Finally, a little snow in St. Louis. These benches look over Forest Park’s Grand Basin, the heart of the 1904 World’s Fair.
Sculpture by Kan Ya Suda “Door of Return.” This is located in City Garden in Downtown St. Louis. City garden is an interesting place to visit with lots of photo opportunities.
This is a road on the northern tip of the Door County peninsula in Wisconsin. Researching a visit to Door County last fall I found that this was a very popular place to photograph. Visiting some art shows in the area, this was also a favorite scene in artists portfolio of work. When I drove toContinue reading “Windy Road”
Adolphus Busch (1839-1913) mausoleum in Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. This is the final resting place of the founder of Anheuser-Busch brewery. Above the entry to the mausoleum are the words: “Veni, vidi, vici” (I Came, I Saw, I Conquered). Bellefontaine is a very interesting place to visite and offers many photographic opportunities.
Winter is Eagle weather for the St. Louis area. Eagles can be found along the Mississippi river, most notably Alton and Grafton Illinois and Clarksvill, Missouri. During the summer I see a lot of Eagles on the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Here is a photo taken with my old Pentax K100D with a Tamron 70 –Continue reading “Eagle watching for its prey”
Here is another photo with converging lines but in a different environment. Taken on a very foggy morning just hours before the snows arrived in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Converging lines is a technique to draw the viewer into the photo. Also the fall color makes an interesting composition. On this morning I took a walk without aContinue reading “More converging lines”
I used to think that getting in tight on a subject may make a more interesting photo and, that may be the case. However, over the years I have noticed that the wide lenses add more drama and so I have been adding wider and wider lenses to my stock over time. This photo is ofContinue reading “Using wide lenses to add drama”
Click here to see more detail These photos are mostly of boathouses on Lake Minocqua in North Central Wisconsin. Also several structures in St. Louis, MO and Ephraim, WI are included. The Minocqua boathouses makeup the character of the area and many times house some classic boats. These are photos taken over a period ofContinue reading “Boathouses”
I am busy preparing 6 years of photos covering the wonderful boathouses of Lake Minocqua (and a few others). Here is a sample of one of those structures with more to come in the next few days!
I had to go out to one of St. Louis’ big cemeteries today so I thought I would post this photo of Calvary in North St. Louis. Neighboring Calvary and Bellefontaine cemeteries offer a vast amount of history from the midwest in addition to great photo opportunities. I recommend a visit.