Cold snowy mountains and warm desert rocks

After making the very family-friendly hike to Landscape Arch in Arches National Park, my son expressed his desire to continue down the trail toward Double O Arch. From what my … Continue reading Cold snowy mountains and warm desert rocks

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

Winter storm clouds shroud Lone Peak

As the day wore on and the winter storm clouds stopped dumping their moisture, the view along the Wasatch Front was amazing. I was lucky enough to spend a few … Continue reading Winter storm clouds shroud Lone Peak

Moon rises at sunset behind snow-covered mountains

This week is the first full moon since I received my 70-300mm lens for Christmas, so it was only natural that I was on the lookout for a great shot … Continue reading Moon rises at sunset behind snow-covered mountains

Oquirrh Mountain Temple Blanketed in White Snow

Earlier this month, there was a pretty heavy snow storm that blanketed the entire Salt Lake Valley. My drive for photography made me contemplate where I could go photograph a … Continue reading Oquirrh Mountain Temple Blanketed in White Snow

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

O Holy Night – My favorite Christmas song

O Holy night, the stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth Long lay the world in sin and error pining ‘Til He appeared and … Continue reading O Holy Night – My favorite Christmas song

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

Mountain snow shouldn’t be yellow

More than a year ago I was chatting with a colleague who has taken some amazing landscape photos. He mentioned that rather than using the circular screw on filters, he … Continue reading Mountain snow shouldn’t be yellow

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

Moments after learning about this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, I was in my car heading to a meeting in downtown Salt Lake City. As usual, I had my camera bag … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

One of my all-time favorites

I have taken many photos in my years, but this is one of my all-time favorites. I would start by asking a simple question: Do you know where this photo … Continue reading One of my all-time favorites