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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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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High Voltage

Many evenings here in Eagle, Co, we get an afternoon thunderstorm.  I have wanted to take some photographs of the lightning that occurs with these storms, for a few weeks now.   Last night at about 10:30pm, I decided that even though I couldn’t get anywhere good to photograph the lightning, I would take some photos …

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Lunar Eclipse April 2014

“Blood Moon” 12:49am MDT Monday night and early Tuesday morning the 14th and 15th we witnessed the first Lunar Eclipse of four over the next year and a half. I have never photographed an eclipse before so I was excited to have this opportunity.  I was unfortunately thinking the eclipse started an hour later than …

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Perseids Meteor Shower 2013

Sunday evening David England and I went up Dead Indian Road out of Ashland to photograph the Perseids Meteor shower.  Since we went straight up from a church priesthood meeting I was still in my church clothes and with out a jacket.  Fortunately, David’s son Nathan had a jacket I could borrow so I didn’t …

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Star gazing at Mann Lake

It had been on my photographic bucket list to photograph the Milky Way.  The key I believe to a good Milky way photograph is the foreground and the setting in which you take the picture.  I knew from my research on how to photograph the milky way that in the northern hemisphere in the springtime it …

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