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

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

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

Winter storm clouds around Lone Peak

When I left my office yesterday and saw the clouds hovering around Mount Olympus east of Murray, and while I wanted to take a quick photo, there were no good … Continue reading Winter storm clouds around Lone Peak

Photo of the Milky Way over the Bonneville Salt Flats

Last month, my late night photo session with the Milky Way while camping didn’t quite meet my desire for capturing the Milky Way. So I figured I would get a … Continue reading Photo of the Milky Way over the Bonneville Salt Flats

A starry night over the mountain lake

I really enjoyed sitting out under the stars while capturing photos of the Milky Way last weekend. I was amazed at the number of stars that I was able to … Continue reading A starry night over the mountain lake

First photograph of the Milky Way

Canon 60D | 10-22mm lens | 30″ | f/4.5 | ISO 1600 | RAW In my previous posts, I’ve alluded to my photographs of the actual Milky Way. Not to … Continue reading First photograph of the Milky Way

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

As the Daily Post at WordPress.com Weekly Photo Challenge stated, the Golden Hour is the first and last hour of sunlight each day. So while I would out capturing some … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

Camping under the stars and a full moon

The last time I slept in a tent in a real camping situation, some wicked strong wind was blowing down our tent in the middle of the night causing my … Continue reading Camping under the stars and a full moon

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

Just another bright idea in photography

I was trying to come up with a photo challenge for a photo group last Friday and it wasn’t coming very easy. After much thought, and with the idea of … Continue reading Just another bright idea in photography