JoshuasTravels — ikons

ikons

Written by . Posted at 7:49 am on April 7th, 2007

a picture’s worth a thousand words, just ask a cameraman
– J.Buffett

a ski bum's last spring break
a week's worth of something that can't be fully explained
… and I find myself back in Salt Lake
Three quick videos before I get to the pictures.
As for this one: in retrospect, I was in a pretty sour mood
Three quick videos before I get to the pictures.
As for this one: in retrospect, I was in a pretty sour mood
Me and Kel, rocking to the K-Fed. We so cool.
Me and Kel, rocking to the K-Fed. We so cool.
Finally got the whirlybirds down pat. Sans poles, too.
Finally got the whirlybirds down pat. Sans poles, too.
First Pic of the Trip (we had an hour's drive north to the Amtrak station)
First Pic of the Trip (we had an hour's drive north to the Amtrak station)
grabbing a quick snack in Iowa before the 30 hour train ride
grabbing a quick snack in Iowa before the 30 hour train ride
Killing time. In the train station. No, that's not my own magazine. Yes, I wish it was.
Killing time. In the train station. No, that's not my own magazine. Yes, I wish it was.
Josh Fenton: the Idol of American Youth
Josh Fenton: the Idol of American Youth
the Station-master couldn't believe we wanted to do a photobooth with him
the Station-master couldn't believe we wanted to do a photobooth with him
By the sly: that's Chad in the white hat, Cheri in Yellow, Paul in Blue, station-master-man, Greg in the Cubs hat, and me on the far end with the crew cut
By the sly: that's Chad in the white hat, Cheri in Yellow, Paul in Blue, station-master-man, Greg in the Cubs hat, and me on the far end with the crew cut
man, such fun pictures
man, such fun pictures
yeah yeah yeah
yeah yeah yeah
Josh Fenton: Defender of the American Way
Josh Fenton: Defender of the American Way
the train was 2 hours late, and things got so boring that push-ups seemed like a good idea.
the train was 2 hours late, and things got so boring that push-ups seemed like a good idea.
I really, really like my red eyes in this picture
I really, really like my red eyes in this picture
man, that's a good picture
man, that's a good picture
Kelly took a snowball for me after our first meal in Salt Lake City
Kelly took a snowball for me after our first meal in Salt Lake City
my darling sister
my darling sister
everybody else
everybody else
@ Wolf Mountain
@ Wolf Mountain
Yikes!
Yikes!
livin' the dream, baby.
livin' the dream, baby.
my (darling?) sister
my (darling?) sister
the sibilings Fenton
the sibilings Fenton
my. darling. sister.
my. darling. sister.
stop watching the camera and strap in, board-head
stop watching the camera and strap in, board-head
sister darling my
sister darling my
lookit that!
lookit that!
Me, hitting a long fun-box (and I was the only one able to ride it all the way, too)
Me, hitting a long fun-box (and I was the only one able to ride it all the way, too)
G, same fun-box
G, same fun-box
Chad, same Fun-box.
Chad, same Fun-box.
Anners with one of my skiis. I shall not relate how it came detached from my boot.
Anners with one of my skiis. I shall not relate how it came detached from my boot.
G, again.
G, again.
@ the Pie Pizzera, in my birthtown of Ogden, UT
@ the Pie Pizzera, in my birthtown of Ogden, UT
@ Brighton, near the tippy-top
@ Brighton, near the tippy-top
I like how everybody is looking in a different direction
I like how everybody is looking in a different direction
looking rad, Chad
looking rad, Chad
the group, with our friends The Wasatch Mountains
the group, with our friends The Wasatch Mountains
G, shredding trees
G, shredding trees
over-the-shoulder-picture
over-the-shoulder-picture
hiking up for the huck-drop
hiking up for the huck-drop
a sweet photo-manip of The Huck
a sweet photo-manip of The Huck
G, with the drop to his right
G, with the drop to his right
Chad, taking the drop slow and...
Chad, taking the drop slow and…
popping out of his skiis, cartoon-style
popping out of his skiis, cartoon-style
Snake formation!g
Snake formation!g
with (my Dad's cousin) Ross's familly
with (my Dad's cousin) Ross's familly
on the 26th floor of Mormon HQ, with the temple right there between us
on the 26th floor of Mormon HQ, with the temple right there between us
a better picture with the temple
a better picture with the temple
skipping rocks across the Salt Lake
skipping rocks across the Salt Lake
an unsuccesful picture attempt that, I think, turned out succesful
an unsuccesful picture attempt that, I think, turned out succesful
there are mother effing Bison on the Salt Lake's island, and they were'nt more than four feet from us. Scared the bejeebies out of me.
there are mother effing Bison on the Salt Lake's island, and they were'nt more than four feet from us. Scared the bejeebies out of me.
hiking Antelope Island
hiking Antelope Island
such a clear, blue sky
such a clear, blue sky
tying my shoes
tying my shoes
action shot! (don't worry, there'll be more)
action shot! (don't worry, there'll be more)
poetic shot!
poetic shot!
we put the camera on timer-mode and I caught myself in this total Batman-pose. Sweet, I know.
we put the camera on timer-mode and I caught myself in this total Batman-pose. Sweet, I know.
