Playing on Ruby Beach

I separated out all of the photographs of the teacher’s quorum youth playing on the beach so that they could look at their photographs without having to read all of my mumbo jumbo photography musings. 🙂 ISO 100, 195mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec I love this silhouetted shot against the bright ocean. I can’t believe the …

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Red Tail Hawk

On New Year’s Day morning I was out with our chocolate lab, Lucy, and saw this Red Tail hawk up in the trees where we live. So I ran and got my camera and my 300mm lens which has the 1.4x teleconverter on it, to take some photos. The sun was behind a cloud bank …

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Solar Eclipse 2017

Early Monday morning on August 21st, I headed out planning to drive to Shaniko, OR to watch the solar eclipse.  I was planning on leaving at about 2:30 am, but when I set my alarm I set it for pm instead of am…..Fortunately, for me, Taunya woke up at 3:45 am and woke me up. …

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Josh’s Senior Pictures

Last weekend the weather was a perfect for photography.  I had the opportunity to take some senior photographs of a great young man named Joshua.  I always try to incorporate some of the senior’s hobbies and talents into the shoot if possible.  Since we also took photographs of him at the high school, I included …

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Side by Side-Architecture

  I spent a lot of the day today, well at this time yesterday….., taking photographs with my son, Christian, for the upcoming Vail Valley Art Guild Side by Side show.  This is where a photographer and another medium artist pair up to create the same scene. Here are the images from the days shoot.  …

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Utah State Capital

These photographs have been patiently waiting to be edited and posted since Thanksgiving weekend 2014.  After taking my sister Jolene’s family portraits, my brother Jon and his family went over to the capital to take some photographs. These photographs were taken with my D800 and the awesome 14-24mm 2.8G lens from Nikon. Love this one of …

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Beaver Creek Chapel

I learned about an iconic chapel in Beaver Creek this week.  President Gerald R. Ford was instrumental in constructing this wonderful building. I had the opportunity to talk with the caretaker of the Chapel, a man named Rob, I apologize if I am remembering his name incorrectly.  He told me a lot about the history …

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Sylvan Lake Wildlife

Saturday I wanted to do some hiking and some photography.  So I borrowed a friends 4runner and headed up to Sylvan Lake State Park outside of Eagle Co.  It was rained on and off for the first few hours I was there.  Not too hard just a slight rain.  Because of this I walked along …

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Arches Part 3….of 4

Well, I got through another section of photographs from my weekend in Arches National Park. It has been fun editing them, although a much longer process than anticipated. I’ve liked many more than the 47 I’ve included in this post, but consider these to be some of the best. As I said in the last …

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