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Great Rivers Imaging

Ideas for places to visit in the Midwest

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Columbia Bottoms Sunflowers

Sunflowers in Columbia Bottoms in Northern St. Louis County. This is the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. After visiting the Sunflowers, go to view the merging of two of the worlds major rivers. Note that currently this area is closed due to flooding.

A walk in Forest Park

This is an interesting intersection in St. Louis’ Forest Part where walking paths, a foot bridge and stream intersect. This time of year the flowers start to bloom making it a popular place to be. Our dogs love to come here to explore and walk in the stream. However, crossing the swaying suspension bridge is […]

Keyhole

The Keyhole. A little stream that runs under a stone stairway in the remote valley of Dogwood Canyon. Streams run through this scenic valley make it a great place to hike and enjoy the view. To get this photo I had to place a tripod on a stone in the middle of the stream to […]

Northwoods Eagles

As mentioned in my previous post, if you missed the Eagles in St. Louis (Alton area), travel up to Wisconsin and catch-up with them there. Studies show that most of them live in Vilas and Oneida counties, many on Lake Minocqua. This photo was taken on the grounds of The Pointe Hotel and Suites where […]

Great Rivers Eagles

Eagles are magnificent birds and therefore fun to photograph. You will need a telephoto lens and know where to find them. There are two places I go to find them. One is Lake Minocqua in Wisconsin. There is a resort on the lake where, if you have the right room, you can walk out on […]

Signs of Spring

Are you ready for Spring?! In St. Louis it is a long time coming. However, lots for daffodils are in bloom along roads and in parks. Here is a nice little area in South St. Louis County.