Chirstmas House (12/16/2009) A house with strings of blue lights on Christmas Street in the Sugarhouse Neighborhood.
Sandy Paws (12/19/2009) Coco hung her stocking by the chimney with care. We will have to wait to see if she was a good enough dog for Sandy Paws to give her a treat.
Santa Claus Trap (12/19/2009) Last year, this house (that is just down the block) set a Santa Clause trap in their chimney. The end result is no one in the neighborhood got presents.
Fiber Optic Christmas Tree (12/22/2009) We have a fiber optic Christmas Tree. The light in the base shines through a swirling multicolored disk making the tree change color.
Fiber Optic Christmas Tree (12/22/2009) About a decade ago, we picked up a fiber optic Christmas tree in an after Christmas sale. The trees are a delightful Christmas decoration and seem to hold up well through the years.
Fiber Optic Xmas Tree (12/22/2009) I took several pictures of the Christmas tree to show the changing colors.
Fiber Optic Christmas (12/22/2009) Our contribution to the world's Christmas light display is a fiber optic Christmas Tree.
Coco gets a Bone (12/25/2009) Coco put out her stocking on Christmas Eve. The next day she got a bone. How did Sandy Paws know that she wanted a bone?
Fiber Optic Christmas Tree (12/22/2009) We went high tech with a fiber optic christmas tree. The tree flashes different colors as a disc in the base of the tree spins; so I took multiple pictures.
Christmas Entry (00/00/0000) Little Christmas Trees light a stairway landing.
Mount Olympus Presbyterian Church (12/25/2016) We had a foot of snow on Christmas Morning; So, I took a walk to photograph interesting looking trees. This is an interesting tree in front of Mt Olympus Presbyterian Church in Holladay, Utah.
2016 Xmas Tree (12/25/2016) In my opinion, the best Christmas Trees still have their roots firmly planted in the ground. This family in Salt Lake City decorated a little tree in their front yard. I like the subtle lights, but think the went overboard with the snow.
The goal of the ProtoPhoto.com site is to take pictures from the local community. In 2009, I decided to try my hand at taking pictures of Christmas decorations. The goal is not to create a professional collection of Christmas Light photos. Rather it is to display a few of the Christmas lights that exist in town.
In the last several years, there has been some major improvements in Christmas lighting. The new LED Christmas Lights use a fraction of the energy of conventional strings of lights and they last longer. With improved lighting, it is likely that we will see even more decorative lighting in the years to come: