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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

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

Bubbles clinging to the colors of the rainbow

In one of my earlier posts, I shared a photo I captured of some colored pencils. In that post, I alluded to another photo that I actually had in mind … Continue reading Bubbles clinging to the colors of the rainbow

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

Wide-angle photo from a ReAl Salt Lake soccer match

Since acquiring my Canon 10-22mm wide-angle lens, I have been looking forward to attending a sporting event so I could capture some interesting photos of the entire stadium. Lighting was … Continue reading Wide-angle photo from a ReAl Salt Lake soccer match

Tips to photograph lightning in the daytime

It’s that time of year when afternoon thunderstorms are filling almost every day. I’ve usually been bummed out, wishing the lightning would wait a few more hours so it was … Continue reading Tips to photograph lightning in the daytime

Dropping or popping a water balloon for a photo

A few days ago I saw an awesome video of a photographer who was popping ballons on models heads to create water wigs. While I don’t have the equipment to … Continue reading Dropping or popping a water balloon for a photo

An object in motion remains in motion – even when photographed

I got a ping pong table for my birthday on March 16. It wasn’t until a week later that I had some friends help me get the massive table home … Continue reading An object in motion remains in motion – even when photographed

Capturing my first photo of 2013

Last night, as the ball was making its way to the bottom in Times Square, I threw out a photo challenge to a photography group I belong to on Facebook … Continue reading Capturing my first photo of 2013

Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs

I’ve played with this lighting technique as part of┬ábokeh 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