#Discoverthebook

An analysis of social media usage Description: This project was completed individually. I researched, wrote, designed, and created the entire project using InDesign and Nuvi. The purpose was to identify how to create engagement on social media and also committ to sharing a religious message throughout the semester. I posted once or twice a week…

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Graduation Data: Project

An analysis of how long it takes BYU-Idaho students to graduate Description: This project was completed in a group. It hinged on the analysis of data collected from a survey the group created. The purpose was to identify how long it takes BYU-Idaho students to graduate and what factors contribute to a longer or shorter…

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The Harrowing Adventures of Santa Cruz Pt. 2

The first swoop of the ride threw my stomach against my spine and my head lolled against the seat restraints. I tried valiantly to withhold what I knew was coming. It didn’t work. After Typhoon gained some momentum, it swung us into the air upside down. My body clenched, and my legs slammed against the…

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Pretending: How I Cope In Costa Rica

When I was little I remember pretending to have pets all over the place. I had bunnies in the bathroom and horses in the house. I thought I wanted a bunny and a horse more than anyone in the world. I would read books about them and pretend they were real. I daydreamed at home…

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Beautiful Bella & A Lesson in Photography

My sister Bella hates getting her pictures taken. Unfortunately for her, our mother is very persistent. She insisted I take these pictures despite Bella’s best efforts of aversion. During this shoot, my sister taught me that there is one thing which divides great photographers from brilliant photographers—the art of making people comfortable. You can’t capture…

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Fine Art Print

It has been an amazing privilege to be a part of my photography class. As part of an extra credit assignment, I selected the photo featured above to print and hang. I printed it through Mckenna Pro and they did a fantastic job. It was printed on metal and mounted on Styrene then hung in…

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Top 5 Photos

These are my top five photos from the last three months in the digital imaging class. I have loved learning how to get a fresh perspective and find the focal point in my photos. I’ve learned to use the light I have and add light to make my photos come alive. Each of these five…

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Final Project: Photobook

This semester I had the privilege to take a fantastic photography class from Professor Caryn Esplin at Brigham Young University-Idaho. I have learned so much about the art of photography and am proud to present my best work from the semester in a this photobook. I took all the pictures in the book as well…

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