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BYU Football Beats Texas!

Jamaal Williams

BYU Football Defeats UConn 35-10

A great start to the season for the BYU Football team as they cross America to defeat UConn 35-10. Click on this gallery to see all the photos from the game and check out our print store at

2014 UPAA Photographer of the Year – Mark A. Philbrick

1st Place - Science and Research - Photo by Mark A. Philbrick/BYU

At the Annual Symposium of the University Photographer’s Association of America, BYU’s Mark Philbrick was named the 2014 National Photographer of the Year. This is Mark’s 8th POY Award, making him the winningest photographer in the history of the UPAA. Mark placed 3 prints in the Annual Print Competition, including a first place in Sports Features and Science Features and a second place in Sports Action. Additionally, Mark took 4th place in the Monthly Image Competition for the 2013-14 year. BYU’s Jaren Wilkey placed fifth in the Monthly Image Competition.

1st Place - Sports Features - Photo by Mark A. Philbrick/BYU

2nd Place - Sports Action - Photo by Mark A. Philbrick/BYU


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

Super-hydrophobic Surfaces

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 lens, 1/200 of a second at f/10, ISO 100. Head on over to to see more photos and this really cool video of a jumping water droplet.

Spring at the Bell Tower

Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU