"Oquirrh Mountain Temple 1" [2:3]
South Jordan, Utah, USA
In the suburbs of Salt Lake City is this architectural marvel, the Oquirrh Mountain Temple. This LDS (Mormon) temple, sets atop of hill, overlooking the Salt Lake Valley. This shot was taken as a thick band of winter fog rolled through the area, creating a gentle mist in each image. As quickly as the fog bank arrived, it dissipated. As part of the temple's landscape, a fountain runs year-round prominently in front.
"The Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple was built on a bluff on the edge of the Daybreak Community; the property was donated to the church by Kennecott Land, a portion of a company that mines copper and precious minerals from the Oquirrh Mountains, just a...
Chad Dutson is a wilderness photographer who occasionally ventures into fine art portraiture. He strives to capture the finest nature scenes possible, frequently taking adventures to extreme levels to capture "the shot." He has experienced hypothermia, been stung by a scorpion, waited for hours in twenty degree (20F/-7C) temperatures, nearly stepped on a rattlesnake, and stood for hours under pelting rain through a lightning storm.
"Some say they lose themselves in one thing or another; however I find myself through photography, losing only the sense of time. I frequently shoot from sunset to sunrise. Photography brings out the passion I feel for both nature and humanity." -- Chad Dutson
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