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SignGlasses

Written on June 5, 2014 at 3:05 pm, by

Our intrepid student photographer Marcos was willing to pose for this shot wearing a Google Glass for an article on BYU Professor Mike Jones and his students that have developed a system that projects sign language narration. To learn more, check out the story at news.byu.edu.

Super-hydrophobic Surfaces

Written on May 21, 2014 at 2:16 pm, by

We recently had some fun shooting super-hydrophobic surfaces for a news release. In order to get the photo, we painted a wooden stair rail post with Rust-oleum Never Wet white paint and perched a water droplet right on the edge of the top face. I shot this with a Canon 1D-X and a 100mm Macro

Making Swan Lake

Written on January 28, 2014 at 3:17 pm, by

I’ve wanted to shoot a dancer on the water for the longest time, so when I found out that our Theatre Ballet would be presenting “Swan Lake”, I knew that I finally had my opportunity.  Shani Robison, the Director of BYU’s Theatre Ballet, liked the concept and we set about to make it happen. My

The BYU Workflow: An Automated Wireless Photography Workflow

Written on June 11, 2013 at 8:18 am, by

By Jaren Wilkey, Jon Hardy and Marcos Escalona/BYU Photo It wasn’t that long ago that I would spend a long day on Saturday shooting a BYU football game, go back to the office and set the 20 or so rolls of exposed film on the counter and go home. On Monday I would send the

The Thing About Love – BYU Photo

Written on January 23, 2013 at 4:00 pm, by

By Mark A. Philbrick and Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo A few months back we were approached by our dance department to create a poster for their upcoming concert. One of the featured numbers involved students dancing in the rain so we thought that would make the perfect poster, as long as we provided the rain. In

A Spin On Christmas

Written on December 13, 2012 at 10:52 am, by

This year we tried to create a really unique image for the annual “Christmas Around the World” Concert with the BYU Folk Dancers Company. We wanted to shoot directly down on a group of dancers with some fog and lots of different colored lights. The best way to do this was to attach our camera

2012 Freshman Y

Written on August 24, 2012 at 3:58 pm, by

As part of the New Student Orientation the Office of First-Year Experience put together a giant “Y” made up of about 4000 incoming freshman. Check out the time-lapse video below:

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