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

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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!

Life Flight helicopter and a magnificent reflection

I’ve seen the Life Flight medical/rescue helicopters lift off from the helipad at Intermountain Medical Center numerous times. I have also been standing there with the sole purpose of capturing … Continue reading Life Flight helicopter and a magnificent reflection

The Warmth of Lone Rock at Sunset

My first-ever visit to Lake Powell had to include a sunset boat trip out to photograph Lone Rock – it was the first evening stop of the three-day Utah Photo … Continue reading The Warmth of Lone Rock at Sunset

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

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2014 Desk Calendar of the Colorado Plateau

From the narrow canyons to the expansive landscapes, the Colorado Plateau has it all. Following a multi-day workshop to the area, I collected my best 12 photos and designed a … Continue reading 2014 Desk Calendar of the Colorado Plateau

Horseshoe Bend: New Favorite HDR Photo

After hiking the 3/4-mile sandy trail to Horseshoe Bend near Page, Arizona, 3.5 times already, I wasn’t really sure I wanted to hike out there again. But I still set … Continue reading Horseshoe Bend: New Favorite HDR Photo

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

Reflections of the Holy War: Red v. Blue

Utah is known for the Holy War – Red v. Blue. Utes v. Cougars. Right v. Wrong. I stand on the correct side of this epic battle. Originally, I began … Continue reading Reflections of the Holy War: Red v. Blue

Help! I’m trapped in a water droplet!

Yesterday I shared the flower photo I shot in my backyard using a macro lens. I also provided a link to a photo on my Flickr page that used a … Continue reading Help! I’m trapped in a water droplet!

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