Spent last week on a little get away with my wife in Hawaii. Left our kids with Grandma and Grandpa and we were off. It was my first trip to the islands and I thought it was quite glorious. Super relaxing and fun. We had a blast. Enjoyed some great activities. Did some standup paddleboarding, snorkeling, hiking, swimming and surfing. It was a nice change of pace compared to overcast and cold Utah. Spent a couple of nights in Waikiki then four nights in Laie with some friends exploring the famed North Shore of O’ahu. I did manage to get a couple of nice shots. Here a few of my favorites!
Ryan was in town recently from New York doing a few shows in Utah and needed some new promo shots so we had him come into the studio. We wanted to do something totally different than his other stuff so we went with some nice b&w shots on white. I really like them. I have always loved shots like this and thought that it would perfect to do with Ryan since he is so expressive. It was a fun shoot.
Happy New Year Everyone! I had the opportunity yesterday to go up and shoot some photos of the sunrise from the top of Snowbird Ski Resort. It was amazing. I had to get up at 5:15am, get ready, and drive up to the ski resort to catch the 7am tram to the top with the ski patrol. It was so cold, but so amazing. It was probably one of the most beautiful things I’ve seen in my life. I have been working on other projects lately that I will be posting soon but I had to get these shots up to show. Special thanks to: Deb & Chris Rowley and Dean Cardinale of Snowbird for getting me access and the opportunity to shoot up there. Lastly, to my brother Kyle for the new gloves he gave me on Christmas, they saved my fingers. haha!
Check them out! Let me know if you have a favorite, I’m pretty sure one of these is going to make it into the personal work portfolio. This was the first shoot of the new year, it was a nice way to start things off.
I went out last week after the supposed “blizzard” that came through last week and shot some photos after the storm. Got a few nice shots I thought. It’s funny though we only got a couple inches of snow during that storm and had I known that the storm that came through on Sunday was going to be as big as it was, I would have waited. We got over a foot at my house downtown. It was crazy, but I’m still happy with these shots and it was nice to go out and just shoot what I felt looked interesting. I love walking around at night after it snows, it is so beautiful and quiet. Even if your living in a city, everything is so mellow. Here a few of my favorites from the night. All of these were long exposures shot on a tripod at f/16 or higher.