The Solar Eclipse and its Path of Totality

I had the unique opportunity of driving north to experience a total solar eclipse. It was a last minute adventurous decision my wife and I made around 5 p.m., but … Continue reading The Solar Eclipse and its Path of Totality

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

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

Photo of Manti Utah Temple

Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 1

The good news: My brother Christopher and I had the car loaded up and we were ready to hit the road by 3 pm on Friday, May 16. The bad … Continue reading Utah Photo Road Trip Travel Log: Temples and Testimonies – Part 1

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Photographer to Visit all 16 Utah Temples During 38-hour Road Trip

SANDY, UT – Utah photographer Jason Carlton is setting out on a statewide road trip this Friday to visit and photograph all 16 Utah temples of The Church of Jesus … Continue reading Photographer to Visit all 16 Utah Temples During 38-hour Road Trip

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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)

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 State Park) to take a rather short but scenic overlook hike. … Continue reading A Lone Tree in Canyonlands National Park