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4K North Star Trails and Milky Way Photography in Pine Valley, Utah · Polaris Vinyl

Long exposure night photography from Pine Valley, Utah. These two sets of photographs capture star trails and our night sky. These sets helped me determine the correct exposure and optimal time for night photography at nearly 7,000 feet (2100 meters) above sea level.   The first set of photographs, Polaris Vinyl, faced the north star (Polaris) and was photographed for over one hour in Pine Valley, Utah, USA.   The second set of photographs, Milky Way Rising, faced east and […]

Freya is 17 months old

Caring for another creature has improved my life

Caring for another creature has improved my life. Our dog, Freya, was born nearly seventeen months ago and she has taught our children responsibility and nurturing. Freya brightens their day when she greets them at the door with her favorite toy. Get a pet you won’t regret it!  

Hannah's Hot Chocolate

Hannah’s hot chocolate

Hannah stared at her hot chocolate like it held the secret to the universe. — Lilith Saintcrow

A bunch of roses for Brittany

A bunch of roses for Brittany

Trader Joe’s is the only place to get fresh, long-lasting flowers! These peach-colored roses lasted weeks longer than any others we’ve ever had.

Saint George Art Museum in Black and White

Capturing the beautiful autumnal colors in black and white really changes the look. These photographs were captured near the St. George Art Museum. Photography 101 – Week 7 Assignment Requirements Make a series of images using the BW mode of your camera. Try some different BW settings that can be used with your camera (e.g., contrast, filter colors, etc.)  If you have image processing software that you feel comfortable exploring, shoot in JPEG and RAW, and compare the  JPEG image […]

Giant Carpenter Bees on Wisteria

Giant carpenter bees buzzed by my head as I tried to steal a shot. My heart raced every time one of them flew near my ear. Luckily, Debbie’s wisteria plants had plenty of blossoms to keep them occupied.  On a side note, does anyone have a good solution for seasonal allergies? Please make a vaccine for allergies. #bees #wisteria #carpenterbee #carpenterbees #macros #macro #macrophotography#allergies #vaccines #vaccine

Alex Boyé at the Sugarloaf

My wife asked me to take some photos today for a school field trip. Luckily, the field trip was at Dixie Rock which is one of my favorite places to hike around and shoot photos. While they were up on the Sugarloaf shooting a music video, I hiked around and snapped some pictures of the event. After about an hour, I thought I heard someone repeatedly shouting my name. I thought I must be delirious from the sun, or the […]

Eclipse Destress

My son, Hudson, helped me create the first three photos with a stress ball. I shot the other of the actual 2017 lunar eclipse two in St. George, Utah.