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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

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

Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Conclusion

It took us 24 hours to capture the first five LDS Temples in Utah during our statewide road trip. It would only take us nine hours to capture the remaining … Continue reading Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Conclusion

Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 2

There are two specific reasons that I am grateful my younger brother Christopher was interested and able to come with me on the 1,300-mile road trip. First, I enjoyed talking … Continue reading Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 2

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

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

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

Silhouette photo at sunset

After our little photography group spent a chunk of time out at Horseshoe Bend to photograph sunset, a few started packing up their gear and heading back up the 3/4 … Continue reading Silhouette photo at sunset

Mother Nature tried to skip autumn and go straight to winter

The weather in Utah is always pretty unpredictable (sorry weathermen.. and weatherladies, but it’s true). Just as the leaves along the Wasatch Front started bringing out fall in all its … Continue reading Mother Nature tried to skip autumn and go straight to winter

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

There were two things working against me while I was trying to take this photo: a full bladder and a time clock. I made a two-hour drive south to interview … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside