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This is why they call it JAWS- it eats people....
Never an alert u want to receive. Thank goodness...
And...that’s right...my new Nikon #d850 strikes...
When I did my Flagship Epic Shootout last August,...
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I’m giving away two signed glossy 8x10 beach...
This is how I study Spanish - it's not pretty, but...
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Still loving it here in Puerto Rico! #puertorico...
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Today we are finishing repacking 46 pallets of...
Going to miss these guys. They were my some of my...
I'm meeting the some of the hardest working and...
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Check out the new video by @tonynorthrup &...
HSI (homeland security investigations) helped out...
Homeland Security Investigations lined up a spec...
Cruizin Vieques, in a Hummer, with a National...
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Seriously one of the best weekends ever meeting...
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This is what it is all about. There is a nick name...
Tony and Chelsea Northrup are officially Salvation...
I'm so inspired by Tony & Chelsea Northrup who...
The very first of the Water One purifiers have...
Huge thank you to our HSI security team today....
Great distribution today in Aquadilla! 5,000...
Look at the smiles ☺️- @chelsea_northrup mentioned...
Want to Team up with @chelsea_northrup...
It was delicious
This is My super dirty Beard look. I'm not sure...
Partnering with FEMA to help deliver 40,000 meals...
Maria threw a wrench into our supply pipeline for...
Front page in St Thomas
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A high speed hurricane will strip the vegetation...
Boat crew - very limited internet connection, but...
Puerto Rico was hit hard, and Virgin Islands are...
Hurricane Maria - sept 19 - 2017 - the thick of it...
My current view of Maria. The heavy stuff should...
Go time. Loading up plane for St Thomas. Not sure...
Loading up. Should be an interesting day tomorrow....
How fun it was to be asked for my autograph by one...
Im on my way to Puerto Rico, and shortly after St...
I'm working on an advanced course for the Sony A9...
When @lensprotogo sends you the two new Sony FE...
Fun morning with the bam fam touring maui by...
Never gets old - tonight's after glow #maui...
How well does the new Sony A9 stack up against...
Maui Sunset 8-3-17 #maui #luckywelivehawaii #sun...
TBT to when I was 15! My friend @jennbecc sent...
Gorgeous day, beautiful weather. Wrapping up my...
This combo has been so much fun and impressive, i...
Sure had a fun time at the track tonight for a...
In a sport shooting match up between the 1Dxii, A9...
Flagship Epic Shootout testing is underway....
Well I guess this means things are about to get...
Well...I guess this means im more of a #sony...
I wanted to share this sunset with you guys and...
My Promotional Picture for my official book launch...
Morning windmill hike - one of my favorite trails...
I'm happy to announce I'll be launching a new line...
#tbt to shooting a feature film last summer. It...
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I just received the first printed copies of my new...
I've received the first and only proof of my new...
Michael's Haleakala Portrait!
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So good to be out shooting again. Can't go wrong...
Sony 70-200 2.8 G Master in the House- finally!...
Maui Sunset 1-17-2017
What a fun opportunity I had tonight to give my...
#Maui #Sunset 1-12-17 #sonya6500 #A6500
My life is a never ending carousel of cameras. In...
RIP Lavell Edwards
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I wanted to share today's sunset with you. Yes...
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Proud to rep my BYU college flag at @crossfitmaui...
Love Everlasting just went live on iTunes! (See...
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I am determined to find a new signature look to...
Working on a new technique- thanks for your help...
Excited to announce our film Love Everlasting will...
TBT 1998 BYU Football Media pictures - Hans Olsen...
New Epic Shootout Coming soon - Nikon D500 vs Fuji...
The film I helped produce and work on as DP...
I've been hearing wonderful things about the Fuji...
The new Canon 5D Mark 4 is looking legit. Really...
I couldn't ignore this single leaf basking in the...
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There is a galaxy of textures in nature. You just...
This baby dolphin kept jumping out of the water. I...
So we went kayaking today and then hiked up to...
Waimea Canyon State Park #kauai #waimea
Maui Sunset 7-31-16
What a great day yesterday to see two BYU legends...
I was so happy to see our head trainer George...
Was at BYU Studios today for our 1996 Football...
Crossfit is a different ballgame at 7,000 ft....
Look at the lighting on this scene from yesterday...
Need a quick overhead shot? #a7rii at 4K on my...
Shot from today's scene in the drivein diner....
Having a great time shooting in Utah, we are...
Day #2 on set wrapped. Lots of great work done...
Day #1 of my first gig as a cinematographer with...
On this Memorial Day I offer my deepest gratitudes...
What a great way to end the day. I periscoped this...
I like to go texture hunting at botanical gardens....
Julia with the #nikon #d500 + 2470 2.8 combo. For...
Come check out my first periscope! Going live in a...
Today I'm testing out the Nebula 4200, it's a 5...
Sony has released its new FE 50mm 1.8 lens and...
Quick product photo shoot today with my sweet...
Who is ready for an Epic Shootout between the Sony...
Haleakala is a magical place 10,000 feet above sea...
Strange phenomenon today shooting, circular...
Happy to report the 2470 2.8 G Master is sharp,...
An Epic Lens ready for an Epic Shootout. Can't...
Blue Super Moon one of my personal favs, taken a...
Earth Water Fire #maui #sunset this was a...
Grindin been in the studio the last week or so....
Julia taken with the Sony #a6300 using Canons 50...
The dynamic range on the Sony #a7rii is...
Hawaiian sunsets never get old #maui #a7rii #sony
Gear Post for all my Gear Buddies out there. I've...
Aloha from Maui Great time whale watching today....
Another beautiful #Maui #sunset btw I have a full...
Milky Way over Haleakala One of the best places...
I'm trying to get out and shoot each evening for...
I hope you all enjoy this as much as I did today....
#Maui #sunset 11816 #a7rii
Meanwhile on Maui.......
There is a batman museum on the studio grounds...
We had a great meeting today at Warner Brothers....
The roof of the Chinese theater #starwars...
Nearly 4 years old and the Canon 5Diii still looks amazing to me.
#tbt to the day I met R2D2 at a #pac photography...
Please take a minute to vote for my homie and star...
Last minute day after Christmas family shoot with...
Opening night for #starwars #forceawakens the...
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I love me some REI or Bass Pro Shops
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I just wanted to update everyone on my friend...
How excited and thrilled I was to see that my...
Loving my Sony A7rii!
Had so much fun at the #BYU game tonight with two...
Sony has announced the A7sII.
Sony A7rii Tutorial Nearly Complete
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Last day of shooting in Utah
This officer showed up and tried to shut our...
I can now officially say I've been a surgeon....
Boom! #a7rii will be fun to use this on set.
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Even before and after filming Rob and I have tons...
I've been spending a lot of time looking at the...
Great Day #3 Today on set
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Final preproduction script read through today....
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Great hike reward after long day of storyboarding....
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I decided to grow my hair back after 3 years...
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We were able to locate (he had been moved 3 hours...
Awesome farewell gift from my friend Pradeep....
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