Limited Edition Juice ‘n Java Calendar—Let the pre-sale begin!

Friends, I only ordered 100.  I know you want one, I know you have a secret stash you have been collecting for the last three years now of your favorite Utah County baristas.  So if you want to keep the collection going, pre-order yours now.  Head into your favorite Juice ‘n Java on State Street […]

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Friendsgiving and a Frisee Salad by MN Food Photographer Christine Armbruster

I am unsure as to when my friends became foodies.  Perhaps it was the community garden which made us snobs for the finest and freshest of vegetables.  Perhaps it was the stints of vegetarianism we all have been through which resulted in a lot of exploratory cooking. Or maybe it was one of us being introduced […]

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Touching One Another

I am trying to get better at photographing my daily life.  I have so many moments of people I will never see again, yet those closest to me and events I partake in, I have no photographs of.  I am attempting to remedy this.  While in Lincoln, Nebraska [the heartland] for Thanksgiving, I have made […]

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Weary Traveler

Leaving Chicago I knew I was about to be sleepy for a week straight.  So many photoshoots, so little time was ahead of me.  But, I did it.  One whole calendar, a day spent in a restaurant photographing, family shoots, and engagements.  If I have ever been a weary traveler, this was it.  I photographed […]

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Fourth Russian Mormon Video: Ваник — чемпион мира по каратэ. [Vanik — world karate champion]

The fourth of the videos is of Vanik Arutyunyan, a world karate champion teaching in Moscow. Credits:  Jed Wells, director, photographer, mentor, and editor Jonathan Wright, assistant to the director Christine Armbruster, camera, and photographer Joseph Belliston, Sound mix Kaleidoscope Pictures: Color correction The Bach unaccompanied cello suite was recorded and played by Mark Smith of […]

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2013 Pin-Up Calendar Test Shots

There is a seven story Macy’s department store that I pass by everyday which always have signs which say “Excuse our mess, something magical is in store” when they redo the window displays.  I feel like doing the same here while I am doing a million photoshoots here in Utah.  Except it would say something […]

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Third Russian Mormon Video: Евгения. 8 лет занималась велоспортом. Я мормон.

The third of the Russian videos.  This one is of Evegenya.  An eight year bicycle champion.  I got the luxury of editing this lovely lady’s video.  So, double enjoy this video as I not only shot but edited it! Credits:  Jed Wells, director, photographer, and mentor Jonathan Wright, assistant to the director Christine Armbruster, camera, […]

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Third of Russian Mormon Videos: Vasya–musician, vocalist [Василий — музыкант, вокалист]

“I think every electrician dreams of being an artist”, says Vasya, a Russian vocalist, band member,  and music teacher.  He is the feature of the second of the videos produced during my first time in Moscow, thanks to Brigham Young University.  The music on the video is his own.  Vasya creating music was fun to work […]

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