if you flip through these, it looks pretty cool. 1.
if you flip through these, it looks pretty cool. 1.
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G, looking mighty cool
G, looking mighty cool
find Cheri for 10 points, Chad for 20, and G for 50.
find Cheri for 10 points, Chad for 20, and G for 50.
well, that's just swell
well, that's just swell
”.... and cowardly lot“
”…. and cowardly lot“
north is thatta way
north is thatta way
caught mid-leap
caught mid-leap
EPIC
EPIC
I hope these aren't boring, guys, 'cuz I like 'em
I hope these aren't boring, guys, 'cuz I like 'em
if you look close, you can see three snowballs mid-flight
if you look close, you can see three snowballs mid-flight
man, that's awesome
man, that's awesome
and back down the trail we go
and back down the trail we go
incredible
incredible
abusing the rental car
abusing the rental car
back at the Rock, with the snowchart
back at the Rock, with the snowchart
Kelly and Pauly
Kelly and Pauly
Halfway through the mid-mountain tunnel at Snowbird. I wish this picture would have turned out better.
Halfway through the mid-mountain tunnel at Snowbird. I wish this picture would have turned out better.
this was a test picture, but I really really like it
this was a test picture, but I really really like it
man, that white balance is just amazing
man, that white balance is just amazing
whoops
whoops
Kelly, in a picture I tweaked to look like it's from the 70's. Your welcome, Kel.
Kelly, in a picture I tweaked to look like it's from the 70's. Your welcome, Kel.
and a great picture of Cheri (but not 70's style)
and a great picture of Cheri (but not 70's style)
disembarking at Solitude
disembarking at Solitude
nice hat
nice hat
“hey - look at that!”
“hey – look at that!”
Paul, Kelly, Chad, Cheri (in that order)
Paul, Kelly, Chad, Cheri (in that order)
with Ross, who outclassess us all (except Anna, but she wasn't there that day)
with Ross, who outclassess us all (except Anna, but she wasn't there that day)
regrouping
regrouping
wow, I like this picture
wow, I like this picture
that red came out so... vivid
that red came out so… vivid
racers, on your marks.... get set.... go!
racers, on your marks…. get set…. go!
zoom-zoom
zoom-zoom
the finish line
the finish line
man, I look just like the cat that swallowed the canary, don't I?
man, I look just like the cat that swallowed the canary, don't I?
they're posing, but you can't really tell
they're posing, but you can't really tell
I take it back, this is the EPIC picture
I take it back, this is the EPIC picture
I skiied without poles, the better for taking pictures
I skiied without poles, the better for taking pictures
although pictures like this do nothing to discourage it
although pictures like this do nothing to discourage it
listening to K-Fed (I think Kelly gets the joke)
listening to K-Fed (I think Kelly gets the joke)
thanks for the O-Garden, ma!
thanks for the O-Garden, ma!
at the Alta Peruvian lodge (rated 2nd in the nation by Powder magazine, I think)
at the Alta Peruvian lodge (rated 2nd in the nation by Powder magazine, I think)
man that's a sweet picture
man that's a sweet picture
Anna! we've missed you these last few pictures!
Anna! we've missed you these last few pictures!
@ Snowbasin
@ Snowbasin
@ the moose
@ the moose
not looking too shabby, if I do say so myself
not looking too shabby, if I do say so myself
landing it (that's the hard part)
landing it (that's the hard part)
looking even radder, Chadder
looking even radder, Chadder
whoooa, G
whoooa, G
lookit them 'tails sticking straight back
lookit them 'tails sticking straight back
you're not an Illini, are you?
you're not an Illini, are you?
@ the moose (Anners left early)
@ the moose (Anners left early)
I drove 700 miles this trip, which is about half the distance from Missouri to Utah
I drove 700 miles this trip, which is about half the distance from Missouri to Utah
the rest of these pictures are from the Paulcam or the Gregcam (and therefore not the Fentoncam)
the rest of these pictures are from the Paulcam or the Gregcam (and therefore not the Fentoncam)
'nuff said
'nuff said
the ripples take this picture from “good” to “great”
the ripples take this picture from “good” to “great”
same here, but slightly less so
same here, but slightly less so
I'd like to think that, in this instance, my backside makes up for any lack of ripples
I'd like to think that, in this instance, my backside makes up for any lack of ripples
again, we're all doing different things
again, we're all doing different things
I think this gives a little better perspective on the damn bison
I think this gives a little better perspective on the damn bison
lookin' good, Kel
lookin' good, Kel
whilst washing my clothes in the sink, vagabond style
whilst washing my clothes in the sink, vagabond style
chin band-aides are the new chia-pets
chin band-aides are the new chia-pets
aaah, Resivor Dogs
aaah, Resivor Dogs
penny for your thoughts, Mr. Werner?
penny for your thoughts, Mr. Werner?
looking ready to ford a river and climb a mountain, if I do say so myself
looking ready to ford a river and climb a mountain, if I do say so myself
is that a bird? or a plane? or...
is that a bird? or a plane? or…


let's lose charley