Photo Friday

Last week’s heat dome caught me by surprise as I was visiting with family in California’s Wine Country. Temperatures climbed to 111 degrees, but I managed quite well with air conditioning in the car and home and a pool in the backyard. But it got me thinking...
This week I had a commission to photograph the lobbies and public areas of office buildings in downtown Salt Lake’s City Creek complex. I had the same reaction to these spaces as seeing my daughters in prom dresses. When did Salt Lake grow up? With cranes urging...
Exterior of Frank Lloyd Wright home on the Puget Sound
June 8 is Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday, and it is a big day in the organic architecture community and a chance to celebrate the master architect’s life and work. It is also the birthday of organic architect Bruce Goff, who credited Wright as his mentor—a double celebration....
I can safely say after photographing a brand-new colorful mountain home in the Park City gated recreational community of Promontory that it is true: color is back. In the opening shot you can see a paired sofa and console cabinet with similar curves in a brilliant color...
This sunny, bright kitchen’s efficiency is the result of a kitchen designer’s vision for his own home. Bill Cordray, lead designer for Teerlink Cabinet & Millwork removed a wall separating the dining room to create a space that flows for entertaining with three seating areas and a...
With COVID rates plummeting down, the conversation is about going back to work. Is it time to move out of the home office? Can you split time in the office and working from home? Or can you stay home in your pajamas and slippers forever?I had a...
I’ll own up to my love of gear, doodads, and gizmos, and that makes photography a perfect career for me. The right gear makes the impossible possible and brings ease to the difficult. I was thrilled to see a new source open up, Essential Photo Supply. Each...
Photographing for Contests Kaye Christiansen Englert, FASID, NCIDQ, CAPS (Design Plus, Inc., Salt Lake City) just shared a link with me of a photo from her contest entry on the cover of Kitchen & Bath Design News. This is an opportunity to discuss...
It was a wonderful surprise to be asked to photograph a corner downtown penthouse that looks over Washington Square and the City-County Building (Cinderella’s Castle to many of us) with its sculptures and grand clock tower and to discover I had been there before with my camera....
These warm spring days with crocuses popping up has me thinking-- not so much about mullet haircuts but how to live closer to the outdoors—and a delightful sleek bungalow in a happening midtown Salt Lake neighborhood came to mind that I photographed before I started this blog...