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Starry Night

Astrophotography: The art of capturing celestial objects. This style of photography is not my strong suite by any means. Astrophotography is regarded as one of the hardest styles to master and the most technically challenging within the photography community. It requires combing the right balance … Continue readingStarry Night

Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon was the second destination of our trek out west. Located in southwest Utah, Bryce Canyon is really a forest of stone with its plethora of hoodoos (eroded rock pillars). We arrived at Bryce just as the sun was beginning its descent so we … Continue readingBryce Canyon


  On our journey back from the pillar of rocks overlooking the canyon, the sun started abruptly descending past the horizon. With only a few minutes of daylight left, our party quickly scampered down the rock face, gaining a few scrapes and bruises along the … Continue readingDescend

Half Dome

Half Dome. There is no other rock formation in the world quite like it. Rising 8,800 feet above sea level, Half Dome is an icon of Yosemite National Park and a popular climbing destination. When planning our trip, we had to figure out which trails … Continue readingHalf Dome

Perfect Symmetry

  In 1903, Teddy Roosevelt traveled to Yosemite and traversed the park for several days with John Muir. After camping underneath the giant sequoia trees that populate the park, Roosevelt compared the experience to “lying in a great solemn cathedral, far vaster and more beautiful … Continue readingPerfect Symmetry

The Watchman

For the past three years, there has been one specific location that I have dreamed of going to: Canyon Junction Bridge. Located in Zion National Park in southwest Utah, Canyon Junction Bridge provides one of the most breathtaking views of the valley. Most photographers flock … Continue readingThe Watchman

Utah Heights

  The first stop of my adventure out west this past May was Canyonlands National Park in northwest Utah. Canyonlands has some of the best views I’ve ever seen (granted that’s coming from a teenager raised in the fields of southern Minnesota). By far the … Continue readingUtah Heights

Into the West

What did you do over the past three weeks? I spent mine touring National Parks on the west coast of the lovely USA and it was absolutely mind-blowing. I can’t wait to share small pieces of that journey through what my camera can capture. Warning: … Continue readingInto the West

Cloud Chasing

Recently, I have found a keen interest in capturing breathtaking cloud formations. Preperation can be boring and composition is often brutally difficult, but the end result is all the satisfaction I need.