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

Glasses of red green blue water

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

Photo of reflections in windows of Freedom Tower in NYC

Looking Through New York City’s Freedom Tower… Almost!

While visiting New York City with my wife and daughter last April, we made a stop by Ground Zero. I was mesmerized by the reflections of the blue sky and … Continue reading Looking Through New York City’s Freedom Tower… Almost!

Star trail photo of cabin at Bear Lake

How to Capture, Compile and Create Amazing Star Trail Photos

I’ve always been amazed with photos of star trails, more specifically circumpolar ones. Up until now, I always took one long exposure photo to capture the nightly movement in the … Continue reading How to Capture, Compile and Create Amazing Star Trail Photos

photo Jordan River Temple and Oquirrh Mountain Temple Mormon Utah

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

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