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  • Giant Carpenter Bees on Wisteria

    April 8, 2019

    Giant carpenter bees buzzed by my head as I tried to steal a shot. My heart raced every time one of them flew near...

  • Alex Boyé at the Sugarloaf

    February 28, 2018

    My wife asked me to take some photos today for a school field trip. Luckily, the field trip was at Dixie Rock which is...

  • Fort Pearce Milky Way with Hayden

    August 25, 2017

  • Eclipse Destress

    August 21, 2017

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

  • Ultralights and Paramotors in Flight

    August 17, 2017

    While traveling along the Mayor’s Loop we spotted some awesome aircraft about to take off. We stopped at the St. James park and watched...

  • Sundance Horseback Riding

    July 17, 2017

  • Heber Creeper Train Portraits

    July 17, 2017

  • Scrat the Mint Chipmunk

    July 4, 2017

  • Benny’s Golden Ears

    March 30, 2017

    Benjamin “Benny” my parent’s golden retriever is one-year-old now. He is still digging holes and eating things he shouldn’t. Everyone he meets falls in love...

  • Icy Sledding Trip

    January 3, 2017

    We took a car trip to snow covered mountains nearby. Hiking a steep asphalt road with an icy crust left us laughing all the way...

  • Stogie the Rhodesian Ridgeback

    November 24, 2016

    Meet Stogie, the mighty Rhodesian Ridgeback from Holladay, Utah. According to Wikipedia, “The Rhodesian ridgeback is a dog breed developed in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. Its European forebears can be traced...

  • Your eyes are the windows to your soul

    November 8, 2016

    Shooting someone’s eye is very personal and requires much patience. Have a place for your model to rest their head or try to stabilize...

  • Into Darkness – Night Photography / Star Trails

    October 6, 2016

    4. Into Darkness Due Thursday by 3:15 pm Points 100 Submitting a file upload File Types jpg New moon is Oct. 1st. That means...

  • Rubber Rabbitbrush Milky Way

    October 4, 2016

    Rubber Rabbitbrush Milky Way with a setting moon. Captured near Central, Utah

  • Something Impossible Part Deux with Photoshop

    September 22, 2016

    3. Something Impossible Part Deux Now that you’ve experienced the purely analog side of special effects photography, you’re prepared to appreciate and enjoy the...

  • The Epic of the Individual – Stranger Portrait

    September 1, 2016

    1. The Epic of the Individual This is a warm-up. I believe that every human life is extraordinary if we have the patience to...

  • Standard Post

    March 2, 2016

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  • Image Lightbox

    March 2, 2016

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  • Sledding in Powder at Brian Head Resort

    January 9, 2016

    We climbed hills near the Navajo lodge at Brian Head Resort in Brian Head, Utah. Sledding is a workout! We had a lot of...

  • Thesis Portfolio · Smartphones are evil

    December 17, 2015

    This assignment is for Digital Photography course (ART 2060) at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah taught by Alex Chamberlain. Smartphones and tablets were...

  • The world in motion – Dream Bowl / Breakfast Blitz

    December 8, 2015

    8. The world in motion “Dream Bowl” Breakfast is an everyday struggle. After waking up, these two brothers battle it out for their first...

  • Minecraft Stop-Motion Movie Creator

    December 1, 2015

    My son received a Minecraft stop motion video kit for his birthday, and we had to try it out. This is his first time...

  • Last Donuts – Dixie State University Film

    November 19, 2015

    The theme and script for this movie were written by our photography class. Enjoy! The purpose of making this short film was to develop...

  • Introspection – Self Portraits

    November 2, 2015

    6. Introspection Now it’s time to make your first self-portraits. In some ways, this will be easier than your previous portraiture assignment, and in...

  • The Long Way Home – Intro to Night Photography

    October 20, 2015

    I took a photography course from Alex Chamberlain at Dixie State University in the Fall of 2015. This was my first “real” experience with...

  • Pets and Portraits

    September 24, 2015

    The young woman in this set is my cousin, Melanie House, and she recently found out she has breast cancer. She just had chemotherapy...

  • Movement – Shutter Speed & Aperture

    September 8, 2015

    2. Movement – Shutter Speed & Aperture Requirements Shutter Speed and Aperture both play a crucial role in the “look” or aesthetics of your...

  • Getting to Know You – Introduction to Photography

    September 1, 2015

    1. Getting to Know You – Introduction It’s time to familiarize yourself with your camera. You’re also going to get your first photo assignment!...

  • Tutorials for learning and teaching photography

    January 30, 2007

    We provide a plethora of photographs and imagery that will please your eyes and soul. We provide instruction and tutorials for photography and videography related...