"Spring at the Temple"
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
I ventured to the Salt Lake City Temple during spring specifically to capture this shot. I walked around the Temple several times before arriving at this perspective. I wanted to catch the contrast between the gray (drab) tone of the architecture and the brilliant red blossoms. The added bonus was placing the Angel Moroni statue in the composition, to further add contrast.
The Salt Lake Temple is located in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. The Temple belongs to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormons.
Chad Dutson is a Salt Lake City, Utah-based wilderness photographer who occasionally ventures into fine art portraiture. He deeply admires nature, and strives to capture the finest scenes possible. He spent all but three years of his life living in the West, providing him incredible opportunities to enhance his self-taught craft.
Chad began shooting with a point-and-shoot at the age of eight. He began an early transition to digital photography in 1999, and now shoots exclusively digital. He has been published in books, magazines, websites, and has been a juror for several photo competitions.
Chad has an insatiable desire to wander the wild, seeking solitude and serenity away from the bustle of city life. His deep passion for...
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