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

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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

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

Capturing sunrise at Balanced Rock

We arrived in Moab on Friday night of Presidents Day weekend and got everyone in bed at a pretty decent hour. But of course my photography bug hit and my … Continue reading Capturing sunrise at Balanced Rock

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

May your day be Merry & Bright

As a child, the anticipation of Christmas morning often meant a sleepless Christmas Eve. It would take me a while to fall asleep, and the moment morning arrived, my siblings … Continue reading May your day be Merry & Bright

Holiday photo shoot with Lego minifigures

I saw a family photo shoot on Pinterest using a box and thought it would be a fun photo to try – but I didn’t think my family would be … Continue reading Holiday photo shoot with Lego minifigures

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

The Clueless Ghost of Upper Antelope Canyon

If you read my post, Combat Photography in Upper Antelope Canyon, you may recall how I mentioned it was extremely packed in the narrow slot canyon. Well, our guide was … Continue reading The Clueless Ghost of Upper Antelope Canyon

Welcome to Utah – The Greatest State on Earth

I made what ended up being a really long drive on Friday. I hit the road in Salt Lake County around 1:30 pm and arrived in Monticello, Utah, around 6:30 … Continue reading Welcome to Utah – The Greatest State on Earth

Tips to safely photograph a driving experience

Earlier this week I had to travel to what I consider to be a very rural part of Utah. My work assignment was to drive to Spring City, Utah, to … Continue reading Tips to safely photograph a driving experience