe Bend near Page, Arizona, 3.5 times already, I wasn’t really sure I wanted to hike out there again. But I still set … Continue reading Horseshoe Bend: New Favorite HDR Photo