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

Silhouette photo at sunset

After our little photography group spent a chunk of time out at Horseshoe Bend to photograph sunset, a few started packing up their gear and heading back up the 3/4 … Continue reading Silhouette photo at sunset

Sharing a Photo in Honor of Earth Day

Today’s Earth Day. It seems like I was an avid landscape photographer before starting my blog and pushing myself to try new things, so I didn’t have any recent nature … Continue reading Sharing a Photo in Honor of Earth Day

HDR in Snow Canyon State Park, Utah

During our weekend trip to St. George, we spent Saturday indoors because it was cold and rainy; even terrential at times. But on Sunday before heading back home, the rain … Continue reading HDR in Snow Canyon State Park, Utah

Wet Waterfall in Waterton, Eh?

A few summers ago (which now seems like forever ago), my family went to Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada, with some friends for a week of hiking and kayaking on … Continue reading Wet Waterfall in Waterton, Eh?