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

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

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

The Spooky Lego Eyes are Watching

Nothing like a little Halloween spookiness as the horror-filled holiday approaches. Canon 60D | 100mm macro lens | 15″ | f/32 | ISO 100 Lego minifigures are not known for … Continue reading The Spooky Lego Eyes are Watching

Manti Utah Temple at Sunrise

When I got the work assignment to head to a small rural town near Manti, Utah, I set out at 5 am from my home in Sandy so I could … Continue reading Manti Utah Temple at Sunrise

Tips to safely photograph a driving experience

Earlier this week I had to travel to what I consider to be a very rural part of Utah. My work assignment was to drive to Spring City, Utah, to … Continue reading Tips to safely photograph a driving experience

First successful photo of a spider’s web

I was doing some yard work yesterday while my kids were enjoying some time outside. The three ran over to me and told me to come and take care of … Continue reading First successful photo of a spider’s web

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 wise words from a Goldfish cracker

Pepperidge Farm’s Goldfish crackers have become one of my favorite snacks, especially when riding on an airplane (which I’ve been doing a lot lately). When I purchased the mega-mondo package … Continue reading Capturing wise words from a Goldfish cracker

How to Shoot Macro With a 50mm f/1.8 Lens

I have been intrigued with macro photography for years, though I have never had enough mula to invest in the macro lens that I really want. So when I heard … Continue reading How to Shoot Macro With a 50mm f/1.8 Lens

100 Pennies for My 100th Post

The title almost says it all. This is my 100th blog post since starting my blog earlier this year. To honor that milestone, I took 100 pennies and composed the … Continue reading 100 Pennies for My 100th Post