5 Miles of Lightning

5 Miles of Lightning

I need to gear up to shoot storms. First order of business? Sandbags for the tripod. I shot maybe 200 frames and 3 are remotely usable, including this one. The other thing I need to do is pick a better location to shoot from. I was hoping for some downtown Salt Lake...
Yet Another Bare Tree

Yet Another Bare Tree

This image is a perfect statement for this year. It is both awesome and horrible. 16 more days and 2012 is over. I’m giddy with that thought. * * * Affirmation: Every day is a gift. Share...
Sunset Blues

Sunset Blues

This is from the same session as this shot. I really didn’t do much. Bumped the contrast up. Pulled the blacks toward “more black”. Tiny bit of saturation and vibrance to the overall image and then bumped up the saturation in the purple and blue...
Killer Mexican Food

Killer Mexican Food

A sign of a Salt Lake City institution. People will debate all kinds of things about the Red Iguana. The important thing is that they are debating. I will say that they need to turn up the heat on their moles. The taste is good, but I want spicy to counter the sweet....
Clarion

Clarion

Taken during the #jarviewalk (yes, I’m hashing in a post), this is a 200mm shot of the angel Moroni, a prominent figure in Mormon scripture. I’ve seen this sculpture hundreds (thousands?) of times and I’ve never noticed that his left hand is...
25 Seconds over Salt Lake City

25 Seconds over Salt Lake City

Running super behind today, but wanted to share this image. Incredible sunset. Incredible people. Incredible view from the top of the LDS Church Office Building in Salt Lake City, Utah. 25 second exposure. Feeling good about this one. Feeling good about a lot of...
Twilight

Twilight

Posted without comment. * * * Daily affirmation: Try to keep the new furniture in the non-vindictive realm. Share...