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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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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

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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

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

Lights of Love in Many Languages at Temple Square

If you’ve ever been to Temple Square around Christmas time, you’ll see many of the walks lined with lights. From hanging snowflake lanterns to illuminated pin-pricked bags. While standing on … Continue reading Lights of Love in Many Languages at Temple Square

Enjoying Temple Square at Christmas time

I may have picked the wrong night for my family to trek to downtown Salt Lake City to see the lights at Temple Square. It was freezing outside, the food … Continue reading Enjoying Temple Square at Christmas time

Photograph your own Christmas tree

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. While I’m not a big fan of the hours spent hanging Christmas lights on the gutters and roof, I love decorating the Christmas … Continue reading Photograph your own Christmas tree

Photographing daughter in mommy’s wedding gown

If I admit that I got this idea off of Pinterest, does that mean I lose my “Man Card”? But as a dad, I couldn’t resist the opportunity of capturing … Continue reading Photographing daughter in mommy’s wedding gown

Christmas Tree and the Kids: Believe

Now that Thanksgiving is over, we dedicated Saturday to decorating our home for Christmas. After hauling boxes of decoration up from the basement, we went to work. Of course, we … Continue reading Christmas Tree and the Kids: Believe

Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs

I’ve played with this lighting technique as part of bokeh photography as a way of adding a background that correlates with the subject of the photo. I first learned about using … Continue reading Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs

CTE Weekly Photo Challenge – L is for Lucky Lego and Lights

Do I get triple points for this week’s photo challenge post? Here’s the final outcome, and then the story behind how I got to the final product. Canon 60D | … Continue reading CTE Weekly Photo Challenge – L is for Lucky Lego and Lights