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Photos: 'Zion' in Hildale and Colorado City

Published February 20, 2013 10:08 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Hildale • The best shots are often just out of reach in the predominantly FLDS community of Hildale.

Great documentary photography usually involves a trusting relationship and good rapport between the photographer and subject. That trust takes time to build and you can't do that from a moving car.

In between building those relationships with people, the details of the community have often drawn my attention along the backroads of Hildale. In this case, the signs reading "Zion" placed over the doors of families still loyal to Warren Jeffs in Hidale and Colorado City, Ariz.

Here are ten of my favorite "Zion" signs.

— Trent Nelson

Twitter: @TrentHead