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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:

Profanity in Teen Literature

Written on May 18, 2012 at 11:28 am, by

Bella Torgerson is not only a great student photographer in our office, but she can also also pull off the toughest modeling gigs. We were tasked with creating a photo illustration for a news release on the increase of profanity in teen literature. I wanted to get a look of extreme shock as she was

Katy Andrews Steeplechase Crash

Written on May 14, 2012 at 9:27 am, by

Track and Field is not generally viewed as a dangerous sport, but every once in a while crazy things happen. That was the case on Saturday at the Robison Invitational when BYU’s Katy Andrews was competing in the 3000 Meter Steeplechase and got tripped up while attempting to jump the water barrier. She went head