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

Perfect snack for a chilly winter morning

The Utah weather has gone from chilly to down right freezing. So a little hot chocolate is sure to warm you up – even if you are a little Lego … Continue reading Perfect snack for a chilly winter morning

Winter storm clouds around Lone Peak

When I left my office yesterday and saw the clouds hovering around Mount Olympus east of Murray, and while I wanted to take a quick photo, there were no good … Continue reading Winter storm clouds around Lone Peak

A winter sunset photograph of the Bountiful Temple

With Utah’s summer temps in the 90s, it is definitely too hot to be playing outside. So I thought I would share a photo I shot in November of last … Continue reading A winter sunset photograph of the Bountiful Temple

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

Christmas Tree and the Kids: Believe

Now that Thanksgiving is over, we dedicated Saturday to decorating our home for Christmas. After hauling boxes of decoration up from the basement, we went to work. Of course, we … Continue reading Christmas Tree and the Kids: Believe