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Christmas in the Governor’s home

Missouri Governor’s Mansion ready for Christmas. The Mansion has a two story Christmas tree in the stairway and trees in every room. However this little side-room has two trees and other decorations making it the place to be on Christmas morning. I was lucky enough to receive a Christmas invitation to visit with the Governor […]

Eclipse

Monday I closed the office, gave the employees paid vacation and headed down to De Soto, Missouri to get my best shot at the eclipse. Here is the result to add to all of the others out there. The total eclipse was something to experience with the slowly darkening sky and suddenly there is this […]

Old Courthouse

My hometown, St. Louis, with our old courthouse and the Gateway Arch behind it. The pathway here is part of the new Kiener Plaza (not sure what was wrong with the old Kiener Plaza). Lots to do and photograph in this area but be sure to get the Arch in the background! This photo was […]

Public Opinion

Spectators gather on the mid floors of the Missouri ┬áState Capitol and look down onto the main floor where people celebrate the election of their favorite candidate. On night of the “Governor’s Ball” the Capitol is alive with people visiting their representative’s office, celebrating and exploring the vast caverns of the building. The photo was […]

Big Cedar Lodge

It is my goal to photograph unique places in the Midwest for my followers. Big Cedar Lodge has to be the unique of the unique! Over the next week I will be posting images from this resort and affiliate areas. Big Cedar has a marina, a bunch of fabulous restaurants, waterfalls everywhere, golf, caves and […]

Kansas City

While in Kansas City for a meeting, I checked into the┬áhotel. Asked if I had a floor preference, I told them the higher the better (always like a view). The clerk handed me the key (card) and up I went and found that I had been given a suite for the price of the discounted […]

Missouri State Capitol

Inauguration day in the Missouri State Capitol. As music plays in the rotunda all of the offices are staffed and full of people from both parties. Truly and exciting time to visit and open to anyone who wants to attend. This is a hand held photo taken at 1/10th of a second, f3.5, 18mm, ISO […]

Inauguration Day

Missouri State Capitol preparing for the inauguration of a new governor and seating of all of the new elected officials. This special day gave me an excuse to visit our historic capitol building and explore its hallways for hidden treasures.

Forest Park Waterway

It was a beautiful day today in St. Louis so time to take the dogs for a walk in Forest Park. This is one of my favorite subjects in the park, an old suspension footbridge. The dogs hate this bridge because it has sort of a screen bottom that you can see through. It also […]

Japanese Garden

A classic scene from Missouri Botanical Garden’s Japanese Garden. This is a tree shot HDR photo combined in Photomatix and edited in Lightroom.

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