The St. Louis riverfront featuring the Gateway Arch and the Eads Bridge. The City of St. Louis is connected to Illinois by an array of bridges. South of the city is the Popular Street Bridge, then, moving north, the Eads Bridge, MLK Bridge, Musial Bridge, MicKinley Bridge and, further north, the Chain of Rocks Bridge.Continue reading “Night time on the riverfront”
St. Louis’ riverfront on the Mississippi River. This photo was taken from the historic Eads Bridge, a combined road and railway bridge over the Mississippi River connecting the cities of St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois. Also in this photo the Gateway Arch.
Fountain in St. Louis’ City Garden. This area is full of interesting sculptures, water features and lighting. This is one of those fountains that is always changing and at night, the lighting adds another dimension. Located in the central downtown area it is fun just to pass through it while going from one event toContinue reading “City Garden”
https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Missouri-Botanical-Garden/i-x4k6Q2J/A From Missouri Botanical Garden’s Lantern Festival. One of the many amazing events hosted by the Garden.
https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Missouri-Botanical-Garden/i-zjp48Cz/A A fun display at Missouri Botanical Garden’s Flora Borealis. This event featured amazing laser light shows combined with interesting recordings and sounds. Visitors could trek through the grounds and experience the sights and sounds. See these photos and more: https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Missouri-Botanical-Garden/
Beale Street in Memphis. Home of BB King’s Blues Club, Tater Red’s Lucky Mojos, Pork with an attitude and much more! This was a cold night in February so not very crowded. This was a single shot photo taken at a high ISO. Great street to photograph with all of the neon signs.
Here is another photo of Louis IX and the St. Louis Art Museum. This was a photo from a walk taken at sunset around Forest Park’s Grand Basin. A tripod was used to take this three shot HDR Photo. To see more photos of Forest Park go to: https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Forest-Park/ For more information on HDR photographyContinue reading “St. Louis Art Museum”
Here is another photo from Kansas City’s Crown Center Hotel (see previous post). I took this late enough that there were very few cars in the parking lot. Also, it was very nice of the Union Station people to use interesting red lights on the building. This is a three shot HDR photo using aContinue reading “Kansas City Union Station”
On a recent trip to Kansas City, my hotel unexpectedly gave me a suite on the top floor. The room had sliding window that allowed me to open it and take this photo. Using a table as a tripod, this is a three shot HDR photo shot at an ISO of 200, f7.1 and anContinue reading “Downtown KC”