Winter Hike

Last Saturday we went on a short hike in the snow above our house here in Eagle.  There is a BLM land access just up the street from our house that many people use for recreation.  During the summer it is the beginning of a mountain bike trail called the Boneyard. It took quite a …

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Beard Family 2014

Thanksgiving weekend I had the opportunity to take my sister’s family portraits again.  She has such great children that are easy to photograph and are very photogenic! For this photo-shoot we went to Memory Grove Park in downtown Salt Lake City.  My sister Bonnie and I had gone here a few days earlier on Thanksgiving …

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Temple Square Lights

The Saturday after thanksgiving, I went with my brother Jon and his family, to Temple Square to see the annual Christmas lights in downtown Salt Lake City, UT.  it was a warm evening and only the second day the lights were turned on.  This made for some huge crowds. As I was trying to photograph …

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Memory Grove Park

ISO 100, 24mm, f/5.6, 1/5000 My sister, Bonnie, and I went to down town Salt Lake City to a park called Memory Grove Park.  This is a memorial park for veterans. They have memorials for WWI and WWII. ISO 200, 14mm, f/5.6, 1/1250 I’m not done editing all of the photographs from this afternoon, but …

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134th Dan Classing

On October 18th at the Colorado Hotel in Glenwood Springs, CO, I was able to attend a Dan classing.  From what little I understand, this is where candidates have a practical exam in front of a panel of instructors to qualify for their next advancement in rank. This is a photograph of the candidates, front …

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Maroon Bells 2014

On Saturday the 4th of October two hours before dawn, I awoke and got ready to drive to Aspen, CO and from there up a canyon to Maroon Bells.  I had been meaning to go for the last 2 weekends and was afraid that already I would be too late for the colors. I was …

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Lightning August 4th

On August 4th I was out visiting with my sister Jolene and her family.  As I went to leave we noticed it was lightening over on the mountain by her house.  We decided to hurry and set up and take some photographs. Unfortunately, the storm was moving away from her house and out over the …

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