Looking Closely at an Activity in our Public Schools

The past two years, with so many societal changes, have brought to my mind this question: What things are normal and accepted today that won’t be in the future? We don’t photograph the normal things. But I’m trying to stop putting my camera down when something happens that I’ve seen over and over and at…

First Place – Sports Photograph – Utah Press Association

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Saint Mary's players celebrate after Saint Mary's guard Matthew Dellavedova (4) hit a last-second shot to win the game. BYU hosts Saint Mary's, college basketball Wednesday January 16, 2013 in Provo.

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Saint Mary’s players celebrate after Saint Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova (4) hit a last-second shot to win the game. BYU hosts Saint Mary’s, college basketball Wednesday January 16, 2013 in Provo.

Elephant Rides

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Esar met listens during his murder trial in Salt Lake City, Tuesday January 7, 2014. Met is accused of killing 7-year-old Hser Ner Moo in 2008

You know horsey rides, right? Where you get down on all fours and a child climbs on your back and you gallop and buck and horse around? I guess people in other countries do it, too. That’s what the defense attorney said as he asked the members of the jury to keep their minds open…

Back to Nikon: Week One

So long to old gear. That middle finger? It’s not a Nikon vs. Canon thing. It’s about old gear. Nikon and Canon are comparable systems with some of the best cameras ever made in their current lineups. If you’re a good enough photographer that one would be better for your situation, you already know it.…

Dog Days of Summer

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Demolished baseball fields at Riverton City Park in Riverton, Friday July 12, 2013.

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Demolished baseball fields at Riverton City Park in Riverton, Friday July 12, 2013.

Wednesday

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Enoch Foster dives from the platform at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center Wednesday July 10, 2013.

Some changes in the photo department… I only got to work with Kim for a year and a half. It’s sad to see her go. I’m going to remember her for being excited about so many assignments. The kind of shoots some of us thought we were too cool to do? The events we’d covered…