Category: Buildings

Oquirrh Mountain Temple

August 31st, 2009 Permalink

Canon 40D, Sigma 10-20mm 1:4-5.6 EX DC HSM, 1/250, f/11, 16 mm, ISO 100 So I got a request the other day through my LDS Temple Photography site asking if I had any plans to add Oquirrh Mountain Temple to my list of photos.  I had been meaning to get up there forever to take […]

Oquirrh Mountain Temple

Canon 40D, Sigma 10-20mm 1:4-5.6 EX DC HSM, 1/250, f/11, 16 mm, ISO 100

So I got a request the other day through my LDS Temple Photography site asking if I had any plans to add Oquirrh Mountain Temple to my list of photos.  I had been meaning to get up there forever to take some pics but just never had.  But it so happens that my work was moving to a mile away or so, and so I took the opportunity to run over for a quick photo shoot with the temple.

I got several great shots, and since I have had so little activity here lately maybe I’ll post a few of them.  I went in the morning and then made a return trip that evening to get some dusk/night shots.

This is also my first shot with my new wide angle lens.  I definitely wouldn’t have gotten the shots I wanted without it.  It’s a great addition to my bag.

Photos in the Wild: Welfare Operations

July 8th, 2009 Permalink

A project that I have worked on for the last year at work has finally launched.  The Welfare Operations Training site. When creating the site I wanted to use the iconic Welfare Square grain silos located next to I-15 in Utah as a recognizable banner on the front page.  Unfortunately I couldn’t find any good […]

A project that I have worked on for the last year at work has finally launched.  The Welfare Operations Training site.

When creating the site I wanted to use the iconic Welfare Square grain silos located next to I-15 in Utah as a recognizable banner on the front page.  Unfortunately I couldn’t find any good photos of the silos in the library of approved media.  So I decided to go take the picture myself :)

Here it is in place on the front page of the site.

Welfare Square Grain Silos

We also needed a photo of a computer in our “How to Use the Site” section and again, none of the images I had access to would work as I wanted a white computer (not the norm) that wouldn’t stand out so much.  So I went to the home studio on my white seamless paper, and did a little photoshoot with my own computer hardware.

Computer from studio shoot

The LCD is actually a black Dell 2001FP that I did some fairly heavy Photoshopping on to make white/grey.

So while they are my photos, they were taken on the company dime (I signed over full rights to them).  But it’s still cool to have my work out on an official site of the church.

I am grateful I had the skills and equipment to get the photos I wanted.

St. Louis Temple

June 29th, 2008 Permalink

Minolta DiMAGE Z1, 1/400, f/5.6, 6.9 mm, ISO 50 Taken while on a youth temple trip when I lived in the Kansas City area

Minolta DiMAGE Z1, 1/400, f/5.6, 6.9 mm, ISO 50

Taken while on a youth temple trip when I lived in the Kansas City area

Reflection in a Pond

June 16th, 2008 Permalink

Canon PowerShot S2 IS, 1/80, f/4, 16 mm I had driven past this several times growing up, and always wanted to take a picture of it. 15 years later I finally did. Proof that it’s not always about the camera. Lighting, subject, color… all way more important.

Canon PowerShot S2 IS, 1/80, f/4, 16 mm

I had driven past this several times growing up, and always wanted to take a picture of it. 15 years later I finally did. Proof that it’s not always about the camera. Lighting, subject, color… all way more important.

State Capitol

June 7th, 2008 Permalink

Canon Rebel XT, 18-55, 1/320, f/11, 18 mm, ISO 400 Taken at the May Photowalk.

State Capitol

Canon Rebel XT, 18-55, 1/320, f/11, 18 mm, ISO 400

Taken at the May Photowalk.