Photoessay: Antelope Island State Park, Utah – Part 2: Fujifilm X-A3

27697152858_030f07de63_z

Salt Lake Sunset – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

Part 1 – Fujifilm X-E1 

Kit Carson and John C. Fremont, who visited the Antelope Island in 1845, gave it its name after hunting pronghorn antelope. Daddy Stump and Fielding Garr would build homes on Antelope Island over the next few years. This is a place that people have been coming to for a long time. In fact, there is evidence that native people have spent time on the island since at least the time of Christ.

Something interesting that I’ve discovered since moving to the Salt Lake City area two years ago is that most people who grew up in Utah don’t visit Antelope Island. Maybe they went on a school field trip as a kid, but they haven’t been back since. The majority of people you find on the island are from out-of-town. The locals who do visit are often those that moved to the area from someplace else. It’s too bad for those who don’t make the short trip to the island because they’re really missing out.

The photographs in this article were captured using a Fujifilm X-A3, which is Fujifilm’s inexpensive interchangeable-lens option. It shows that you don’t have to spend tons of money on gear to capture something good. Being someplace interesting with a camera is more important than what camera you have. With whatever photography gear you have, just get to somewhere photogenic and make some exposures! These are all camera-made JPEGs, and a few of them were lightly edited using Snapseed on my phone.

41567316451_922cf46d45_z

White Rock Bay – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41526199752_607035301c_z

Bush In The Crag – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41567327631_c5d121a3b9_z

Promontory Through Weeds – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41567309961_721b65af0b_z

Pyramid – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

26949445527_7f9fe32078_z

Coming Storm – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41816969021_25dfd105fe_z

One Buffalo – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

27697234618_3644dc9f1e_z

Two Bison – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

40918649155_19ca934853_z

Rocky Hill & Cloudy Sky – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

40010129310_2d4a5e9ef2_z

Rugged – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41567262061_e86210c3e3_z

Early Spring At Buffalo Point – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

26698419917_8755572395_z

Green Bush Over Orange Rock – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41567233291_75bf4d6934_z

Rust Never Rests – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41775487532_8827c6d399_z

Forgotten Ranch Tool – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

40010228340_95a57e82ec_z

Red Lamp – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41775392732_0510130373_z

Lonely Blossom – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

40674126255_b1ece9f019_z

Sunset Over The Salt Lake – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

39758563260_eb28d0653d_z

Little Wave of Big Color – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

41567097571_4626eae57b_z

Washed Up – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3

39758550200_97362dae4a_z

A Great Salt Lake Sunset – Antelope Island SP, UT – Fujifilm X-A5

Part 3 – Fujifilm X100F

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s