Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Rock Star

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

On The Lighter Side


I work in the Brimhall Building at BYU for The Daily Universe. I just discovered that the ad/design supervisor Warren Bingham has a web cam that looks outside of his office. RJ the paper's night/shift manager and copy desk supervisor and I had some fun putting our mugs on the web. So here is to my 60 seconds of fame. If you ever want to be famous like me, just go looking for the legos on the other side of the window, the camera is hidden inside of them.

Friday, November 21, 2008

Before and After


Here is a before and after image that I have spent an hour working on. Recently I have been blown away by Ashton's HDR images that he's been doing. If you haven't seen them check them out. click here!

Thursday, November 20, 2008


BarkSo I was walking back to the news room after taking some pictures of christmas trees in the library and I saw this tree. I used some sharpening and blurring to help focus the viewers attention inside of the frame, but I feel the image is lifeless.

It's funny but often I will think to myself, this is going to be an awesome photo and it turns out flat and then when I least expect it, I come up with something good.

What do you think?

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Thursday Afternoon


Today I was feeling a little overworked and frustrated with my internet publishing class. Consequently, I skipped it and went and made some photographs. I took a Sinar 4x5 large format camera as well as my Cannon 40D. It was a good day. I spent 2 hours in the darkroom processing negatives and I think that I got a few great ones. I love the zone system. Here is a photo from my 40D that I submitted as a feature for tomorrows paper.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Third


Since I often have to do portrait assignments for my classes, it is nice to always have a beautiful model to help me out. Thanks Brit.

Two of the Three Things I Love


Driving my 1984 Toyota and taking pictures are two of the three things I love most. The third was sitting next to me in the passenger seat.

Sunday, September 14, 2008



On The Outside

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Sometimes it is just nice to open the front door and look outside and take a breath of fresh air. There is a lot to be said about who we are on the outside and who we are on the inside.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Best Friends

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This past week Brittany has been studying at Burt Silverman's painting and drawing workshop in upstate new york. Needless to say, I miss her and have been thinking about her all week. Tomorrow she comes home and I can't hardly wait to see here again.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

San Diego Wedding





Brittany's sister Nicole was married to Skyler King this past weekend in San Diego CA. It was a beautiful wedding at the San Diego LDS Temple. I thought that since I was there, I would take the opportunity to try out a few "wedding" shots.

Friday, June 20, 2008

Pennsylvania Wheat Fields



Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Green Plants

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Jeff and Whitney



Jeff and I served as missionaries in Guatemala together and he asked me to take some pictures of him and his faince Whitney. Posing is my greatest challenge.

Thursday, April 17, 2008



I have always been fascinated by taking pictures of reflections. I think that it mimics the nature of a photograph, which is after all a reflection. In fact, everything that we see is a reflection because in order to actually see, light has to be reflected off the object and to our eyes. Interesting concept to let you mind gnaw on for a while.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Night Lights

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I have always been fascinated by long shutter speeds with low light situations. This was taken from an overhead crossway.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Derek and Max

I met Derek over the summer at Stores online. We were co-workers and now we are in the same LDS student ward. This is a picture of Derek and his son Max.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Blue Symmetry


When I went to San Francisco last summer, I took this picture. I like the balance and symmetry.

Self Portrait


This is a portrait of myself that I took for my Black and White photography class. I used Kodak 35mm color negative film, then for the assignment, printed it on black and white silver gelatin paper. For this image I scanned the negative, then edited it in photoshop.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Orange Sky


Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Black and Whites

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Brigham Young University Campus



Brigham Young University is a beautiful campus both inside and out. Much of the architecture around BYU has a sense of class and timelessness, particularly the newer buildings around campus.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008



Monday afternoon I was taking pictures for the paper when I came across these rocks in the parking lot east of the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni House. At mid day they look pretty flat, but in the right light, the colors really sing.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Easter In Farmington


Brittany and I went to Farmington to spend Easter with her aunt and uncle. On the way home we thought we would stop at take a picture or two to admire the beautiful sunset.

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Getting The Moment

Top: C.J. Retherford, 22 of the Great Falls White Sox beats out a throw to break up a double play against the Orem Owlz. Middle: Thomas Schubert of the men's tennis team reaches to return a hit by coach Brad Pearce in a open tournament held by BYU in the fall of 2007. Bottom: BYU Rugby team player # 6 scores as nick Bollschweiler tries to stop him.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Daily Universe Photographs

Above, a hot air balloon descends in Provo on the Fourth of July. Every year dozens of hot air balloons fill the sky to celebrate our day of independence. Below, the door knob of the Bunnell farmhouse on UVSC campus. Some want to turn it into a cafe and think it is perfect for that purpose. As of now it is being used to store custodial supplies

BYU Football

Top: Wide reciever Austin Colle, 9 catches a pass from QB Max Hall Saturday against the CSU Rams. Middle: Wide reciever Austin Collie, 9 celebrates with teamates after scoring a touchdown Saturday afternoon. Bottom: Shawn Doman, 42 wraps up the punter Jared Lamb, 7 of CSU after attempting to fake a field goal.

Saturday, March 15, 2008

San Francisco 2007

Last summer my wife Brittany and I took a trip out to California. We stayed a few days at my mom's house in Benicia and spent a day in San Francisco.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Eyring Science Center

This is the Eyring Science Center on BYU campus. I like the dynamic lines and repeated shapes. I think that it matches the function of the building well, which is the home to many of the colleges of science at BYU.