Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadows

Life has been crazy… so finding the time to share my photos on my blog has been challenging. But my blog just passed its two-year anniversary, so I figured it was a great … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadows

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Capturing Glassware – Third times the charm

Capturing photos of glassware is a challenge. The reflective surface will highlight any bright source of light – windows across the room, light bulbs in the ceiling and even the … Continue reading Capturing Glassware – Third times the charm

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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)

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Two LDS Temples in a Single Photo

Even though temples for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dot the globe, it’s a rare sight when two can be captured in the same photo. When I … Continue reading Two LDS Temples in a Single Photo

Panoramic Photo of Parley’s Canyon Entrance

While working on a project in South Salt Lake for work, I continued up I-215 toward Parley’s Canyon for my lunch break to grab a few photos of what turned … Continue reading Panoramic Photo of Parley’s Canyon Entrance

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

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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

Moon rises at sunset behind snow-covered mountains

This week is the first full moon since I received my 70-300mm lens for Christmas, so it was only natural that I was on the lookout for a great shot … Continue reading Moon rises at sunset behind snow-covered mountains

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

Shooting the moon with a new camera lens

When I saw a Canon 70-300mm IS USM lens under the tree Christmas morning, I thought it only fitting for my first exposures with it to be of the moon. … Continue reading Shooting the moon with a new camera lens

Early morning photograph at the Jordan River Utah Temple

Last month I received a note from a friend, directing me to a website that would allow me to enhance my photography skills via photo assignments. It is for The … Continue reading Early morning photograph at the Jordan River Utah Temple