Surprisingly often, I am asked to take photos of homes prior to the homeowners moving in. My natural tendency is to balk at taking pictures of an empty home because it may be disappointing without the life that furnishings, fabrics, art, and accessories give to the space. But that’s not to say there isn’t a…
by Scot Zimmerman Frank Lloyd Wright called Prairie Style a truly American form of architecture. At the point in his career where he immersed himself in this style, he was working in the Midwest and was inspired by the landscape. The style is rooted in the earth, the long rectangular forms capture the horizontal planes…
by Scot Zimmerman The sirens of spring keep calling me outside to stroll. Today we take a gallery stroll down Main Street Park City to a gallery I recently photographed, Susan Swartz Studios. I remember first seeing a painting by Susan Swartz and the emotional reaction I had to it. The subject was aspen…
Often in the Wasatch back, the terms fastest growing, biggest, best, most luxurious, recently constructed, most popular, exclusive and similar superlatives prevail in conversations and print about the area.
“What’s your fascination with stairs?” I’ve been asked that question, not several, but many times. Frankly, I didn’t know I was experiencing a fascination until on retrospect I have to admit it’s possibly the case.
Basketball in Utah is big. The Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Basketball Facility is a recently completed training facility for University of Utah’s women’s and men’s basketball teams. I made the photos for Elliott Workgroup in Park City. The level of design and amenities reinforces the support these teams have from the University of Utah and the community.
I’ve been told that Salt Lake City homebuilders held the nation’s first parade of homes in 1946, and since, it is a Utah tradition that attracts more people each year.
A battle for preservation is an expression I hear, but I have learned first hand how often there are winners and losers in the efforts to save buildings.
It’s that time of year when it’s easy to find oneself mumbling the pert platitudes etched into those deadly sweet heart-shaped multi-colored candies. You know the kind—the ones some kids put in the envelopes with their school valentines.
Sundance Film Festival is a time our area fills with interesting people. In addition to seeing the films and the discussions that follow, one of my favorite things about the yearly event is casual conversation with strangers. It just starts with questions like, “What have you seen that is interesting? Or, Have you just arrived?” Soon there are stories.